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“Next Steps” discussions, Tourism Trinidad.

“Next Steps” discussions, Tourism Trinidad.

It was a successful ending to a purposeful three days of extensive and diverse meetings, seminars, and sessions highlighting the cruise industry as a developmental pillar for the future at Seatrade Cruise Global. Tourism Trinidad hosted “next steps” discussions with Seatrade Cruise Global’s Christophe Cohen to explore the many marketing platforms available to provide growing destination awareness for cruise executives […]

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April 20th, 2023

CARPHA receives funding from German Federal Government to improve access to Public Health Education in 5 CARPHA Member States

CARPHA receives funding from German Federal Government to improve access to Public Health Education in 5 CARPHA Member States

Through an agreement signed November 8, 2022 the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) became the recipient of financing to the tune of €149,976.00 from the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) for the implementation of the Global Programme Digital Transformation in the Caribbean Region. This was based on CARPHA’s proposal developed in April 2022 for capacity development for audio messaging […]

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April 18th, 2023

Shipping Association of Trinidad and Tobago Elects a New Executive Council

Shipping Association of Trinidad and Tobago Elects a New Executive Council

On March 24, 2023, the Shipping Association of Trinidad and Tobago held its 85th Annual General Meeting, at which a new Executive Council was elected. The new Executive Council for the term 2023-2024 is listed below. Congratulations to the following new appointees: Executive Council 2023-2024: President: Sonja Voisin, Gulf & Marine Services Ltd. Immediate Past President: Hayden Alleyne, Seaboard Marine […]

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April 12th, 2023

bmobile launches T&T’s first Maritime and Local Offshore Data Roaming Plan

bmobile launches T&T’s first Maritime and Local Offshore Data Roaming Plan

New Plans to bolster Energy and Fishing Industry Development bmobile, Trinidad and Tobago’s leading communications provider, is proud to announce the launch of its new Local Offshore Data Roaming Plan and its Maritime Plan, two robust and reliable mobile offerings designed to provide continued connectivity to people and businesses involved in offshore and maritime activity. The new plans, which give […]

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April 12th, 2023

Campbell and Richards win 60th Edition of the First Citizens Sports Awards

Campbell and Richards win 60th Edition of the First Citizens Sports Awards

At the movie premiere of the 60th edition of its Sports Awards on Sunday March 26th, the Movie Towne Theatre was a hive of activity as the First Citizens Sports Foundation honoured Trinidad and Tobago’s sporting stars. Senator, the Honourable Randall Mitchell, Minister of Tourism, Culture, and the Arts and Acting Minister of Sport and Community Development, was present to […]

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April 5th, 2023

The Island Wave returns to SXSW 2023

The Island Wave returns to SXSW 2023

The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) was thrilled to once again support the Island Wave and its official Caribbean Stage at SXSW 2023. The showcase event took place on March 17th at the Flamingo Cantina in Austin Texas and held a talented line up of Caribbean artistes, including Kalpee, Jimmy October, Freetown Collective, Mortimer, Ahnansé and headliner, Grammy […]

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April 5th, 2023

Tobago stands united at ITB 2023

Tobago stands united at ITB 2023

TTAL collaborates with local tourism businesses for industry recovery In their continued efforts to work closely together with on-island stakeholders for tourism industry recovery, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) partnered with the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association (THTA) to host a virtual press conference on March 24, 2023, to jointly report on destination Tobago’s participation in ITB Berlin 2023. […]

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April 5th, 2023

First Citizens Launches 30th Anniversary Celebrations <strong>with 6-month countdown!</strong>

First Citizens Launches 30th Anniversary Celebrations with 6-month countdown!

On Monday March 13th First Citizens brought smiles across the faces of many, as they launched their 30th Anniversary celebrations – “Together…30 and Beyond,” with customers, community partners and members of the public. The financial services Group will mark its 30th year of operations on September 13th, 2023 and excitedly kicked off the celebrations exactly six months ahead. The launch […]

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March 16th, 2023

TTAL explores German airlift and marketing opportunities in pre-ITB mission

TTAL explores German airlift and marketing opportunities in pre-ITB mission

Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) officials sought to further capitalize on their presence in Germany for ITB Berlin by reconnecting with key travel partners across Germany in a 3-day mission from March 01 – 03, to reignite interest in destination Tobago and lay the foundation for increased visitor arrivals from the GAS (German, Austrian and Swiss) market. Ms. Alicia Edwards, […]

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March 16th, 2023

Kudos to GISCAD Limited

Kudos to GISCAD Limited

GISCAD Limited management team has graduated from the 4 month Scalerator programme, sponsored by Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation and the Ministry of Trade and Industry. “It was an energizing experience that has provided a growth roadmap for our group for the next several years. Now looking forward to putting this into action!”

