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Coral reefs are one of the oldest ecosystems on Earth, supporting a rich diversity of species and providing man with numerous ecosystem services. They cover less than one per cent of the Earth's surface yet they are home to 25 per cent of all marine fish species. At least 500 million people rely on coral ...
Pupils tackle climate change ... the concerns of climate change following the orientation session for the 2018 BP Trinidad and Tobago Environmental ...
Officially starting on May 16, the theme for this year's competition is: The Effects of Climate Change in the Caribbean. Students between the ages of ...
THE fall-out from climate-change hazards such as hurricanes and flooding affects women more than men, so women must help craft gender-based ...
“Beware the ides of climate change. We don't have to wait 100 years or even 50 years for Trinidad and Tobago to be affected. We just need to look at ...
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley was very cautious recently when he promised that next year the Government would examine the legislation regarding ...
Over many years, there have been numerous reports, scientific articles and books warning of the catastrophic results of unchecked climate change.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — The government of Jamaica says the recent adverse flooding in Trinidad and Tobago is an indication of the Caribbean's ...
(CMC) – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the flooding now being experienced in Trinidad and Tobago underscores the impact climate change is ...
Skerrit said that no only Trinidad and Tobago has been exposed to the impact of climate change, “but you seeing in Europe, in Asia massive flooding ...
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Anna-Lisa Paul. The devastating floods which occurred during the past five weeks throughout north-east, central and south Trinidad have left many ...
Realism required for climate change and resilience ... IT is hard to deny that Trinidad and Tobago seems to be experiencing difficult times—the unw…
But to slow and halt climate change, emissions need to drop fast–and then go ... Much has been said about fighting crime in Trinidad and Tobago but ...
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Tourism
The Spanish hotel group is also set to open Hotel INNSIDE Camagüey, as well as three hotels in the city of Trinidad before 2020 as part of an ambitious ... Meliá Hotels International says it has aligned its plans with the wider Cuban strategy to diversify its tourism industry, offering prestigious hotels with ...
Carnival in Jamaica has exploded in popularity over the last year with the emergence of two new bands, Xodus and Xaymaca, and the influx of several party brands from Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados which has bumped up the fete offerings. This year has also seen an increase in the number of ...
... seen their profits dwindle; business people who've had to close up shop; workers in the hotel and tourism sectors who've been sent home; and healthcare providers who have lost their jobs and have had to leave Tobago with their families in tow to find employment in Trinidad's public health system.
The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) is getting on the blockchain bandwagon, signing a memorandum of understanding with digital currency technology company Bitt, to help streamline payments for tourism-related products. The two Barbados-based organizations signed the MOU this morning ...
Despite the ongoing sea bridge problems, the Ministry of Tourism says some properties in Tobago recorded above 75 per cent occupancy during the Easter period. According to a release, preliminary checks revealed that between March 30 and April 2, select properties recorded from 68 to 100 per cent ...
'Carnival in Jamaica' 2018, spearheaded by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett's Entertainment Network of the Tourism Linkages Council in the Ministry of ... Carnival in Jamaica 2018 officials noted that many revellers from Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Antigua, St Kitts, Grenada, St Lucia, Guyana, the ...
Tourism Minister Shamfa Cudjoe has defended figures presented before the Parliament three weeks ago regarding tourist arrivals to Trinidad and Tobago for the period January 1 to February 28 between 2016 and 2018. In a Newsday article dated April 5, 2018, titled, “Where are Shamfa's arrival figures ...
Sports Minister Darryl Smith has been demoted as the Office of the Prime Minister has announced a major Cabinet reshuffle that sees the change in portfolios of five Government Ministers and the Prime Minister himself. Minister of Public Administration and Communications, Maxie Cuffie has also been ...
There had also been widespread criticism of the performance of Cudjoe as Tourism Minister and her inability to successfully articulate the country's tourism policy at a time where other Caribbean islands have been seeing record tourist arrivals. (iii) reassign Mr. Randall Mitchell as Minister of Tourism;.
... advised the President of the following in accordance with Sections 3(9) and 76(3) and 79(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. ... Shamfa Cudjoe, whose tenure at the Ministry of Tourism was marked by calls for her removal as Minister, as well as the dissolution of the Tourism ...
He has been reassigned as a Minister in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, under Rowley who previously headed this ministry under former prime minister Patrick Manning. Cudjoe has been appointed as Sports and Youth Affairs Minister. Mitchell has been appointed Tourism Minister.
Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago president Wendell Lai Hing has welcomed Shamfa Cudjoe as the new Minister of Sport and is hoping her background coming from tourism will help drive the Ministry's sport tourism thrust. Cudjoe takes over the portfolio from Darryl Smith, who was ...
Newly-appointed Minister in the Ministry of Housing Darryl Smith during yesterday's sitting of Parliament in Port-of-Spain. PICTURE OFFICE OF THE PARLIAMENT ... Ministers Shamfa Cudjoe and Randall Mitchell were also shifted from Tourism and Housing respectively. Cudjoe replaces Smith in Sport.
ETecK chairman Imtiaz Ahamad said for the last two years the company had commissioned many jobs, renovations and repair works on the hotel and while these and flights were good, there were bigger issues of the tourism sector and Tobago, as a tourist island, needed to have direction. Small said the ...
It said the lack of a reliable ferry service adversely affected Tobago's economy and promoting the sister isle as a vacation destination was difficult. The TTCIC said negative ripple effects were reaching not only Tobago's tourism sector, but also cottage industries, manufacturers and distributors and ...
By his action, James said, the Prime Minister was “trying to reassure stakeholders in Tobago that he had been taking note,” and shifted Cudjoe to the Sports Ministry. But tourism interests, he said, could take some “comfort” from her removal. Political commentator Ralph Maraj said the PM's reshuffle was ...
Former housing minister Randall Mitchell has replaced Cudjoe as tourism minister. Former Public Administration and Communications Minister Maxie Cuffie, who is recuperating from a stroke he suffered last year, is now junior minister in that ministry. And Port of Spain South MP Marlene McDonald, has ...
Randall Mitchell said yesterday he does not regard his shift from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development to the Ministry of Tourism as a demotion. “Tourism is on the cusp of a massive diversification drive. It is a steep learning curve and I see it (his shift) as an expression of confidence in me by ...
I am not sure what to expect of the unimaginative and passive Randall Mitchell in tourism, an area which has been left to also disappear but which remains a strand of our economy which can provide a lifeline. Lastly, Mr Prime Minister, what is the purpose of moving or reshuffling the absent Maxie Cuffie ...
POSSIBLE TOURIST SITE: The Usine Ste Madeleine pond where four bodies were found within the last three years. PHOTO BY ANSEL JEBODH. THE USINE Ste Madeleine Pond, now earning a reputation as a place to commit murder, is to be taken over by the Government and put to use – either for ...
Buoyed by their recent success as hosts of the 33rd Carifta Swimming Championships, president of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) Martin Lyn stressed the importance of exploiting sports as a springboard to further boost tourism. Jamaica hosted the recently concluded four-day ...
President Paula-Mae Weekes has denied any involvement in the recent dismissal of former minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Darryl Smith. In a statement issued Wednesday, Weekes said she was 'distressed and dismayed' by the fabrications. "It has come to the attention of Her Excellency President ...
The newly formed company is based in Trinidad and Tobago and spearheaded by Kyle Lequay and Hans Romany. The duo holds the franchise for Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica. They both share a passion for sport entertainment and tourism and see the World of Dance competition as an ideal fit to ...
On Monday, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley reassigned Cudjoe from the Ministry of Tourism to the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs. She replaced Darryl Smith, who was demoted, reassigned and then dismissed in a 24-hour period. Yesterday, a snapshot of a Facebook post by Cudjoe was being ...
Speaking via telephone on Tuesday, head of the Unique Bed and Breakfast Self-Catering Association Kaye Trotman called on Mitchell to hit the ground running. “He has a quick learning curve and we hope that he can jumpstart very quickly to especially put these two new agencies; the Tobago Tourism ...
Minister Cudjoe added that sport is very much linked to tourism and in this regard, she will continue to have partnerships and work hand in hand with all ... having been a youth activist, a CARICOM Youth Ambassador, a United Nations Youth Ambassador, vice president and later president of the Tobago ...
Organised by the Leve-Global group (formerly Tourism Intelligence International), Leve 2018 puts Tobago in the forefront of this 'must buy' market. With bridal market expenditure in the North American Market of over US$100 billion, the event is designed to capture international publicity in the highest ...
... long-serving administrator of the Preysal Sports Club, and a member of the National League Committee of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB). ... Ramsaran said he also had the privilege of working with Basdeo at the Tourism Development Corporation on several projects and extended his ...
That ministry's Permanent Secretary Vidiah Ramkhelawan said that once the agency is operational, it will have legal authority to create and enforce tourism-sector regulations and address matters of inspection, licensing, monitoring, classification and grading. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of the ...
A tropical gem, just off the coast of Venezuela and tucked in next to its bigger sister Trinidad, it is unlike either its neighbours or anywhere else, come to that. While the Caribbean is synonymous with mass tourism, international resort hotels and high prices, this proud but deliciously laid-back island is a ...
Trinidad Tourism Limited will oversee the marketing of Trinidad tourism. It's a new strategic direction, branding Trinidad and Tobago as separate and distinct,” Mitchell said. He noted that low energy prices of 2015 and 2016 made it imperative for T&T to diversify its economy with tourism as a priority.
Discussing some details of the re-branding strategies, Mitchell said there were untouched markets in the country that must be tapped into to increase tourist attraction. The country has a niche market for exhibitions, Carnival, parties and fetes. He said that the tourism sector needs a lot more attention and ...
Ramkhelawan, who addressed the T&T Hospitality and Tourism Institute's graduation ceremony at the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port-of-Spain, said: “At the Ministry, our aim is to build a sustainable and profitable tourism sector, committed to high standards and quality, guided by ...
COUVA North MP Ramona Ramdial has called on Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell to have his ministry implement a fee for tourists visiting Stollmeyer's Castle. In a statement yesterday, Ramdial said eventually the aim should be to fully monetise and make all local heritage sites self-sustainable while ...
Among the participating countries are Costa Rica, United States, Australia, Trinidad & Tobago, Angola, Mexico, Fiji, Brazil, Bermuda, New Zealand, New ... Sport Fishing Championship, promising high expectations for the tourism sector in the country, “said Jeff Duchesneau, manager of Marina Pez Vela.
“We are going back to the roots, we are going back to where we started,” said Ernie George, sales manager for the St Lucia Tourism Authority. George was among a contingent of tourism officials and hoteliers in Trinidad and Tobago to promote the festival. “We started with a unique jazz product, we kind ...
“These figures are certainly great news for the destination as we continue to work alongside all stakeholders to stimulate growth within the tourism industry,” said Secretary of Tourism, Culture and Transportation, Councillor Nadine Stewart-Phillips. “It is clear that Tobago has made significant progress ...
