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MEDIA RELEASE: Tees Off! THTI Announces 5th Annual Taste of Tobago Golf Classic Tournament

Date: January 25 2024

Golf enthusiasts of Tobago’s culinary delights are gearing up for the highly anticipated ‘Taste of Tobago Golf Tournament,‘ slated to take place on March 23rd and 24th, 2024.

Embedded within the breathtaking scenery of the greens at The Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, this two-day golf tournament promises an unmatched experience with the fusion of sporting excellence and mouth – watering, gastronomic pleasures. Participants will have the unique opportunity to spend the day showcasing their golfing prowess and enjoy the evening indulging in the island’s culinary heritage.

“The tournament aims to offer a memorable experience, blending the thrill of competitive golf with the rich flavors that Tobago’s cuisine is renowned for,” said Ms. Lewis, Acting Chief Executive Officer at THTI.

The tournament will feature a series of challenging rounds across the lush greens, culminating in an awards ceremony honoring the top performers. Participants can also relish the ‘Taste of Tobago’ culinary showcase, featuring an array of authentic local cuisines and flavors, creating an immersive experience that encapsulates the island’s culture. 

Amidst the competitive swings and putts, attendees can savor Tobago’s diverse culinary heritage, from savory delights to exotic,signature cocktails and beverages prepared by current Culinary Arts as well as Food & Beverage students under the guidance of their experienced lecturers. Participants and guests will be guided through the evening by our Hospitality and Tourism Studies students as they seize this opportunity to practice their skills acquired through their tutelage at the institute.

As Tobago continues to position itself as a premier destination for both Sport Tourism and gastronomy, the ‘Taste of Tobago Golf Tournament’ stands as a testament to the island’s commitment to offering a multifaceted and unforgettable experience for all participants and attendees.

For more information on registration, sponsorship opportunities, or event details, please visit or contact 868-303-5153/ 868-473-9784


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The Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (THTI) is Tobago’s premier tertiary education institution that develops human capital for the hospitality, tourism and related sectors of the economy. THTI was founded in 1997 to address the need for trained professionals to compete in a globally competitive market, alongside other Caribbean islands. In 2009, THTI became the first indigenous Tobago institution to be registered with the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT).

THTI attained ACTT Institutional Accreditation status in 2014 and again in 2020. Located on a 100-acre estate of pristine forest lands overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, THTI’s sprawling campus is nestled within farming and fishing communities of Mount St. George, Tobago. The institute is equipped with one of the largest commercial kitchens in the Caribbean region and regularly hosts culinary experiences such as international fine dining and wine tastings.

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