Trinidad and Tobago

British Airways Expanding Tobago Service

 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 …

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

 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 …

Rum Journal: An Angostura Cocktail From the Hyatt Regency Trinidad

 Above: the Hyatt Regency Trinidad It’s an essential ingredient in so many cocktails: Angostura Bitters. The famous secret recipe comes, of course, from the island of Trinidad. But it’s even better when accompanied by Angostura Rum, too. The latest Rum …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Raul Echeberría  By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Trinidad and Tobago has come in for praise from the international community supporting the global Internet. Raul Echeberría, vice president of global engagement at the Internet Society, described T&T as “very active” in high-level …

 By Gerard Best CJ Contributor The recent establishment of an Internet exchange point (IXP) in Trinidad and Tobago is a necessary step in strengthening the country’s local Internet economy. But it is not enough, says Bevil Wooding, Internet Strategist with …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor Technology experts from across the region will this week gather in Trinidad for a two-day meeting at the Telecommunications Authority (TATT) office. Shernon Osepa, manager of regional affairs for the Internet Society (ISOC) …

 Above: the investment conference in New York (CJ Photo: Joshua Martinez) By Joshua MartinezCJ Contributor NEW YORK — “We need to get away from a boom and bust economy.” These were the words of Trinidad and Tobago Trade, Industry and …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines saw a big increase in demand for its Trinidad-Tobago “airbridge” route during the summer months, the carrier said Wednesday. The company said the airbridge experienced an “unprecedented increase in …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Tobago House of Assembly will be forming a task force with Caribbean Airlines to regularly discuss the “airbridge” that connects Trinidad and Tobago. Tobago Secretary of Tourism Tracy Davidson-Celestine recently …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago says it is looking to become the first Caribbean territory without a landfill site. The island’s House of Assembly has signed a contract with Canada-based Fourth State Energy to undertake …

 Above: one of BP’s Trinidad platforms By the Caribbean Journal staff BP Trinidad and Tobago has approved a new offshore gas project called Juniper. The project will include the construction of a “normally unmanned platform together with corresponding subsea infrastructure,” …

 Above: Maracas Beach in Trinidad (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Board of Directors of the Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago has named Keith Chin as the organization’s new CEO. The appointment took effect on …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago’s government is planning a new push to combat crime, according to Chief Secretary Orville London. The new plan involves more cameras, the creation of a canine unit and greater surveillance …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Tobago House of Assembly says it wants a “separate airline” to service the Trinidad-Tobago airbridge. THA Chief Secretary Orville London raised the issue during a 2015 budget consultation last week. …

 Above: Port of Spain (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Heads of government from CARICOM will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the first-ever CARICOM-Japan summit in Trinidad next week. The conference, which will be held …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago received a record number of visitors in 2013 — more than 1 million, and a large portion of those visitors came from nearby Trinidad. According to new data from Tobago’s government, …

 Above: Port of Spain, Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s economy is “embarking on a sustainable growth path,” the International Monetary Fund said following its Article IV Consultation with the country earlier this week. The …

 Above: Tobago (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Tobago received just over 1 million visitors in 2013 for the first time its history, according to Tobago’s Secretary of Tourism and Transportation, Tracy Davidson-Celestine. A large …