The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is the region’s tourism development agency, with 28 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.
The CTO is the Caribbean’s authority on tourism data. Now available for purchase – the latest 2016 tourism statistics for reporting CTO member countries in the Monthly Tourism Statistics Report. The December 2016 Quarterly Statistical Review is also available.
Get the dates for Caribbean Week NY, SOTIC and other CTO events and activities as well as those for various trade and travel shows, wedding fairs and other tourism related events in the Caribbean and across Canada, Europe and North America.
Despite political uncertainties, security and economic challenges in our main source markets, tourist arrivals to the Caribbean increased by 4.2 per cent in 2016, better than the 3.9 per cent overall, internationally.
CTO Media Awards
To honor the media’s exceptional work in promoting the Caribbean, we invite CTO government members, their public relations agencies and journalists to send their top media placements for 2016 on CTO member countries.
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Become an Allied Member
Allied membership is a high-value partnership that gives members and stakeholders access to 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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You now have the opportunity to influence the direction of the Caribbean tourism industry while taking advantage of a range of exclusive benefits.
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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.
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