Two months before the Panama-based Copa Airlines kicks off its Barbados service, tourism officials here say they are encouraged by the response ... Commercial Manager for Copa Airlines Camille Hackett, who is based in Trinidad, will initially have responsibility for Barbados, where a new team is to ...
For two years, Gildharry attended the St Augustine campus University of the West Indies (UWI) and then, unbeknownst to his parents, he “dropped out” and started pursuing a degree in Culinary Management at the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute in Chaguaramas. Get caught up ...
Matura is one of two main nesting grounds in Trinidad, where turtles come to our shores every year to lay their eggs, she said. This year's theme for World ... “This exercise will also benefit our local tourism sector in particular saving the lives of our leatherback turtles at the beach,” he added. Hoping this ...
Paray said it was necessary that the Government intervene immediately and save the “little economic activity that is left on the east coast”. He said Government should be aware that global warming will continue to cause unwanted biodiversity on the shores of Trinidad and Tobago. “We cannot sit idly by ...
NEWLY-appointed Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell plans to brand Trinidad and Tobago as separate and distinct entities. Mitchell also said he would soon meet stakeholders to discuss the new strategic advantages which have been identified. He said it was determined that the tourism product in ...
The Prime Minister made the comment while speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF) Heads of Government Roundtable on April 18. Dr Rowly says Trinidad and Tobago pursues tourism as a viable industry for growth and development. However, when some nations issue negative travel ...
When TT is serious about diversifying its economy with tourism in the forefront, these buildings can be restored and opened daily to the public, bringing much needed foreign currency. Cruise ships can advertise visits to them by their passengers for a fee before they head to the Pitch Lake, Temple on the ...
Newly appointed Port Authority of T&T (PATT) chairman Lyle Alexander, in his interview with Business and Money last week, seemed very optimistic about development prospects for the Port of Port-of-Spain, even as he acknowledged the numerous challenges facing the facility. He is right. There are, in ...
Modi said that India would be happy to contribute to the development of Trinidad and Tobago in keeping with Trinidad and Tobago's economic priorities. ... As it relates to tourism, Rowley identified the need for direct air transport between the two nations as this would provide a mutually beneficial link ...
The Prime Minister was speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum Heads of Government Roundtable yesterday when he made the comment. He noted that Trinidad and Tobago pursues Tourism as a viable industry for growth and development. A media release from the Office of the Prime Minister ...
These areas include tourism, healthcare and agriculture. Rowley also requested aviation training for local helicopter pilots, to which Modi indicated India is able provide. Rowley also identified the need for direct air transport between the two nations to provide a mutually beneficial link and allow for the ...
Aggressive international marketing is needed to attract tourists to Tobago, says Stephen Sheppard, CEO of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Institute (THTI). Speaking at a special dinner for industry stakeholders at THTI's headquarters in Blenheim, Mt St George,on Wednesday night, Sheppard said while ...
Ernie George, sales manager of the St Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) said the festival had become unattractive to authentic jazz lovers and so this year there will a ... George was speaking at the launch of the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival hosted by the SLTA at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain on Monday.
"(Going back to Trinidad and Tobago) would be like going back in time, because people here are so more relaxed. It's also good for tourism; there are approximately four million visitors to Jamaica, and hotel concierges walk with weed when they come to greet their guests, so if they ask they can give it to ...
Prime Minister Modi indicated during the meeting that his Government was interested in partnering with Trinidad and Tobago in the areas of ... Rowley welcomed the request for collaboration and identified additional areas - tourism, healthcare and agriculture - where opportunities exist for both countries ...
... in love and say 'I do', than Tobago…” — Dr Auliana Poon, International Tourism Consultant and managing director of Leve-Global. ... Your wedding is set in Tobago amidst the picturesque hills in quintessential resort, Villa Being, nestled in Arnos Vale, Tobago. A paradisiacal ambience provided by the ...
“We were truly honored to be recognized for the hard work and dedication of our entire team by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association,” reflected Neemah Persad-Celestine, Marketing Communications Manager of Hyatt Regency Trinidad. “To be recognized (last year) for our social responsibility ...
DEPUTY chairman of the Tobago Forwards Kevon McKenna is calling on Secretary of Tourism, Culture and Transportation Nadine Stewart Phillips to prove the figures presented by her division for the cruise ship season November to May are accurate. On Monday, the division, on its Facebook page, ...
“Guyana Carnival is set to give Guyana a significant tourism boost and create an opportunity for all within the service industry to benefit and provide a major revenue income for both the ... Contingents from neighbouring Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago are also expected to be among the revelers.
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is inviting the region's hospitality sector to submit nominations for the coveted Caribbean Hospitality ... Neemah Persad-Celestine, marketing communications manager of Hyatt Regency Trinidad said, “To be recognized (last year) for our social ...
Following a brief visit to Cienfuegos on the south coast, a former French colony with Parisian-style streets 250km away from Havana, I arrive in Trinidad. My tour guide tells me there is a saying that “Cuba is Havana and the rest is lawn”. He wishes more tourists would venture beyond the capital. Standing ...
Announcement: the La Trinidad Tourism Development Services will hold its Tourism Safety Seminar for stakeholders on April 25-26, 2018 at the Mt. Kalugong Kape-an, Brgy. Tawang, La Trinidad, Benguet. For interested participants who cater to tourists, please contact 09294619617 to apply and ...
Leve 2018 sponsors include the Ministry of Tourism, the Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), Mt Irvine Bay Resort, Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Romance Gardens, Exotic Caribbean Mountain Pride Ltd, AMCO, Angostura Ltd, Caribbean Airlines, ...
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said his government is working on redeeming the country's image in light of rising crime which resulted in travel warning advisories for US and British visitors to Trinidad and Tobago. Speaking at a meeting with Trinbagonians in London on Monday, April 23 following the ...
Once again, The NGC Bocas Lit Fest is back. For five days the city of Port of Spain will be transformed into a literary smorgasbord of social, cultural, and historical events which offer unique insights into the creative talent of local, regional and international writers. The National Library and Information ...
“Under the control of the Tobago House of Assembly, which has executive authority for Tobago, we have created a tourism entity which can market Tobago tourism under the THA. In Trinidad, we have Carnival and Divali and there is the Trinidad tourism entity which we are a little slow in getting going.
Addressing nationals on his last day in London following the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, Rowley said T&T was embarking on a new thrust in health tourism. Rowley said the Couva Hospital will offer state-of-the art health care once it is opened and unlike other national health ...
“The Division fully supports this initiative by the Trinidad and Tobago Intellectual Property Office as it also aligns with the organisation's focus on cultivating an appreciation of tourism and culture among the island's youth. Controller of Intellectual Property, Regan Asgarali, expressed his enthusiasm for ...
THE upcoming chocolate tours in Port of Spain will combine chocolate tourism, books and dreams and chocolate. Conceived by the Alliance of Rural Communities Trinidad and Tobago (ARCTT), the alliance has partnered with the Bocas Lit Fest to educate the population on cocoa and chocolate through ...
For decades, the Cuban Ministry of Tourism has been committed to position Trinidad, the City Museum of the Caribbean, as a privileged destination in the island. The natural and architectural charms of is village, granted the recognition of Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1988, attracts thousands of ...
He said the Government was looking to enter the area of health tourism and training, but this was in its incipient stage. On the Couva Children's Hospital he reported government had just concluded some discussions. “I have given the Parliament the assurance that if by the end of this month we have not ...
We are looking at the tourism side of it where the country could benefit in that area.” Some of the other people who attended the launch were TT Cycling Federation president Robert Farrier, TT cycling legend Gene Samuel, Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs representative Patrice Charles and president ...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry and MusicTT partnered with the Ministries of Community Development Culture and the Arts, National Security and Tourism, the Port-of-Spain City Corporation and the 2018 Panorama Champions, BP Renegades to offer the public an evening of pan and performances.
Its main source of revenue comes from tourism. But when last did Tobago attract large numbers of international visitors? The answer to this question varies, depending on who you ask. Hoteliers claim their occupancy rates are down to as low as 35 percent. The Tobago House of Assembly's Secretary for ...
Coral reefs are one of the oldest ecosystems on Earth, supporting a rich diversity of species and providing man with numerous ecosystem services. They cover less than one per cent of the Earth's surface yet they are home to 25 per cent of all marine fish species. At least 500 million people rely on coral ...
The report says that Trinidad, in central Sancti Spiritus province, is the best-preserved city with a Spanish colonial architecture and was designated ... Local Ministry of Tourism Delegate Reiner Rendon said that those buildings, each of which will offer four rooms and gastronomic and entertainment ...
On the eve of the annual jazz festival, Minority Councillor Faith BYisrael is calling on Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips to update Tobagonians on the progress of a reported court matter against international recording artist D'Angelo (Michael Eugene Archer) who was allegedly paid US$430,000 ...
Recently, Ricky Skerritt was the (Antiguan) Minister of Sport and Tourism and he was a member of the West Indies Cricket Board. ... as Raymond Tim Kee, who served as president of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF), while he was both Port of Spain Mayor and a treasurer in the PNM.
ARIAPITA AVENUE was on fire with the sound of steel on Sunday evening when MusicTT and the Ministry of Trade, in conjunction with the Port of Spain City Corporation, staged Live on the Avenue as part of the Live Music District initiative. Reigning Panorama champions BP Renegades provided ...
Grenada's drilling programme has been supported by Trinidad-based companies, something which Energy Chamber CEO Dr Thackwray "Dax" Driver, ... Should TT's well-established sector produce downstream products, it would leave Grenada's tourism product largely unaffected by the gas discovery, ...
The PRO also commended the Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation on its recent revelation that by the time the cruise season closes in May, Tobago is projected to have received close to 80,000 cruise passengers. This, according to the release is an increase of over 236 percent from the ...
Also speaking at the media briefing, Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips, stating that the Port Authority and Caribbean Airlines (CAL) were going the extra mile to accommodate travellers, said persons with tickets to the jazz shows will be given priority to get to Tobago. “I know that Mr Leacock as ...
“The budget presented by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago last year and even the matters that came out in the budget debate is that there is a position taken by the state that festivals in Tobago should be developed so that they contribute to the tourism product. “The days of doing things of that ...
The Prime Minister said the Indian government will also play a role in this initiative which can be a catalyst for medical tourism in TT. Speaking at the post-Cabinet news conference at the post-Cabinet news conference at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann's, Rowley said this initiative, “allows Government to ...
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley's plan for the Couva Children's hospital is a complete betrayal of the children of Trinidad and Tobago, says Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar. ... She said it was part of her Government's vision and thrust to the development of health and medical tourism.
"International airlines will add value to the reviving of tourism industry. They event will bring a influx of foreigners who will assist in marketing the sector," Breggen said. According to the organisers, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, USA will represent America. India, Jordan, Malaysia ...
