Earth Day message from the CTO

CTO Earth Day Message 2017 by Hugh Riley, Secretary General, Caribbean Tourism Organization 22 April 2017 Theme: Environmental and Climate Literacy – The Caribbean is Taking Action As the world pauses to celebrate Earth Day today, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is pleased to declare its support for actions that make a difference. It is…

The Grenada Invitational Legacy: Tourism Industry

The Grenada Invitational Legacy: Tourism Industry Kirani James wins 400m at Grenada Invitational   (St. George’s, Grenada) 11th April, 2017— Everyone’s buzzing about Grenada. That’s the feedback the Grenada Tourism Authority  (GTA) has been receiving from our international partners following the hosting of the historic inaugural Grenada Invitational. The live broadcast of the Invitational was…

UNWTO/CTO workshop ends with commitment to improve tourism product

UNWTO/CTO WORKSHOP ENDS WITH COMMITMENT TO IMPROVE TOURISM PRODUCT AND STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT ~ The 27-31 March session focused on sustainable destination management and marketing ~ Workshop participants, showing off their certificates, pose with facilitators and organisers BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, 5 April 2017 – A regional workshop on sustainable destination management and marketing has ended in Saint…

Twenty-five-year veteran Nancy Drolet appointed to CTO Canada post

  CARIBBEAN TOURISM ORGANIZATION APPOINTS EXPERIENCED TOURISM PROFESSIONAL AS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE FOR CANADA ~ Twenty-five-year veteran Nancy Drolet will implement the CTO’s business development plan for the Canadian market ~             BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (5 April, 2017) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, has appointed experienced travel professional Nancy Drolet…

Travel writer Melanie Reffes joins Marry Caribbean

MARRY CARIBBEAN, THE MOST IMPORTANT ONLINE RESOURCE ON ROMANCE IN THE CARIBBEAN, WELCOMES ACCLAIMED JOURNALIST MELANIE REFFES AS EXCLUSIVE JOURNALIST   New York, NY, March 29, 2017 — Marry Caribbean (www.MarryCaribbean.com) the leading online resource for Destination Weddings & Honeymoons in the Caribbean, welcomes Melanie Reffes as the exclusive journalist for the Caribbean Romance Report.…

Caribbean tourism officials undertake high level mission to Brussels

CARIBBEAN TOURISM OFFICIALS UNDERTAKE HIGH-LEVEL MISSION TO BRUSSELS IN A BID TO STRENGTHEN RELATIONS WITH EUROPEAN PARTNERS   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (20 March, 2017) – With the United Kingdom scheduled to officially advise the European Union next Wednesday of its intention to leave the EU, triggering two years of Brexit negotiations, Caribbean tourism officials recently undertook…

Young Mothers to Receive Assistance in Dominica

First announced at the Prime Minister’s 2016/2017 Budget Address, and spearheaded by the Dominica Social Security (DSS), Dominica’s pilot national insurance programme to supply financial assistance to young pregnant mothers and infant children is finally underway. The programme, which is to be fully implemented in April 2017, will be funded primarily by the country’s Citizenship…

CTO invites applications for 2017 scholarships and grants

Caribbean Tourism Organization Scholarship Foundation Welcomes 2017 Applications, Deadline April 15 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (10 March, 2017) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, has announced that the CTO Scholarship Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships and study grants from Caribbean nationals in CTO member countries until April 15, 2017.             The…