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  • Message from the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe on World Tourism Day

    Today, September 27, 2017, Trinidad and Tobago joins the international community in celebrating World Tourism Day. This year’s theme “Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development” signifies the importance of tourism in alleviating poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity for all. The theme is most appropriate this year as I extend my heartfelt sympathy to our neighbouring territories of the Caribbean that were affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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    Due to prevailing weather conditions and unforeseen delays in the completion of the paving works, the opening of the parking facility near to the Maracas Fishing Complex has been delayed further. The Ministry of Tourism is presently upgrading this facility so as to provide some measure of vehicle parking to Maracas beach goers as the main car park is no longer available to the public due to the on-going upgrade works at Maracas Beach.

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    The Ministry of Tourism is in the process of developing a Community Based Tourism policy to facilitate the development and growth of this niche.

    We wish to hear from you and therefore we invite you to provide your feedback, comments, suggestions and recommendations to the Ministry of Tourism. Click link below for our draft policy and please submit your comments at touresearch@tourism.gov.tt.

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    Tourism stakeholders and the general public are hereby advised that the Tourism Development Company (TDC) has ceased operations. Effective Monday August 21, 2017, the Ministry of Tourism will manage some tourism portfolios that were previously under the remit of the TDC on an interim basis.

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    Nineteen (19) persons visited Trinidad and Tobago after learning about the twin island state from a delegation that visited Martinique and Guadeloupe in November last year. This group of visitors came as a direct result of Trinidad and Tobago’s French Caribbean Road Show in Martinique and Guadeloupe held from November 15th to 20th, 2016. 

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Request For Tender

Maintenance and Security of Las Cuevas, Maracas, Manzanilla and Vessigny Beach Facilities and La Brea Pitch Lake Facility. The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) invites sealed Bids from suitably qualified companies/firms which are registered in Trinidad and Tobago for the following:

Provision and Servicing of Feminine Hygiene Disposal Bins, Provision and Servicing of a 15 cubic yard Bin, Provision of Lanscaping Services, Provision of Janitorial Services, Provision of Security Services and Provision of General Maintenance Services (primarily minor plumbing and electrical works).

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Tourism Youth Development

Students from Secondary Schools across Trinidad will join their peers, tourism practitioners and youth entrepreneurs at the first ever Tourism Youth Symposium. The symposium will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain on Tuesday July 04, 2017.Schools wishing to participate in the...

Stay To Get Away 2017

It's never been simpler - book a tour to fun and exciting destinations within Trinidad and Tobago or simply take advantage of the specials at our hotels and bed and breakfast properties. Click here to visit our official, informative StayTnT website for updated tour packages, hotel deals and more.

Tourism Baseline Survey

Given the Ministry’s mandate to develop Trinidad and Tobago's tourism industry to realize its full potential the primary responsibility therefore, with respect to the national economy, is to contribute significantly to the key priority areas of Economic Growth, Job Creation, Competitiveness and Innovation.

Welcome to the Ministry of Tourism, of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

We serve as a catalyst to help make Trinidad and Tobago a premier tourist destination.
Policy and strategic intervention are our key tools. Our other tools, while not as conspicuous are crucial,

like conducting research, monitoring and evaluating trends, and partnering with industry stakeholders.

We also help build awareness of the tourism industry.
The implementation arm of the ministry is the Tourism Development Company .
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