Travel Trade

The Caribbean Tourism Organization's UK Travel Trade pages are specifically designed to provide you, the trade professional, with up to date information on the Organization, its membership, activities and events.

Whether you’re a tour operator looking for new products, or a travel agent looking to build on your knowledge to become a Caribbean specialist, you’ll find a wealth of information here.

Travel Agents

Are you a Travel Agent, Home-worker, airline, cruiseline or tour operator reservation sales staff? The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s online training programme – Caribbean Travel Guru provides a wealth of information that is essential for selling the fantastic Caribbean region. The programme takes you on a tour of the Caribbean and you will learn about the diverse products the region has to offer. Once completed, you will become a Caribbean Travel Guru, equipped with a host of knowledge to help you plan the perfect Caribbean holiday for your clients. There is also the opportunity to win some great prizes, while working through the programme; you have the chance to be rewarded for completing the test, quizzes and making bookings.


Media Gallery

Here you will find downloadable high resolution images available for the promotion of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s destination members. This photographic library encapsulates the Caribbean’s wonderful history, culture, people, beaches, landscape, romance, adventure and much more. Go to


Meetings and Incentives

If you're organising a conference, convention or planning incentives for your employees, the Caribbean can’t be beaten as a destination. The region has a desirable reputation of hosting major events that stretches back decades. From high-profile gatherings of heads of state to company functions and group incentives, the Caribbean has all the right elements to make such occasions a success.

Download the Meetings and Incentives Guide

UK Chapter

The CTO UK Chapter is a forum where individuals connected with selling and providing travel services in the Caribbean, work together to develop greater awareness of the region and to look at developing profitable commercial opportunities.

All our members are dedicated professionals willing to share their expertise and provide valuable assistance to travellers and travel organisers, making travel plans to the Caribbean.

For more information email

Research and Statistics

The Caribbean Tourism Organization produces valuable statistical information on travel within the Caribbean region.

CTO is the Caribbean’s premier tourism research and development agency.  Our Research and Information Technology Department has been conducting research across the region for the past 41 years. We have amassed considerable expertise in the compilation of reliable tourism statistics, market research and tourism information management.

Visit for the latest arrival figures, quarterly and annual reports .

CTO Publications


Travel Trade Events

CTO UK Roadshows, Ireland (Dublin, Galway, Cork)                         8-10 May

CTO UK Roadshow, Scotland (Aberdeen & Glasgow)                         21-22 May

Courses in the Caribbean Fam Trip                                                        30 May – 07 June                            

CTO UK Roadshow, (London & Brighton)                                            13-14 June

CTO UK Roadshow, Channel Islands (Jersey, Guernsey)                      20-21 June

The Meetings Show – London                                                                27-28 June

 CTO Caribbean Summer Ball - London                                                  28 June

 CTO Meet the Media Event, London                                                          July

 Caribbean Month – Love Caribbean Campaign                                       September

 World Routes Development Forum, China                                              15-18 September

 CTO UK Chapters Members Networking, London                                  18 September

 CTO UK Roadshow -           (Newcastle & Liverpool)                             19-20 September

 The National Wedding Show, Olympia, London                                       21-23 September

 Top Resa – Paris, France                                                                            25-28 September

 No Frills - Bergamo, Italy                                                                           27-28 September

 Caribbean Roadshows, Scandinavia                                                           01-05 October


CTO Business Meetings & State of the Industry Conference, The Bahamas   01-05 October

TTG Incontri, Italy                                                                                       10-12 October

Scottish Wedding Show – SECC, Glasgow Scotland                                  13-14 October

CTO Benelux Roadshows                                                                            15-18 October

Groningen (Holland), Limburg (Holland), Ghent (Belgium)

& Luxemburg City (Luxemburg)

The Wedding Fair, Warwickshire West Midlands                                       20-21 October

Dive 2018 -Birmingham                                                                             27-28 October

World Travel Market – Excel, London                                                       05-07 November

CTO Travel Media Awards – Excel, London                                             05 November  

Travel Agents Training & Treasure Hunt                                                  07 November

Caribbean Sunset Hour – Excel, London                                                  07 November

Courses in the Caribbean Fam Trip                                                           November

IBTM World, Barcelona                                                                           27-29 November

CTO Christmas Party, London                                                                  05 December