Beaches and Rivers Closed

Members of the Public are advised that Beaches, Rivers, Sites and Attractions throughout Trinidad and Tobago are CLOSED as of August 17th 2020 for 28 days thereafter in accordance with the relevant Public Health Regulations issued by the Ministry of Health, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts is reminding all to heed the directions given by the Health Authorities and the Prime Minister in order to safe guard your health and by extension our health and that of the Nation. Let’s all work together to stop the Community spread of this deadly virus.

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National Tourism Policy

The Ministry of Tourism wants to hear from you! We have been revising the National Tourism Policy (2010) and the first draft of the revised policy (2020 – 2030) is now ready for public comment. Please submit completed Feedback Forms to on or before Friday 21st August, 2020. Click here for the latest version of the Revised National Tourism Policy (Draft).
Click here for the feedback form.

Tourism and Health Programme

The Ministries of Health and Tourism as agencies of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago are partnering with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), 3 Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). The program aims to safeguard the health and well-being of visitors and locals through a responsive and robust system.

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.

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.