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Ministry Overview

  The Ministry of Tourism is led by The Honourable Minister of Tourism Gerald Hadeed. The Permanent Secretary is Ms. Donna Ferraz.
     
  Tourism in Trinidad and Tobago will be an important economic sector contributing significantly to the nation's Gross Domestic Product, through job creation and increased revenues, driven by a uniquely differentiated, internationally competitive, fully functional physical infrastructure, modern, competitive institutions and supported by the people of Trinidad and Tobago.  


 
 Our Mission Statement
To fully develop Trinidad and Tobago's tourism industry by the sustainable development and aggressive promotion of an innovative, differentiated, high value, internationally competitive visitor experience, supported by strong recognition, public and private sector partnership and a positive cultural transformation.
   
 Our Goals
 

To ensure that the tourism sector is a developmental priority - driven by a
  strong and effective public/private sector partnership

To develop the local tourism industry to realise its full potential

To transform Trinidad and Tobago into an exciting location for tourism
  investment

To ensure that the country has the supporting infrastructure necessary 
  for substantial growth

To position Port-of-Spain as the meetings and convention capital of the
  Southern Caribbean and the culture capital of the region

To define and enhance Trinidad and Tobago's brand reputation by upgrading
  accommodations to the highest of international standards

To position Trinidad and Tobago as providing the warmest welcome and
  highest level of international quality service in the Caribbean

To market Trinidad and Tobago as a recognised tourism destination in
  every principal source market