Press Releases

Furness Trinidad Announce Mr John B C Martin as Chairman Emeritus

Furness Trinidad Announce Mr John B C Martin as Chairman Emeritus

Furness Trinidad takes pleasure in announcing that the Board of the parent company Furness Trinidad Limited yesterday named Mr John B C Martin as Chairman Emeritus. He holds the distinction of joining Mr Ignatius S Ferreira who also serves in that honorary capacity. One may ask, what is a Chairman Emeritus?                                  It’s  an Honorary position bestowed on a former Chairman  […]

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October 4th, 2023

FilmTT Paves the Way for Local Film Industry Growth Through Content Creation and Marketing Fund

FilmTT Paves the Way for Local Film Industry Growth Through Content Creation and Marketing Fund

The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT) continues to play a pivotal role in the development and advancement of the film and audio-visual sector in Trinidad and Tobago. Through one of its flagship initiatives, FilmTT’s Content Creation and Marketing Fund, has been instrumental in nurturing local talent and elevating Trinidad and Tobago’s film industry to new heights. This fund […]

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September 29th, 2023

The Shelter Signs MOU With Wand for New Wing

The Shelter Signs MOU With Wand for New Wing

The Shelter ‘A safe house for survivors of domestic violence’ recently signed an MOU on 13th September, with the WAND Foundation, for the donation of $800,000 towards the construction of a new wing titled “The Wand Wing” on the premises of The Shelter’s safe house in Trinidad. The agreement between the two registered charitable non-profit organizations will ensure that The […]

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September 27th, 2023

Tobago’s Castara joins UNWTO’s ‘Best Tourism Villages’ in Italy

Tobago’s Castara joins UNWTO’s ‘Best Tourism Villages’ in Italy

Castara, the charming seaside village in Tobago cradled between the Main Ridge Forest Reserve of the Caribbean Sea, has embarked on a journey of international significance. As a proud participant in the World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) ‘Best Tourism Villages’ Upgrade Programme, a delegation of the village’s tourism ambassadors recently returned from a transformative networking weekend in Italy from July 14 […]

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September 27th, 2023

Lonsdale Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising Limited Celebrates 70 Years of Ad-Ventures

Lonsdale Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising Limited Celebrates 70 Years of Ad-Ventures

Lonsdale Saatchi and Saatchi Advertising Limited, a results-driven full-service advertising agency is celebrating 70 years of operations.  The company, which operates in multiple regional markets, can trace its origins to Caribbean American Advertising Service Limited (CAASL) which started operations in Trinidad and Tobago in September 1953.  CAASL was then bought by Pemberton Freeman Mathis and Milne Caribbean Limited, a Canadian company.  […]

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September 26th, 2023

Cheers First Citizens! Together…. 30 and Beyond

Cheers First Citizens! Together…. 30 and Beyond

First Citizens marks 30th Anniversary with cheers and celebration! “Looking back, on September 13th, 1993, we didn’t just open our doors! We opened the eyes of a nation to its potential. Today, we’ve made it to 30 because if those who dared to believe that we had what it took to give the people of Trinidad and Tobago a bank […]

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September 14th, 2023

Record Number of Women Seek Mentorship at AMCHAM T&T/IDB’s Women in Leadership Mentorship Programme 

Record Number of Women Seek Mentorship at AMCHAM T&T/IDB’s Women in Leadership Mentorship Programme 

Seventy-Five (75) women from various professional backgrounds have registered for the 6th Annual Women in Leadership Mentorship Programme (WILMP) hosted by AMCHAM T&T, in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).  At the Opening Ceremony on September 4th, Nirad Tewarie, CEO of AMCHAM T&T said this was the highest intake of mentees in a single year since the programme was […]

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September 13th, 2023

Together We Are Stronger

Together We Are Stronger

TTARP…an Association of Responsible Persons will be celebrating their 30th Anniversary with an Exposition themed “TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER”   to be held at The Centre of Excellence, Macoya Friday 15th and Saturday 16th 2023 from 10am to 5pm. Her Excellency, Christine Kangaloo, O.R.T.T. The President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and the Patron of TTARP will give the Feature […]

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September 13th, 2023

TTAL partners with CPL 2023 in Trinidad

TTAL partners with CPL 2023 in Trinidad

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) is embarking on a strategic venture as it collaborates with the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2023, held in Trinidad from September 05 to 10, 2023. This partnership marks an opportunity to promote the “Tobago beyond” brand and strengthen the tourism sector in Tobago by leveraging the global reach of CPL. TTAL has forged a […]

