• Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) 
    Sustainable Tourism Awards 2017
  • GoTrinBago 
    Your ultimate guide to discover T&T
  • 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
  • Keshorn Walcott
    Trinidad and Tobago is home to many sporting legends
  • Tobago Golden Falls
    Dive into Heaven
  • The Caroni Swamp Bird Sanctuary
    Habitat of the Scarlet Ibis

    I wish to respond to a story in the Daily Express on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 under the headline “Shamfa’s $59,000 phone bill” which quoted comments made in the Senate by temporary UNC Senator, Christlyn Moore.

    I attended the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace in the Bahamas...

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  • Truck Borne Water Supply to Maracas and Las Cuevas Beach Facilities

    The Ministry of Tourism receives commitment from the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to supply a truck borne water supply service at both the Maracas and Las Cuevas Beach Facilities to address the water shortage issue. 

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    The Ministry of Tourism hosted on Tuesday April 11, 2017 a tourism briefing for newly appointed High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Orville London, and Her Excellency Tracy Davidson-Celestine, Ambassador for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to Costa Rica.

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    A new Trinidad and Tobago Culinary Team, led by Team Captain Adrian Cumberbatch, was announced at the “MAKING THE CUTT” Culinary Competition’s Awards Ceremony. Organised by the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Association (THRTA), the event took place on Tuesday March 28, 2017 at the Port of Spain Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Trinidad.

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    The Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Tourism, met this morning (March 21, 2017) with the President, Secretary General and Executive of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) to discuss matters surrounding the imminent dissolution of the Tourism Development Company Limited (TDC). The meeting was held at the Ministry’s offices located at the International Waterfront Centre, Port of Spain.

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    The Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Tourism, launched on February 07, 2017 the LIME 365 campaign and the first ever tourism mobile application GOTRINBAGO at NAPA Hotel, Port of Spain. Our LIME 365 campaign showcases the event calendar of Trinidad and Tobago which is influenced by our heritage, our rich and diverse culture and our unique ability to live in unity despite our various races, economic background and ethnicity.

    Opening Speech by Junior Minister La Quan Pearie
    Featured Address by the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe


    Ecotourism has often been associated with other forms of tourism such as nature tourism, adventure tourism or responsible tourism. The Ministry is in the process of developing an ecotourism policy. Click here for our draft policy and please submit your comments at touresearch@tourism.gov.tt. We’re always happy to hear what you think!

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CTO Sustainable Tourism Awards 2017

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is pleased to announce: The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Sustainable Tourism Awards for 2017. The awards recognize individuals, groups, organisations or companies in any of the CTO Member Countries which have developed responsible and unique tourism products or are engaged in implementing sustainable tourism related initiatives which embrace sustainable tourism concepts and core values.

Stakeholders must submit their completed applications directly to the Ministry of Tourism via email address at awards@tourism.gov.tt no later than Monday 22nd May, 2017 at 3.00 p.m.

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CTO Tourism Awards 2017

Trinidad and Tobago has been invited to participate in the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Sustainable Tourism Awards for 2017.The awards are aimed at identifying and showcasing Sustainable Tourism Good Practices in the Caribbean. There are several award categories, which recognizes ...

Maracas Beach Facility

Maracas Beach is the most popular and most frequented beach in Trinidad both for locals and visitors. The drive to Maracas offers a most scenic and spectacular view which enthrals our residents and international guests. The beach itself offers an exciting experience with the top-off of a bake and shark...

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 Development Company .
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