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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New Statistics

May 2021: All nine destinations reporting tourists visits for January to April recorded decreases, the smallest was registered in Aruba (-25.2%) and was followed by the Dominican Republic (‑27.4%). The contractions in the other destinations reporting ranged from -63.0% in Antigua & Barbuda to -91.4% in Grenada.

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Caribbean destinations received about 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.

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Destinations

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!

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COVID-19

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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Latest Media Releases
CTO Launches Online Risk Management Course to Coincide With Start of 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (9 June, 2020) -  As part of its ongoing programme to help...

Warm Hospitality and Warm Welcome: Curaçao is Open for Summer Travel

WILLEMSTAD – JUNE 8, 2021 – In preparation for a busy summer season with...

 

Featured Allied Member

Fountainhead is a digital marketing agency focused on building sustainable travel and tourism in the Caribbean and Latin America. Our mission is to attract and convert right-fit guests and visitors for hotels/resorts, destinations and attractions, increasing revenues and enhancing the guest experience.

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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 and special discounts on publications and conferences.

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CTO Certification Programme
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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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CTO STORM WATCH CENTER  – news and updates from our 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 – https://www.onecaribbean.org/privacy-policy/

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/