About Us

CaribbeanTravelGuru.com is produced by the UK Chapter of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and is designed to help UK travel agents become ‘Caribbean Travel Gurus’ and sell more holidays to the Caribbean.

Caribbean Travel Guru status
Caribbean Travel Gurus are recognised as experts in travel to the Caribbean by the CTO, the UK travel industry and consumers.

How to become a Caribbean Travel Guru:

To become a Caribbean Travel Guru you must:
• Register
• Learn from the resource of information on this website
• Pass the 3 tests on Destinations, Essential Information & Special Interests
• Pass any 5 Spotlight Topic Quizzes
• Upload 3 Caribbean Bookings – This is recorded in conjunction with Mybookingrewards.com and will take you to this site to log any of your bookings. Those bookings will automatically appear in your My Profile page under My Bookings.
• Attend 1 approved CTO or Partner event that you manually add to your My Profile / My Events section.

Keep track of your progress
To view and manage your progress visit your My Profile page accessible from the main menu, only when registered and logged in.

On-going assessment
In order to maintain the high standards of Caribbean Travel Guru status, it will continually be assessed with a requirement to complete regular training.

Benefits of becoming a Caribbean Travel Guru
• Recognition as an expert in selling holidays to the Caribbean
• Awarded the Caribbean Travel Guru certificate
• Priority for CTO familiarisation trips
• Recommendations for members’ familiarisation trips
• Monthly & annual prizes. See your My Profile page for the leader-board of top ten users.
• Complimentary attendance at Caribbean networking events
• Sales leads - contact details will feature on the CTO website

Caribbean Tourism Organization
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, has 30 country members, including Dutch, English, French and Spanish, as well as a myriad of private sector allied members. The CTO’s vision is to position the Caribbean as the most desirable, year round, warm weather destination. Its purpose is Leading Sustainable Tourism – One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean.

Information resource
The site is a helpful resource for anyone looking for more information about travel to the Caribbean. There is essential information on the many destinations as well as tips and advice on Airlines, Hotels, Tour Operators, Cruise lines, special interests and itineraries.

Spotlight Topics
More in-depth information about some CTO members is available from this helpful section accessible from the main menu. It’s also where you’ll find the quizzes to become a Caribbean Travel Guru.

How to find out more information
Contact details, website and social media links can be found throughout the website in relevant sections.