Press Releases

Lara Quentrall – Thomas returns as President, TTCSI

Lara Quentrall – Thomas returns as President, TTCSI

MEDIA RELEASE Lara Quentrall – Thomas returns as President, Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries at Annual General Meeting – Port of Spain / 24th July 2020 TTCSI is the representative body for 56 Services Associations with a membership of approximately 662,510 companies and persons. In a stirring address to her membership this evening, Ms. Quentrall–Thomas noted that, “as […]

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July 31st, 2020

SAVED BY THE CLOUD

SAVED BY THE CLOUD

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe, the role of Information Communications Technology (ICT), in particular, Cloud-based services, surged to the forefront in keeping economies and communications functioning while restricting the spread of the disease. The sudden, skyrocketing spike in demand for broadband and Cloud based services may have overwhelmed systems in some places. However, TSTT’s investment in its infrastructure […]

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July 31st, 2020

Tobago welcomes your return

Tobago welcomes your return

MEDIA RELEASE TTAL encourages domestic tourism with new campaign     SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Wednesday July 15, 2020:  The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited and the destination’s tourism industry stakeholders are seeking ways to stimulate economic activity for the island with initiatives targeting the domestic market. When the Trinidad and Tobago government closed the borders in mid-March to mitigate the spread of […]

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July 16th, 2020

ANGOSTURA EMPLOYEES DISTRIBUTE  $1 MILLION  IN HAMPERS  TO FAMILIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY

ANGOSTURA EMPLOYEES DISTRIBUTE $1 MILLION IN HAMPERS TO FAMILIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY

MEDIA RELEASE May 28th, 2020   ANGOSTURA EMPLOYEES DISTRIBUTE  $1 MILLION  IN HAMPERS TO FAMILIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY Port of Spain, Trinidad. May 28th, 2020: Angostura employees distributed $1Million worth of hampers within a three-day period to families who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. On May 10th, we announced that our employees were embarking on a food […]

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June 17th, 2020

TSTT POISED TO LEAD IN POST-COVID RECOVERY

TSTT POISED TO LEAD IN POST-COVID RECOVERY

TSTT POISED TO LEAD IN POST-COVID RECOVERY Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – May 18, 2020 As Trinidad and Tobago transitions out of its lockdown from the COVID-19 pandemic on a phased basis, it is clear that that the old rules by which we lived and worked are going to change, probably for good. TSTT’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ronald Walcott, noted during a […]

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May 19th, 2020

100M Government Guaranteed Loan Facility

100M Government Guaranteed Loan Facility

MEDIA RELEASE 100M Government Guaranteed Loan Facility   Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago MINISTRY OF FINANCE Corporate Communications Unit   Signing of Agreement with the Co-operative Credit Union League of Trinidad and Tobago (CCULTT) and the Central Finance Facility (CFF), for a $100M Government Guaranteed Loan Facility. On Friday May 8th, 2020 the Honourable Colm Imbert, Minister […]

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May 14th, 2020

NAMDEVCO and its line Ministry, the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, created historic partnership

NAMDEVCO and its line Ministry, the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, created historic partnership

NAMDEVCO and its line Ministry, the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, created historic partnership   On May 1st, 2020, NAMDEVCO and its line Ministry, the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and fisheries, created a historic partnership with the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services. Over the next few months, NAMDEVCO will deliver out of its Piarco Packinghouse, boxes with root […]

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May 6th, 2020

CARIBBEAN HOTELIERS INVEST IN DOWNTIME TO MANAGE CRISIS AND PREPARE FOR FUTURE

CARIBBEAN HOTELIERS INVEST IN DOWNTIME TO MANAGE CRISIS AND PREPARE FOR FUTURE

CARIBBEAN HOTELIERS INVEST IN DOWNTIME TO MANAGE CRISIS AND PREPARE FOR FUTURE The Caribbean tourism industry has a proven track record of bouncing back from crisis, often better and stronger, a message which resonated throughout the first in a series of online training programs being conducted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) aimed at equipping the industry to […]

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April 15th, 2020

TOURISM TRINIDAD ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP FOR “YOU TUBE” CREATIVE ARTS CAMPAIGN

TOURISM TRINIDAD ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP FOR “YOU TUBE” CREATIVE ARTS CAMPAIGN

TOURISM TRINIDAD ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP FOR “YOU TUBE” CREATIVE ARTS CAMPAIGN Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) has partnered with “The Business of Carnival®”, a dynamic first of a kind You Tube Series by Entertainment and Sports Lawyer Carla Parris, to present the #StayHomeandLEVELUP campaign to educate people across the Caribbean and the globe about the legal and business aspects of the Carnival […]

