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.
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%).Get Your Copy Now
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.Get Your Copy Now
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!Explore
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.Read more
NEW YORK (May 29, 2023) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Broadcasting Union...
NEW YORK (May 19, 2023) – Renowned travel industry analyst Henry Harteveldt will keynote the highly ant...
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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.Read More
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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, facilitation of government member engagement activities and special discounts on publications and conferences.Read More
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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.Read more
STORM WATCH CENTER: Updates from CTO member countries affected by hurricanes.