The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is the region’s tourism development agency, with 24 Dutch, English, Spanish and French 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.

 

 

New Statistics

October 2019: Five destinations reported international tourist arrivals for January to September. Growth was led by US Virgin Islands (43.9%), followed by Belize (3.3%), Grenada (3.0%) and Trinidad & Tobago (2.3%). The Dominican Republic (-0.4%) was the lone destination to record a contraction for the period.

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Caribbean destinations received an estimated 30.2 million international tourist arrivals in 2018 or some 213.6 thousand fewer than the 30.4 million of 2017. The region’s share of global arrivals contracted marginally and stood at 2.2% at the end of 2018 compared to 2.3% in 2017.

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Destinations

Planning a vacation? Explore the beauty of the CTO’s 24 destination members. From delicious cuisine to astonishing natural landscapes to amazing flora and fauna; from hiking, strolling the beaches, rafting, sailing and diving – there’s lots to do and see in the Caribbean. Find your adventure!

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2019 Calendar

Savor the taste, vitality and sounds of the Caribbean! Here’s the most extensive list of events in CTO member countries. It’s easy to find all your favourite Caribbean activities in one place. #FindUrCaribbeanEvent #DiscoverUrCaribbeanEvent #FindurCaribbeanFestival #TheRhythmNeverStops

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CTO HURRICANE RELIEF FUND: Help countries and families affected by hurricanes 

The 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. 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.

CTO STORM WATCH CENTER  – news and updates from our member countries affected by hurricanes.

 

Featured Allied Member

I’m Local is a travel technology company improving how visitors explore and experience the Caribbean. Currently, our travel app allows visitors to browse and purchase activities from local providers, schedule transportation from taxi operators, make table reservations from restaurants, and speak to a local travel concierge.

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Join as an Allied Member

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. Joining is easy and membership is valid for one year.

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New Allied Member? Welcome!

You can influence the direction of the Caribbean tourism industry while taking advantage of a range of exclusive benefits, including brand promotion and special discounts on publications and conferences.

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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!

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CTO Certification Programme
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Several regional 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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Updated Privacy Policy

In line with the GDPR, CTO has updated its privacy policy so you can see the personal data we hold, how we use your personal data, the security and safeguards we have in place and your data protection rights. Read CTO’s privacy policy – https://www.onecaribbean.org/privacy-policy/

The Opt-in/Opt-out Form: it is easy for you to opt-out of our communications at any time through the unsubscribe link on emails that we send or by filling in the Opt-in/Opt-out Form located here: https://www.onecaribbean.org/contact-cto/cto-opt-in-out-form/