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.




New Statistics

March 2024: All 20 destinations reporting international arrival data so far in 2024 have experienced growth compared to figures for the same periods in 2023. Overall, 11 of the 18 destinations reporting arrivals from the Canadian market recorded increased visitor trips.

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2023 Review

In 2023, regional tourism continued to grow with an estimated increase of 14.3% in international tourists visiting the Caribbean. This growth was aligned with the projected expansion of 10.0% to 15.0% for the year.

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Explore the beauty of the CTO’s destination members. From delicious cuisine to astonishing natural landscapes – there’s lots to do and see in the Caribbean. Find your adventure!


Learn Online

CTO and Velsoft Training Materials Inc. offer tourism and hospitality eLearning courses, programmes and educational technologies through the Caribbean Tourism Institute.

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Latest Media Releases
CTO’S Caribbean Media Awards 2024 to Celebrate Excellence in Journalism

NEW YORK (April 18, 2024) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has announced...

Key Partners Sign On As Main Sponsors of CTO’s Sustainable Tourism Conference in Grenada

BARBADOS (April 18, 2024) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has secured ke...


CBT Toolkit

View the Community Based Tourism Toolkit funded by the Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (CCPF) under the Innovation for Tourism Expansion and Diversification Project.

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Join as an Allied Member

Allied membership is a high-value partnership that gives members a variety of benefits. Joining is easy and membership is valid for one year.

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New Allied Members

You can influence the direction of the Caribbean tourism industry while taking advantage of a range of exclusive benefits.

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CTO Certification Programme

Tourism Research Resources

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.

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Storm Watch Center: Updates from CTO member countries affected by hurricanes.


Updated Privacy Policy

CTO’s privacy policy explains the personal data we hold, how we use your personal data, the security and safeguards in place and your data protection rights. Read CTO’s privacy policy –