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April 15th, 2020

ANGOSTURA HOLDINGS LTD. DONATES 70,000 BOTTLES OF HAND SANITIZER TO FIRST RESPONDERS, COMMUNITIES AND BUSINESSES

ANGOSTURA HOLDINGS LTD. DONATES 70,000 BOTTLES OF HAND SANITIZER TO FIRST RESPONDERS, COMMUNITIES AND BUSINESSES

MEDIA RELEASE April 3rd, 2020 ANGOSTURA HOLDINGS LTD. DONATES 70,000 BOTTLES OF HAND SANITIZER TO FIRST RESPONDERS, COMMUNITIES AND BUSINESSES Port of Spain, Trinidad. April 3rd, 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought global economies to its knees, with many grinding to a halt. It has crippled so many industries worldwide, particularly the food and beverage industry such as bars and […]

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April 8th, 2020

Flatten the curve, use online banking and practice social distancing

Flatten the curve, use online banking and practice social distancing

Bankers Association of Trinidad & Tobago For Immediate Release 1st April 2020 Media Release BATT: Flatten the curve, use online banking and practice social distancing The Bankers Association of Trinidad & Tobago (BATT) is appealing to the public to adhere to the public health guidelines regarding social distancing and slowing the spread of COVID-19 by handling your finances remotely – […]

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April 2nd, 2020

Changes in Banking services and operations advisory

Changes in Banking services and operations advisory

Bankers Association of Trinidad & Tobago For Immediate Release 23rd March 2020 Media Release Changes in Banking services and operations advisory The Bankers Association of Trinidad & Tobago (BATT) wishes to reassure its customers, as it continues to monitor and assess the current environment and assist in mitigating the spread of COVID-19, that all measures are being taken to safeguard […]

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March 27th, 2020

Statement by Executive Director

Statement by Executive Director

Statement by Executive Director By now you would know that our school is closed until April 20, 2020. To ensure that our students are not severely disrupted, we will transition our face-to-face classes to online – details will be communicated to everyone via email. We are receiving great support from our UK partners, and are confident that we will see […]

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March 23rd, 2020

THE JMMB GROUP COMMITS TO  WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PRINCIPLES

THE JMMB GROUP COMMITS TO WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PRINCIPLES

For Immediate Release THE JMMB GROUP COMMITS TO WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PRINCIPLES Tuesday March 10th, 2020, Port of Spain, Trinidad … The JMMB Group along with 400 CEO’s globally, is a signatory to the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP) – a joint initiative between UN Women and UN Global Compact. Lisa-Maria Alexander, Chief Marketing Officer of JMMB Trinidad and Tobago (JMMB TT), […]

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March 12th, 2020

NEDCO launches New Brand

NEDCO launches New Brand

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEDCO launches New Brand Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, March 10, 2020:  The National Entrepreneurship Development Company Limited (NEDCO) has launched a new logo and tagline to realign the company’s brand with its mandate of being the state enterprise tasked with development of the micro and small enterprises (MSE) sector.  NEDCO was formed in […]

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March 11th, 2020

Prestige Business Publications Wins “Best Business Publication – Category of the Year North America” at the 2020 BizX awards.

Prestige Business Publications Wins “Best Business Publication – Category of the Year North America” at the 2020 BizX awards.

LOCAL BUSINESS HONORED at BIZ X AWARDS on February 11, 2020 #BIZX 2020 Powered by ActionCOACH honors Who’s Who in Trinidad & Tobago Business with Best Business Publication PORT OF SPAIN – Prestige Business Publications Ltd., today announced that Who’s Who in Trinidad & Tobago Business was named the winner of Best Business Publication at the 2020 BIZ X Awards, […]

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February 19th, 2020

Destination Tobago content goes live on National Geographic website

Destination Tobago content goes live on National Geographic website

­MEDIA RELEASE Destination Tobago content goes live on National Geographic website SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Monday February 03, 2020: 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. […]

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February 18th, 2020

Use of the Parliamentary Precincts

Use of the Parliamentary Precincts

MEDIA RELEASE February 6, 2020 Use of the Parliamentary Precincts The Red House, the iconic home of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago, is once again open to members of the public who wish to come in to view Sittings of the House of Representatives and the Senate, as well as public Committee meetings. The Rotunda has traditionally been a […]

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February 12th, 2020

Scotiabank included in 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Scotiabank included in 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

SCOTIABANK TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO LIMITED FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 3, 2020 Scotiabank included in 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index Scotiabank has been included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which recognizes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and gender equality in the workforce. This is the third year in a row that the Bank has been included in the […]