I do not know in what keys Fantasia sings her rhythm and blues, but her appearance in Tobago today is a case of Fantasia in G, because the engagement of such artistes are part of grandiose and inflated, but impractical, decisions made from time to time about culture and tourism. Get caught up with ...
The Tobago Hoteliers and Tourism Association (THTA) is hoping the 2018 Tobago Jazz Experience would be the start of initiatives to revive the island's flagging economy. “We are looking at jazz as part of the resurgence of tourism in Tobago,” said THTA vice-president Carol-Ann Birchwood-James.
Below are two charts that were recently published by the Trinidad Hotel and Tourism Association (THRTA), which clearly shows that the numbers are going in the wrong direction. If we want to expand economic activity in any business, one of the first things one must do is allocate sufficient funding to get ...
I take encouragement from the statement of the newly assigned tourism Minister, Mr Randall Mitchell, that Trinidad and Tobago have to be developed as separate brands. The Trinidad tourism brand must focus on performing and visual arts and food. Tobago has the more traditional Caribbean sun, sea ...
The show started just before sunset on Saturday with welcome remarks by George Leacock, head of the Tobago Festivals Committee and opening remarks by Nadine Stewart-Phillips, Secretary of Tourism,. Culture and Transportation in the Tobago House of Assembly (THA). Stewart-Phillips said the ...
The project aims to provide sustainable opportunities for dairy farmers in east Trinidad. ... Explaining how Torres came to their attention, Ramroop said, “The corporation launched a monthly tourism newsletter this past March – part of our local economic development initiative to stimulate the economy in ...
At the end of the first three months of the year, almost 124 500 foreign tourists stayed in hostels, mainly in Trinidad. The more than a thousand contracts signed between the private sector and Havanatur, Viajes Cubanacán and Cubatur travel agencies favored the growth trend reported in the tourism area ...
This being a 'dead time' time for Tobago tourism and, with the added challenge of inter-island transport issues, Ambassador Phillips and partners are keen to give the island's small businesses a significant boost through the initiative. In partnership with Conscious Enterprises CIC, a London-based social ...
One of the reasons [we didn't] was that there is a creeping volcano ... the rumbling sounds of insecurity that are pervading our Caribbean space," said Bartlett. "Today, the biggest problem in the industry is safety and security. These rumblings are not only in Jamaica, as they are in places like Trinidad, ...
“The project is currently on hold due to the reduction in the Tobago House of Assembly budgetary allocation and the canopy tours was not identified as one of the priority projects to be undertaken during the fiscal 2017/2018,” Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips said at last Thursday's plenary of ...
TOBAGO House of Assembly (THA) Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips yesterday gave the 2018 Tobago Jazz Experience a “thumbs up.” Speaking to Newsday, Stewart-Phillips said the show surpassed her expectations. “I would say is basically, the Tobago Jazz Festival 2018 has indeed been ...
... head of the Tobago Festivals Committee. Opening remarks by councillor Nadine Stewart- Phillips, the Secretary of Tourism, Culture and Transportation, followed. She said the TJE is a chance for visitors and residents alike to immerse in the authenticity of Tobago's musical, cultural,culinary and natural ...
“The prime minister noted that Trinidad and Tobago pursues tourism as a viable industry for growth and development. However, when some nations issue negative travel advisories on incidents of crime, efforts made in the industry are stymied,” the release stated. Rowley also complained about the ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says despite the initial feeling of nervousness among players in the sector at the announcement of the state of public ... "These rumblings are not only in Jamaica, they are in Trinidad, they are in St Kitts and Nevis; and they are in Bahamas, they are in Barbados, they are ...
As a tribute, Stewart was presented with a portrait of himself by Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles, Tourism and Culture Secretary Nadine Stewart PAhillips and Chairman of the Festivals Commission, George Leacock International Music Night of the 2018 Tobago Jazz Experience held at the Pigeon Point ...
Asked if she had received feedback from patrons, the tourism secretary said: "I have going through some messages and a lot of them were saying it was a great show,' the best Tobago Jazz Experience they have been to. A lot of persons were saying we can only go up from here. All of the responses.
Cudjoe, the Tobago West MP, has since been replaced as tourism minister by Randall Mitchell. She is now the sport minister, replacing Darryl Smith, ...
“Cudjoe also did come from tourism where there was sport tourism, so coming into sports, the ability to handle that sector is still there…(she) is someone who could lobby and advise and she has a lot of that to do for the sport industry in Tobago,” he said. Osouna Trinidad didn't have great expectations ...
According to Reiner Rendón Fernández, delegate of the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur) in this central Cuban province, the group of visitor will be mainly composed of national and foreign journalists specialized in the subject and some tour operators. Rendón said that the event will be an opportunity to show ...
He also said the Tobago Tourism Agency, which is charged with the responsibility to market the destination and develop the island's tourism product, would continue to focus on developing the sector by utilising the island's distinguishable rich culture, which he said was an advantage Tobago has above ...
Telling us the crowd size for an event that is supposed to be benefitting tourism doesn't help us, we want to know the figures. “Let us know what were the occupancy levels for the hotels in the west, the hotels in the east. Hope many persons came from Trinidad, because I know they said that we were ...
(GIS) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has added two experienced, dynamic leaders to its team in April as part of efforts to reposition the organisation to handle the demands of the vital tourism industry. Mr. Clinton L. Reynolds and Mr. Christopher Gustave are Saint Lucians who have had extensive ...
Couva North MP Ramona Ramdial is calling for an expenditure and revenue account of the Tobago Jazz Festival, which reportedly cost some $7.3 million to host. The MP is also calling for clarification on whether the figure quoted by Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart included the costs of payments to ...
“Look at a country like Trinidad and Tobago; it makes most of its earnings from Tourism but because the resources are properly used, the level of development there is just amazing. “Their roads are well tarred, power supply is constant, and their institutions are working. “This is because they do not play ...
From Chicago O'Hare, the airline has added four new routes to Aruba, Grand Cayman, Nassau and Turks and Caicos, while from Miami, it has added seven additional daily frequencies to Barbados, Curacao, Freeport, Puerto Plata, Trinidad and Tobago, Santo Domingo and Saint Lucia, as well as a new ...
THE Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has added two experienced, dynamic leaders to its team in April as part of efforts to reposition the organisation to handle ... with a concentration in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the University of the West Indies, Saint Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago, ...
“Look at a country like Trinidad and Tobago; it makes most of its earnings from tourism (TT's main revenue is from oil and gas) but because the resources are properly used, the level of development there is just amazing. Their roads are well-tarred, power supply is constant, and their institutions are ...
Laws in Trinidad and Tobago may soon decriminalize gay sex following a ... This is sure to boost tourism in the islands and improve the economy.
The turnout for the Tobago Jazz Experience on April 28-29 shows there is a ... Meanwhile, Chris James, President of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism ...
Trinidad and Tobago and China have been working on a number of initiatives in various areas including, finance, tourism, construction and the airline ...
The decline in our tourist industry, while a bit sensitive to social unrest and homicides, is the result of failed government strategies, a failed minister of tourism, a failed sea bridge and pilferage of money due to Virgin Atlantic for flights made to Tobago. Who has more crime than Jamaica with its thriving ...
An incompetent People's National Movement (PNM) administration has caused the collapse of the Tobago economy. Former Minority Leader and Political Leader of the Tobago Organisation of the People (TOP), Ashworth Jack said the island's economy was in a terrible condition, especially the tourism ...
“Yet again Tobago is seeing that we are throwing away money from tourism and we can't get tourists to come here. We throw away $8 million that was transferred to a wrong account for Virgin Atlantic airlines, we waste $1.6 million year before, recently we throw away $17.3 million on Tobago Jazz ...
Photo by Jeff Mayers Large amounts of Sargassum littered the Mayaro coast line which is having an adverse affect on domestic tourism ... dd 2018.05.07 ... In 2015, when the seaweed engulfed beaches, the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) labelled the event a natural disaster and spent more than $3 ...
Government's decision to construct a Sandals resort in Tobago will help to quickly bolster the island's declining economy, believes Louis Lewis, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Tobago Tourism Agency. “That initiative is something the tourism agency really endorses and it can't happen fast enough.
His observations were supported by All Trinidad General Workers Trade Union (ATGWU) president general Nirvan Maharaj who said Imbert had to address ... The review should also focus on developing other aspects of the economy such as manufacturing, tourism, agriculture, and culture along with ...
the Port of Spain Central Block should begin construction as in 2018 and on completion provide 540 beds to service up to 500,000 of citizens in North ...
Tobago businessmen are still struggling with an economy in crisis, brought on in the main by the collapse of the sea bridge over the last year. Businessman James Morshead, hopeful for a turnaround of the economy, said, hwoever, it would take time to restore confidence in travellers, especially in the ...
Tourism and agriculture would be the main focus of the Tobago House of Assembly's budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, which is to be presented in the THA Legislature in June, before being forwarded to the Ministry of Finance for consideration in the national budget. So said Finance Secretary Joel ...
Director of Tourism Donovan White presents the work of Jamaican artist ... "If the islands would consider themselves not just Jamaica, or Trinidad, ...
Chesapeake Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism will hold a “Mom, You Rock ... in 1994 by Keith C. St. Louis as the Trinidad & Tobago Pan Professionals. ... an initiative of the nonprofit Virginia Waterway Tourism Corporation.
The Trinidad Restaurants, Hotels and Tourism Association (TRHTA) is helping Trinidad and Tobago solidify its place as the team to beat at the annual ...
Tobago's Main Ridge declared a National Heritage Site ... This provides for the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago, which is part of the Ministry of ... the Government believes that tourism development, heritage conservation and ...
Anyway, while there was trouble and confusion at the Department of Tourism, Mayweather slipped off to tourist destinations in the South, including the ...
Dr Poon, owner of Tourism Intelligence Ltd and the beautiful Villa Being in Arnos Vale, Tobago, hosted her annual Leve event last weekend.
Displayed on walls of the villa at Tobago's premier fashion and lifestyle exhibition ... Yes, we consider tourism to be one of the greatest contributors.
The Leve Media Familiarisation Trip, initiated and organised by Global Leve and Tourism Intelligence International, in conjunction with the Tobago ...
In a move which bears comparison with the disastrous 2015 “No Rowley” campaign here in Trinidad and Tobago, speakers on the incumbent party ...
He also said that to meet the “demands of a tourism-driven economy, the ... On the matter of access roads, Neptune, speaking with Newsday Tobago ...
Government has declared the Main Ridge Forest Reserve in Tobago a ... Government believes that tourism development, heritage conservation and ...
Countries such as the Bahamas, Grenada, St. Lucia, Cayman Islands, Martinique, and Trinidad and Tobago have contributed to the new tourism ...