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March 16th, 2023

Marli Creese Appointed to Acting CEO of NCB Merchant Bank (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited

Marli Creese Appointed to Acting CEO of NCB Merchant Bank (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited

Congratulations to Marli Creese on his appointment to Acting CEO of NCB Merchant Bank (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited. Marli Creese joined the NCB Financial Group in December 2016. After working in several roles in the financial services industry, his hard work and perseverance have led him on this new journey to even greater success! Again, we congratulate him on his […]

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March 2nd, 2023

Medical Associates Hospital Awarded International Accreditation

Medical Associates Hospital Awarded International Accreditation

On 15 February 2023, Trinidad’s privately-owned Medical Associates Hospital was assessed and found to meet Germany’s Temos International Healthcare Accreditation standards for “quality in medical care” — receiving international accreditation and becoming the only hospital in the Caribbean region to have this certification. Another division of Medical Associates Hospital to have been awarded international accreditation is the Trinidad & Tobago […]

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February 15th, 2023

Canadians say ‘I do’ to Tobago at Bridal Show

Canadians say ‘I do’ to Tobago at Bridal Show

With more and more couples looking for romantic, off-the-beaten track destinations to celebrate their special occasion, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) sought to capitalize on the increasing global demand for destination weddings by partnering with Canada’s Bridal Show to showcase the warmth and romance of destination Tobago. Hosted in downtown Toronto from January 13 to 15, this event was […]

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February 10th, 2023

Welcome to “The Safety Store,” the newest addition to B.L.I.S.S.

Welcome to “The Safety Store,” the newest addition to B.L.I.S.S.

In our mission to serve and provide premier, modern, and sophisticated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), whilst being resolute in ensuring our clients are catered for, Ben Lomond Industrial and Safety Solutions Limited (B.L.I.S.S Ltd) takes great pride in introducing yet another location. It is with great honour that we welcome “The Safety Store” located at Building P, Shop 1, Grand […]

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February 8th, 2023

AMCHAM T&T’s Economic Outlook Forum 2023 “Recalibrate & Refresh”

AMCHAM T&T’s Economic Outlook Forum 2023 “Recalibrate & Refresh”

President’s Opening Remarks It is my pleasure to welcome you in person to AMCHAM T&T’s first major business event of the year – our Economic Outlook Forum for 2023. Now I had hoped we would be hosting this event with the unsettling disruptions of the pandemic well behind us, but it seems as though this virus is not done with […]

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January 26th, 2023

Stakeholders Meeting on the Proposed Coordinating Mechanism for the Establishment of a Centre of Excellence for Big Data in T&T

Stakeholders Meeting on the Proposed Coordinating Mechanism for the Establishment of a Centre of Excellence for Big Data in T&T

Remarks fromVashti G. GuyadeenChief Executive OfficerTrinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries I am indeed pleased to be here this morning to deliver remarks on behalf of members of the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries even though the request came literally at the 11th hour. This demonstrates the TTCSI’s commitment to data collection and data analytics. To demonstrate […]

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January 26th, 2023

LEVE Global Develops Responsible Tourism Strategy For St. Lucia’s South East Coast

LEVE Global Develops Responsible Tourism Strategy For St. Lucia’s South East Coast

The global tourism and technology consultancy firm Lévé Global (formerly Tourism Intelligence International) – with headquarters in Trinidad and Tobago & Tobago – is working with the St. Lucia’s Ministry of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture, and Information to chart a new course for that island’s travel and tourism industry. On March 08, 2022, Lévé Global was contracted to develop […]

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January 19th, 2023

CARPHA Joins Forces with the Martinique Cancer Registry in Support of Cancer Prevention and Control in the Caribbean