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February 11th, 2020

New Wave Marketing Making Waves in Export

New Wave Marketing Making Waves in Export

Press Release Wednesday 5th February,  2020 NEW WAVE MARKETING MAKING WAVES IN EXPORT Port of Spain – February 05, 2020     The President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA), Ms. Franka Costelloe and the Minister of Trade and Industry, the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon visited TTMA member company, New Wave Marketing, yesterday February 4th, in recognition of the company’s contribution to the […]

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February 11th, 2020

133 Technical Vocational Instructors &Teachers graduate with 21st-century teaching skills

133 Technical Vocational Instructors &Teachers graduate with 21st-century teaching skills

PRESS RELEASE 133 Technical Vocational Instructors &Teachers graduate with 21st-century teaching skills JAN 31, 2020 With a strong emphasis being placed nationally on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) is determined to correct the imbalance regarding academic and non-academic skills and careers. On January 30, 2020, MIC-IT graduated 133 Instructors and Secondary School Teachers from six […]

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February 10th, 2020

Top-up to a University of Hertfordshire

Top-up to a University of Hertfordshire

Attend our Free Information Session and learn about the benefits of the Bachelor of Business Administration Honours Degree from the University of Hertfordshire, UK. Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Location: SITAL College Campus 106 Eastern Main Road Tacarigua Attendees will receive discounted fees to start in 2020. Enter with work experience or go directly […]

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By: Sital College of Tertiary Education Ltd.  |  January 9th, 2020

MIC-IT SHOWCASES ITS INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

MIC-IT SHOWCASES ITS INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

MIC-IT SHOWCASES ITS INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES   PRESS RELEASE   DEC 18, 2019 Celebrating its 45th anniversary in providing Industry and Manufacturing support to Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean, the MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) held an Innovation Forum on December 17, 2019 at its Head Office in Macoya. The forum, “Diversification through Innovation” highlighted 11 of MIC-IT’s locally researched, […]

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By: MIC Institute of Technology Limited - Corporate Communications   |  January 8th, 2020

MIC Institute of Technology turns 45 this year

MIC Institute of Technology turns 45 this year

For 45 years, MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) has fortified the Manufacturing backbone and strengthened the innovative engineering capacity of the nation through its technological services, education and training. With 13 Technology Centres nationwide and expanding and customising its training programmes in St. Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Guyana and Grenada, MIC-IT is now a regional brand. MIC-IT has […]

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December 12th, 2019

Tobago tourism stimulates bookings at USA dive

Tobago tourism stimulates bookings at USA dive

MEDIA RELEASE Tobago tourism stimulates bookings at USA dive show SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Friday November 22, 2019: Following successful attendance at Birmingham Dive Show in the UK last month, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) in collaboration with local operators attended the DEMA Show in Orlando, Florida from November 13 to 6, 2019. The focus was on dive enthusiasts and potential […]

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By: Tobago Tourism Agency  |  November 29th, 2019

Tobago Tourism wins big at International Travel and Tourism Awards

Tobago Tourism wins big at International Travel and Tourism Awards

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited’s destination marketing campaign, “Tobago Beyond”, won the Silver Award for “Best National Tourism Board Campaign” in the International Travel and Tourism Awards presented by WTM at Magazine London, Tuesday November 5, 2019. Tobago outshined four other destination campaigns – including “Incredible India” and “The St. Kitts Shout Out” – to cop the prestigious award. Tobago […]

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By: Tobago Tourism Agency  |  November 29th, 2019

KENNICON NEWS

KENNICON NEWS

WORKSHOP MODERNIZED Exciting times at KEL as CNC technology is being used to enhance the workshop. This CNC technology is allowing for an even higher quality of work, more competitive prices and less time to complete jobs. Their plasma even has one of the largest beds in the caribbean… KEL ADDS ANOTHER AWARD TO THEIR MANTLE KEL added another accolade […]

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November 8th, 2019

MIC-IT GRADUATES 16 SVG INSTRUCTORS IN TECHNICAL TRAINING

MIC-IT GRADUATES 16 SVG INSTRUCTORS IN TECHNICAL TRAINING

Press Release 05/11/19 The MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) has once again successfully trained and graduated nationals from yet another Caribbean neighbour, this time from the St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). Speaking at the graduation ceremony on October 30, 2019, at MIC-IT’s Head Office in Macoya, Professor Clément Imbert, MIC-IT Chairman, said that MIC-IT was proud and honoured to […]

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November 7th, 2019

bmobile and Huawei join forces with UWI for world-class Innovation Lab

bmobile and Huawei join forces with UWI for world-class Innovation Lab

bmobile and Huawei join forces with UWI for world-class Innovation Lab Trinidad and Tobago has received yet another notch in its belt and is one step closer to becoming a technologically developed nation, thanks to a tripartite agreement between The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus, bmobile and Huawei for a state of the art Innovation Lab. […]

