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.
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April 2021: For the period January to March, the 13 reporting destinations registered declines in international tourist trips with the best relative performances being recorded in the US Virgin Islands (-26.9%) and followed by Aruba and the Dominican Republic (-50.9% each), St. Maarten (-53.5%) and Antigua & Barbuda (-74.0%).
The Caribbean destinations received an estimated 32.0 million international tourist arrivals in 2019, 4.4% or some 1.3 million more than the 30.7 million of 2018. 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.
Explore the beauty of the CTO’s 24 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!
Access country protocols for travel and updates from CTO member countries and CARPHA on the state of COVID-19 in the region; resources from UNWTO, ILO, WHO, IATA and CTO podcasts with various industry leaders about how destinations can recover.
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Featured Allied Member
Languesol International is a language travel consultancy agency with a dual mission of promoting multilingualism in the Caribbean region, as well as travel to and within the region. Languesol International since its inception has been a digital agency.
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.
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.
The CTO collects donations through the CTO Relief Fund for relief efforts in any of our member 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 Relief Fund through Paypal.
Please select CRF from the down arrow to choose to donate to the Relief Fund instead of the Scholarship Foundation.
CTO STORM WATCH CENTER – news and updates from our member countries affected by hurricanes.
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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