For our readers today, you are invited to attend La Trinidad's Public Hearing on the proposed Ordinance regulating the ... and the proposed Ordinance institutionalizing the tourism and visitors assistance program of the Municipality.
Li said Trinidad and Tobago was among the first Caribbean countries to ... Tobago was promoting economic diversification and developing tourism, ...
Other countries included Haiti, Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago. ... of the drummer troop presented the Trophy to the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) on the ...
... that we had a very productive meeting as I was able to show the benefits of staging matches here in Trinidad and the boost it could have on tourism.”.
... then Chairman of the Tobago Chamber of Commerce, Chris James, President of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association (THTA), and economist ...
Li said Trinidad and Tobago was among the first Caribbean countries to ... "Trinidad and Tobago is China's largest trade partner in the ... culture, sports and tourism, as well as visa facilitation to promote people-to-people exchanges.
The Jamaica tourism sector grew by 12.1 percent in 2017, netting $62.2 billion ... A European Union (EU) Delegation to Trinidad and Tobago does not ...
Rowley said Trinidad and Tobago was promoting economic diversification and developing tourism, which provided chances for bilateral trade, ...
A month ago, Charlotte tourism executives landed an international soccer ... Most recently, Cuba met Guatemala and Mexico took on Trinidad and ...
Cameron revealed that he made a trip to Trinidad and paid a visit to ... of staging matches here in Trinidad and the boost it could have on tourism.”.
I met with the minister, the permanent secretary in the ministry of Tourism, Vidia Ramkhelwan and Adrian Winter, as well as Jeffrey Guillen who was ...
Li highlighted that Trinidad and Tobago was one of the first Caribbean ... "China is willing to work with Trinidad and Tobago to consolidate political trust, ... in areas related to communication, education, culture, sports, and tourism.
... which took place at the Magdalena Grand, Beach and Golf Resort, Tobago. ... She said events such as these aid the sport tourism mandate and provide ... Participants, visitors and supporters were also invited to a Mother's Day ...
Development of Trinidad and Tobago's tourism industry has featured heavily during Prime Minister Rowley's official visit to the People's Republic of ...
Asphalt from the Trinidad and Tobago pitch lake may be used to help pave ... "It is estimated that some one hundred and twenty million tourists travel ...
The Office of the Prime Minister explained that it anticipates that the strategic partnership will allow Trinidad and Tobago to tap into the tourism market ...
THE direct flights to China, easing visa restrictions for Chinese nationals to visit TT, Chinese investment in the proposed Sandals resort in Tobago and ...
On Monday 14 May the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) held a Public ... constructed Argyle International Airport is a major driver of their tourism ...
Since the age of 13, Alex Nedd has been working in Tobago's tourism sector, offering water sports for visitors to the island. Now, he is his own boss, ...
Sandals is such a marque brand that once the Sandals flag is planted in Tobago, this would send notice to the global tourism sector that Tobago is ...
Why is Tobago so heavily dependent on Trinidad? ... confronting the challenges plaguing the Tobago economy in sectors such as tourism, education, ...
But the question lies, do we fully understand what is sports tourism? ... its own Home of Football, or the other stadia in Marabella, Malabar or Tobago.
T&T's natural/comparative advantages include tropical agriculture, tourism, some oil/gas, culture, an educated and trained labour force with moderate ...
The Tobago House of Assembly says it is taking steps to phase out the use of styrofoam on the island and is working with the private sector to do so on ...
Thousands of tourists that got to Guyana will join locals and carnival ... But while there is deep-rooted cultural tradition in Trinidad and the Eastern ...
Earnings from these investments are returned to the HIF for future investment in other new tourism projects. At the end of ten years, the owner would ...
TOBAGO Hotel and Tourism Association president Chris James welcomed initiatives spearheaded by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to encourage ...
Tourism, Culture, and Arts” as a newly-upgraded core area in SGLG ... La Trinidad, the Capital of Benguet, has been reaping national awards through ...
Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association president Chris James has welcomed initiatives spearheaded by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to encourage ...
In addition to officials of the Tobago Emergency Management Agency ... electricity, telecommunications, transportation and tourism may be affected.
Tobago is not immune as a target for money laundering and financing of terrorism, and as a tourism-based economy, it is especially important that ...
The popular vocalist will host her first full-length concert in Port of Spain on June 9 at ... As much as I have been doing performances in Port of Spain. ... getting into creative and exporting Trinidad and Tobago as a space for tourism.
BRIAN Lewis, President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee ... at the summit, Lewis said, “No one here has spoken about sport tourism.
The Trinidad and Tobago Promoters Association (TTPA) wishes to ... about the national event tourism sector both during and outside the carnival ...
... to nurture talent, inspire creativity and encourage entrepreneurship within our population while positioning Tobago to strengthen our cultural tourism ...
Tobago Time” initiative of the Tobago House of Assembly's Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation, held at Cara Suites Hotel in Claxton Bay ...
Glasgow to head new TTPA; call issued for national dialogue on tourism and ... The Trinidad and Tobago Promoters Association (TTPA) wishes to ...
The United Kingdom may be well ahead of countries like Belarus and Trinidad and Tobago as far as Chinese tourist arrivals are concerned, but that ...
... the 173-year anniversary of Indian Arrival Day in Trinidad and Tobago. ... Bodoe said there are other tourism projects that need to be addressed by ...
"Similarly, the South Oropouche wetlands can be developed as an ecotourism site to assist in the diversification thrust as Trinidad and Tobago seeks ...
Nadine Stewart-Phillips, secretary of Tourism, Culture and Transportation for the Tobago House of Assembly, is due to speak at the Caribbean ...
Municipal Tourism Officer Valred Olsim said they are eyeing to revive the ... La Trinidad, originally called Benguet from the local term “Benget” which ...
The association also received donations from the Leeward Islands Students Association of Trinidad & Tobago at UWI in St Augustine, Trinidad.
Trinidad & Tobago – The Pan African Federalist Movement's (PAFM) ... sustainable tourism development with an emphasis on community tourism, ...
“ABOUT 2,000 Hindus live and work in Tobago, but they don't have a ... Several of them also work on the island in the tourism sector and manage ...
Interestingly sport tourism wasn't part of the discourse. It was pure business and most certainly a refreshing change from the nauseating petty and ...
The UK could learn from Belarus and Trinidad and Tobago when it comes to attracting Chinese tourists to Britain, travel industry commentators say.
Then we have the tourists who come regularly and who look for a place to worship. We have also had people who came to Tobago to get married but ...
A joint committee between the Tobago House of Assembly and Caribbean Airlines Ltd (CAL) has been set up to monitor the recent $50 change fee ...
... the construction of a new terminal building at the Arthur NR Robinson International Airport was also part of efforts to boost tourism in Tobago.
Bajaj said his team participated in the Trinidad roadshow hosted by the THA Division of Tourism, Culture and Transport and the Tobago Tourism ...
Tobago economy being wrecked… ... an avenue for the Chinese to invest in the Sandals project which is geared towards bolstering Tobago's tourism.
A new oil spill originating in Trinidad and Tobago has reached the ... On Sunday, May 27, tourism promoters and the NGO Conbive reported that they ...
This includes developing sector strategy for ICT, Tourism as well as rolling ... Avasant provided a snapshot of the Trinidad & Tobago country profile, ...
The Authority, describing the project as “one of the largest economic stimulating projects in its (Tobago) history,” said the proposed site for terminal ...
... the people of Tobago could enjoy the benefits of a boosted tourism sector, increased employment opportunities and modern airport facilities which ...
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... largely through higher economic activity driven by strengthening performance of the US economy (which drives both tourism flows and remittances ...
Melville also spoke about promoting health tourism - to transform the tourism sector in Tobago from a holiday destination to a must-have state of the art ...
The tiny community of Cedros came alive for Indian Arrival Day Celebrations on Wednesday. Scores of people, including Opposition Leader Kamla ...
They landed barefoot on the beach and were greeted by Persad-Bissessar and an entourage of villagers and visitors alike who threw coloured rice on ...
The proposal and evaluation of the southern city as a Craft City of the World pursues the promotion of local innovation, creative tourism as well as the ...
For sculptor Wendel Moore, Tobago is his muse, his love for his island of birth .... “The tourists, especially the cruise ship tourists, don't buy anything.
Wilson attributed the increase in arrivals to the division's efforts in attending trade shows to promote Destination Tobago. As for repeat visitors, Wilson ...
Working with the Queens Tourism Council, Kane plans to assemble dozens of Queens residents for about three hours on Saturday, June 9, from 8 ...
Once completed, they will be handed over to the Tourism Ministry and then leased to vendors. .... This is one of the most popular beaches in Trinidad.
The invasion included a number of shorelines so severely hit that some tourists have canceled trips and lawmakers on Tobago called it a “natural ...
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), which presents the event each year, proudly brings together top chefs and mixologists from the ...
The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) says the Trinidad and Tobago-owned Caribbean Airlines has demonstrated its ongoing ...
However, no amount of promotional activity will see a bludgeoning in the Tobago tourism market in the relatively short term. In other words, there is still ...
JUST about 70 students of the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (TTHTI), located at Hilltop Lane, Airways Road, Chaguaramas, ...
In a week in which Caribbean tourism leaders have been meeting in New York to build on the strong growth that much of the industry is now ...
Tobago's economy has traditionally been tourism driven, so the nature of their businesses and livelihoods are in many ways different from Trinidad's.
Hosein also suggested the THA lobby Government to get national crime under control as Tobago's tourism industry may be adversely affected by ...
Caribbean tourism officials unveiled details of the long talked-about ... the Cayman Islands, Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago, Martinique and Jamaica ...
In partnership with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), ... So far, St. Lucia, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago, ... The region received 8.2 million international tourists' visits during this ...
... Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Trinidad & Tobago ... NAC 2018 is also seen as a huge opportunity to boost golf tourism from ...
N. America Golf Tourism Convention coming to Sunriver ... Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica.
Bankers Association trains and mentors Tobago SMEs ... The Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT) has partnered with the ... sectors including agro-processing, manufacturing, tourism, food and goods/services sectors.
The Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT) has partnered with the ... agro-processing, manufacturing, tourism, food and goods/services sectors. ... on the 9 and 10 May, 2018 at the Victor E. Bruce Complex, Tobago.
Additionally, we're hoping that there would definitely be money for the TTA (Tobago Tourism Agency) to go forward with the plans that have been put ...
Secretary of Tourism, Culture and Transportation Nadine Stewart-Phillips and CEO of the Tobago Tourism Agency Louis Lewis held talks with ...
So said Tobago House of Assembly's Chief Administrator Raye Sandy, responding to a query from Newsday Tobago about the status of the ...
Herein lies some important lessons for T&T where sport tourism was ... This is under the purview of the Ministries of Sport and Tourism, the Tobago ...
