Thousands gather in NYC to celebrate Caribbean Heritage

1st Jun 2011
Thousands gather in NYC to celebrate Caribbean Heritage

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will host its annual Caribbean Travel and Cultural Fair on Wednesday, June 8th at Grand Central Terminal as part of Caribbean Week.  The event will feature exhibitors, vendors, Caribbean food tastings, discounted vacation deals and much more.  Approximately 5,000 members consisting of the New York City community, representatives from CTO member countries and Caribbean Diaspora groups will be in attendance.  The event will celebrate and bring together the color, spirit and energy of Caribbean culture to life.

“We are bringing together representatives from various Caribbean destinations, local Caribbean Diaspora groups, and members of the New York City community to what will be one of the hottest Caribbean Fairs in the city,” stated Fernando Abreu, CTO’s Deputy Director of Marketing, “We invite the community to join us as we celebrate our culture, enjoy delicious Caribbean cuisine and move to the beats of the Caribbean.”

Additionally the event will feature a live Caribbean wedding, free mini-massages, and silent auction.  The event is free and open to the general public.


Caribbean Travel and Cultural Fair


Wednesday, June 8, 2011

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Grand Central Terminal @ 42nd Street

Vanderbilt Hall

Manhattan, NY 10017

Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and its 33 member countries


To obtain a full listing and more information about Caribbean week events, please visit; http:/;

For more information about the Caribbean Tourism Organization, please visit


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