Tribute to our friend and colleague, Bonita Morgan
1957 – 2018

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – (9 April, 2018) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the region have lost a great representative with the untimely passing of Bonita Morgan, Director of Resource Mobilization and Development, who died on Friday morning 6 April in the United States, where she was undergoing treatment for cancer. Bonita, who had been with the CTO since April 1996, was a consummate professional who had a profoundly positive impact on those with whom she worked or interacted, and touched hearts in the most fundamental ways. Read More.


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

February 2018 Latest Statistics: Nineteen destinations reported arrival data for January to December; ten recorded growth ranging from 3.1% in Martinique to 11.0% in Saint Lucia.  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.

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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

Hoospitality is a consulting and recruiting firm that serves professionals within the Tourism and the Hotel Industry. Hoospitality supports organizations with Business development, Brand positioning, Recruiting solutions (mid-management and executive positions), Hospitality adviser.

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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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