June 25 is the Tobago House of Assembly's (THA) Budget Day, and ... housing, tourism, agriculture, human capital development and facilitating ...
Stewart-Phillips led a combined delegation from the Tourism Division and the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited to Caribbean Week to promote ...
Subscribe now and get access to the Trinidad Express E-paper ... a proposal that would be handed to the Minister of Tourism to help achieve this goal.
Acting deputy permanent secretary Satie Jamraj-Marimuthu on Thursday said a board has been appointed for Tourism Trinidad Ltd, the new entity ...
On Friday, steel-pan country, Trinidad and Tobago played host to the Barbados Tourism Inc, as they launched the upcoming Barbados Food and Rum ...
Tobago is at that point now, but not if your investment requires an ... Clearly Tobago needs to change gear and attract new tourism investment. It is the ...
Domestic medical tourism is not exactly a new development. The rural town of Trinidad, Colorado became an unlikely hotbed of 'medical tourism' back ...
Weed Town, USA: How Marijuana Rescued the Town of Trinidad, Colorado ... There's nothing but weed in Trinidad.” .... The town has recently published its first-ever travel guide geared to tourism, calling Trinidad “the gem of ...
In an interview with Newsday Tobago last Wednesday, Dennis, who is also ... As Tobago moves forward in its tourism thrust, adequate facilities and ...
A fee will soon have to paid to enter a number of tourist attractions in Tobago. This from Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart – Phillips. Three attractions ...
Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips is counting benefits for Tobago from her recent trips to United States to attend the Caribbean Tourism ...
“This campaign is a critical component for achieving the Division's overall mission to recommission Tobago as an ideal tourism destination,” she said.
Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips said the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), in collaboration with the TT Dragon Boat Federation and the ...
Independence for Tobago, he said, must include being able to develop agriculture, tourism and education. “Look at how St Georges University ...
He told Tobago Newsday that his presentation will be focused on housing, tourism, agriculture, human capital development and facilitating private ...
Speaking to Newsday Tobago, president of the Tobago Chamber Claude ... For its part, the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association (THTA) said an ...
Trinidad Tourism Ltd, led by Miss Universe 1977 Janelle Penny Commissiong, is expected to begin marketing T&T as a tourism destination before the ...
This type of tourism brings together large groups for a particular purpose, and ... We also wish to thank our sponsors; La Trinidad Municipal Employees ...
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) wants a total of more and four and a ... in the tourism product, agricultural sector, an accelerated housing programme ... the development projects on the cards is a new cargo port for Tobago.
Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Finance and the Economy Secretary Joel Jack is ... provide the base for modernising the tourism sector in Tobago.
... rally in Mt Lambert last Friday, said that special attention was being paid to the Tobago economy, particularly development of its Tourism Sector.
THE Tobago House of Assembly (THA) has presented a $4.7 billion budget for ... fostering innovation and creativity; tourism sector development; monetising ... “For fiscal 2018, the total budgetary allocation to the Tobago House of ...
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) is requesting a total of $4.5 billion from Central Government ... Tourism, Culture and Transportation: $381.1M.
THE Tobago House of Assembly (THA) administration is chasing a ... had offered conflicting accounts as to whether tourism or agriculture would be ...
It defies human logic and the economic realities that Tobago is currently ... “Tobago Regional Health Authority $510.1M, Tobago Tourism Authority ...
THE Tobago House of Assembly (THA) is actively collaborating with the Central Government to expand and diversify Tobago's tourism base, through ...
"The THRTA recognizes the pivotal role that its hospitality training institute, the Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute (TTHTI) continues to ...
Trinidad and Tobago Wins Caribbean's Top Culinary Competition ... Trinidad and Tobago's national culinary team took home the top honors in the latest ... in the annual event run by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.
The Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Association (THRTA), it added, "has been fielding national culinary teams to Taste of the Caribbean ...
(CHTA) – Trinidad and Tobago is the Caribbean National Culinary Team of the ... “These participants are the future of tourism and the teamwork and ...
“CHTA applauds this year's Taste of the Caribbean participants, their national hotel and tourism associations, team managers and sponsors for ...
The question is, therefore, how can Tobago make increased tourist arrivals earn more for its coffers? Jack's focus on signature tourism projects, such ...
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) administration is chasing ... said the Government had offered conflicting accounts as to whether tourism or ...
Speaking to Newsday Tobago on Tuesday, Trotman said items raised in ... Trotman also said a $355.4 million allocation to the Division of Tourism, ...
So admitted Finance Secretary Joel Jack who, in presenting the Tobago House ... recent visit to Australia and plans to acquire two fast ferries for Tobago. ... in the expansion of long-term viability for the Tobago tourism sector,” he said.
... drive from my home in Port of Spain soon morphed from the expectancy of a ... If local tourism to the Toco area is treated in this way, then any foreign ...
Lewis said sport tourism will grow as a result of hosting the Games. "The Government has spoken about tourism, sport tourism in particular.
Joining the conversation on "Diversification & Confidence for Trinidad and Tobago," Mr. Broadbridge looked at the tourism sector as a means for ...
The tourism sector has faced its fair share of challenges over the last few years, but the Tobago House of Assembly is committed to plans for growth, ...
The issue was raised by Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell on Wednesday when officials of the CDA appeared before Parliament's Public Accounts ...
Couva North MP Ramona Ramdial called on the Carli Bay Fish Fest Committee to tap into the Ministry of Tourism for support since Carli Bay Fishing ...
Environmentalist and tour operator Stephen Broadbridge has criticised what he says is a lack of marketing of Trinidad and Tobago as a tourist ...
Trinidad & Tobago is the Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year. ... “These participants are the future of tourism, and the teamwork and ...
Members of Trinidad and Tobago's Air Guard load water on a relief flight organized ... The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) urged the ...
Meanwhile, Finance Secretary Joel Jack said developing Tobago's tourism industry was a priority for the THA with the proposed Sandals project as ...
Meanwhile, visitor arrivals to Tobago for January to May 2018 have shown an increase of 1,540 to 12,540, over the same period for 2017.
Tourism Legislations are thriving in La Trinidad. After the Coffee Festival Ordinance, STOBOSA Ordinance, and Farm Tourism Ordinance, I would like ...
Minority Leader in the Tobago House of Assembly, Watson Duke , is ... to be done to restore confidence and revive the tourism sector in the sister isle.
Twenty officers from the Tourism-Oriented Policing Unit were on Monday ... Moore said the Tobago police has a part to play in ensuring every visitor ...
Until last week, Nellrene Walker loved WestJet. She wanted her money to support a Canadian airline; she had good experiences with WestJet in the ...
Jahmore Madden of Roxborough Secondary School is Tobago's Junior Secretary of Tourism. Madden's presentation of “Virtual Reality,” wowed the ...
We are continually “spinning top in mud”, consistently failing to get a viable tourism industry off the ground because of repeated failure to address the ...
“Marketing is something in Trinidad we seem to refuse to do. ... He was critical of the Tourism Ministry's Stay To Getaway campaign, saying this ...
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) says Trinidad and Tobago is the new Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year.
The 2018 Trinidad and Tobago National Culinary Team walked away with a stunning victory at this year's Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's ...
Tobago Chamber Chairman Claude Benoit says the Tobago House of ... Benoit said the budget should have placed more focus on tourism and ...
... as well as build a new 400-room hotel in the central town of Trinidad. Investors in Cuba's tourism industry had high hopes for the sector when ...
Chair of the Committee, Rhonda Thomas LaTouche, said the tourism sector is of major economic importance to Tobago, as it brings in foreign ...
According to the new Tourism Minister, Randall Mitchell, the board of directors of the newly formed Trinidad Tourism Ltd, headed by Janelle Penny ...
Kudos for several police officers in Tobago attached to the Tourism Oriented Policing Unit. Senior officers commended the officers for their diligence to ...
Janine Neef-de Windt, marketing manager Caribbean, Curacao Tourist ... As part of CTB, a contingent of eight, including Windt, flew into Trinidad to ...
The Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation has a new logo. ... inform will 60,000 of the importance of tourism to the Tobago economy and the ...
To this he says, “Tobago needs new energy to develop things to do, to provide aspects of tourism that catch people's imagination. It's not expensive to ...
Farley Augustine, Minority member. Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and Representative for Parlatuvier/L'Anse Fourmi/Speyside, is calling on Chief ...
A relatively short drive from the more popular Maracas Beach on Trinidad's north coast, Las Cuevas was once the only Blue Flag beach in the ...
For its part, the Spanish group Iberostar will run the Ancon Trinidad Hotel, ... Foreign investments in Cuban tourism will also target camping sites, ...
Caribbean news in brief: Tourism, nuclear tech + more ... Trinidad and Tobago will introduce 'fast-track courts' next month to deal with the backlog of ...
Nedd is the founder of Waterholics, a watersport business, which has been quietly making its mark on Tobago's tourism landscape for more than a ...
... Development Camille Robinson-Regis, as well as representatives of the T&T Chamber and the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association.
Tourism and Culture Secretary Nadine Stewart Phillips, on Friday night, ... Delivering an address at Friday night's opening of the 2018 Tobago ...
Don't try to be over creative and dilute it. Down to the Tobago twang they interfering with...we are not supposed to make it understandable for visitors, ...
On Saturday, Jamaica's Popcaan took over Trinidad. .... Trinidad and Tobago played host to the Barbados Tourism Inc, as they launched the upcoming ...
Mitchell added that whilst this new project will be in test- phase over the next two weeks, it will bring Trinidad and Tobago in line with present-day ...
The newly-installed Automated Border Control Kiosk System at TT's two international airports has earned praise from Tourism Minister Randall ...
Chris James, President of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association, told Newsday Tobago he would reserve comment until the vessel arrives in ...
Claims that tourist arrivals and hotel occupancy in Tobago are down to zero are simply not true. Former Tourism Minister and Tobago West MP ...
Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips says it is important to show appreciation for persons who have ensured Tobago's heritage continues to ...
According to Hadad, road tours conducted by the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association revealed that “80 per cent of the people from Trinidad are not ...
At present Trinidad's tourism share in the Caribbean is small – just 2 per cent of overall annual visitation – with oil production the country's main source ...
TOBAGO West MP Shamfa Cudjoe said citizens can look forward to ... She said there were several tourism activities going on in Tobago including the ...
This event attracted large numbers of Trinidadian and Caribbean visitors and some felt it was in fact an alternative Tobago Carnival. Over the past few ...
There will be a Public Hearing about tourism-related ordinances (The La Trinidad Tourism and Cultural Affairs Office, Highland Vegetable Week, and ...
The island also saw 14,863 arrivals coming out of Trinidad and Tobago, and there was a further increase of 3.1 percent growth from the other ...
According to in-house statistics from the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. ... The island also saw 14,863 arrivals coming out of Trinidad and Tobago, ...
Tobago's coral reefs are among its most diverse and endangered ecosystems. The island's reefs provide services that range from tourism attractions to ...
