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 2023: In seven of the eight destinations reporting tourist arrival data from January to April, growth ranged from 20.0% in Curaçao to 104.7% in Trinidad & Tobago. The only destination to experience a decrease during this period was the US Virgin Islands (-3.3%).

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Caribbean destinations received approximately 32.0 million international tourist arrivals in 2019. The region has maintained its 2.2% share of global arrivals from the previous year as destinations impacted during the 2017 hurricane season continued to recover.

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


Learn Online

The CTO has partnered with Velsoft Training Materials Inc. for the development, promotion and offer of tourism and hospitality eLearning courses/programmes and educational technologies through the Caribbean Tourism Institute.

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Latest Media Releases
CTO, CBU Forge Partnership to Showcase Caribbean Week in New York

NEW YORK (May 29, 2023) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Broadcasting Union...

Henry Harteveldt to Deliver Keynote Address at Caribbean Week, New York

NEW YORK (May 19, 2023) – Renowned travel industry analyst Henry Harteveldt will keynote the highly ant...


Featured Allied Member

EM Marketing & Communications is a Buenos Aires-based communications agency that has its roots in the tourism industry. Our work involves developing and executing tailor-made communications strategies on behalf of our clients who seek to make a real impact all throughout Latin America.

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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, facilitation of government member engagement activities and special discounts on publications and conferences.

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Employees are working from home on occasion. To see a list of staff and email addresses, click here.

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

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 –