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In 2017 the government dissolved the Tourism Development Company and formed two new organisations in its place: the Tobago Tourism Agency (TTA) and the Tourism Trinidad Destination Management Company Limited (TTL). The bodies were established to promote each island as its own independent tourist destination, with Trinidad focusing on meetings, incentives, conferences and...

While less prominent on the international tourism radar than other Caribbean destinations such as Barbados or the Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago – particularly the latter island – has been able to capture a share of high-spending tourists from the US, the UK and Canada. Tobago’s smaller economy and natural landscape is more orientated towards leisure tourism than Trinidad, while...

The health sector of Trinidad and Tobago is founded on the principle of a free, universal coverage funded by the government and taxpayers. The FY 2019/20 budget assigned health care the third-highest allocation after education and national security. In addition to providing health care to a population of over 1.3m, much of this budget will go towards the construction of new...

To what extent have efforts been taken to diversify Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism offerings?

Interviews & Viewpoints | Kirk Henry, CEO, iGovTT: Interview from The Report: Trinidad & Tobago 2020

How does the digital skills gap affect the ICT sector?

Drawing on its potential as a services outsourcing centre, Trinidad and Tobago’s ICT sector remains a key contributor to the islands’ economy. In 2018 the telecommunications and broadcasting sector contributed around 3.7% to GDP, according to the latest full-year data from the Telecommunications Authority of T&T (TATT). Revenue was generated primarily through software...

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