TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND ACTIVITIESRichard Strachan, ChairmanRudy Grant, CEOClick here to listen

SEA DREAM BERTHS IN HILLSBOROUGH, CARRIACOU St. George – The Sea Dream I berthed at 9:00am yesterday just outside of Hillsborough, making this the last of three cruise calls to Carriacou during the 2014/2015 cruise season. Cruise-lovers were welcomed with steel pan music and warm smiles.

JETBLUE’S NEWEST DESTINATION GRENADA GOES OUT FOR SALE JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced that its new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND) is now out for sale. Grenada will become JetBlue’s 90th BlueCity on June 11, 2015, with twice weekly service on […]

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COMMUNITY CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION FUND (CCCAF) PROPOSAL WRITING WORKSHOP St. George — The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), along with the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (MALFFE) launched the Community Climate Change Adaptation Fund last November. This fund was developed with the main aim of increasing the adaptive capacity of communities through […]

CARIBBEAN LIVING FOR LESS IN GRENADA If, like me, you’re hooked on the ocean and the laidback vibe of the Caribbean, you may also dream of living there… But, driven by the tourism industry, rising prices mean that many people feel a slice of paradise could be beyond their budget.

HOW CARIBBEAN HOTELS FARED IN 2014 After a slow start to 2014, the Caribbean hotel sector finished strong last year, according to year-end data from STR Inc.

VISITOR ARRIVALS TO THE CARRIBEAN INCREASE St. George — Despite nuances still facing the travel industry, such as high air fares and a still somewhat sluggish global economy, the Caribbean saw a 5.3% growth in tourist arrivals last year over 2013.  This accounted for 26.3 million visitors coming to the region.

INCREASED BOOKINGS FOR GRENADA IN 2015 St. George — According to reports from the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s 2015 Caribbean Travel Marketplace, Grenada is expected to have another successful year for tourism arrivals.

TRIP TO ANNANDALE WATERFALL Our camera man took a trip Anandale to see the beautiful waterfall, but be warned, he didn’t take a tripod. We hope that you enjoy this short video of the stunning Annandale Waterfall 🙂


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