The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is the region’s tourism development agency, with 26 Dutch, English, French and Spanish country members and a myriad of private sector allied members. The CTO’s vision is to position the Caribbean as the most desirable, year round, warm weather destination. Its purpose is Leading Sustainable Tourism – One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean.
CTO HURRICANE RELIEF FUND: Help countries and families affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria rebuild and recover.
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) collects donations through the CTO Relief Fund for relief efforts in any of our member countries affected by hurricanes and to assist other Caribbean countries affected by natural disasters. It’s through this Fund that the CTO channels monetary assistance to our impacted member states. Donate through the CTO Relief Fund has “501(c)(3)” status, which means it has been approved by the USA Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, charitable organization. You can make donations to the CTO Hurricane Relief Fund through Paypal Giving. To donate, go here: Donate with Paypal Giving Fund.
CTO STORM WATCH CENTER – news and updates from our member countries affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
December 2017 Latest Statistics: Arrival data was reported by 21 destinations so far; 15 recorded growth; declines were recorded in six. Sept. Quarterly Tourism Review: “Two major hurricanes, Irma and Maria, disrupted the industry’s performance in September and caused billions of dollars in damage.”
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How many tourists visited the region in 2016? Where did they go? Where did they come from? How much did they spend? Get these answers and more insights in the 2016 CTO Annual Statistical Report.
2018 Caribbean Events
Many of the destinations in the Caribbean impacted by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 are well on the road to recovery and have planned several activities. Check the 2018 calendar for events listed so far, with more to come. The calendar is being updated regularly so check back often.
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Allied membership is a high-value partnership that gives members a variety of benefits, including access to innovative research and tourism data, networking and knowledge-sharing events and a powerful array of services.
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The OneCaribbean Chapter Program (OCC) was created to support Travel Professionals by helping them grow through networking, education and business opportunities. Become a member today!
Several regional and international schools and universities offer various scholarships, grants and free college courses. Information includes links to Chevening and OAS scholarships.
Caribbean Tourism Former CTO Secretary-General, Dr. Jean Holder tells the story of how, when, why and whence tourism, was introduced into the region and why its journey has been a turbulent one.