The Aripo Livestock Station has been opened to bird watchers. In an effort to market Trinidad as a tourist destination for bird enthusiasts, Agriculture ...
BAGUIO. Tourists enjoy a groupie at the Stonehill, Botiwtiw and Sadjap (StoBoSa) Hillside Homes Artwork in La Trinidad, Benguet. More development ...
... affect a sponsorship deal with Caribbean Sports Television Network Sportsmax, the Ministry of Tourism and the T&T Pro League moving forward.
... the containers in Trinidad and Tobago.” The THA is currently working with the Castara Tourism Association to make Castara the first Styrofoam-free ...
Brian Frontin, CEO, Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Association said, “A Taste of Gold is something we look forward to every time we win ...
D Belle of D Ball,' said delegates were ambassadors for the island's tourism sector. She said the aim of the competition was to provide “a holistic ...
Costa Deliziosa, Costa Magica and Costa Pacifica will visit ports in Florida, the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, the Dominican Republic, Trinidad and ...
Though a relatively new player in the tourism game, having previously relied on its natural oil and gas reserves to fuel the economy, Tobago's ...
The National Carnival Commission (NCC) will be rolling out a marketing and promotional campaign to encourage visitors to come to Trinidad and ...
The nonprofit Downtown Colorado brought experts in historic preservation, tourism, planning and economic development to Trinidad in October 2012.
Despite inclement weather, scores of Tobagonians and visitors turned out for ... Pigeon Point Heritage Park, which also marked the end of the 2018 Tobago ... In opening remarks at the event, Culture and Tourism Secretary Nadine ...
... Tourism Board, Bimbola Daniyan. While presenting the award to him, Chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee of Trinidad and Tobago, ...
SPORT tourism continues to be high in the agenda for the Government as it ... Prescod said he has a contact within the NFL though Trinidad-born ...
We are fortunate in that Trinidad & Tobago has a strong technology infrastructure. Q: What direction do you see the Hyatt Trinidad and general tourism ...
According to the World Travel & Tourism Economic Impact 2018, the ... In the LGBT market Trinidad could potentially be poised to further diversify its ...
The July/August vacation has not yielded the usual upswing in domestic tourism for Tobago. The island is not enjoying favourable local arrivals, says ...
The Speyside Water Wheel, one of Tobago's most treasured historical ... development of Tobago, and improvement of the island's tourism product.
Christlyn Moore, Political Leader of the Tobago Forwards, is calling on ... raised the matter of travellers unable to access CAL flights this July/August, ...
All five voyages will feature include stops in Havana, offering travelers more time to see and experience the city. ... Cienfuegos (which offers the opportunity for a visit to the colonial town of Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site).
The Tobago Hotel & Tourism Association (THTA) is reporting a further decline in domestic arrivals for this July-August period compared to the same ...
Though the destinations include both Port of Spain, Trinidad, and St. James, Barbados, the purpose is the same: to play mas in a Caribbean carnival.
The release said during the Board's first year of tenure, the Tobago Tourism Agency became operational with the recruitment of Chief Executive Officer ...
In setting high animal welfare standards for the benefit of tourism, the World ... “Last time I stayed in Tobago I brought my 2 adult children and my ...
In his address at the event held at the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Institute (THTI) Conference Room in Mt St George, Charles commended Frederick on ...
Junior Secretary of Tourism Jahmone Madden, centre, is flanked by with ... Madden said the role is demanding but he is encouraging Tobago's youth ... Madden's activities for the year will involve promoting tourism among the youth.
That said, she appreciates the opportunity lionfish hunting can give divers as an alternative means of income since Tobago tourism has almost ground ...
This was the adage used by Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief ... of our tourism thrust that we are not thwarted by issues relative to crime and ...
... duties based on their skills. He said there were 115 lifeguards designated to nine major beaches in Trinidad with Maracas being a main tourism site.
President general of the NUGFW James Lambert said after being under the Local Government Ministry and Tourism Ministry, lifeguards were not ...
The annual Great Race, now in its 50th year, could do much for Tobago and the development of sport tourism on the island, Acting President of the ...
LAST week, the three-day tourism branding workshop with the Department of ... The 2018 La Trinidad Tourism Week will be held on September 24-27 ...
WILLEMSTAD - Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Steven Martina and Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) are pleased to announce a nonstop charter ...
... and Sandals Tobago is expected to add value to the tourism industry as Government continues its drive towards sustainable economic development ...
The media release said that Sandals Tobago is expected to add value to the tourism industry as Government continues its drive towards sustainable ...
With free admission, the Panman Can Cook Competition that featured “anything duck,” drew dozens of residents, Tourism Minister Randal Mitchell, ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett says ... coast of Venezuela on Tuesday and affected Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago.
We in the Caribbean are particularly vulnerable because our tourism ... This is what the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, which ... of Venezuela and affected countries Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago.
Cooke said business was bad for the past two years because of low tourist ... going back and forth and you can't get a seat but no tourist in Tobago.”.
PM: Sandals contract, Tobago consultations soon ... Tobago as the last of the developing island in the Easter Caribbean in tourism,” he said. ... The PM contended a Sandals resort in Tobago has nothing to do with any preferential ...
WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) is reporting an overall ... Trinidad & Tobago also shows a growth in visitor arrivals, with 29% more ...
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She said this included the tourism sector and reiterated that the previous PP administration had put plans in place to create education, health and ...
... inland and let the beauty of the beaches be Tobago's heritage,” he added. ... It is naturally a disaster to Castara tourism, the village and everything in ...
SEVERAL key changes to the TT International Marathon (TTIM) 2019 could see it end up being a remarkable tourism product, according to All Sports ...
In a positive note, our Tourism Development Service will be implementing the La Trinidad Tourism week this last week of September. In celebration of ...
... Grenada Tourism Authority, Tobago Division of Tourism, AMResorts, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism and Advantage Management Group.
The Caribbean Tourism Organization, the organisers, will be holding events including Meet ... Tourism Authority, Tobago Division of Tourism, AMResorts, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism and Advantage Management Group.
The Division of Tourism hosted a Tourism Summer Youth Awareness ... exciting tourism industry that forms the backbone of the Tobago's economy.
With most people heading abroad around to watch and play sports, more than ever before, it is important for us in Trinidad and Tobago to seize the ...
Doctors like Alexandra Ames are even using telemedicine to avoid traffic between Port of Spain and San Fernando. Digitisation is a great equaliser.
Some of the best dive sites in the world can be found in Belize, Tobago and the Cayman Islands, so jump in and discover the diverse marine life.
Phillips said the Spartan Race agents later met with Ministry of Tourism ... So we expect that when the travellers come to Trinidad, they won't be the ...
Speaking with Newsday Tobago in June, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Tobago Tourism Agency (TTA), Louis Lewis said that exit surveys ...
Yesterday (September 10), the Municipality of La Trinidad, with its tourism services implementors, launched the celebration of the La Trinidad Tourism ...
Louis Lewis Chief Executive Officer of the Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd, (TTAL) on August 17-19, led a team representing Tobago, to the 2018 edition ...
The event marked Tobago's admission to the WTCF, an international organisation formed by prominent cities and tourism-related institutions that ...
BENGUET'S capital town of La Trinidad remains a top benchmark for ... With La Trinidad paving the way for farm tourism, the valley's strawberry farm ...
Trinidad boasts four of the six principal tourist destinations in the province of Sancti Spíritus, in the center of the island. It is not only one of the best ...
This fight for trash free seas is close to Tobago's heart as our tourism and one of our main food sources are benched on Tobago's beauty and quality of ...
LAS ANIMAS COUNTY – Trinidad's tourism industry is booming. Hotelier Cy Michaels is chair of the local tourism board. She said there are so many ...
Not enough is being done for Tourism in Tobago. This is the sentiment of Vice President of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association Carol-Ann ...
DUE TO the effects left by Typhoon Ompong, La Trinidad will be postponing its first Tourism Week originally slated September 24 to 29 which aims to ...
CASTRIES – September 18, 2018 – Saint Lucia continues to prove why she is a destination that inspires travelers to visit and explore her beauty and ...
Trinidad and Tobago producer production company Imagine Media, .... the unique offerings of Trinidad and Tobago as a location, to raise our tourism ...
President of the Tobago Unique Bed and Breakfast Association, Kaye Trotman, told Newsday Tobago on Monday, that while the data was still being ...
In the Cubano, the closest park to Trinidad, daily tours with specialized guides are organized. On a short, four-kilometer hike visitors can enjoy a ...
A Tobago accountant is advising businessmen to seek out creative and ... a decrease in activity in three main areas - construction, tourism and retail.
On November 2, Newsday Tobago will celebrate its third anniversary. ... consequences for not only the tourism industry but also the business sector, ...
“We cannot blame the average young person that we meet on the streets who is just simply unaware of things Tobago. If tourism is our main product, ...
The La Trinidad Tourism week is postponed as our way of showing solidarity and sympathy to the victims of the recent tragedy in our province, and the ...
According to the Central Statistical Office (CSO), visitor arrivals for 2015 were ... Trinidad Carnival needs to be restored to a place of pride among the ...
Charles: Tourism Thrust to Be Launched ... THA Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles says, a new brand of Tobago's tourism thrust will soon be launched.
Tourism minister Randall Mitchell said said over $500 million dollars was spent on Carnival over the last 10 years and Trinidad and Tobago failed to ...
"FilmTT will continue to pursue opportunities to sell the unique offerings of Trinidad and Tobago as a location, to raise its tourism profile through ...
Tourism is one of the countries biggest foreign exchange earners. 4. Trinidad and Tobago. Trinidad and Tobago is a small Caribbean country. It is the ...
Trinidad and Tobago. Trinidad and Tobago is a small Caribbean country. It is the home country of superstar musician, Nicki Minaj. Tourism is T and T's ...
Trinidad and Tobago is a small Caribbean country. It is the ... Apart from South Africa, Kenya is Africa's biggest tourism destination for non-Africans.
Tourism Ministry, Lok Jack promote 'Digital Trends in Tourism' ... visitors, which has the potential to increase visitor arrivals to Trinidad and Tobago.
In fact, there has been a decline of about 3,000 tourists, he said, adding that ... launch of Carnival 2019 at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.
Budget Wish list: Tobago Stakeholders ... Our first stop: Tobago. ... And President of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association, Chris James. He joins ...
“The Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd presented a 'Reviving Tourism Plan' to the stakeholders which was costed at $141 million, and in the Tobago House ...
Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips is hoping that necessary funding to drive growth in the tourism sector in Tobago would be made available ...
He said this is why the Tourism Development Company (TDC) was shut down and the Tourism Trinidad Destination Management Company was ...
Prime Minister Rowley thinks the Sandals Tobago resort will inject new life into the distressed ... Let's first take a look at the state of tourism in Tobago.