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September 13th, 2023

Trinidad & Tobago Manufacturers Association Impressed by Domus Manufacturing Standards

Trinidad & Tobago Manufacturers Association Impressed by Domus Manufacturing Standards

The Mission The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) recently visited the Domus Windows & Doors factory, located in Trinidad at 57 Factory Road Chaguanas, to learn more about the company’s operations and its contribution to the manufacturing sector in Trinidad and Tobago. During the tour, the TTMA members were able to witness firsthand the process of making hurricane-resistant windows […]

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September 12th, 2023

Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute Marks a Remarkable Quarter-Century of Pioneering Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education in Tobago

Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute Marks a Remarkable Quarter-Century of Pioneering Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education in Tobago

September 8, 2023 marks the Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute’s 26th Anniversary. As the institute reflects on this remarkable journey and its many achievements, it is the unwavering commitment to providing quality education and shaping the future of the hospitality and tourism industry in Tobago and beyond that continues to be the driving force behind its enduring legacy. The Institute […]

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September 6th, 2023

TTAL returns to “Trinbago Toronto” festival to showcase Tobago

TTAL returns to “Trinbago Toronto” festival to showcase Tobago

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) will be bringing the warm spirit of unspoilt Tobago to Canada’s “Trinbago Toronto” festival for the second year in a row, proudly promoting the island’s touristic experiences to T&T and Caribbean diaspora and diverse summer festival goers in the heart of Toronto from August 26 to 27, 2023. In 2022, Trinbago Festival surpassed all […]

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September 6th, 2023

AM Best Reaffirms Excellent Financial Strength Rating for Guardian Life of The Caribbean Limited and Guardian General Insurance Limited

AM Best Reaffirms Excellent Financial Strength Rating for Guardian Life of The Caribbean Limited and Guardian General Insurance Limited

AM Best, the globally-recognised credit rating agency, has reaffirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) at “a-” (Excellent) for both Guardian Life of The Caribbean Limited and Guardian General Insurance Limited. These ratings reaffirmed to Guardian Life of The Caribbean Limited and Guardian General Insurance Limited underscore the strength of the […]

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September 6th, 2023

AMCHAM T&T’S 27th Annual Health, Safety, Security, and, Environment (HSE) Conference & Exhibition

AMCHAM T&T’S 27th Annual Health, Safety, Security, and, Environment (HSE) Conference & Exhibition

Stuart Franco President, AMCHAM T&T President’s Opening Remarks It is my pleasure to welcome you to the launch of our 27th Annual Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) Conference & Exhibition. For approximately three decades, AMCHAM T&T has provided expert leadership and advocacy in HSSE. We did this because we were driven by one singular purpose – we aim to save lives and livelihoods. […]

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September 6th, 2023

TTIFC Launches One FinTech Avenue, the Region’s Premier FinTech Innovation Centre

TTIFC Launches One FinTech Avenue, the Region’s Premier FinTech Innovation Centre

“July 5th, 2023, is the day that the city of Port of Spain has been established as the capital for innovation within the Caribbean!” stated John Outridge, CEO of the Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre (TTIFC) at the official opening of the Caribbean’s premier FinTech innovation centre, One FinTech Avenue last week. Delivering the feature address at the ceremony, […]

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July 13th, 2023

First Citizens tops Trinidad & Tobago! – rated first in Soundness and among best banks in the Caribbean

First Citizens tops Trinidad & Tobago! – rated first in Soundness and among best banks in the Caribbean

Outclassing its local and Caribbean competitors, First Citizens has been rated first in Soundness by The Banker for 2022.  In its report published June 2023, The Banker said First Citizens “proved the best in class with regards to soundness with a 15.04% capital assets ratio,” and placed fourth Overall, among the top ten Caribbean banks, the only Trinidad and Tobago […]

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July 13th, 2023

Health City Cayman Islands Opens New Radiation Oncology Centre in Camana Bay

Health City Cayman Islands Opens New Radiation Oncology Centre in Camana Bay

Health City Cayman Islands today officially opened its new Radiation Oncology Centre in Camana Bay, ushering in a new era of hope for cancer patients resident in the Cayman Islands and surrounding territories. Equipped with the latest technology in the form of a Siemens TruBeam Varian Lineae Accelerator, the Centre is the first of its kind in the Cayman Islands […]

