Trinidad and Tobago


Caribbean305, Miami's Major New Caribbean Food Festival

There’s a major new Caribbean food festival coming to Miami, part of a regional push to take the Caribbean’s food scene to new global heights. Indeed, celebrated Trinidadian chef Richardson Skinner is calling for the Caribbean to elevate the role […]


A Great Gluten-Free Caribbean Recipe to Try

Gluten-free meals can be found on almost every menu these days, but what exactly is a gluten-free dish? Well, it is anything that excludes gluten, which is found in grains like wheat, barley, rye, spelt, kamut, triticale, bulgur and semolina. […]


The 5 Best Tobago Hotels

A 115-square-mile island just a 25-minute flight from Port of Spain, Trinidad’s sister island, Tobago, is known as the place to recover after a rollicking time at Carnival. But there are plenty of other reasons to visit all year round, […]


Starbucks Continues Caribbean Expansion in Trinidad


Starbucks continues Caribbean expansion By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Heads up, Caribbean-bound coffee lovers: there’s a new Starbucks in town. The region’s 33rd outpost is now open in San Fernando, Trinidad’s SouthPark Entertainment Complex. Operated by local restaurant management company […]

Trinidad and Tobago Showing Strong Cruise Growth

Tobago Cruise Growth

It was a strong season for cruise arrivals to Trinidad and Tobago, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Tourism Development Company. The island of Trinidad received 30,493 cruise passenger arrivals from 25 cruises, while Tobago saw 70,298 passengers […]

These are the Nonstop Flights to Trinidad

How do you get to Trinidad quickly? We continue our Nonstop Flights series with a look at how to fly nonstop to the Caribbean island of Trinidad, which has seen a wave of new airlift in recent years, most recently […]


How Trinidad’s Best Spa Just Got Better

New treatments By Dana Niland CJ Contributor A new line of treatments and natural body care products, infused with tropical and botanical blends from the South Pacific Ocean, are now available at Hyatt Regency Trinidad. With the addition of the […]

Tobago Great House Set to Open

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Tobago is getting a major new boutique resort. The Tobago Great House Resort and Spa is slated to open this fall within the 260-acre Grafton Caledonian Wildlife Sanctuary. The property will include 20 ocean-view suites, 36 garden suites overlooking the […]

Tobago Is Adding More Hotel Rooms

Tobago is expanding its hotel stock. The island’s House of Assembly has purchased two properties at Sanctuary and Manta Lodge, according to Tourism Secretary Tracy Davidson-Celestine. The pair of properties will add 160 rooms to the island’s hotel stock. “Works on […]


In Trinidad, Turning a Christmas Tree Into Art

A Caribbean Christmas Tree Made From Bamboo By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Oh, Christmas tree! We’re merry impressed with this inventive Caribbean riff on the traditional fir tree in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Trinidad in Port-Of-Spain. The […]

Trinidad and Tobago Showing Very Strong Tourism Growth

Trinidad and Tobago is having a very solid year for tourism growth, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The twin-island republic has posted a 7.7 percent growth in arrivals through September data reported to the CTO, among […]

Trinidad and Tobago Could Expand Trade With These Three Countries

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A group of countries including the Dominican Republic, Canada and India are looking to expand trade with Trinidad and Tobago. Dominican Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago Dr Jose Serulle Ramia, in a visit with Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon this week, […]


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