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    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.

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    The Ministry of Tourism is in the process of developing a sport tourism policy to facilitate the development and growth of the sport tourism 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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  • Truck Borne Water Supply to Maracas and Las Cuevas Beach Facilities

    The Ministry of Tourism receives commitment from the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to supply a truck borne water supply service at both the Maracas and Las Cuevas Beach Facilities to address the water shortage issue. 

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    The Ministry of Tourism hosted on Tuesday April 11, 2017 a tourism briefing for newly appointed High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Orville London, and Her Excellency Tracy Davidson-Celestine, Ambassador for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to Costa Rica.

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    A new Trinidad and Tobago Culinary Team, led by Team Captain Adrian Cumberbatch, was announced at the “MAKING THE CUTT” Culinary Competition’s Awards Ceremony. Organised by the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Association (THRTA), the event took place on Tuesday March 28, 2017 at the Port of Spain Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Trinidad.

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    The Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Tourism, launched on February 07, 2017 the LIME 365 campaign and the first ever tourism mobile application GOTRINBAGO at NAPA Hotel, Port of Spain. Our LIME 365 campaign showcases the event calendar of Trinidad and Tobago which is influenced by our heritage, our rich and diverse culture and our unique ability to live in unity despite our various races, economic background and ethnicity.

    Opening Speech by Junior Minister La Quan Pearie
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Sustainable Tourism Through Youth Involvement

The Ministry of Tourism will host its first ever Tourism Youth Symposium, a one-day forum targeted to secondary school students throughout Trinidad. The symposium will provide the opportunity for students to interact with industry professionals during panel discussions and roundtable deliberations on various topics relevant to sustainable development of tourism in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Junior Minister of Tourism Competition is targeted to youth between the ages of 14 and 17 years, who would like an opportunity to express their ideas about tourism development, and who are outgoing and have an interest in public speaking.  The winner of the competition will have the opportunity to represent Trinidad & Tobago at a regional youth congress which will be held in Grenada this October.

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...

Maracas Beach Facility

Maracas Beach is the most popular and most frequented beach in Trinidad both for locals and visitors. The drive to Maracas offers a most scenic and spectacular view which enthrals our residents and international guests. The beach itself offers an exciting experience with the top-off of a bake and shark...

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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