Category: Business | Trinidad

An aerial view of Port of Spain, Trinidad. Photo by Stephen Broadbridge

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, repeatedly, to diversify its economy

A home in Maraval, Trinidad. Courtesy Peter Sheppard

Trinidad real estate & the property market

As of late 2014, the real estate market in Trinidad has shown significant improvement after suffering a decline during the global economic slowdown (2007–2009). The Association of Real Estate Agents (AREA) notes that property prices have begun to rise after a 20% decline

Regent Star Hotel, Trinidad

Five new hotel and resort developments coming to Trinidad & Tobago

Visitors to Trinidad and Tobago in the coming months can stay in style as the destination adds new product to its available room stock with five hotel and resort developments.

Trinidad Carnival Couture. Photo: Gary Jordan Photography courtesy K2K Carnival

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

The Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre

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

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

The Port of Spain waterfront. Photo by Chris Anderson

Port of Spain: International Financial Centre (IFC)?

Economist Jwala Rambarran on the moves to make Port of Spain — Trinidad’s capital — an International Financial Centre as part of the country’s diversification thrust into financial services

Filming A Story About Wendy 2. Photo: Anthony Keung Fatt

Trinidad & Tobago: the perfect Film Location

The T&T Film Company invites film producers to take advantage of all the islands have to offer as a film location