This Trinidad and Tobago Standard specifies the minimum requirements for villas which are leased or rented for tourism services operating in Trinidad and Tobago. This standard includes requirements for:
a) safety and security;
b) parking facilities;
c) reception and guest facilities;
d) health and sanitation; and
e) conservation and sustainability.
This standard specifies legal and operational requirements for villa operators in Trinidad and Tobago.
This standard does not apply to:
a) hotels and guest houses;
b) villas that are rented for events;
c) private residences or apartments rented for periods exceeding three months or
d) premises used exclusively for the accommodation of persons in religious, educational or charitable organizations.