Although called a twin-island republic, Trinidad and Tobago are both culturally divergent. Whereas Trinidad is considered bustling and energetic, in Tobago one can get a more laid-back Caribbean experience.
One of the customs that is inherent to … June 15, 2013
Food festivals are not uncommon around the world, but apart from wine for example being the focus of any particular festival, there are few that bring one particular food into the spotlight. There is the Melon Festival in Australia, the Gilroy Garlic … June 15, 2013
Trinidad and Tobago has become the UN World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) 156th Member State as the country rejoins the organization after 35 years. The announcement was made by the Secretary General, Taleb Rifai, at the opening of the 55th meeting … May 14, 2013
PANAMA CITY, Panama – “There is a new dynamism and new perspectives of growth and development which plays a very important role in the international arena and they promote the way in which decisions are made in the process of integration in the Greater … February 27, 2013
WestJet Airlines, based in Canada, began its new daily service between Toronto and Port of Spain on Friday, November 16, 2012. The service will arrive at the Piarco International Airport at 6:00 am and depart at 7:00 am and provide travelers with additional … December 17, 2012
At an impressive ceremony attended by many former and current athletic stars and administrators at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Trinidad, awards and accolades were given at the 30th annual Commonwealth Sports Awards. The event was convened to coincide with … October 26, 2012
When one thinks of culinary art Tobago’s coastal village of Bloody Bay may not be the first place that comes to mind. The small community boasts no Michelin-star restaurants or world-renowned chefs, but it has established itself as a culinary destination … October 9, 2012
Committed to starting a “sea of change” to ensure our coastlines remain unspoiled for future generations, Trinidad and Tobago will join the global community in hosting the 2012 International Coastal Cleanup (ICC).
Last year, over 3,000 volunteers … September 11, 2012
Trinidad and Tobago is set to celebrate in splendor, as the country observes 50 years as an independent nation on August 31.
Trinidad and Tobago achieved independence on August 31, 1962, and in commemorating this important milestone, the government … August 31, 2012
Trinidad and Tobago has renewed its focus to delivering value to visitors by building strategic relationships with tourism partners and stakeholders.
Through the Tourism Development Company Limited (TDC), the twin-island republic is ensuring that every … August 15, 2012
Trinidadian rapper and BET Award Winner Nicki Minaj has unveiled her latest music video ‘Pound the Alarm’ as a cinematic tribute to her homeland’s natural beauty, Carnival, and culture. The video, which can be viewed at www.youtube.com, pays homage … August 9, 2012
Trinidad and Tobago has long been known for exotic flavors, the legacy of a melting pot of ethnicities and cultures. Tasty delicacies such as Curried Crab and Dumplings, Bake and Shark and Doubles have placed this twin-island nation on the world’s “must … August 6, 2012
The vibrant heritage and multi-cultural lifestyle of Trinidad and Tobago will be on show from July 29 to August 4 as the 11th annual Travel Professionals of Color (TPOC) Conference, for only the second time in its history, is hosted outside of the United … July 20, 2012
The Organization of American States (OAS) has recognized Trinidad and Tobago’s Small Tourism Enterprises Project (STEP), which is managed by the Tourism Development Company Limited (TDC), as a Caribbean leader, raising the bar for excellence among service … July 19, 2012
PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, West Indies - On Tuesday, July 10, 2012, a team from the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, led by its Minister, the Honorable Ganga Singh, toured the Grand Riviere Beach and hosted a press conference. … July 12, 2012
The Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of tourism said it is deeply saddened by the unfortunate statements circulating in the media on the “assumed” destruction of the turtle nesting ground at the Grande Riviere Beach in Trinidad.
The Grande Riviere River … July 12, 2012
Nicki Minaj, winner of the BET award for Best Female Hip Hop Artist, returned to the land of her birth, Trinidad and Tobago, on July 3, to kick-off the shoot for her fourth video, “Pound the Alarm,” from her sophomore album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. … July 9, 2012
The Trinidad and Tobago Convention Bureau is pleased to announce that for the first time, the International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress will be held in the Caribbean and only for the second time in the Americas. This highly prestigious conference … June 26, 2012
Caribbean Airlines, the region’s leading carrier, is now bringing Europe closer to Trinidad with the commencement of its nonstop service to Gatwick, United Kingdom, which took to the air on Friday, June 15, 2012. Connecting the London hub to Trinidad’s … June 24, 2012
PORT OF SPAIN – The Secretariat of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) is part of the coordinating organizations, which will be hosting a Training Seminar on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Guarantees Support Systems on July 9 & 10, 2012. … June 21, 2012
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO TAKE NOTICE OF 2011 SEYCHELLES CARNIVAL
Derren Joseph from Trinidad wrote of his blog about the new drive behind the creole tropical islands of the Seychelles. These Indian Ocean Islands' tourism industry is the responsibility of … September 16, 2010
Travel and tourism is increasingly important to the Caribbean state of Trinidad and Tobago, generating an estimated 10.6 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2009 – TTD14,116.9 million (US$2,262.3 million) - and 14.7 percent of … November 10, 2009
Prime Minister, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell (pictured) has complimented LIAT CEO, Mark Darby for taking the steps to clarify Government's serious concerns regarding the operations of LIAT. Prime Minister Mitchell and Mr. Darby recently at … January 21, 2008