The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is the region’s tourism development agency, with 25 Dutch, English 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

May 2024: International visitor arrivals in the four destinations reporting for January to April increased between 7.5% in Trinidad &Tobago and 25.6% in Belize compared to the first four months of 2023.

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2023 Review

In 2023, regional tourism continued to grow with an estimated increase of 14.3% in international tourists visiting the Caribbean. This growth was aligned with the projected expansion of 10.0% to 15.0% for the year.

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Explore the beauty of the CTO’s destination members. From delicious cuisine to astonishing natural landscapes – there’s lots to do and see in the Caribbean. Find your adventure!


Learn Online

CTO and Velsoft Training Materials Inc. offer tourism and hospitality eLearning courses, programmes and educational technologies through the Caribbean Tourism Institute.

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Latest Media Releases
CNN Journalist to Headline Women’s Leadership Breakfast at Caribbean Week NY

NEW YORK (June 10, 2024) – Emmy award-winning journalist Audrey Irvine of CNN will...

West Indies Cricket Legend Joel Garner to be Honored at Caribbean Week NY

NEW YORK (June 6, 2024) – West Indies cricket legend Joel “Big Bird” Garner is...


CBT Toolkit

View the Community Based Tourism Toolkit funded by the Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (CCPF) under the Innovation for Tourism Expansion and Diversification Project.

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Join as an Allied Member

Allied membership is a high-value partnership that gives members a variety of benefits. Joining is easy and membership is valid for one year.

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New Allied Members

You can influence the direction of the Caribbean tourism industry while taking advantage of a range of exclusive benefits.

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CTO Certification Programme

Tourism Research Resources

View publications from various agencies including the UNWTO, World Bank, CDB and Commonwealth Secretariat as well as links to various international tourism and tourism related agencies.

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Storm Watch Center: Updates from CTO member countries affected by hurricanes.


Updated Privacy Policy

CTO’s privacy policy explains the personal data we hold, how we use your personal data, the security and safeguards in place and your data protection rights. Read CTO’s privacy policy –