The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is the region’s tourism development agency, with 24 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

April 2018 Latest Statistics: All five destinations reporting arrival data for the period January to March recorded increases ranging between 3% in Aruba to 22.5% in Belize. December 2017 Quarterly Review: Based on preliminary data provided so far, an estimated 30.1 million tourists visited the region in 2017.

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How many tourists visited the region in 2016? Where did they go? Where did they come from? How much did they spend? Get these answers and more insights in the 2016 CTO Annual Statistical Report.

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Destination Events

Many of the destinations in the Caribbean impacted by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 are well on the road to recovery and have planned several activities. Check the 2018 calendar for events listed so far, with more to come. The calendar is being updated regularly so check back often.

2018 Calendar

E-Learning Series

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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Featured Allied Member

Bornewell Holdings Inc. is a St. Lucia based Marketing, Public Relations, and Events Management company, with a global reach and backed by decades of unparalleled industry experience with projects and relationship building in the Caribbean, United States, Africa and India.

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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.

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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 and special discounts on publications and conferences.

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CTO HURRICANE RELIEF FUND: Help countries and families affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria rebuild and recover.

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 Irma and Maria.

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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!

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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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