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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.



Now available for purchase – the latest 2015 and 2016 tourism statistics for reporting CTO member countries in the Monthly Tourism Statistics Report. The September 2016 Quarterly Statistical Review is also available. Get details here.

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ZIKA & Tourism

Public health authorities in the Caribbean are working diligently to mitigate the effects of the Zika virus. Zika, also known as ZIKV, is spread primarily by the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

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State of Caribbean Tourism 2015

How did the Caribbean tourism industry perform in 2015? What are the projections for 2016? Read the statements presented at the CTO State of the Industry Media Conference, held Feb. 18, 2016.

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From Canada to South Florida, Tropical Shipping operates state-of-the-art facilities in select seaside ports to meet to your freight-shipping needs to and from the Caribbean and the Bahamas.

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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 and start enjoying all the benefits the OCC has for you! Membership valid from January 1 to December 31, 2016.

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CHENACT is an Energy Efficiency project originally financed by: IDB, GTZ, CDE, UNEP, BL&P, BHTA and Barbados. It was implemented by the CTO with the technical and operational support of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST).

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Several regional institutions and international schools and universities offer various scholarships, grants and free college courses. Information includes links to Chevening and OAS scholarships.

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