The purpose of the Ministry of Tourism Library is to facilitate acquisition, management and access to information resources which will assist the staff as they seek to achieve the Ministry’s mandates. The Ministry of Tourism Library is a “hybrid library”. That is, the goals and objectives of the Library reflect the incorporation of innovative technology, training, collection development, and outreach as the library seeks to become an agent fostering greater knowledge in the area of tourism; the result being an increase in the creative capacity, innovation and competitive advantage of the Ministry of Tourism.
The current library collection provides access to a cross section of print and multimedia information resources to facilitate research, planning and policy development within Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism sector and allied areas notably, lifesaving. At the library information seekers can now access both print and digital publications including access to the UNWTO E-library, The International Journal of Tourism Policy, International Journal of Tourism Research, and Business Monitor International Caribbean Tourism Report along with Ministry of Tourism reports which are in the public domain.