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Caroni Bird Sanctuary

A protected wetland and home of Trinidad’s national bird, the Scarlet Ibis. The swamp houses a wide variety of wildlife including 186 species of birds: osprey, herons, white flamingoes, ployers and egrets. More »

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Tobago Heritage Festival

An annual celebration of the unique cultural heritage of Tobago through displays of dance, song, music and cuisine. More »

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Carnival

An explosion of colour, music, revelry, and creativity, Trinidad’s Carnival has spawned similar celebrations around the world; but nothing on earth can rival the abandon, euphoria and stunning spectacle of our festival. More »

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Port of Spain Skyline

The City of Port-of-Spain is the capital of our twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago and is over two hundred (200) years old.  It is a well established administrative, financial and More »

Air Canada launches seasonal flights to Port of Spain

Travelers from Canada will soon have more options when choosing an airline for travel to Trinidad and Tobago.   Air Canada recently launched flights from Toronto Pearson Airport to Trinidad and Tobago on a seasonal basis, starting December 2016.

Air Canada rouge, Air Canada’s leisure carrier will operate a 282-seat Boeing 767-300ER aircraft offering a choice of premium and economy cabins. Flights are timed to offer convenient connections to/from all across Quebec and Eastern Canada, U.S. cities including Boston, Baltimore-Washington, Cleveland, Newark, Las Vegas as well as Delhi and Dubai.

More details on this will be announced in a few months, but Air Canada has indicated that:

  • Flights will start on Dec 21, 2016  and will end for the season on April 21, 2017
  • Flights will be twice per week/ Wed & Fri
  • Flights should depart Toronto Pearson Airport at 9:00 am and arrive Port of Spain at 3:25 pm
  • Returning flights depart Port of Spain at 4:45 pm and arrive Toronto Pearson at 9:35 pm

 

Caribbean Airlines Launches “H.U.M” Campaign

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad– On April 21 2016, Caribbean Airlines announced the launch of its “Happiest Ultimate Moments” – H.U.M campaign, designed to create “positive vibes” and deliver added value to customers travelling during the months of June and September 2016.

A special H.U.M. Pass will be offered to all regional and international passengers, who can then enjoy special discounts with Caribbean Airlines’ retail partners throughout the airlines’ network.

“Caribbean Airlines is in a state of transformation and the launch of the H.U.M campaign is another example of our customer-centric strategic direction” explains Dionne Ligoure, Head of Corporate Communications. “All passengers traveling with Caribbean Airlines in the months of June and September will enjoy the benefits of the H.U.M Pass which will give them unmatched value at numerous retailers in our destinations.”

For 2016, Caribbean Airlines has engaged in a number of customer-focused initiatives, all intended to personify the warmth of the islands and embody the themes ‘We Care, We Connect, We Create, We are the Caribbean.’

New Entry Requirements for Travel to Trinidad and Tobago

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Entry requirements for holders of International Travel Documents to and from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

With effect from November 24, 2015, only Machine Readable Travel Documents will be accepted for travel into and out of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

Exceptions to entry and departure requirements:

  1. Holders of Non-Machine Readable Laissez-passer Travel Documents will be allowed entry on presentation of their National Machine Readable Passport.
  2. Citizens of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago who are not in possession of a Machine Readable Passport can enter the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago with an Emergency Certificate or a Republic of Trinidad and Tobago non-Machine Readable Passport, with prior permission from the Immigration Division.
  3. In cases of bona fide emergency situations, travelers who are CARICOM Nationals only will be allowed to enter and depart the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago using Emergency Travel Documents. However, prior permission must be sought and obtained from the Chief Immigration Officer, Deputy Chief Immigration Officer or Assistant Chief Immigration Officer.
  4. Travellers who enter the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago with a Machine Readable Passport and who have subsequently lost it will be allowed to depart the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago with an Emergency Travel Document.