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An aerial shot of Tobago’s iconic Pigeon Point jetty featuring the official “Safe Travels” logo

Safe Travels assurance when you visit Tobago!

Last week, Tobago was awarded the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) “Safe Travels” stamp after the development of a Tourism Industry Health & Safety manual by the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL). The Safe Travels stamp is the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp for travel and tourism designed specifically to address

Tobago welcomes your return

When the Trinidad and Tobago government closed the islands’ borders in mid-March to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited ran a user-generated campaign to keep travelers and locals “Dreaming of Tobago”, showcasing the island so that it remains top of mind for regional and international visitors amid the pandemic. Now, the

The Villas at Stonehaven from above

The Villas at Stonehaven await you

Brand voices: a message from the Villas at Stonehaven Stay safe — stay with the Villas at Stonehaven! The Villas at Stonehaven in Tobago is a beautiful hillside property overlooking Stonehaven (aka Grafton) bay, and where physical distancing is a given and privacy assured. Your safety and wellbeing is their priority. The Villas have implemented

Sian Cuffy-Young of Siel Environmental

Meet Sian Cuffy-Young of Siel Environmental

We caught up with Sian Cuffy-Young, founder and CEO of Siel Environmental — a social enterprise working to transform the way you think about waste. We talked to her about how and why she got started, the Carnicycle initiative, what you can do to safeguard Trinidad & Tobago’s natural environment — and how you can help combat climate change

A swimmer enjoys the pristine waters of Argyle Waterfall

Keep dreaming of Tobago

As the global travel and tourism industry continues to grapple with the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) launched a digital campaign to bring some much needed positivity and hope to their global travel community, and encourage past and future visitors to keep “Dreaming of Tobago”

Kees Dieffenthaller with Carla Parris

Tourism Trinidad announces creative arts campaign partnership

Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) has partnered with The Business of Carnival, the YouTube series by entertainment and sports attorney Carla Parris, to present the digitally-driven #StayHomeandLEVELUP campaign. The objective is to educate stakeholders across the Caribbean diaspora about the legal and business aspects of the Carnival and cultural industry; to elevate business standards within the

Spotlight: Caffe del Mare (CrewsInn) curbside pickup menu

Looking for a delicious meal and a change of scene? If you order from Caffe del Mare’s curbside pickup menu, both the journey to idyllic Chaguaramas to collect and the destination (a delicious meal!) should hit the spot. Who couldn’t use a view of the sea and a breath of sea air right now? Click

Tobago Tourism Agency shines at International Travel & Tourism Awards

Last night, the Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd’s hard work on their Tobago Beyond destination marketing campaign paid dividends. Their Revitalising Tobago Tourism by Gravity Global team won the Silver Award for Best National Tourism Board Campaign in the International Travel & Tourism Awards, presented by the World Travel Market in London. Here’s more on the

Invaders Steel Orchestra performs at Panorama. Photo by Edison Boodoosingh

UNESCO designates Port of Spain to join its Network of Creative Cities

On World Cities’ Day (31 October), UNESCO designated 66 urban settlements from around the world to join its Network of Creative Cities, which now number a total of 246 members. The Network brings together cities that base their development on creativity — whether in music, arts and folk crafts, design, cinema, literature, digital arts or

Newton George presents on birding in Tobago to festival attendees

Tobago promoted as premier birdwatching destination in Canada

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) facilitated Tobago’s presence at the Huron Fringe Birding Festival in Canada from May 24 to 27, 2019 to promote the island as a premier birdwatching and eco-adventure destination in the Canadian travel market place. The festival took place at the MacGregor Point Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada, attracting participants

Tobago shines at ITB Berlin 2019

Earlier this month (6–10 March, 2019), Destination Tobago attended ITB Berlin to engage the German travel trade in efforts to boost arrivals to the island. Tobago officials report that they made significant progress in achieving this goal by establishing key partnerships, pursuing new avenues for industry growth, and launching the Tobago Beyond brand at one