CARPHA Joins Forces with the Martinique Cancer Registry in Support of Cancer Prevention and Control in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Martinique Cancer Registry signed a Memorandum of Agreement to work together to strengthen cancer surveillance and cancer control in the Region. This collaboration is of critical importance as cancer is the second leading cause of death in the Caribbean and has a major impact on health and development. Speaking at the Signing […]

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January 5th, 2023

Tackling Crime Must Be Number One Priority

Tackling Crime Must Be Number One Priority

Addressing the horrendous crime situation must be the top collective priority for Trinidad & Tobago. As 2022 draws to a close, with a record number of murders, every single citizen is feeling the effects of the crime crisis and many of us are living in fear even within our own homes. Dealing with crime will involve all of society and […]

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January 4th, 2023

CARPHA Continues to Support the Turks and Caicos Islands in Preventing Vector Borne Disease Outbreaks

CARPHA Continues to Support the Turks and Caicos Islands in Preventing Vector Borne Disease Outbreaks

As part of its ongoing activities to prevent and control vector borne diseases (VBDs) in the Region, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) visited the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) in December 2022. The CARPHA team met with Government officials and Vector Control Officers to assess achievements, while examining opportunities for capacity building. Data was collected over the three-day visit […]

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December 15th, 2022

Launch of The Roadmap for a Green Hydrogen Economy in Trinidad and Tobago

Launch of The Roadmap for a Green Hydrogen Economy in Trinidad and Tobago

The Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries (MEEI) launched “The Roadmap for a Green Hydrogen Economy in Trinidad and Tobago”which is the summary findings of the Study to “Establish a Green Hydrogen Market in Trinidad and Tobago”. Over the last year, National Energy Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (National Energy), on behalf of the MEEI, collaborated with the Inter-American […]

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December 15th, 2022

The roadmap for a green hydrogen economy in Trinidad and Tobago

The roadmap for a green hydrogen economy in Trinidad and Tobago

This publication presents the results of a pre-feasibility study to introduce a green hydrogen (GH2) market in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). The study analyzed the potential supply and competitiveness of producing GH2 in T&T and the actions needed to build a foundation for producing green ammonia and methanol. The study updated previous estimates of renewable energy generation potential in the […]

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December 14th, 2022

Tobago wins 2 more Blue Flag awards

Tobago wins 2 more Blue Flag awards

Destination Tobago continues to make its global mark in sustainable tourism development, as two tour boats, “Ms Ayana” and “Cool Runnings”, were granted the prestigious Blue Flag award. This accolade comes on the heels of Tobago making waves in 2021 as home to the first Blue Flag boat operator in the entire English-speaking Caribbean, “Top Catch Charters”. The Blue Flag […]

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December 1st, 2022

CCIC’s Annual Christmas Banquet and Awards Ceremony

CCIC’s Annual Christmas Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCIC) Annual Christmas Banquet and Awards Ceremony, took place Saturday 26th November 2022. The theme of this year’s event was “Creating Pathways to a Sustainable Future.” The welcoming remarks were delivered by CCIC’s President, Richie Sookhai. Let me offer my warmest greeting by welcoming each and every one of you to the Chaguanas Chamber […]

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December 1st, 2022

Tobago voted 2nd most desirable island in the world

Tobago voted 2nd most desirable island in the world

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited’s (TTAL) ongoing strategy to revive interest in destination Tobago among the UK travel market is already bearing fruit, as the island won Silver in the Most Desirable Island – Rest of World category at the 2022 Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards hosted last night (November 08). Ms. Alicia Edwards, Executive Chairman of TTAL stated: “This award […]

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November 21st, 2022

Registration for the T&T Energy Conference Open Now 

Registration for the T&T Energy Conference Open Now 

The Energy Chamber of Trinidad & Tobago is pleased to announce the opening of registration for the T&T Energy Conference 2023. The conference takes place from January 23rd – 25th 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.  The T&T Energy Conference is the largest energy conference in the region and in 2023 we expect […]

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November 17th, 2022

Sod Turning Ceremony for Sheraton Hotel and Conference Centre

Sod Turning Ceremony for Sheraton Hotel and Conference Centre

On November 2nd 2022, the Board and Management of the Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago were pleased to witness a ground-breaking and landmark event – the Sod Turning Ceremony for the construction of the 154 room Four Points by Sheraton Hotel and Conference Centre on these Northern Lands at the Piarco International Airport. This occasion signaled a significant step […]

