HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Cruise and Rail travel International Ltd. in Tobago became its newest member.
Ms. Thalissa McClure, Managing Director of Cruise and Rail Travel International, said: “We are pleased to have been accepted into such a distinguished organization as the International Coalition of Tourism Partners. As a business that is focused on helping the next generation understand the connectedness of the world, our partnership with ICTP will help us to promote green growth and sustainable development locally, with a louder voice.”
Cruise and Rail Travel International Ltd., located on the eco-tourism island of Tobago, is a tour operator and cruise-oriented travel agency that provides leisure and educational travel through cruises, rail tours, and all-inclusive packages. In connection with its student tours and educational travel, the company offers teachers the opportunity to take their students on educational tours to Latin America, Europe, and the Caribbean to develop or refine foreign language skills, and examine history, geography, natural science, and social sciences from a personal perspective.
ICTP Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz said: “Tobago is a premiere eco-tourism destination and has won several prestigious eco awards including the World Travel Awards Best Eco Destination in the World and the Caribbean Travel Awards Committee No. 1 Eco Destination in the Caribbean. We are happy to welcome Cruise and Rail Travel International to our membership.”
For more information, visit www.cruiseandrail.net .
The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is a grassroots travel and tourism coalition of global destinations committed to quality service and green growth. ICTP engages communities and their stakeholders to share quality and green opportunities including tools and resources, access to funding, education, and marketing support. ICTP advocates sustainable aviation growth, streamlined travel formalities, fair coherent taxation, and investments for jobs. ICTP supports the UN Millennium Development Goals, the UN World Tourism Organization’s Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, and a range of programs that underpin them. ICTP has over 100 destination members, including: Anguilla; Aruba; Australia; Bangladesh; Belgium, Belize; Brazil; Canada; Caribbean; China; Croatia; Cyprus; Ecuador; Egypt; Falkland Islands; (The) Gambia; Georgia; Germany; Ghana; Greece; Grenada; India; Indonesia; Iran; Italy; Jordan; Kenya; Korea (South); La Reunion (French Indian Ocean); Malawi; Malaysia; Mauritius; Mexico; Morocco; (The) Netherlands; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Northern Mariana Islands (USA Pacific Island Territory); Romania; Sultanate of Oman; Pakistan; Palestine; Philippines; Portugal; Rwanda; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; South Africa; Sri Lanka; St. Eustatius (Dutch Caribbean); St. Kitts; St. Lucia; Sudan; Swaziland; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Trinidad & Tobago; UAE; Uganda; USA; Yemen; Zambia; and Zimbabwe.
For more information, go to: www.tourismpartners.org .