Trinidad & Tobago

go! Destination Marketing to Create
Port-of-Spain app for Blackberry App World

With apps already available for many cities, countries and islands, Research in Motion (RIM), and go! Destination Marketing is proud to announce that the nations of the Caribbean will soon be included in the international app family.

go! Destination Marketing has begun a new initiative creating Caribbean and Latin American apps for RIM, for the Blackberry™ phone and Playbook via the Blackberry App World  store. The apps will be on sale for a very reasonable .99 cents.

The first three apps will be Inside Track to Kingston, Inside Track to Santo Domingo, and Inside Track to Port of Spain. The Kingston app is on schedule to launch this spring, while the Santo Domingo and Port of Spain apps will go on sale in early summer. In the coming months, go! Destination Marketing will produce apps showcasing cities as well as individual countries in the Caribbean and Latin America.

go! Destination Marketing will be traveling to Port of Spain in the months to come to thoroughly research hotels, restaurants, shops and attractions. The app will be designed to be of use to both business and leisure travelers. Tourism-related businesses in Port of Spain should feel free to reach out to Mark Rogers ( to provide information for possible inclusion in Inside Track to Port of Spain.

The go! Destination Marketing Team

go! Destination Marketing was started in 2010 by award-winning travel writer Mark Rogers. Targeting travel agents, destination –specific and Caribbean-wide e-newsletters are sent to a base of more than 106,530 agents in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia. Creating the Blackberry apps for the Caribbean is the latest addition to go! Destination Marketing’s rapidly expanding portfolio.

Mark Rogers is well-known in travel trade circles for his coverage of the Caribbean. His writing has appeared in Travel Agent Magazine, where he was senior editor for 12 years, and in such publications as TravelAge West, The New York Times, Village Voice and Travel Redefined. In 2005 Mark won back-to-back awards for his writing: the CTO Worldwide Travel Writer/Photographer Award for Best Feature Article in a Trade Publication, for his cover story on St. Lucia in Travel Agent magazine; and the Marcia Vickery Wallace Memorial Award for Travel Journalism, which is given to only one writer each year, presented by the Jamaica Tourist Board for his Hurricane Ivan coverage.
Mark Rogers
Melanie Reffes is also the recipient of several Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) writer awards and the Marcia Vickery Wallace JTB award. Her work appears in trade and consumer publications in the USA, Canada and in the Caribbean. Melanie contributes to the Miami Herald,  and Canadian Traveller. She is also a contributing writer for many of the on-island books including Destination St. Maarten, Preview St. Kitts and Experience Bermuda published by HCP Aboard and Ralston Publishing. In addition, Melanie is the Caribbean editor for the national trade JAXFAX.
Melanie Reffes

App designer Nicole Alleyne’s clients include Ogilvy Worldwide, Royal Caribbean, City of New York-Parks & Recreation and South Africa Government - Tourism. Nicole is also the designer behind the distinctive look of go! Destination Marketing’s newsletters.


Nicole Alleyne
go! Destination Marketing
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