Press Releases

Presidency of the 50th OLADE Meeting of Ministers 2020 held by Energy Minister, Senator The Honourable, Franklin Khan

Presidency of the 50th OLADE Meeting of Ministers 2020 held by Energy Minister, Senator The Honourable, Franklin Khan

Senator the Honourable, Franklin Khan Minister of Energy and Energy Industries assumed Presidency at the 50th Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) Meeting of Ministers which took place today (November 19th 2020) via webinar. The Meeting of Ministers of OLADE is viewed as the foremost gathering of Energy Ministers of Latin America and the Caribbean. Minister Khan presided over the Ministerial […]

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November 25th, 2020

Crisp Clean Maintenance donates customized sanitization station to Cancer Society

Crisp Clean Maintenance donates customized sanitization station to Cancer Society

  In honour and recognition of Breast Cancer Month, observed for the entirety of October, Woodbrook based Crisp Clean Maintenance is proud to embrace its corporate social responsibility as an upstanding business in Trinidad and Tobago. Crisp Clean Director Jevon Maynard was on hand to deliver a fully equipped and customized sanitizing station, to general manager of the Trinidad and […]

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November 11th, 2020

AMCHAM T&T HONOURS HSE EXCELLENCE at its   10th ANNUAL NATIONAL EXCELLENCE in HSE AWARDS

AMCHAM T&T HONOURS HSE EXCELLENCE at its 10th ANNUAL NATIONAL EXCELLENCE in HSE AWARDS

  The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) hosted a virtual ceremony to commemorate the 10th Annual National Excellence in HSE Awards to honour companies in T&T who have demonstrated HSE excellence and leadership in their operations. Nirad Tewarie, AMCHAM T&T CEO, said the awards, which were endorsed by the Ministry of Labour in 2011 and […]

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October 29th, 2020

CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. and SeaRobotics Corp. Enter Into Joint Development of Advanced ASV Platform

CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. and SeaRobotics Corp. Enter Into Joint Development of Advanced ASV Platform

CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) and SeaRobotics Corp. (SRC), both based in Stuart, Florida, today announced the joint development of the next generation Utility Class Autonomous Surface Vessel (ASV). Based on the highly successful, fully integrated SR-Surveyor M1.8 ASV, introduced by SRC in 2019, the new Utility Class ASV will deploy the same fully integrated control, survey, and autonomy systems, providing the […]

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October 28th, 2020

Congratulations to Rajiv Diptee on his re-election as President of the Supermarket’s Association of Trinidad & Tobago

Congratulations to Rajiv Diptee on his re-election as President of the Supermarket’s Association of Trinidad & Tobago

Mr Rajiv Diptee was re-elected to President’s post by unanimous consensus at the AGM of the Supermarket Association of Trinidad and Tobago which was held virtually on Wednesday 14th October 2020 virtually for the membership. The term of board of the outgoing executive of 2018-2020 when held to account was met with high praise by its membership in meeting the […]

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October 22nd, 2020

PREPARING TOURISM SECTOR FOR BORDERS REOPENING

PREPARING TOURISM SECTOR FOR BORDERS REOPENING

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Wednesday October 21, 2020 – Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL), in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), hosted a Train the Trainer Webinar: COVID-19 Health Guidelines for Reopening the Tourism Sector & the Tourism Health Information System. Designed for a wide range of tourism stakeholders, this webinar provided a comprehensive understanding of the COVID-19 […]

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October 22nd, 2020

Musson Acquires Massy’s Information Technology and Communications Line of Business

Musson Acquires Massy’s Information Technology and Communications Line of Business

KINGSTON, Jamaica. Musson (Jamaica) Limited (“Musson”) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Massy Holdings Limited’s regional information technology and communications line of business (“Massy Technologies”). Massy Technologies is one of the largest and most prominent information technology and communications providers in the Caribbean. Massy Technologies offers its customers enterprise IT and communications solutions including design, implementation, managed […]

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October 15th, 2020

Government provides upgrade assistance to Tourism Accommodation Providers

Government provides upgrade assistance to Tourism Accommodation Providers

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Friday October 02, 2020 – Recently, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago announced an extension and expansion of the Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Accommodation Upgrade Project (TAUP) for a period of three (3) years from October 01, 2020 to September 30, 2023. This tourism incentive was developed to assist Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism accommodation property […]

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October 8th, 2020

Amazing Race Season Premiere to Kick Off in Trinidad and Tobago

Amazing Race Season Premiere to Kick Off in Trinidad and Tobago

Media Release Port of Spain, 22nd September, 2020: The Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT) hosted a virtual press conference on Tuesday 22nd September to announce that Trinidad and Tobago will be starring in Season 32 of Amazing Race. The premiere episode of this latest season of the famous reality game series […]

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September 23rd, 2020

The National Entrepreneurship Development Company Limited (NEDCO)

The National Entrepreneurship Development Company Limited (NEDCO)

MEDIA RELEASE Appointment of New CEO Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, August 20, 2020:  The National Entrepreneurship Development Company Limited (NEDCO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Calvin Maurice as Chief Executive Officer effective August 10th 2020.  Mr. Maurice is a proven leader with over twenty (20) years of experience in the field of business management and sustainable […]

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September 4th, 2020

Launch of the Entrepreneurial Relief Grant for Micro and Small Enterprises

Launch of the Entrepreneurial Relief Grant for Micro and Small Enterprises

MEDIA RELEASE Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, July 29, 2020: The National Entrepreneurship Development Company Limited (NEDCO) is pleased to announce the launch of the Entrepreneurial Relief Grant from the Ministry of Finance in collaboration with NEDCO. As part of its national COVID-19 Relief efforts, the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is offering a relief grant […]

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By: NEDCO  |  August 6th, 2020

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

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 crops, vegetables, fruits and chicken to food assistance recipients, approved and listed by the Ministry of […]

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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

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