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Trinidad and Tobago travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Trinidad and Tobago. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Trinidad and Tobago. Port of Spain Travel information. Trinidad and Tobago is a dual-island Caribbean nation near Venezuela, with distinctive Creole traditions and cuisines. Trinidad’s capital, Port of Spain, hosts a boisterous carnival featuring calypso and soca music. Numerous bird species inhabit sanctuaries such as the Asa Wright Nature Centre. The smaller island of Tobago is known for its beaches and the Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve, which shelters hummingbirds.

Indian Diaspora Studies in India

Dr. Kumar Mahabir Dr. Kumar Mahabir- November 27, 2020 05:33

Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) who live in the Caribbean, and in the Caribbean diaspora, are descendants of indentured, immigrant labourers. They were brought by the British, Dutch, Danish and ... Read More

Tourism Trinidad to unveil new destination marketing website

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 25, 2020 22:02

Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) will unveil the new completely redesigned destination marketing website for the island of Trinidad on Monday November 30, 2020 at 10am. The spotlight will be thrown ... Read More

Tobago leverages UNESCO designation to boost tourism development

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 28, 2020 22:48

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited celebrates the island’s latest achievement of obtaining UNESCO Man and the Biosphere designation, and welcomes the opportunity to leverage this milestone to develop and promote ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago Carnival even BIGGER in 2022

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 28, 2020 19:55

We are working to ensure Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival remains at the forefront of the global Carnival landscape. These are the words by the Hon Randall Mitchell, the Minister of ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago Elections: The Absence of Observers

editor editor- August 6, 2020 21:24

Dear Editor, In light of the Trinidad and Tobago elections that will take place in a few days, I want to share my opinion. BRIEF REPORT on ICDN ZOOM public ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines Launches Barbados Service

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 21, 2020 21:22

Caribbean Airlines launches Barbados service in the Eastern Caribbean effective tomorrow, July 22, 2020, subject to regulatory approvals. Flights will initially operate between Barbados to St. Vincent and the Grenadines ... Read More

Tobago welcomes your return: TTAL encourages domestic tourism

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 16, 2020 19:05

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited and the destination’s tourism industry stakeholders are seeking ways to stimulate economic activity for the island with initiatives targeting the domestic market. When the Trinidad ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines now requires passengers to wear face masks

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 11, 2020 16:27

Caribbean Airlines is committed to protecting the safety and well-being of our customers and employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Caribbean Airlines now requires all customers to wear a ... Read More

Tobago tourism stakeholders collaborate to reinforce destination safety

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2020 16:26

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) is steadfastly preparing the island for increased tourism activity and the eventual opening of Trinidad and Tobago’s borders, through product development initiatives focused on ... Read More

Tobago opens applications for tourism sector relief grants

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 9, 2020 01:00

Applications are now open for two tourism sector relief grants administered by the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL), to ensure that Tobago’s tourism sector can be helped onto a pathway ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020 23:37

As of May 15th there were no new COVID-19 cases recorded in Trinidad and Tobago for the past 19 days.  This was reported even as the Ministry of Health continues ... Read More

Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 6, 2020 22:18

As the global travel and tourism industry continues to grapple with the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) launched a digital campaign to bring ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020 23:29

Caribbean Airlines has released a new video highlighting the sanitization processes used on its aircraft. The airline advises that its aircraft cabins are cleaned above international standards and the chemicals ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago Hotels Benefit from Government Assistance

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 28, 2020 23:38

The Trinidad and Tobago government is providing $50 million to hoteliers in Tobago to assist in the upgrade and refurbishment of their respective properties in preparation for the re-opening of ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2020 00:17

The Stay At Home Order in Trinidad and Tobago is to be extended for a second time despite successes in the fight against COVID-19 over the past two weeks. Prime ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago Continues Fight to be COVID-19 Free

editor editor- April 23, 2020 22:56

Trinidad and Tobago continues to be aggressive in its fight against COVID-19. The first positive case was confirmed on March 12th 2020 and there are now 115 confirmed cases from ... Read More

Tourism Trinidad: Cruise visitors actively seeking out authentic experiences

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019 19:01

On Thursday November 14, 2019, Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) held an official welcome ceremony to launch the 2019/2020 cruise season as the Caribbean Princess cruise liner docked at the port ... Read More

Another fun reason to visit Trinidad and Tobago: Hashing !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 23, 2019 21:42

The World Inter Hash 2020 has been added to another fun reason to travel Trinidad and Tobago. The islands are already known to be a more colorful and more fun ... Read More

Tourism Trinidad targets 380,000 international visitors for 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019 15:46

