TRAVEL AND TOURISM
GRENADIAN BY REX RESORTS RECEIVES TRIPADVISOR 2016 CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD ST GEORGE — The Grenadian by Rex Resorts has received a 2016 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor – the world’s largest travel site – which honours accommodations, restaurants and attractions that consistently receive great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.com.
CONVENIENT ACCESS BETWEEN GUADELOUPE AND DOMINICA REMAINS INSPITE OF LIAT’S IMPENDING CANCELLATION OF DIRECT FLIGHT Roseau — On Wednesday February 8, 2017, regional airline, LIAT announced the cancellation of its three times weekly service between Guadeloupe’s Pointe-A-Pitre Le Raizet Airport (PTP) and Dominica’s Douglas Charles Airport (DOM) effective March 1, 2017 citing the need to […]
CARIBBEAN HOTELIERS PREDICT POSITIVE TOURISM PERFORMANCE FOR 2017 THE BAHAMAS – Caribbean tourism fared well in 2016 and industry stakeholders are generally upbeat about the year ahead, despite the fact that many hoteliers were forced to adjust their high performance expectations for 2016 as the year progressed due to unforeseen events. Announcing the results of the second annual […]
JENNY’S PLACE, GRENADA, WINS EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR 2017 St. George — Jenny’s Place, Grenada, a small boutique hotel, situated at the northern end of Grand Anse beach in Grenada has won the Award of Excellence for 2017 by Hotels Combined, Co. UK.
VISA WAIVER LIST OF COUNTRIES NOT CHANGED The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS advises the public that, contrary to rumors, the list of countries participating in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program has NOT changed. Please click on the link to see the complete list of countries whose citizens are currently […]
CALABASH LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL AND SPA ACCEPTED INTO VIRTUOSO PROGRAM St. George — With its reputation for combining five star service and luxury within a relaxed and intimate environment, Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa has been accepted as a Virtuoso Property.
25 CARIBBEAN DESTINATIONS TO VISIT IN 2017Caribbean Journal
CONSTRUCTION WELL UNDERWAY AT LEVERA ST. GEORGE — The Levera Beach Resort in Grenada’s northern parish of St. Patrick says construction has begun in earnest following last month’s ground breaking ceremony.
KIMPTON TO OPEN NEW HOTEL IN GRENADA Grenada— Kimpton Hotels & Restaurant plans to open its second property in the Caribbean islands, Kimpton Kawana Bay Grenada Resort, a 146-key hotel slated to open in early 2019.
GRENADA HOTEL & TOURISM ASSOCIATION EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER THE NATIONAL BUDGET 2017 ST.GEORGE — While the GHTA fully understands the financial constraints Government is under, it is very concerned that the National Budget 2017, as unveiled by the Hon. Prime Minister and Minister for Finance last Friday, sees a decrease in funding allocated to Tourism […]