How Oil Production’s Faring in Trinidad

January 11, 2015 | 8:14 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad is reporting a 2 percent increase in oil/condensate output in the fourth quarter of 2014. That was revealed by the Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs last week. The increase in the Caribbean country's output came despite a shutdown of BHP’s facilities for maintenance in mid-November and more...

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InselAir Officially Launches New Service to Trinidad, Guyana

December 25, 2014 | 7:19 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff InselAir has officially launched a series of new flights out of its Curacao hub. The carrier launched new service from Curacao to Georgetown, Guyana last week, following the addition of new flights from Curacao to Port of Spain, Trinidad. Trinidad is the country’s 20th destination. “We see an more...

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Carnival Adding Tobago As Cruise Stop

December 9, 2014 | 11:39 am | 0 Comment


Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Lines will be sailing to the island of Tobago for the first time next year. The news was announced as part of a series of new longer voyages the cruise line will be offering. Ships including Carnival Miracle, Dream, Glory and Sunshine will be visiting more than two dozen destinations more...

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Is It Time for Self Government in Tobago?

November 16, 2014 | 10:56 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Is it time for self-government in Tobago? It's a question that has long been on the mind of many residents, and one that Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly Orville London says remains a "burning issue." London said this week that Tobagonians "regardless of political persuasions," have given a more...

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Rum Journal: Trinidad’s Angostura No. 1

November 13, 2014 | 9:45 pm | 0 Comment


WE'RE BIG fans of the venerable House of Angostura here at Rum Journal. While much of the world knows Angostura first for its bitters we know better: their rum is outstanding, led by our typical favourite, the sensational 1919 (although the 1824 is quite good, too). So we were quite excited when we were finally able to get our hands on the company's newest premium more...

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Caribbean, Latin American Tourism Agencies to Meet in Trinidad

November 7, 2014 | 4:46 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism agencies from across Latin America and the Caribbean are slated to meet on Monday in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The agencies are gathering under the theme of "Sustainable Tourism: Building Bridges for Co-operation and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean “Promoting Community more...

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Trinidad and Tobago, Chile Eye Stronger Energy Ties

November 7, 2014 | 4:39 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Port of Spain ICJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and Chile are looking to expand their cooperation in the energy sector. Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine recently held talks with Chile's Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, Fernando Schmidt, in Port of Spain. The talks included the two countries' relations specific to more...

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Trinidad Needs to Market Tourism Opportunities “More Aggressively”

November 5, 2014 | 7:34 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago needs to push its tourism sector more strongly, according to Spain's Ambassador to the country, Jose Maria Fernandez Lopez de Toriso. The Ambassador, who recently paid a courtesy call on the country's Trade Minister, Vasant Bharath, urged Trinidad and Tobago to ramp up its promotion of more...

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British Airways Expanding Tobago Service

November 4, 2014 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment


Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff British Airways will be launching an additional weekly flight to the island of Tobago. The news was announced by British Airway's head of commercial, Colm Lacy, at the UK launch of the Tobago Legends Football Classic in London this week. The new weekly flight will commence in the spring of 2015. British more...

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Why the Caribbean Tourism Industry Needs to “Embrace” Digital Marketing

October 31, 2014 | 11:30 am | 0 Comment


Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean needs to embrace digital marketing, according to Orville London, chief secretary in the Tobago House of Assembly. The Chief Secretary, who was addressing the Caribbean Tourism Organization's 7th Tourism Human Resources Conference in Tobago, warned that if the region's tourism industry was not more...

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