Caribbean Office of Trade & Industrial Development Limited, Christopher Byneal, Trinidad & Tobago
Caribbean Office of Trade & Industrial Development Limited has submitted this application to join the World Tourism Network to contribute to the development of tourism worldwide and to assist the WTN in the establishment of protocols for “commercial tourism & trade coordination and co-operation.
To establish a Chapter in the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago [in the Island of Tobago] and the concentration on Trinidad for the development of commercial tourism. Trinidad is one of the most industrial and manufacturing-oriented country of Caricom. In addition, Trinidad and Tobago was a founding member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) under its predecessor – the International Unions of Official Travel Organizations (IUOTO) the country rejoined the UNTWO in 2013 after thirty-five years of absence, after concentrating mostly on energy gas and manufacturing s for the development of the economy. Major implementation of diversification of the economy is now a priority of the government of the country. It will be most appropriate to establish a chapter of the WTN at this time.