The La Trinidad Tourism week will push through on October 22-27, 2018. The exhibits of products, arts/photos will open on the 22nd while the ...
The Tobago Tourism Agency is already developing a significant tourism product as a ledger based location, while the Tourism Trinidad Company is ...
Tobago Tourism Agency will be marketing Tobago as a leisure destination. Tourism Trinidad Company will be marketing Trinidad as a place for ...
SHORTS and flip flops? Your destination is Tobago. Business attire? Head to Trinidad. Finance Minister Colm Imbert said that the sustainability and ...
The Tobago House of Assembly has been given an allocation of $2.229 ... in Tobago, which he said will be a “radical stimulus for tourism in Tobago, ...
Speaking about the sister isle's tourism, Imbert made specific mention of the Sandals Project, Magdalena Grand Beach and Gulf Resort, the Tobago ...
Stewart Phillips also reported that for the first time, Tobago will be represented at the Caribbean Tourism Youth Congress, which started yesterday in ...
Imbert stated that the Tobago Tourism Agency was developing and marketing Tobago as a leisure-based location while the Tourism Trinidad ...
The number of visitors to Tobago as a result of the TICC augurs well for the development of the island's sport tourism thrust and provides an ...
... the hotel will be owned by Trinidad and Tobago and equity partners and is in keeping with the objectives of the newly established Tobago Tourism ...
Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert, says efforts will be stepped to revamp the tourism industry in Tobago. He says one of the major moves that will be ...
“In Tobago, contrary to the view of some, the economy has not been ... the destruction of the tourism sector, the domestic tourism sector especially, ...
Gov't says Sandals project will spur economic growth in Tobago ... of the newly established Tobago Tourism Agency that is already developing and ...
“We look forward to increasing tourism in Grenada, Tobago and Barbados as we have recently done in St. Lucia and Antigua.” Adds Rex Resorts' ...
Trinidad and Tobago's Government is also planning to build other hotels and improve or create new infrastructures to increase the number of tourists ...
“We look forward to increasing tourism in Grenada, Tobago and Barbados as we have recently done in St. Lucia and Antigua.” The six Rex Resorts ...
In his 2018-2019 budget presentation, Finance Minister Colm Imbert stated that the tourism framework was being transformed “with the aim of ...
Growth for TT in shipbuilding, repairs industry, tourism sector ... Facility Co-operative Society of TT at the Hilton Trinidad, Le Hunte said tourism has ...
The Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (UDeCOTT) ... With the closure of the Tourism Development Company Ltd in 2017, the ...
President of the Tobago Agricultural Society, Micheson Neptune is disappointed that agriculture did not get the same focus as tourism in the national ...
Le Hunte also said that the Sandals hotel to be built in Tobago will drive the island's tourism sector. “Sandals will have up to 2,000 permanent ...
Guyana tops region in tourist arrivals for first half of 2018 ... In his address at the close of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation's State of the Tourism ... upon their 2017 performances with Trinidad and Tobago registering increases of ...
How to rebuild a small but colorful town: Craft 3 Culture & Heritage Tourism. Tara Marshall, Director of Development Services for the City of Trinidad, ...
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The Tobago House of Assembly will focus on developing tourism, agriculture, manufacturing and specialised service with its $2.229 billion budget ...
This year, more than a hundred LGUs participated in the screening process for various tourism projects, programs, and activities. La Trinidad's ...
The Ministry of Tourism for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago hosts a website extolling the many exquisite charms of the “true Caribbean” to be ...
Also, Government will have to overcome a Zika infection image if it wants to develop the Sandals Tobago resort—particularly for "couples" tourism.
Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell anticipates a resurgence of inter-island tourism following the first sailing of the Galleon's Passage to Tobago on ...
On Monday, a week after the budget reading, President of the Tobago National Maxi Taxi Owners and Drivers Association, Cloyd Williams, said at a ...
TOURISM Minister Randall Mitchell declared the first commercial sailing of ... “Those of us in Trinidad can better enjoy Tobago's world-class leisure ...
In an interview with Newsday Tobago on Tuesday, Trotman said: ... President of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association (THTA), Chris James also ...
Caribbean Tourism Lays Out Catchy New Marketing Campaign: The ... Department of Tourism, and the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Tourism.
FLORIDA, United States, Thursday October 11, 2018 – Inspired by the Caribbean's sounds and sights, the region's leading tourism entities have ...
Inspired by the Caribbean's sounds and sights, the Caribbean Tourism ... Department of Tourism, and the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Tourism.
“They have advanced that the introduction of the Sandals brand in Tobago will have a transformational impact on the tourism industry in Tobago and ...
The region's leading tourism entities have joined forces to launch "The ... neighbour Saint Lucia, as well as Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago in the ...
They will be working closely with all Tobago hotels, the airlines servicing the island and other tourism stakeholders to have special packages created ...
Caribbean Tourism Organization and Caribbean Hotel and Tourism ... Department of Tourism, and the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Tourism.
MIAMI, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inspired by the Caribbean's sounds and sights, the region's leading tourism entities have joined forces to ...
Mitchell explained the Sandals Tobago resort "will increase exposure to the island and that exposure will encourage more hotels and tourism ...
The $20 million was a fraction of the monies to be distributed to Tobago's tourism sector, as an additional $40 million will be given in the next fiscal ...
Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell says the establishment of a Sandals Hotel in Tobago will bring the world to the island. Mitchell made the statement ...
After Historic Run, Trinidad & Tobago Coach Leaves for FIVB Post ... After leading Trinidad & Tobago through a historic first-ever qualification for the ... which has just 175,000 citizens and an economy built on tourism and bananas.
TOBAGO's tourism slump raises deep questions about the Government's policy in relation to growing the island's tourism industry and especially about ...
The time has come to admit that the hotels in Tobago cannot support the necessary economic realities needed to bolster the tourism industry. When do ...
This production is another example of our artistic riches and also compelling evidence that any tourism plan for Trinidad must have entertainment and ...
But Section 7 D (10) of the Dangerous Drugs Amendment Act 2015 provides an avenue for visitors to Jamaica to apply for an exemption for medical ...
For years, tourism has been a plausible source of diversification, and it has received a lot of focus, but it has failed in providing tangible results.
The tourism officers and designates, trained in various cultural sensitivity ... The La Trinidad Tourism week will see action on October 22-27, 2018.
Imbert said the project “represents a radical stimulus for the tourism sector in Tobago which would now provide a platform for sustainable economic ...
He defended a $20 million allocation to the Tobago Tourism Agency, Couva North MP Ramona Ramdial asked about a slight drop in allocation to ...
Owner of Bago's Beach Bar Shirley Cooke, who also sits on the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Institute's Board of Directors, told Guardian Media there ...
Secretary for Tourism, Culture and Transportation for Tobago, Nadine Stewart-Phillips, also celebrated the new addition, “The Tobago House of ...
Scott Marketing, led by former UK director for Dubai Tourism, Ian Scott, has ... Scott Marketing was set up in June of this year by Scott, who has more than 20 years travel industry experience and has worked with Trinidad and Tobago, ...
#Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, October 18, 2018: The Caribbean ... This adverse impact was confirmed by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism ...
This adverse impact was confirmed by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), who ...
... are going to attract sophisticated investors to Trinidad and Tobago in tourism and other competitive areas, there is something called confidentiality.
20, Sunwing will launch its first-ever flights to the island of Tobago. ... package offering will significantly enhance our efforts in tourism at all levels.”.
Divali is an event that the ministry of tourism can market as a major ... e.g. Temples and Tourism in Trinidad and Tobago; Caribbean Indian Fashion; ...
THE 20th edition of the Tobago Blue Food Festival begins today with a ... the extent to which the festival has contributed to the island's tourism product.
In many ways TT offers the ideal tourism package: Stunning geography with history and ... Our Tobago tourism product will be as good as anybody's.
This week, La Trinidad is currently celebrating 2018 Tourism week with various activities that are intended to promote a tourism-conscious community.
... Hotel Trinidad, Sancti Spíritus, was granted the Quality Leader Award, in its sixth edition, by the National Trade Union of Hotels and Tourism and the ...
Tourism here is nothing new but changed governments have not been unified, consistent and determined in their efforts to make it succeed. Has this ...
Tobago, Emancipation to focus in Youth Games bid ... TOBAGO, and Emancipation Day celebrations, will be the focal points for the TT ... awareness globally that Trinbago is open and ready as a sport and event tourism destination.”.
While Sandals is being touted as a huge boost to Tobago's tourism industry, the Tobago Tourism Agency is not waiting for the brand to open its doors ...
Secretary for Tourism, Culture, and Transportation for Tobago, Nadine Stewart-Phillips, also celebrated the new addition saying, “The Tobago House ...
A must-do day trip for visitors of any age is an exploration of pristine Tobago Cays Marine Park, just under 80 kilometres across the water from Saint ...
We are going to run the hotel like the other hotels in Trinidad. ... the project “represents a radical stimulus for the tourism sector in Tobago which would ...
(Newsday) Trinidad & Tobago is one of the most political countries he has ... said there is no agreement which binds Sandals to the Tobago project ... development and place Tobago at the centre of a very competitive tourism market.
The initiative, a project of the Division of Culture, Tourism and Transportation and Tobago Tourism Agency, seeks to develop a strategy for rebranding ...
For example, she said, some people, including her, had questions about the role of the Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd, which is expected to lead the ...
Speaking with Business Day during a Liat intra-Caribbean press trip hosted by the USVI Department of Tourism on Tuesday, Potter said although the ...
As public outcry intensifies for Trinidad and Tobago's government to diversify the economy and place a bit more emphasis on Tourism, and brand ...
SAYING Tobago is in need of new investments, hospitality management consultant Rene Seepersadsingh said the tourism industry on the sister isle is ...
He recalled in the early 1990s, when there was a depression in oil prices, “it was Tobago's tourism industry that buoyed the national economy, getting ...
The Commissioner estimates that the US Virgin Islands receive around 30,000 to 40,000 regional visitors a year. She identified Trinidad and Tobago, ...
She said Tobago's iconic Buccoo Reef, which draws thousands of visitors annually and generates tens of millions of dollars in revenue, must be ...
Among the extraordinary technological advances that will take place globally over the next decade, the most potent for the Caribbean may be Artificial ...
While he voiced support for the Sandals Tobago project, Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association (THTA) president Chris James said the association's ...
After the La Trinidad Tourism Week 2018, we will have the “Adivay” on November though toned down to show solidarity to the victims of tragedies in ...
Tobago has a highly rated low-key eco-tourism with pristine rainforests, coral reefs and secluded beaches. Sandals and Beaches are moving in for the ...
With the arrival of just over 4,200 visitors on the Princess Cruise Lines' Caribbean Princess, Trinidad is set for a bumper cruise season. Sailing from Ft.
