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The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) is the governing body in Tobago. Consisting of a Legislative Arm, an Executive Arm and 10 divisions, the THA is responsible for developing policy and driving growth in Tobago.  Specific to Tourism in Tobago, the Tourism and Transportation Division is charged with the responsibility of establishing, standardizing and sustaining the island’s tourism product in a manner consistent with the repositioning strategy for Tobago as a tourist destination.

In accordance with the Tobago House of Assembly Act, Chap. 25:03, the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) is responsible for the overall development of the island of Tobago, including tourism development. The Division of Tourism and Transportation is the main implementing agent of the THA with respect to tourism and is responsible for:

  • Formulation and implementation of specific policy and plans for the tourism sector in Tobago
  • Conducting tourism market research for Tobago
  • Providing tourist information services for Tobago
  • Product development and service management for tourism development in Tobago
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the tourism sector in Tobago
  • Implementation of standards for the development and maintenance of tourism infrastructure and sites and attractions in Tobago
  • Marketing and promotion for the tourism sector in Tobago
  • Promotion of investment opportunities in Tobago
  • Maintenance of tourism facilities/amenities in Tobago
  • Administering the provisions of the Tourism Development Act, Chap. 87:22 in respect of tourism investment in Tobago
  • Collaborating with the Ministry of Tourism and the TDC with regard to the development and promotion of tourism

Email: info@visittobago.gov.tt

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The Tourism Development Company (TDC) is the implementation arm of the Ministry of Tourism, mandated to develop and market Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism product and improve the local tourism sector.

The Tourism Development Company (TDC) is a state enterprise of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, mandated to develop and market Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism product and improve the local tourism sector.

Established in 2005, the TDC is the implementing arm of the Ministry of Tourism, dedicated to realising the vision for tourism in Trinidad and Tobago. The objective is to establish Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism industry as a significant economic sector, contributing significantly to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product, through job creation (indirect and direct) and increased income and revenue.

The idea is to emphasise the uniqueness of our twin island Republic, and to provide an internationally competitive tourism product, complemented by a comprehensive, fully-functional physical infrastructure and a modern, competitive institutional framework supported by the people of Trinidad and Tobago. The sector will be anchored by flagship products with brand names that are globally recognised. The TDC’s specific functions include:

  • Development of all aspects of the tourism sector in Trinidad
  • Development and enhancement of tourism products in Trinidad
  • Establishment of standards for tourism development in collaboration with relevant agencies
  • Implementation of standards for tourism infrastructure and identified sites and attractions in Trinidad
  • Tourism marketing and promotion in collaboration with the THA’s Division of Tourism and Transportation
  • Promotion of investment opportunities in Trinidad
  • Maintenance of identified tourism facilities/amenities in Trinidad
  • Administering the provisions of the Tourism Development Act, Chap. 87:22, in respect of tourism investment in Trinidad

Email: info@tdc.co.tt

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