Trinidad and Tobago: Division of Tourism, Culture, Antiquities and Transportation – THA announced that Tobago joins the rest of the regions in celebrating Caribbean Tourism Month 2022.
During the month of November, the Division of Tourism, Culture, Antiquities and Transportation will join with the Caribbean Tourism Organization and other Caribbean states in commemoration of Caribbean Tourism Month.
The theme of this year’s observance is 𝑪𝒂𝒓𝒊𝒃𝒃𝒆𝒂𝒏 𝑾𝒆𝒍𝒍𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒔, and according to the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, it focuses on the overall well-being of not only the destinations but the valuable human resources that work within the sector.
In honour of this, the Division has planned a week of activities targeted to staff, stakeholders and members of the general public to enhance overall health and wellness.
The activities will officially commence on Friday, November 25th, with a Thanksgiving Service at the Lowlands Lifeline Ministries church from 10:00 a.m. The sub-theme for this service is “The Goodness of God” and involves participation from the various units and companies under its purview.
Following this, on Tuesday 29th, the Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd will host the first day of its “We are Tobago” Domestic Roadshow at the Scarborough Esplanade. The primary objective of this initiative is to stimulate locals’ interest in domestic travel/tourism by showing the diverse offerings of the destination. The Roadshow aims to bring together various industry stakeholders to showcase the best of Tobago under four categories: ‘Where to Stay’, ‘What to Do’, ‘Shop Local’ and ‘Stay Connected.’
The second and final day of this Roadshow will take place in Roxborough at the Cyd Gray Complex on Thursday, December 1st.
The Division has also planned a Wellness Day on November 30th at the Pigeon Point Heritage Pavilion, which will entail sessions on overall individual well-being. The core areas of focus are mental health and healthy lifestyle choices and will also include yoga, horseback riding, massages, and an aerobics burnout competition.
In addition, the Secondary School’s Tourism Youth clubs will also join in the celebrations with ‘The Positivity Project’, where club members can creatively build and mount positive affirmation trees made out of recycled materials in their various schools.
To culminate the celebrations, the Division will be hosting a ‘Team DoTCAT Excursion, Cookout and Lime’ for members of staff of the Division, its satellite offices and companies under its purview. This event will take place on December 02nd with the aims to facilitate teamwork and foster enriched relationships between staff members and management.