Trinidad & Tobago News

Thomas Cook Airlines takes off for Tobago

Thomas Cook Airlines takes off for Tobago

14th Nov 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Thomas Cook Airlines’ inaugural Tobago flight took off earlier, reinforcing its 17-route-strong long-haul portfolio, which already makes it the largest carrier to the USA from Manchester. At the start of their journey to the island’s amazing hotels and beaches, customers were treated to a steel band and carnival dancers at check-in and more music, food and cocktails at the departure gate.

New tourism minister for Trinidad & Tobago

New tourism minister for Trinidad & Tobago

Shamfa Cudjoe has been appointed to the role of Trinidad & Tobago’s new minister of tourism. Her appointment follows the recent elections and change of government on the twin island nation. Originally from Tobago, minister Cudjoe is excited by her new portfolio - and her initial priorities will focus on improving transportation links between Trinidad and Tobago as well as developing initiatives to improve the local tourism product.

Trinidad & Tobago launches new eco-tourism trail development project

Trinidad & Tobago launches new eco-tourism trail development project

Trinidad & Tobago ministry of tourism, in collaboration with the Trinidad & Tobago Incoming Tour Operators Association, has launched a sustainable eco-tourism trail project that will enable residents, visitors and nature enthusiasts to enjoy and experience more of the dual island’s fascinating and natural beauty. Over the next five years, the ministry will work with local residents and communities to resuscitate and restore around 1,000 kilometres of untouched landscape, starting in the lush and mountainous regions of Blanchisseuse and Chaguaramas in the north coast of Trinidad.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Trinidad & Tobago sees sun rise on 2015

Breaking Travel News investigates: Trinidad & Tobago sees sun rise on 2015

23rd Jan 2015 Focus

The dual-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, best known for its island friendliness and unique blend of modern hospitality and traditional charm, has unveiled a wealth of news for the upcoming tourism season. Developments include brand new hotel options, activities for all travel styles and an eclectic mix of cultural events that are derived from the destination’s diversity and history. Here Breaking Travel News takes a look at what’s hot in this leading destination.

Virgin Atlantic returns to Tobago following brief hiatus

Virgin Atlantic returns to Tobago following brief hiatus

11th Nov 2014 Airline News

Virgin Atlantic has confirmed it will be offering services from London Gatwick Airport to the island of Tobago from March 2015. The airline will be resuming flights to the southern Caribbean island with weekly departures between March and October, and twice weekly departures between October and March. The flights were originally cancelled in March this year.

Tobago receives double airlift boost

Tobago receives double airlift boost

9th Apr 2014 Airline News

The Tobago House of Assembly has revealed an increase in the winter flight services of both British Airways and Monarch Airlines. As of October 26th, two additional BA flights will operate via Antigua to the island of Tobago, increasing capacity on the route by 100 per cent to meet demand. This is closely followed by an additional direct weekly Monarch Airlines flight, which commences on December 16th 2014.

Trinidad and Tobago joins UNWTO

Trinidad and Tobago joins UNWTO

15th May 2013 Tourism News

Trinidad and Tobago has become UNWTO’s 156th Member State as the country rejoins the Organization after 35 years. The announcement was made by the Secretary General, Taleb Rifai, at the opening of the 55th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for the Americas in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Trinidad & Tobago set for CTO Sustainable Tourism Development conference

Trinidad & Tobago set for CTO Sustainable Tourism Development conference

Trinidad & Tobago will host the next Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) conference on Sustainable Tourism Development in 2013, the CTO has announced. In a symbolic passing of the baton, deputy permanent secretary at the Trinidad & Tobago ministry of tourism, Raye Sandy, received the CTO Sustainable Tourism Mahogany Scroll from Guyana’s tourism minister, Irfaan Ali, at the closing of STC-13.

Caribbean Airlines set to commence London to Trinidad service

Caribbean Airlines set to commence London to Trinidad service

27th Mar 2012 Airline News

Caribbean Airlines is launching flights from Piarco, Trinidad to Gatwick, London, with four weekly non-stop flights on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, starting 14 June 2012. Tickets for the new service, which be operated by a 767 – 300 ER aircraft, will go on sale today.