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 […]

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 […]

 Officials in the region’s tourism industry have been urged to undertake initiatives that will directly target China’s outbound tourism market. Addressing a session on the “Who are the New Explorers” during the 2017 State of the Tourism Industry Conference in Grenada today, Chris Spring of the US-based China Ni Hao marketing company said that chief among […]

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 […]

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 […]

GRENADA’S TOURISM MINISTER LEADS DELEGATION ST. GEORGE – MP Alexandra Otway-Noel, Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation and Culture, along with Grenada Board of Tourism’s Acting Marketing Manager, Christine Noel-Horsford and a team of representatives from the island’s hotel and travel sector will travel to London, England on October 31 to attend what is considered to […]

LATEST UPDATED GRENADA TOURISM AUTHORITY ACT 2013 Here is the draft legislation for the establishment of the Grenada Tourism Authority. Kindly peruse document and submit your comments to the Director of Tourism by Monday October 14, 2013 or at your earliest convenience via  or

TOURISM MINISTER HEADS SOUTH TO ATTRACT MORE CRUISE BUSINESS FOR GRENADA ST. GEORGE – With successful Carnival celebrations gone and the cruise season fast approaching, the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation and Culture, Alexandra Otway-Noel says that her Ministry has gotten back to the business of positioning Grenada as the ideal tourist destination in the […]

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