For the new fiscal year 2019/2020, Tourism Trinidad Limited’s (TTL) main goals are to increase visitor arrivals by 7% to 380,000, attain an average hotel occupancy rate of 64% and ... Read More

Trinidad to Saint Lucia: From the land of KFC to a land of elegance

editor editor- October 22, 2019 01:00

It is only an hour’s flight from Trinidad to Saint Lucia, but they are distinctly 2 different worlds. Trinidad is a commercial and oil hub. Castres, the capital of Saint ... Read More

Next Hurricane Karen threatening Caribbean

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 22, 2019 17:36

Currently Karen is a Tropical Storm with all the ingredience of becoming anothr Hurricane. A Watch has been issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, including Vieques and ... Read More

Caribbean Festival of Arts: Where is the Indo-Caribbean culture?

editor editor- September 3, 2019 22:03

Editorial by Ms. Sherry Hosein Singh, Trinidad, West Indies The Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) in Trinidad and Tobago has come and US$6 million has gone. A post-mortem has to ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines cancels flights due to tropical storm Dorian

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 26, 2019 02:01

Caribbean Airlines Passengers flying in and out of Piarco International Airport, Trinidad Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados Norman Manley International Airport, Kingston, Jamaica on August 26-28, 2019 can rebook their ... Read More

Tobago Beyond campaign shortlisted for International Travel & Tourism Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 9, 2019 15:12

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited’s destination marketing campaign, “Tobago Beyond”, has been shortlisted in the International Travel & Tourism Awards 2019 in the “Best National Tourism Board Campaign” and “Best ... Read More

Trinidad born Canadian storyteller to receive CTO Lifetime Achievement Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 7, 2019 20:12

Retaining the history of the region is vital for future generations to understand their heritage. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has found the perfect storyteller in Trinidad born Canadian Rita ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago to host Caribbean’s biggest arts festival

editor editor- May 13, 2019 20:19

The Caribbean’s largest art and cultural festival will be hosted in Trinidad and Tobago from August 16th to 25th.  The Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA) is in its fourteenth ... Read More

Leve 2019 changing the game for sustainabile tourism, living & environment awareness

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 18:10

On Sunday May 05, 2019, Tourism Intelligence International will host its exclusive tourism and lifestyle invitation-only event, Leve, at the formidable Villa Being in Arnos Vale Tobago. Under the theme ... Read More

Gateway to the World delivers first-class Trinidad carnival experience

editor editor- February 6, 2019 23:11

The 2019 “Gateway to the World” all-inclusive gave Carnival enthusiasts an extra dose of festival flair en route to the Greatest Show on Earth. Now in its third year, this ... Read More

Courtyard Port of Spain presents new Caribbean-inspired rooms

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 7, 2019 19:33

ABOUT COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT Courtyard is the hotel brand of choice for ambitious and enterprising guests who see business travel as a driver of personal fulfillment and professional growth. Courtyard ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines orders 12 Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2018 16:10

Boeing and Caribbean Airlines today announced the airline has chosen to enhance and renew its single-aisle fleet with the 737 MAX 8. The carrier, which has long operated the Next-Generation ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines now in the profit margin

editor editor- November 3, 2018 09:30

Caribbean Airlines reported a summary of its unaudited financial results, for the nine months ended September 30, 2018, which show the airline has moved into an operating profit and is ... Read More

Will Trinidad & Tobago ditch anti-gay laws this summer?

editor editor- May 8, 2018 02:21

Laws in Trinidad and Tobago may soon decriminalize gay sex following a court ruling on April 13 of this year. Judge Devindra Rampersad said sections of the Sexual Offences Act, ... Read More

Estonia and Georgia share their e-governance expertise with the Caribbean

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2018 17:10

The initiative will create citizen-centric seamless Caribbean governments and transform the regional public sector. Read More

DOTCT Celebrates Caribbean Tourism Month with Week of Activities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 16, 2017 05:36

The Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation (DOTCT) joins the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the region in celebrating Caribbean Tourism Month 2017 by hosting a series of activities from ... Read More

Destination Trinidad & Tobago – reborn, refocused and ready to do business

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2017 02:35

The Honorable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Tourism, is leading the Trinidad and Tobago delegation at the prestigious tourism trade show World Travel Market (WTM) that is presently taking place at ... Read More

Business Barometer: Trinidad & Tobago CEO Survey published

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 2, 2017 19:05

T&T will face a third consecutive year of contracted growth in 2017 and forecasts remained mixed, business sentiment amongst many of the C-suite executives interviewed had improved. Read More