Category: Tourism, Culture and Transportation

Tobago tourism businesses become “Safe travels” endorsed

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) is working in close collaboration with tourism stakeholders to make Tobago a “Safe Travels” destination, with the guidance of their recently published “Tourism Industry Health and Safety Manual for Post COVID-19”. Many of Tobago’s tourism businesses have already embraced the guidelines outlined in the manual, and have earned the…

Tobago sends messages of hope to German travel trade

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) partnered with Germany’s leading travel trade publishing house, FVW, to launch a digital and print campaign that facilitates a platform for sharing positive, encouraging messages from travel partners across the globe, while keeping Tobago relevant as a premier holiday option for future travel. Under the heading “Dreaming Beyond”, FVW…

Let’s go diving

The island’s dive niche continues to evolve as the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) works to attract visitors from the UK market. Last month, TTAL’s destination representatives in the UK, Advantage Management Group (AMG Ltd.), attended the Go Diving Show in Coventry, England on behalf of the Agency. The event featured a presentation from local…

Caribbean Beat spotlights Tobago

Two of Tobago’s tallest and most dramatic waterfalls are Argyle Waterfall, near Roxborough, and Highland Waterfall, near Moriah. Both waterfalls were mentioned in the most recent issue of Caribbean Beat, the popular in-flight magazine of Caribbean Airlines (CAL). In the January/February issue, Destination Tobago is noted as a place to escape and recharge on the…

Visitor arrivals up and up!

Tobago’s tourism industry recorded the highest increase in stayover arrivals in nine years. Statistics revealed that there were 19,542 international stayover arrivals in 2019, an 8.2% increase over 2018. In January 2020, stayover arrivals amounted to 2,805 visitors, compared to 2,303 in January 2019; representing an increase of 21.8% or 502 visitors. Last year the…

Destination Tobago content goes live on National Geographic website

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited has started the first quarter of 2020 with a bang, as the organisation’s high-profile marketing partnership with National Geographic came to fruition in January with unspoilt, untouched, undiscovered Tobago being prominently featured by the  world’s leading travel magazine. Visitors to Tobago’s new content hub on National Geographic’s UK website – Tobago: Exploring…

TTAL represents Tobago at Caribbean Travel Marketplace

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited attended Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM) in the Bahamas from January 21 to 23, 2020, to engage with potential trade stakeholders from the Caribbean, North America and beyond in continued efforts to stimulate growth of Tobago’s tourism industry. Hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) at Baha Mar, Bahamas,…

National Geographic UK highlights Tobago

National Geographic writer, Amelia Duggan, recently wrote a series of five articles on Destination Tobago which is now featured on the National Geographic UK website. This follows Duggan’s tour of the island which included visits to popular sites and interactions with locals along the way. In one article, ‘Tobago’s food scene: the island where the clay-oven…

Off-Board Excursions

On January 12, 2020, the Costa Magica sailed into the Port of Scarborough with over 500 passengers embarking on pre-booked tours. Visitors enjoyed kayaking, trekked through the rain forest, and ventured on a tour of Little Tobago among other sites.

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