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The Caribbean Tourism Organization was established
in 1989. Its Research and Development Centre
(founded 1974) is an international development
agency functioning under a Headquarters Agreement
with the Government of Barbados, where its
headquarters are located.
Increase the value and volume of tourism flows to
the marketplace a greater awareness and
understanding of Caribbean tourism.
greater public awareness and understanding of
tourism by host countries.
highest level of skills and professionalism in the
personnel serving the Caribbean in tourism and
tourism related areas.
develop a comprehensive tourism information
harmonious interaction between tourism and the
social and natural environment.
support to those countries not able to represent
links with regional institutions and international
capacity to assist members in defining and
responding to any tourism related need.
retain and expand the membership of CTO.
strongest possible linkage between the tourism
sector and other economic sectors, for example,
agriculture, manufacturing and services of all
Airlines to start weekly Caribbean charter
Monarch Airlines is to start a weekly charter
flight from Gatwick Airport to Barbados and
Trinidad in July 2002. The flights will begin on
July 17, according to Oliver Jordan, president of
the Barbados Tourism Authority. The Wednesday
flight then continues on to Trinidad's Piarco
International Airport in the capital, Port of
It is the
airline's only flight through Barbados, Mr Jordan
said. "With the decline in visitors from Britain,
Barbados' bread and butter market ... we will see
an improvement in arrivals," he said.
a former British colony of 266,800 people. A
declining world economy and fear of flying after
the September 11 attacks on the United States have
led to decreases in tourism throughout the