December 7, 2023

British Virgin Islands wins CTO’s 2023 Regional Tourism Youth Congress

Source: Caribbean Tourism Organization Naomi Onwufuju of Elmore Stoutt High School in the British Virgin Islands is jubilant after winning CTO’s Regional Tourism Youth Congress at Beaches Turks & Caicos on Friday. PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands (October 14, 2023) – In an inspirational demonstration of passion, preparation and poise, Naomi Onwufuju, Junior Minister of Tourism of […]

CTO’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference opens in Turks and Caicos on Wednesday

Source: Caribbean Tourism Organization The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Executive Committee met in Providenciales on Monday. From left are Marie McKenzie (Carnival); CTO Allied Chairman William Griffith; Nicola Madden-Greig (CHTA); Latia Duncombe (Bahamas); CTO Chairman Rosa Harris (Cayman Islands); Trevor Sadler (InterCaribbean Airways); CTO Secretary-General Dona Regis-Prosper; Lorine St. Jules (St. Lucia); CTO Director of Finance […]

CTO to Showcase the Caribbean at FIT Tourism Fair in Argentina

From Caribbean Tourism Organization A rendering of the CTO booth for FIT in Argentina UENOS AIRES, Argentina (September 23, 2023) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) brings the region’s vibrant culture and diverse travel experiences to the Latin American market during the highly anticipated FIT Tourism Fair in Argentina this month.   FIT, Feria Internacional de […]

CTO gears up for SOTIC 2023 in Turks and Caicos Islands

From Caribbean Tourism Organization CTO Gears Up for SOTIC 2023 in Turks and Caicos Islands PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos (August 14, 2023) – Preparations for the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s much-anticipated State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) are well underway, with the program set to take place at The Shore Club Turks & Caicos on Providenciales […]

CTO congratulates CARICOM on 50th anniversary

Source: Caribbean Tourism Organization Contact: Heather Gibbs +1 (201) 861-2056 BARBADOS (July 4, 2023) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has extended well wishes to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. “In celebrating this significant milestone, we acknowledge the exceptional leadership of visionaries such as Errol Barrow, Forbes Burnham, Michael Manley, Eric […]

CARIBBEAN TOURISM AUTHORITY – Alicia Edwards applauds CTO event, highlights Tobago’s distinctive charm at Caribbean Week in New York

The MPE Caribbean Tourism Authority is a resource for tourism stakeholders interested in marketing, branding and promoting the unique Caribbean experience. To share stories, information or intelligence, contact us at [email protected]. JUNE 13, 2023 Alicia Edwards applauds CTO event, highlights Tobago’s distinctive charm at Caribbean Week in New York Alicia Edwards, Executive Chairman of the Tobago Tourism Agency […]

CTO, CBU forge partnership to showcase Caribbean Week in New York

Source: Caribbean Tourism Organization NEW YORK (May 29, 2023) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) have announced a joint partnership, which will have as its first action amplification of the coverage of the highly anticipated Caribbean Week in New York, scheduled to take place from June 5 to 8, […]

CTO leader bats for gender equality in Caribbean tourism

The chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Kenneth Bryan said the focus of International Women’s Day (IWD) this year reminded him of how much women have contributed to the success of the region’s most dynamic economic driver, tourism. Bryan, who is the Minister of Tourism and Transport of the Cayman Islands, said the IWD […]

CTO names Marketplace Excellence to lead communications efforts

BARBADOS (March 9, 2023) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has appointed Marketplace Excellence Corporation (MPE) as its communications consultant for a six-month period. MPE, a U.S.-based public relations, marketing and media agency with strong Caribbean roots and extensive tourism and hospitality experience, will provide strategic communications services to support the CTO’s work. “The appointment of MPE […]

CTO reports promising outlook for the region in 2023

Source: Caribbean Tourism Organization Contact: Bevan Springer +1 (201) 861-2056  E-mail: [email protected] CTO reports promising outlook for the region in 2023 BARBADOS (March 7, 2023) – Despite global pressures such as high inflation, the war in Ukraine, the ensuing energy crisis, and an impending economic recession, the outlook for Caribbean travel and tourism is favorable, according to […]