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Trinidad & Tobago makes inroads at World Travel Market 2016

Trinidad & Tobago makes inroads at World Travel Market 2016

The annual World Travel Market (WTM) ran earlier this week in London, from 7th to 9th November, and early reports from the Trinidad & Tobago contingent — comprising senior officials from the Tourism Development Company of Trinidad & Tobago (TDC) and the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) — indicate a successful showing. The theme for […]

Made in Trinidad: Unique Gifts, Souvenirs and Shopping

Made in Trinidad: Unique Gifts, Souvenirs and Shopping

Trinidad products: what to buy, and where to buy it No, a ceramic coconut made in China is probably not how you want to remember your trip to Trinidad. Fair enough. But there are exceptionally talented local craftsmen in Trinidad working in leather, clay, fabric, copper and other raw materials like seeds, shells and gourds. […]

K2K Carnival’s Karen & Kathy Norman

K2K Carnival’s Karen & Kathy Norman

The story behind their designs; the journey to making the band; Trinidad’s vs Brazil’s Carnival; and re-claiming Trinidad’s mas

Spotlight on Trinidad & Tobago Fashion

Spotlight on Trinidad & Tobago Fashion

A look at Trinidad & Tobago Fashion Week; Tobago Fashion Weekend; the relationship between fashion and Carnival; and the islands’ emerging fashion industry as a whole.

Trinidad: Conference & Convention Capital of the Caribbean

Trinidad: Conference & Convention Capital of the Caribbean

Trinidad is already a financial and information hub of the region and a gateway to Latin America, with a high influx of business travellers. Consequently, the Tourism Development Company (TDC) has set up the Trinidad & Tobago Convention Bureau (TTCB) as Trinidad positions itself as the conference and convention hub of the Caribbean and beyond.

The Native Spirit: Original Caribbean Art to Wear

The Native Spirit: Original Caribbean Art to Wear

Discover talks to Tracy Kaufmann, the co-founder of Native Spirit (produced by B&Tees Ltd), to learn how this brand has become such a hit for both locals and visitors for over 25 years.

Trinidad: the Regional Business Centre

Trinidad: the Regional Business Centre

Trinidad is the business capital of the region, owing to its natural hydrocarbon reserves. With those reserves quickly being consumed, this “Caribbean Tiger” has moved to diversify its economy.

Port of Spain: International Financial Centre (IFC)?

The former PNM government to establish the Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre (TTIFC). By exporting financial services to the world on a competitive basis, the TTIFC is expected to further diversify the economy away from energy. In recent months, this plan has been revisited by the new People’s Partnership government, and the thrust is beginning anew.

Interview: Behind the Scenes at Veni Mangé

Interview: Behind the Scenes at Veni Mangé

Veni Mangé is a creole restaurant in Woodbrook founded by sisters Roses Hezekiah and the late Allyson Hennessy (a Cordon Bleu chef). In a 2009 interview with Discover, they shared their thoughts on Trinidad cuisine and their favourite dishes.

The Trinidad & Tobago Business Guide

The Trinidad & Tobago Business Guide

The Trinidad & Tobago Business Guide (TTBG) puts all the necessary information about doing business in Trinidad and Tobago into the most comprehensive and unbiased business guide on the islands. It covers all the major sectors of the economy: its history, challenges, development and growth, and future forecasts. It also supplies vital information on currency, business etiquette, political structure, transparency, available technology, and more.

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