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  In a no-holds-barred speech yesterday, Secretary General of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, urged Caribbean tourism stakeholders to stop promoting modern-day plantations called exclusive resorts. “With regard to community involvement and internal agenda, there need to be no walls between the visitor and the community,” Rifai stated during day two of […]

The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is reviving the mantra, ‘Tourism is Everybody’s Business’ with the launch of its Tourism Awareness Campaign (TAC). The programme was launched on Thursday at the GTA headquarters and attended by Tourism Minister, Dr. Clarice Modeste- Curwen, partners and members of the media. The Tourism Awareness Campaign is a multi-pronged programme […]

As Pure Grenada looks forward to strong projected growth for the 2017/18 cruise season, tourism officials are particularly enthusiastic about the luxury brands coming to the destination. In the past two weeks, Grenada welcomed two inaugural luxury cruise ship calls. The first was the Viking Sea on November 2 and MS Europa 2 on November […]

Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean has signed an agreement with The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and Camper & Nicholsons Marinas Limited to host the finish of the prestigious transatlantic yacht race for the next four years. Competitors will depart from Calero Marinas Marina Lanzarote to tackle 2,995 nautical miles before arriving at […]

Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean and partners this week further enhanced its global profile with participation at World Travel Market in London — the world’s largest travel industry showcase. Grenada Tourism Authority Chairman, Rodney George; CEO, Patricia Maher; and Marketing Manager, Francine Stewart led the Pure Grenada delegation, supported by the Pure Grenada UK […]

The recent devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria are stark reminders of the ever changing environment we live in. Climate change is evident as storms become stronger and more frequent, with experts saying this phenomenon is a direct result of human activity. Our brothers and sisters in the Northern Caribbean have begun the arduous […]

The Norwegian Gem is expected to make an unscheduled visit to Grenada on Wednesday 8th November, 2017. The ship will dock at the Melville Street Cruise Terminal, St.George’s from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with a capacity of 2,394 passengers and 1,070 crew. This call will bring the number of cruise ships visiting tomorrow to […]

From October 9-13, the Government of Grenada and the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) hosted the annual State of the Industry Conference by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The five-day conference gave the GTA the opportunity to showcase its diverse offerings to the delegates from Canada, the Caribbean, the U.K., the U.S., and Europe. During the conference, […]

The 2017/2018 cruise ship season will officially begin on Wednesday 25th October,2017 with the inaugural arrival of the Pullmantur Cruises’ Zenith. The ship is expected to dock at the St. George’s cruise port from 9am with a capacity of 1,828 and 620 crew. Though the day will be a public holiday, the Grenada Tourism Authority […]

After many years of unfavorable reports from cruise ship visitors to the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) and to its predecessor – the Grenada Board of Tourism, and to others, regarding inaccurate (historical) information, deportment of tour  guides, fees charged which are unrelated to the service provided and tour routes taken that cannot be considered appropriate, […]

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