• Maracas Beach
    Home to the famous Bake and Shark
  • Carnival
    The Greatest Show on Earth
  • Paradise
    Tobago’s picturesque Pigeon Point Beach
  • Petrochemical Sector
    Point Lisas Industrial Estate
  • Port of Spain
    The Capital of Trinidad 
  • Tobago Golden Falls
    Dive into Heaven
  • The Caroni Swamp Bird Sanctuary
    Habitat of the Scarlet Ibis
  • Click here or the image above to take part in our survey.


    The Ministry of Tourism is currently developing an Ecotourism Sub-policy which provides a framework to guide the development of Ecotourism in Trinidad and Tobago in a sustainable manner. We wish to hear from you and therefore we invite you to provide your feedback, comments, suggestions and recommendations to the Ministry of Tourism. Please click the link below to view the draft policy. Comments can be submitted to us via email at  touresearch@tourism.gov.tt.

    Click here for more.

  • The Ministry of Tourism is in the process of developing a Community Based Tourism policy to facilitate the development and growth of this niche. We wish to hear from you and therefore we invite you to provide your feedback, comments, suggestions and recommendations to the Ministry of Tourism. Click link below for our draft policy and please submit your comments at touresearch@tourism.gov.tt.

    Click here for Community Based Tourism Policy (Draft)

News & Events


The Ministry of Tourism is hosting Stakeholders Contribution Sessions at locations across the country this month to hear your suggestions.

The sessions begin on Wednesday 11, September at Paria Suites Hotel and Conference Centre, La Romaine for stakeholders in South Trinidad.

Stakeholders Contribution Sessions will also be held on Friday September 13th in Central Trinidad; Monday September 16th in Northeast (Toco); September 17th & 18th in North (Port-of-Spain); and Friday September 20th in West Trinidad (Chaguaramas). Read more

TAUP And Other Incentives

In addition to the Tourism Development Act, the Ministry offers other attractive tourism tax incentives. The Tourism Accommodation Upgrade Project (TAUP)  is an incentive which provides a partial reimbursable grant for approved upgrade work done to accommodation facilities in both Trinidad and Tobago.

Tourism & Health Program

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, through its Ministries of Health and Tourism are partnering with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) to implement a joint Tourism and Health Program (THP).

Tourism Baseline Survey

Given the Ministry’s mandate to develop Trinidad and Tobago's tourism industry to realize its full potential the primary responsibility therefore, with respect to the national economy, is to contribute significantly to the key priority areas of Economic Growth, Job Creation, Competitiveness and Innovation.

Welcome to the Ministry of Tourism, of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

We serve as a catalyst to help make Trinidad and Tobago a premier tourist destination.
Policy and strategic intervention are our key tools. Our other tools, while not as conspicuous are crucial,

like conducting research, monitoring and evaluating trends, and partnering with industry stakeholders.

We also help build awareness of the tourism industry.
The implementation arm of the ministry is the Tourism Destination Marketing and Product Development Company.
Information for visitors to Trinidad and Tobago can be found on the website.

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