TRAVEL & TOURISM

Additional calls to Grenada by Carnival Fascination have been cancelled for the rest of 2017. That’s according to information coming from the major cruise line. The calls which were diverted to Grenada following the impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Northern Caribbean have been cancelled due to Carnival Fascination being chartered by the […]

Grenada Tourism Authority/ tWRF will be offering a course to train Waking Tour Guides in the town of St. George. The course is scheduled to begin on Monday Oct. 16, 2017 for 5 days at the UWI Centre (Marryshow House) with 15 participants, and offers the following: • Brief history of the Town • To […]

It gives me great pleasure to celebrate this special observance of World Tourism Day under the theme, “Sustainable Tourism, a tool for development.” Internationally and locally, the tourism industry contributes millions to the economy, creates livelihoods and facilitates a rich cultural exchange. In Grenada, the Tourism Industry provides direct and indirect employment for approx. 11,000 […]

~ Three-hour session on Thursday 12 October is designed to explore and examine the issues and key recommendations to be considered as the Caribbean rebuilds after Hurricanes Irma and Maria ~ In the wake of the catastrophic impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria on some member countries, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is adding a […]

Grenada is just one month away from hosting the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s biggest tourism gathering of the region; the State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC), from October 10th-13th at the Radisson Grenada Beach Resort. The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA), on behalf of the Government of Grenada, is encouraging citizens to register for the conference […]

A comparison of Grenada’s tourism figures from 2015 to 2017 shows a decline that has been labelled significant, with some senior figures fearing the effect on the country’s economy. A comparison of the high season – November to April – shows a sharp decline across two areas and only tiny growth in the third.  Grenada’s […]

NEW LOOK & NEW MANAGEMENT Located in Mount Hartman, Secret Harbour Marina has been laying dormant for several years after being a jewel in the crown for Grenada in the marina and hotel sector. Many people in Grenada and visiting cruisers can remember Secret Harbour Marina in its heyday in the early 90’s. George Cohen, […]

THE UK TOURISM MARKET TAKES CENTRE STAGE WITH GTA HOSTED FAM TRIPS St. George —The Grenada Tourism Authority hosted two major familiarization trips for its UK airline partners in June. The first was a familiarization trip for Virgin Atlantic senior reservations agents and product managers from June 6th to 9th. The agents enjoyed a packed […]

AN UNHAPPY CAMPER Below is an except from a VISITOR whose return flight to UK was delayed last week and therefore was accommodated by the airline at the Radisson Hotel in Grenada for 24 hours: “I’m not sure that, I would be the right person to give a recommendation on The Radisson. You see, my […]

GRENADA LOOKING TO DRAW MAJOR CRUISE BRANDS Caribbean Journal While the town of St. George’s is among the most charming Caribbean ports, it hasn’t yet been able to attract major cruise attention. That could change soon, however, thanks to efforts by the Grenada Tourism Authority, which is looking to draw major cruise brands to the […]


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