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July 13th, 2023

Minister of Foreign and Caricom Affairs Presents Exequatur to The Newly Appointed Honorary Consul for The Republic of Costa Rica

Minister of Foreign and Caricom Affairs Presents Exequatur to The Newly Appointed Honorary Consul for The Republic of Costa Rica

Professor Sterling Kenrick Frost was presented with his Exequatur by Senator the Honourable Dr. Amery Browne, Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, during a ceremony at the Ministry’s headquarters in Port-of-Spain. This confirms Professor Frost’s appointment as Honorary Consul for the Republic of Costa Rica in Trinidad and Tobago. During the ceremony, Minister Browne highlighted the rich history of connection […]

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July 5th, 2023

Opening Ceremony of the 5th Annual Tech Hub Islands Summit (THIS) 2023

Opening Ceremony of the 5th Annual Tech Hub Islands Summit (THIS) 2023

“If we accept the premise that the ultimate purpose of government is to improve the lives of Citizens, the rollout of e-Services to Citizens and Business must be a key objective of the Digitalization efforts that are ongoing across Government.” Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus Ministry of Digital Transformation delivers the Featured Address at the Opening Ceremony of the 5th […]

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July 5th, 2023

First Citizens opens Financial Hub in the West

First Citizens opens Financial Hub in the West

“Within the first few years of First Citizens Bank back in the 90’s the bank made a profit of 20 million dollars and that was hailed as a fantastic achievement… 30 years later the bank is making profit before tax of almost a billion dollars.” these were the words of The Honourable Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert as he shared […]

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July 5th, 2023

European Business Chamber in Trinidad and Tobago

European Business Chamber in Trinidad and Tobago

The European Business Chamber in Trinidad and Tobago is extremely pleased to introduce the seven members of our association who have been elected to serve as Directors on our Board of Directors. Their dedication will extend over the next year, up until our forthcoming AGM in 2024. Further to this, we are delighted to announce that the board has decided […]

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July 5th, 2023

A Decade of Public Health Service: CARPHA Observes 10 years

A Decade of Public Health Service: CARPHA Observes 10 years

This year, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) observes its 10-year anniversary.CARPHA became the new single regional public health agency for the Caribbean when it waslegally established in July 2011. However, the Agency began its operations in 2013, after anIntergovernmental Agreement was signed by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) MemberStates. Caribbean Public Health Day celebrated on July 2nd every year, coincides […]

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July 5th, 2023

7th First Citizens UWI Internship Journey Commences

7th First Citizens UWI Internship Journey Commences

A new group of talented and driven interns from the University of the West Indies (UWI) recently joined the First Citizens Group to obtain real-world work experience. Now in its 7th year, the programme’s reputation for delivering a quality experience continues to be cemented, with over one hundred students from across various Faculties, tossing their hats into the ring to […]

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June 22nd, 2023

Tobago seeks to increase USA arrivals

Tobago seeks to increase USA arrivals

TTAL promotes Tobago at CTM Barbados and Caribbean Week NY The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) participated in the Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s Caribbean Week in New York from June 05 -08, 2023 in efforts to gain a stronger foothold in the emerging North American travel market through enhanced regional collaboration and a renewed marketing focus. Tobago’s delegation at the event […]

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June 22nd, 2023

AMCHAM T&T’s 30th Annual General Meeting (AGM)

AMCHAM T&T’s 30th Annual General Meeting (AGM)

 Speech by David Campbell, President, bpTT  I would like to thank the American Chamber for the opportunity to speak at this event. It is a tremendous honor to address such a distinguished audience of senior leaders and managers. AGMs are typically about looking back at performance over the past year and about looking forward at strategic direction. I would like […]

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June 22nd, 2023

AMCHAM Tech Hub Islands Summit (T.H.I.S.) 2023

AMCHAM Tech Hub Islands Summit (T.H.I.S.) 2023

CATAPULT – Accelerating Digital Transformation AMCHAM Tech Hub Islands Summit Media Launch 2023 Delivered by Richard Sammy, Executive Vice President, Republic Bank Limited June 1, 2023. The 2022 Summit left us all enthused at the possibilities for sustained transformation and commitment to the overarching strategic vision and mission of advancing the digital development of Trinidad & Tobago for empowerment, learning, […]

