Barbados safest in region
BARBADOS HAS BEEN ranked as the safest destination in the Caribbean by the World Economic Forum in the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017.
The island received a ranking of No.55 in the safety and security portion of the report coming in ahead of Trinidad and Tobago at No.115 and Jamaica at No.119.
Finland was ranked as the safest country and Colombia the least safe at No.136.
First compiled in 2007, the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) measures “the set of factors and policies that enable the sustainable development of the Travel & Tourism sector, which, in turn, contributes to the development and competitiveness of a country”.
The full report can be viewed here.