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
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