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June 12th, 2023

HRMATT Continues The Conversation on Business Innovation

HRMATT Continues The Conversation on Business Innovation

Cavelle Joseph – St. OmerPresident, The Human Resource Management Association of Trinidad & Tobago (HRMATT) HRMATT continued its C-Suite series of discussions recently held at the Hyatt Regency in Port of Spain, with a panel discussion on “Innovation”. The panel consisted of a number of C-Suite executives from various sectors, all with impressive track records in leadership and innovation. The […]

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June 12th, 2023

First Citizens “Powerhouses” Show How Much They Care

First Citizens “Powerhouses” Show How Much They Care

First Citizens was thrilled to get into action for United Way Trinidad and Tobago’s National Day of Caring. Through its Inter-House Programme, the Group mobilised its employees, with volunteers beginning restoration, construction and beautification works at various locations, from as early as the crack of dawn. Leading the charge in the North were the Blue Battalions and Red Spartans Houses, […]

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May 24th, 2023

The Caribbean Public Health Agency Signs Memorandum of Understanding

The Caribbean Public Health Agency Signs Memorandum of Understanding

The Caribbean Public Health Agency Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the CaribbeanHotel and Tourism Association and the Caribbean Tourism Organization for Healthier SaferTourism Nassau, The Bahamas. The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the Caribbean Hoteland Tourism Association (CHTA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization renewed theircollaboration through the signing of a third Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).The MoU will enhance the synergies […]

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May 24th, 2023

AMCHAM T&T Hosts Business Continuity Training Workshop for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

AMCHAM T&T Hosts Business Continuity Training Workshop for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

 AMCHAM T&T partnered with the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) to host the Business Continuity Training Workshop for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) at the Chaguanas Borough Corporation, on May 11th, 2023. The workshop was attended by twenty-six (26) participants representing various organizations in the private sector.  The event was held in commemoration of the National Disaster Prevention […]

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May 17th, 2023

Welcome to HADCO Experiences at Asa Wright Nature Centre

Welcome to HADCO Experiences at Asa Wright Nature Centre

On Thursday April 6, 2023, the Management and Staff of HADCO Experiences, in collaboration with Tourism Trinidad Limited and Members of the Board of Asa Wright Nature Centre’s (AWNC) Trust, jointly celebrated the opening of HADCO Experiences at Asa Wright Nature Centre in Arima, Trinidad. It was indeed a memorable occasion as guests included Senator the Honourable Randall Mitchell, Minister […]

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May 12th, 2023

Condor resumes direct airlift between Germany and Tobago for Winter 2023

Condor resumes direct airlift between Germany and Tobago for Winter 2023

Following up on negotiations with longstanding airline partner Condor over the past few months, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited is excited to announce the resumption of direct airlift between Germany and Tobago for Winter 2023/2024. Condor will be operating a weekly flight on Tuesdays between the Frankfurt Airport in Germany and the ANR Robinson International Airport in Tobago, commencing on […]

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May 10th, 2023

AMCHAM TT’s ESG Conference – Keynote Address by The Honourable Pennelope Beckles

AMCHAM TT’s ESG Conference – Keynote Address by The Honourable Pennelope Beckles

Keynote Address by The Honourable Pennelope Beckles Minister of Planning and Development at AMCHAM TT’s Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Conference – Tuesday May 2, 2023The Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain, Trinidad Good Morning, and greetings from the Ministry of Planning and Development to everyone joining us today. I’m pleased for the opportunity to address you today, at the American […]

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May 10th, 2023

Public Procurement compliance made easier through TSTT’s e-Tender

Public Procurement compliance made easier through TSTT’s e-Tender

Keino CoxAssistant General Manager Emerging Services and Innovation, TSTT TSTT’s e-Tender solution will make it easier and seamless for businesses and public agencies to comply with the provisions of the recently proclaimed Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (Amendment) Act, 2020 (Act No. 27 of 2020). Keino Cox, Assistant General Manager of Emerging Services and Innovation TSTT, welcomed the […]

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April 26th, 2023

Team B.L.I.S.S at “The Safety Store” East Gates, is excited to be of service to you!

Team B.L.I.S.S at “The Safety Store” East Gates, is excited to be of service to you!

What makes a business successful? The answer is simple, the support, patronage, and loyalty of you, our esteemed customers, and clients. Because of this, you have enabled us to build a firm foundation and granted us the honour of celebrating eleven (11) years of supplying premium, trend setting Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E) and safety equipment of high calibre. In recognition […]

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April 20th, 2023

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