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.
July 2018: Out of 19 destinations reporting international arrival data for 2018 so far, growth was recorded in 13, declines were recorded in six. March 2018 Quarterly Review: Tourist arrivals grew steadily during the first eight months of the year and recorded growth of approximately 6.1% in that period.
Caribbean destinations received an estimated 30.6 million international tourist arrivals in 2017 or some 700 thousand more than the 29.9 million of 2016. Growth was hindered in the aftermath of two powerful hurricanes which passed through the region in September.
Wellness Retreat 2018
The Caribbean Wellness Retreat takes place at SOTIC 2018 and includes four days and three nights of various wellness activities. Learn how to maintain a peaceful, powerful, core of strength to face anything.
This digital learning series of four (4) eWorkbooks, Activities and Videos is designed for teachers and students ages 6-11. Get your copy of these visually appealing and fun to use resources today.
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International Cruise & Ferry Review magazine was first launched in the early 1990s and has become a reliable source for news on the passenger shipping industry. In 2011, the brand was transformed into the definitive resource for decision-makers in the cruise and ferry industries.
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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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.
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. To donate, go here: Donate with Paypal Giving Fund.
CTO STORM WATCH CENTER – news and updates from our member countries affected by hurricanes.
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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.
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/
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.