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More accounts of damage to Grenada

As Grenada reflects and fully accounts for the damage that was inflicted by the monster that was Hurricane Ivan the Grenada Tourism Association has issued a breakdown of the damage caused to the major hotels on the island.Bel Air Plantation sustained very minimal damage. The resort plans to reopen in mid-October or early November. Ê

Blue Horizons Garden Resort expects to reopen within four months. The resort experienced water and roof damage, but no structural damage.

Calabash Hotel will remain closed until October 30th. The resort had already been closed for the remodeling of the Pool Suites during the storm and suffered minimal damage.

Flamboyant Hotel will reopen on December 20th with 36 rooms of the 61 units.Ê The one and two bedroom apartments will be available in the spring of 2005.ÊÊ

LaSource sustained no major structural damage with only minimal damage to the roof. The resort is currently closed for visiting guests. 30 rooms remain open for emergency personnel.Ê


Rex Grenadian will remain closed until mid-December. The resort reports damage to roofs, public areas and some guest rooms.

Spice Island Beach Resort will be closed for one year. The resort lost approximately 90 percent of its roofs as well as the main facilities including its restaurants, lounge, spa and watersports. All back of house areas were also compromised.