Sunwing Tours has confirmed an existing agreement with the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) to commence operations with its Toronto to Tobago flight from December 2018.
Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles says Sunwing is presenting a golden opportunity for Tobago, given its expanded operations that include tour operations, airline operations and hotel operations.
Sunwing is a key partner in the Rex chain of properties in the Caribbean, which also includes Rex Turtle Beach Hotel, Tobago.
Keshorn Walcott was a sight for sore eyes for staff and kids at the Bridge of Hope Children’s Home in Sangre Chiquito, when he visited the home to make a delivery of supplies for the children whose belongings, furniture and equipment were destroyed by the severe flooding recently.
Sangre Chiquito was one of the hardest hit areas in North East, Trinidad by flooding and during that weekend Bridge of Hope was quickly swamped with over two feet of water after hours of torrential rainfall.
In the wake of the widespread flooding that devastated various parts north, central, east and southern Trinidad during the weekend of October 20, Petrotrin employees have initiated a Flood Relief Drive from October 22 to 26.
Thousands of dollars’ worth of items; including toiletries, cleaning supplies, ready-to-eat-nonperishable food items and ready-to-drink beverages including bottled water, juice and milk were donated.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has admitted that T&T’s back will be against a wall if Sandals Resorts pulls out of building two hotels in Tobago.
Rowley made the comment at Thursday’s post-Cabinet media briefing at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s, as he gave an update on the Sandals project, saying quite a few detractors have been saying the Government has not been following proper procurement processes with Sandals International since signing a Memorandum of Understanding last year.
Petrotrin has received its first shipment of refined fuel, one of 16 cargoes that will be delivered during the next four months under an agreement with BP’s Latin America Integrated Sales and Trading group.
The company says the shipment was received last Saturday.
A statement by Petrotrin says that on Tuesday the Company loaded approximately 500,000 barrels of Molo (medium octane low octane) crude oil onto the tanker Hellspoint Progress, its first shipment of oil for export.
The crude was purchased by Trafigura Oil Traders Limited.