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October 9th, 2019

MIC-IT EXPANDS TRAINING IN ST. MAARTEN

MIC-IT EXPANDS TRAINING IN ST. MAARTEN

MIC-IT Expands Training in St. Maarten   04/09/19 While the MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) is a household name in Trinidad and Tobago, it has been making an esteemed name for itself in our neighbouring Caribbean countries over the last year.  In August 2018, the National Institute of Professional Advancement (NIPA) in Sint Maarten joined forces with MIC-IT to provide […]

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September 17th, 2019

SFC’s proposed debt issue gets ‘high creditworthiness’ ratings

SFC’s proposed debt issue gets ‘high creditworthiness’ ratings

MEDIA RELEASE July 29, 2019 SFC’s proposed debt issue gets ‘high creditworthiness’ ratings Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) has assigned initial credit ratings of CariAA (Foreign and Local Currency Ratings) on its regional rating scale and jmAAA on the Jamaica national scale, to the proposed debt issue of Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited (SFC) of up to US […]

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August 2nd, 2019

NCB Global Finance assigned ‘good creditworthiness’ ratings

NCB Global Finance assigned ‘good creditworthiness’ ratings

MEDIA RELEASE 02 July 2019 NCB Global Finance assigned ‘good creditworthiness’ ratings Caribbean Information & Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) has assigned initial Issuer/ Corporate Credit Ratings of CariA (Foreign and Local Currency) on the regional rating scale, and ttA on the Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) national scale to NCB Global Finance Limited (NCB Global).  These ratings indicate that the […]

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July 2nd, 2019

Trinidad & Tobago’s first all-student national culinary team cops five (5) medals at the taste of the Caribbean competition 2019

Trinidad & Tobago’s first all-student national culinary team cops five (5) medals at the taste of the Caribbean competition 2019

Trinidad & Tobago’s first all-student national culinary team cops five (5) medals at the taste of the Caribbean competition 2019  Miami, Florida, June 26th, 2019 The 2019 Trinidad & Tobago National Culinary Team, comprised entirely of currently-enrolled students of the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (TTHTI), stood head and shoulders with the Caribbean’s best culinary and bartending professionals […]

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July 2nd, 2019

Tobago wins Caribbean Nature Park of the Year in “Green Caribbean Awards 2019”

Tobago wins Caribbean Nature Park of the Year in “Green Caribbean Awards 2019”

MEDIA RELEASE Tobago wins Caribbean Nature Park of the Year in “Green Caribbean Awards 2019” SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Thursday April 25, 2019:  Tobago’s Main Ridge Forest Reserve has been named the Caribbean Nature Park of the Year in the Caribbean Journal’s “Green Caribbean Awards 2019”. Caribbean Journal (CJ) is the world’s largest website covering the Caribbean, with original content and video focusing on […]

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July 1st, 2019

National Geographic Traveller to feature Tobago

National Geographic Traveller to feature Tobago

MEDIA RELEASE National Geographic Traveller to feature Tobago SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Thursday May 09, 2019:  The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) has engaged National Geographic Traveller – the UK edition of one of the most iconic and widely read magazines in the world – to capture content in Tobago and feature the destination on their print and digital platforms. A production […]

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July 1st, 2019

Brentwood Mall – Creating a new retail experience in central Trinidad

Brentwood Mall – Creating a new retail experience in central Trinidad

The Brentwood and Brookhaven neighbourhoods in central Trinidad will soon be welcoming a new addition to the community with Brentwood Mall due to open in early to mid-2020. Brentwood Mall will sit amidst these vibrant, sought-after communities with a primary catchment area of about 25,000 and secondary and tertiary markets that number close to 270,000 people. The Developer, Caribbean Housing Limited (CHL) […]

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July 1st, 2019

Laventille graduates…going beyond the horizon

Laventille graduates…going beyond the horizon

Press Release   Laventille graduates…going beyond the horizon 29/04/19 On April 18, 2019, MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) graduated twelve (12) young men and women from the Success Central Community Skills Training Programme at the Laventille Technology Centre. This customized training programme had emanated from a collaboration between MIC-IT and the Success Central Community Council (SCCC) initiated by The Honourable […]

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May 1st, 2019

Caribbean Launch Of Female Wave Of Change

Caribbean Launch Of Female Wave Of Change

April 17, 2019 Caribbean Launch Of Female Wave Of Change Press Release:–  Female Wave of Change, a Netherlands based Social Impact Global Women’s Organization held its first event in the Caribbean region, hosted in St. Lucia as the Activation Weekend, led by the organization’s Caribbean Ambassador Nicole Joseph-Chin. The goals of this organization are to build ecosystems of social impact […]

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By: Staff Writer  |  April 29th, 2019

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