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November 15th, 2022

MusicTT Launches Third Project Spotlight Album

MusicTT Launches Third Project Spotlight Album

“Exciting”, “Riveting”, “Inspiring”, “Emotional”; these were some of the words patrons used to describe the launch of the Project Spotlight III album. The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) held an intimate Red-Carpet Premiere at IMAX on November 3rd for its Spotlight programme which was attended by artistes, ministry officials, programme facilitators, influencers and music industry professionals. The album […]

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November 9th, 2022

AMCHAM T&T’s 12th Annual National Excellence in HSE Awards

AMCHAM T&T’s 12th Annual National Excellence in HSE Awards

WINNERS Most Improved OSH / Environment Performance This award is intended to recognize companies that have achieved significant improvements in the management of occupational health and safety and environmental management. It seeks to encourage companies to successfully establish, implement and maintain HSE management systems to achieve a full systems approach to HSE management. The award is given out to companies […]

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November 9th, 2022

Destination Tobago makes a collaborative comeback to WTM

Destination Tobago makes a collaborative comeback to WTM

Destination Tobago will be making a comeback to World Travel Market (WTM), as the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited collaborates with the island’s private and public sector stakeholders and Tourism Trinidad Ltd. to participate in this leading international travel trade event from November 07 to 09, 2022. World Travel Market (WTM) will take place at London’s Excel Exhibition Centre, where Tobago’s […]

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November 9th, 2022

Pan-American Life Insurance Group Commemorates 10-Year Anniversary in the Caribbean 

Pan-American Life Insurance Group Commemorates 10-Year Anniversary in the Caribbean 

This year marks Pan-American Life Insurance Group’s (PALIG) 10-year anniversary in the Caribbean region, where the company has expanded its presence in 13 Caribbean countries with 23 agencies in 18 locations. PALIG celebrated its 10-year anniversary at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain on October 10, 2022, at a The Best is Yet to Come themed event, and […]

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November 9th, 2022

AMCHAM HSSE Conference 2022

AMCHAM HSSE Conference 2022

Sponsors’ Remarks by Ron Adams, CEO Atlantic Ladies and gentlemen, good morning.  It is my deepest pleasure, on behalf of all the sponsors, to welcome you to the 26th staging of the Annual Conference on Health, Safety, Security and the Environment (HSSE).  Like all of you, I’m truly grateful for this opportunity for all of us to meet in person […]

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November 2nd, 2022

40+ Exhibitors, IBM, Google, Atlantic & Dozens of Industry Leaders Participate In AMCHAM T&T’s 26th Annual HSE and Cyber Security Conference

40+ Exhibitors, IBM, Google, Atlantic & Dozens of Industry Leaders Participate In AMCHAM T&T’s 26th Annual HSE and Cyber Security Conference

The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) is set to re-imagine leadership in health and safety against the backdrop of an evolving world at the 26th Annual Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Conference & Exhibition. The three-day event is scheduled to take place from November 1st to November 3rd, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency in […]

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October 26th, 2022

CARPHA ED Receives UWI Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

CARPHA ED Receives UWI Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

Cave Hill, Barbados. 25 October 2022. Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr. Joy St. John received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill, for her work in medicine and leadership in public health. A three-time graduate of UWI, Dr. St. John described this academic achievement […]

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October 26th, 2022

Forging Ahead… Innovative Healthcare Solutions and Support Services

Forging Ahead… Innovative Healthcare Solutions and Support Services

When it comes to solutions for the healthcare sector, it’s virtually impossible to find a Caribbean supplier better connected to the world’s leading medical technology companies than Biomedical Enterprises of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (BMETT). We take great pride in alliances we’ve established, inclusive of being the Approved Partner to the esteemed Siemens Healthineers for medical imaging and laboratory solutions, […]

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October 12th, 2022

CSA Ocean Sciences Opens New Office in Suriname

CSA Ocean Sciences Opens New Office in Suriname

CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA), an international marine environmental consultancy, has opened a new corporate office in Suriname to help meet the growing demand for expert marine environmental, geophysical, and geotechnical services in Latin America, most notably from the offshore energy sector amid increased exploration and drilling activity in the Guyana-Suriname basin. To date, CSA has successfully completed over 100 […]

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October 12th, 2022

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