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Elon Trotman at JAOTG. Photo courtesy Jazz Artists on the Green (JAOTG)

Nigel Campbell on Trinidad’s music, nightlife, and entertainment | Q&A

Veteran journalist and music businessman Nigel Campbell shares his insights into Trinidad’s rich and varied music scene, providing a comprehensive overview of the island’s distinct musical landscape

The Heritage Festival's Ole Time Wedding procession in Moriah. Photo courtesy THA

Jared Prima on Tobago’s culture & festivals | Q&A

Jared Prima is a Tobagonian actor, director, writer, and singer. We talked to him about Tobago’s culture, food, festivals, and entertainment.

Lover's Bay is a hidden gem accessible only by boat. Photo by Nyla Singh

Our 5 (well, more than 5) favourite Tobago beaches

OK, no matter what else you may have come to Tobago to explore, enjoying its truly stunning beaches is bound to feature high up on your list of things to do! So here are our top five for 2017 — plus many of our other favourites. One quick tip: the further north you go, the quieter the beaches tend to be. And, of course, if you want the low-down on all Tobago’s beaches, make sure to check out the rest of our Beaches section!

Tracey Davidson-Celestine, Tobago House of Assembly director of Tourism and Transportation answers questions posed by international media. Photo courtesy the TDC

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

Kapok Hotel room

Trinidad accommodation options: a quick intro

If you are already here from overseas, it is to be hoped you already know where you are staying. If not, you need not be driven to hoboism, but read quickly. Be your requirements immediate, or the more leisurely contemplation of a future visit to these shores, or planning for a staycation, there are many options for accommodation in Trinidad

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Discover Trinidad & Tobago is a travel guide aimed both at international tourists and visitors planning a trip or vacation to the islands — whether for an eco adventure, business trip, or beach holiday — and at local Trinidadians and Tobagonians looking to know and explore more about their native islands. Over 25 years of

The Port of Spain waterfront. Photo by Chris Anderson

Travel tips & information

Important travel planning information for Trinidad & Tobago “When in Rome”, they say. Here is some info to help you get what you need quickly and easily while in Trinidad and Tobago. We’ve also got the information you’ll need in case anything goes wrong, so that nothing will spoil your holiday or vacation. Geography Our

Photo by Derek Felix, courtesy Caribbean Airlines

Getting to Trinidad & Tobago

Important info for planning your trip to Trinidad & Tobago So you’re ready to plan your travel to Trinidad and Tobago. Whether you’re gearing up for a leisurely vacation, an eco adventure, or a business trip, here’s some information to get you started. • How do I get to Trinidad & Tobago? By air —

Caroni Swamp. Photo by Chris Anderson

An introduction to T&T

Trinidad & Tobago: endless possibilities You’ve made a wonderful decision to discover Trinidad and Tobago! Tobago is perfect for restoration: lazing on picture-perfect beaches or an escape into nature – whether silently observing the island’s diverse wildlife, or pushing your body to the limit while mountain biking or windsurfing! Trinidadians work hard and play hard: the

Fort King George, Tobago. Photo by Chris Anderson

Tobago sightseeing: so much to explore

Tobago offers the visitor a wide range of touring options. It’s possible to drive around the island in a single day, but for the best experience, take it slow. History buffs will revel in the island’s historic sites, legacy of the 31 separate occasions Tobago was lost and conquered over the centuries. And even if you just stick to the well-known beaches and tourist sites, there’s still lots to see.