Draft Ecotourism Sub-Policy
The Ecotourism Sub-policy seeks to provide a framework to facilitate an enabling environment for the sustainable development and management of the ecotourism sector in Trinidad and Tobago. The establishment of this framework is in accordance with the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago’s (GoRTT) Policy Framework (2020), the National Development Strategy 2016-2030 (Vision 2030), and the National Environmental Policy (2018) as well as the guiding principles, goal and policy statements articulated within the National Tourism Policy (2021-2030).
The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts is inviting members of the public and stakeholders to submit comments on the Draft Ecotourism Sub-policy.
Draft Community-Based Tourism Sub-policy
The Community-Based Tourism Sub-policy provides a framework for the sustainable development and management of the Community-Based Tourism (CBT) niche. The framework is in alignment with the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago’s (GoRTT) Policy Framework, the National Development Strategy 2016 – 2030 (Vision 2030), as well as, the guiding principles and policy statements articulated in the National Tourism Policy (2021-2030).
The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts is inviting members of the public and stakeholders to submit comments on the Draft Community-Based Tourism Sub-policy.
National Tourism Policy Trinidad & Tobago (NTP)
A travel and tourism sector which is a significant contributor to the social and economic resilience, growth and development of Trinidad and Tobago. It would reflect the innovation, creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, cultural richness, unparalleled beauty, tremendous regional diversity, environmental stewardship and natural hospitality of the people of the twin-island Republic. In its entirety, it would be characterised by a deep commitment to adhering to world class standards of excellence that ensures the satisfaction of our international and domestic customers, stakeholders, and other Industry partners.
Sport Tourism Sub-Policy of Trinidad and Tobago (STP)
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GoRTT) recognises that the tourism sector has the potential to contribute significantly to the economic and sociocultural goals of the country. As part of its diversification efforts, GoRTT is committed to developing a sustainable travel and tourism industry which uses the country’s cultural, historic, natural and recreational assets, and leverages sport science, support services and availability of requisite human capital to position Trinidad and Tobago as a unique and competitive tourism destination.
COVID-19 Protocols for the Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Sector
In 2019, international visitor arrivals worldwide increased by 4 % with every region of the globe reporting an improvement in visitor arrivals performance. Closer to home, the Caribbean region mirrored the global performance and received 1.3 million more visitors in
the same year. At that time, based on this prevailing trend and coupled with heightened visitor confidence, 2020 was projected to be a year of continued growth for global travel and tourism.