Category: Trinidad and Tobago travel news

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.

Trinidad and Tobago Carnival even BIGGER in 2022
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Trinidad and Tobago Carnival even BIGGER in 2022

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 28, 2020

We are working to ensure Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival remains at the forefront of the global Carnival landscape. These are ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago Elections: The Absence of Observers
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Trinidad and Tobago Elections: The Absence of Observers

editor editor- August 6, 2020

Dear Editor, In light of the Trinidad and Tobago elections that will take place in a few days, I want ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines Launches Barbados Service
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Caribbean Airlines Launches Barbados Service

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 21, 2020

Caribbean Airlines launches Barbados service in the Eastern Caribbean effective tomorrow, July 22, 2020, subject to regulatory approvals. Flights will ... Read More

Tobago welcomes your return: TTAL encourages domestic tourism
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Tobago welcomes your return: TTAL encourages domestic tourism

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 16, 2020

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited and the destination’s tourism industry stakeholders are seeking ways to stimulate economic activity for the ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines now requires passengers to wear face masks
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Caribbean Airlines now requires passengers to wear face masks

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 11, 2020

Caribbean Airlines is committed to protecting the safety and well-being of our customers and employees in response to the COVID-19 ... Read More

Tobago tourism stakeholders collaborate to reinforce destination safety
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Tobago tourism stakeholders collaborate to reinforce destination safety

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2020

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) is steadfastly preparing the island for increased tourism activity and the eventual opening of ... Read More

Tobago opens applications for tourism sector relief grants
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Tobago opens applications for tourism sector relief grants

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 9, 2020

Applications are now open for two tourism sector relief grants administered by the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL), to ensure ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

As of May 15th there were no new COVID-19 cases recorded in Trinidad and Tobago for the past 19 days.  ... Read More

Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 6, 2020

As the global travel and tourism industry continues to grapple with the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Tobago ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020

Caribbean Airlines has released a new video highlighting the sanitization processes used on its aircraft. The airline advises that its ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago Hotels Benefit from Government Assistance
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Trinidad and Tobago Hotels Benefit from Government Assistance

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 28, 2020

The Trinidad and Tobago government is providing $50 million to hoteliers in Tobago to assist in the upgrade and refurbishment ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2020

The Stay At Home Order in Trinidad and Tobago is to be extended for a second time despite successes in ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago Continues Fight to be COVID-19 Free
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Trinidad and Tobago Continues Fight to be COVID-19 Free

editor editor- April 23, 2020

Trinidad and Tobago continues to be aggressive in its fight against COVID-19. The first positive case was confirmed on March ... Read More

Tourism Trinidad: Cruise visitors actively seeking out authentic experiences
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Tourism Trinidad: Cruise visitors actively seeking out authentic experiences

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019

On Thursday November 14, 2019, Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) held an official welcome ceremony to launch the 2019/2020 cruise season ... Read More

Another fun reason to visit Trinidad and Tobago: Hashing !
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Another fun reason to visit Trinidad and Tobago: Hashing !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 23, 2019

The World Inter Hash 2020 has been added to another fun reason to travel Trinidad and Tobago. The islands are ... Read More

Tourism Trinidad targets 380,000 international visitors for 2020
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Tourism Trinidad targets 380,000 international visitors for 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

For the new fiscal year 2019/2020, Tourism Trinidad Limited’s (TTL) main goals are to increase visitor arrivals by 7% to ... Read More

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

editor editor- October 22, 2019

It is only an hour’s flight from Trinidad to Saint Lucia, but they are distinctly 2 different worlds. Trinidad is ... Read More

Next Hurricane Karen threatening Caribbean
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Next Hurricane Karen threatening Caribbean

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 22, 2019

Currently Karen is a Tropical Storm with all the ingredience of becoming anothr Hurricane. A Watch has been issued for ... Read More

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

editor editor- September 3, 2019

Editorial by Ms. Sherry Hosein Singh, Trinidad, West Indies The Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) in Trinidad and Tobago has ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines cancels flights due to tropical storm Dorian
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Caribbean Airlines cancels flights due to tropical storm Dorian

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 26, 2019

Caribbean Airlines Passengers flying in and out of Piarco International Airport, Trinidad Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados Norman Manley International ... Read More

Tobago Beyond campaign shortlisted for International Travel & Tourism Awards
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Tobago Beyond campaign shortlisted for International Travel & Tourism Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 9, 2019

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

Trinidad born Canadian storyteller to receive CTO Lifetime Achievement Award
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Trinidad born Canadian storyteller to receive CTO Lifetime Achievement Award

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 7, 2019

Retaining the history of the region is vital for future generations to understand their heritage. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago to host Caribbean’s biggest arts festival
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Trinidad and Tobago to host Caribbean’s biggest arts festival

editor editor- May 13, 2019

The Caribbean’s largest art and cultural festival will be hosted in Trinidad and Tobago from August 16th to 25th.  The ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

On Sunday May 05, 2019, Tourism Intelligence International will host its exclusive tourism and lifestyle invitation-only event, Leve, at the ... Read More

Gateway to the World delivers first-class Trinidad carnival experience
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Gateway to the World delivers first-class Trinidad carnival experience

editor editor- February 6, 2019

The 2019 “Gateway to the World” all-inclusive gave Carnival enthusiasts an extra dose of festival flair en route to the ... Read More

Courtyard Port of Spain presents new Caribbean-inspired rooms
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Courtyard Port of Spain presents new Caribbean-inspired rooms

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 7, 2019

ABOUT COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT Courtyard is the hotel brand of choice for ambitious and enterprising guests who see business travel ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines orders 12 Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets
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Caribbean Airlines orders 12 Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2018

Boeing and Caribbean Airlines today announced the airline has chosen to enhance and renew its single-aisle fleet with the 737 ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines now in the profit margin
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Caribbean Airlines now in the profit margin

editor editor- November 3, 2018

Caribbean Airlines reported a summary of its unaudited financial results, for the nine months ended September 30, 2018, which show ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 8, 2018

Laws in Trinidad and Tobago may soon decriminalize gay sex following a court ruling on April 13 of this year. ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2018

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
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DOTCT Celebrates Caribbean Tourism Month with Week of Activities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 16, 2017

The Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation (DOTCT) joins the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the region in celebrating Caribbean ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2017

The Honorable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Tourism, is leading the Trinidad and Tobago delegation at the prestigious tourism trade show ... Read More

Business Barometer: Trinidad & Tobago CEO Survey published
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Business Barometer: Trinidad & Tobago CEO Survey published

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 2, 2017

T&T will face a third consecutive year of contracted growth in 2017 and forecasts remained mixed, business sentiment amongst many ... Read More

Tobago Tourism Agency names its first ever CEO
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Tobago Tourism Agency names its first ever CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2017

Louis Lewis appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer of Tobago Tourism Agency. Read More

Promoting Caribbean tourism despite recent natural disasters
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Promoting Caribbean tourism despite recent natural disasters

editor editor- September 30, 2017

A collaborative effort between tour operators from Guyana and Trinidad is seeking to attract tourists to the Caribbean region despite ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago’s ministry of tourism makes provisional arrangements for management of local tourism sector
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Trinidad and Tobago’s ministry of tourism makes provisional arrangements for management of local tourism sector

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 18, 2017

Tourism stakeholders and the general public are hereby advised that the Tourism Development Company (TDC) has, without prejudice, ceased operations. ... Read More