Caribbean Week in New York is a celebration of the sights, sounds, colors, cultural and unique vacation attributes of the Caribbean.
Tourism Officials, the media, artists, performers, celebrity chefs, sponsors and strategic partners converge on New York for a week of Caribbean hospitality and vacation special offers.
Arranged by the Caribbean Tourism Organization, the Week combines business meetings and sponsored events with fashion, food, entertainment and two Caribbean weddings! The week culminates with the popular Governments of the Caribbean State Ball at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
Caribbean Week in New York typically attracts over 10,000 participants. In addition, extensive media coverage of the various events reaches local and national audiences in the millions.
The overall objectives of Caribbean Week in New York are:
- To provide a platform for the sale of Caribbean vacations
- To create events that attract significant amounts of positive media attention for the Caribbean
- To provide opportunities for all member countries to promote their individual destination
ABOUT THE CARIBBEAN TOURISM ORGANIZTION (CTO)
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is the Caribbean’s tourism development agency and comprises membership of more than 30 governments and a myriad of private sector entities. Each year the CTO arranges a series of public events and private meetings in New York that focus attention on the Caribbean as the world’s premier warm weather tourism destination.
Further information on the CTO may be obtained by visiting www.OneCaribbean.org.