The Ministry of Tourism says Trinidad is set for a bumper cruise season with the arrival of just over 4,200 visitors on the Princess Cruise Lines' ...
He said foreign embassies in Trinidad have been issuing advisories that reflected badly on the country and will hamper tourists and investors from ...
Louis Lewis, chief executive officer of Tobago Tourism Agency, said: “The new brand represents a new direction in which we are going. It's built on ...
The Ministry of Tourism says Trinidad is set for a bumper cruise season, with the arrival of just over 4,200 visitors on the Princess Cruise Lines' ...
Two weeks ago, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) rolled out its new 'Go to Market' strategy and destination imagery during a Tobago ...
The Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd. unveiled its new marketing thrust at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London. WTM London is among the largest ...
Since launching its new tourism strategy urging visitors to discover a Tobago that's 'Beyond Ordinary', the Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd is wasting no ...
CHIEF SECRETARY Kelvin Charles has declared there is much to still discover in Tobago, promising travellers an "unparalleled experience" if they ...
Ministry of Tourism sources say the principal objective for rolling out this ... Trinidad and Tobago is highly celebrated as the originator of the modern ...
Making the maiden trip yesterday in the branded cab, which has been engaged for six months by the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL), were ...
Negotiations with Sandals, for example, have to be about what is strategically important for Tobago and the tourism sector in the long term, beyond just ...
Police have destroyed over 200 marijuana trees in Canaan, Tobago. ... Tourism Oriented Policing Section & Organised Crime & Intelligence Unit, ...
A press statement from the Ministry of Tourism got wide coverage in the media last week. Two dailies even carried similar headlines stating, “Trinidad ...
The Caribbean Media Awards, hosted by the Caribbean Tourism Organization, celebrates and rewards the very best representation of the Caribbean ...
UK launch for Tobago tourism. 7 hrs ago. 1 min to read ... CREDIT unions have an important role in the further economic diversification of Tobago.
THE board of directors and entire membership of the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Association as well as the board of governors and staff ...
Calls on Gangsters To Stop The War in Trinidad and Tobago. ... His life story may be quite similar to many of Trinidad and Tobago's young people, .... the economy and place a bit more emphasis on Tourism, and brand Tobago, one ...
The Board of Directors, Secretariat and entire Membership of the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association (THRTA) as well as the Board of ...
Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell is working to make Trinidad and Tobago a “must-visit” destination for major cruise lines. Minister Mitchell attended ...
Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell says Trinidad and Tobago will soon become a “must-visit” destination for major cruise lines. Mitchell recently ...
A total of 35 vessels are expected to call to Tobago at Scarborough and Charlotteville for the 2018/2019 Cruise Ship season which began on Sunday.
Rowley won't say that “trickle down” benefits will not fill the pockets of small tourism operators on Tobago. Sandals everywhere only uses its own ...
The TT Spirit was scheduled to leave Trinidad at 4pm on Monday but never left ... President of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association Chris James ...
Hassanally also said the initiative aims to create a signature event that can become a fixture on the tourism calendar, one that will make Tobago an art ...
The Tobago Tourism Agency (TTA) has a new brand and a glossy brochure cover featuring a snorkeller gliding over pristine coral reefs. Called ...
The Tourism Secretary believes this is a big bonus to the island. ... “The competition attracted 11 teams to Tobago; the competitors they had to go ...
Another major tourism project is set for Tobago, as Government has decided to go ahead with plans to develop a marina at Canoe Bay through a ...
“The Sandals project will change the game for tourism in Tobago... This project will bring airlift, marketing, foreign investment and jobs to Tobago., ...
Sports tourism involves the travel of persons for non-business reasons to participate and or observe sporting activities (Hall, 1992). According to ...
He said that the hotel was in keeping with the objectives of the newly established Tobago Tourism Agency that wasdeveloping and marketing the ...
Trinidad and Tobago's Minister of Tourism Randall Mitchell engaged in face-to-face discussions with executives of all the major cruise lines while ...
I saw myself from the Adivay acoustic band competition where La Trinidad ... and all the La Trinidad Tourism Stakeholders for your support and trust.
The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited partnered with Thomas Cook Airlines to host a contingent of ten travel agents and tour operators from the United ...
New developmental projects were discussed, including the Tobago tourism product, such as marina facilities and the Sandals project.
... Tourism Association and the Tobago Hoteliers and Tourism Association in working toward increased room rentals, occupancy rates and revenues.
“The project has the potential to positively transform Tobago's tourism sector. Besides being one of the highest rated resort companies because of the ...
The new developmental projects for Trinidad and Tobago were also ... Dry Docking Facility, and the development of the tourism product for Tobago, ...
The data indicates that the services sector, general government activities, the financial sector and the tourism sector contributes overwhelmingly to ...
“As Vice President of Trinidad and Tobago Incoming Tour Operator ... Broadbridge said eco-tourism is a precious part of Trinidad and Tobago's ...
Under your guidance as tourism minister, Tobago's tourism crashed. Your two years were the worst ever; many businesses closed. The air and sea ...
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- This valley town is mobilizing grandmothers in its plan ... La Trinidad's strawberry farms are among the identified tourist sites ...
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — This valley town is mobilizing grandmothers in its ... La Trinidad's strawberry farms are among the identified tourist sites ...
... Farrell, has pointed out for instance, that the Sandals project should lead to more structured development in the wider Tobago tourism product.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Director General in the Ministry of Tourism, Joy Jibrilu, says it is closely monitoring recent cases of swine flu in an ...
PORT OF SPAIN – Director General in the Ministry of Tourism, Joy Jibrilu says the Ministry is closely monitoring recent cases of swine flu in an effort to ...
Director General in the Ministry of Tourism, Joy Jibrilu says the Ministry is closely monitoring recent cases of swine flu in an effort to minimize its impact ...
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Director General in the Ministry of Tourism, Joy Jibrilu says her ministry is closely monitoring recent cases of swine ...
The recent rebranding of Tobago's tourism industry is only one element of the island's efforts to boost the sector with a holistic approach being taken to ...
The Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards in conjunction with the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited earlier today signed a service level agreement ...
The Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd (TTAL) led a delegation from Tobago to the USA Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) show in Las ...
Tobago development is in very good hands,” Chief Secretary Kelvin ... developmental goals were identified for agriculture, tourism, manufacturing ...
The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) and the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) on Monday signed an agreement for the ...
29, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Tourism, food security, ... in bilateral trade, followed by Dominican Republic and Trinidad and Tobago.
Dear Sir: For the past 56 years we in Trinidad and Tobago have been talking about making tourism, especially in Tobago, one of the mainstays of our ...
Expanding Global Market For Nigerian Arts, Tourism ... design went to Kano, while best participating countries were China and Trinidad and Tobago.
Vijayawada: Minister for Tourism and Culture Bhuma Akhila Priya said that ... Myanmar, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Fiji, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago.
CHAIRMAN of the Trinidad Tourism Ltd and former Miss Universe 1977 Janelle “Penny” Commissiong said the number of visitors to Trinidad fell 3.6 ...
Sandals Tobago project off to a rocky start as opposition increases ... PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Prior to the release of a 2017 memorandum of ... was signed by the then minister for tourism, Shamfa Cudjoe on October 10, 2017, ...
Ten days ago, he announced that an American tourism security expert, Peter Turlow, ... Subscribe now and get access to the Trinidad Express E-paper
Chairperson of Trinidad Tourism Ltd (TTL), former Miss Universe Janelle “Penny” Commissiong, says she doesn't believe that T&T's declining tourist ...
The disclosure by chairman of Trinidad Tourism Ltd Janelle Commissiong that visitor arrivals dropped by about 3.6 per cent last year continues a ...
Attempts to reach both Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips and Chief Executive Officer the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited, Louis Lewis, on ...
“Let us recommit or in some cases commit to loving Tobago. We must ... and outstanding service to Tobago in the sphere of Tourism (Post-humous).
Strawberry-picking in this town is done at the Agri-Tourism Business Incubation ... Olsim said La Trinidad produces an average of 1,175 metric tons of ...
There should be a public debate on tourism in TT, not just Tobago, because Trinidad has several tourism spots, probably more than Tobago.
A former Secretary of Tourism in the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) has described the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Sandals ...
Minority Assemblyman Farley Augustine is calling on the Tobago House of Assembly's (THA) Executive Council to update the public on the status of ...
STRAWBERRY picking in the farms of La Trinidad, Benguet continues inspite of ... La Trinidad Tourism Officer Valred Olsim said prior to the typhoons, ...
However, when contacted by The Post, Trinidad and Tobago's Ministry of Tourism said they'd never heard of the event. They also said that both ...
WITH Christmas fast approaching and the continued challenges on the seabridge, former head of the Tobago Division of the TT Camber of Industry ...
Island off Trinidad and Tobago listed as home for sex, drug bash ... Meanwhile, Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell was contacted and said he nor his ...
“Our Assembly's vision is to achieve in the short and medium term, a buoyant Tobago economy fuelled by the natural gas of tourism, agriculture, agro ...
Sex Island's sojourn in Trinidad and Tobago might be incredibly short-lived. The four-day cocaine-and hooker-filled party revealed on Monday that ...
Greer Iton (Miss Asia Pacific Trinidad and Tobago 2013) ... is now currently the Chairman of the Tourism Trinidad Destination Management Company.
... off the coast of Trinidad and Tobago where, for the past year, they've been hosting private sex-tourism events that cost at least $10,000 per person.
LA TRINIDAD Mayor Romeo Salda asked potential tourists in Benguet's capital town to use public transport this holiday season to ease traffic ...
Minister of Tourism Randall Mitchell this afternoon dismissed reports of the "Sex Island" party as a hoax and said the evidence to support claims that it ...
Trinidad and Tobago authorities say they will block infamous sex island from ... Authorities from Trinidad and Tobago have said they will block a "sex ... When contacted by The Independent, the Tobago tourism ministry said that it ...
CANCÚN, Mexico, Dec. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NexusTours continues to consolidate its presence as the most relevant DMC for the ...
... destinations are incorporated into the value proposition of NexusTours, reinforcing their leadership as a distributor of tourism services in the region, ...
Sunwing's inaugural flight for winter services has been set for December 20 with the Tobago Tourism Agency (TTAL) hosting a media reception at the ...
Virgin Galactic's tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above ... Subscribe now and get access to the Trinidad Express E-paper
The tourism industry in St. Maarten/St. Martin continued to recover at a steady pace this year as hotels reopened following the passage of Hurricanes ...
As much as tourism is one of the platforms of this country's economic ... The life and thoughts of former archbishop of Port-of-Spain Joseph Harris are ...
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2019 the Year of Festivals in the Caribbean. According to CTO's secretary general Hugh ...
They will have to endure it to work at Sandals Tobago. The TT Hospitality and Tourism Institute produces 30 to 40 interns per year for Sandals resorts ...