The Caribbean destination, along with its sister islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique, has fully-vaccinated 70 per cent of hotel workers with the Astra-Zeneca vaccine.
Both the Grenada Tourism Authority and Montserrat Tourism Division have releases figures detailing record arrival numbers for 2019, largely driven by a buoyant economy in the United States.
Grenada achieved a historic milestone in 2018 welcoming more than half a million visitors to the destination’s shores. Spread across key niche markets, the combined cruise, yachting and stay over arrivals for 2018 was 528,077 representing a 13 per cent increase over 2017.
Some 18.88 per cent more cruise and stay-over visitors came to Grenada in 2014 than in 2013, revealing an increased interest for travel to the beautiful tri-island state. Cruise is one of five main market niches for Grenada, with three ports of entry for cruise ships. One hundred and fifty six cruise calls brought 235,140 passengers to Grenada in 2014, contributing an excess of twenty six million Eastern Caribbean dollars to the economy.
To showcase the gracious and humble spirit of the Grenadian people as demonstrated to a global audience by Kirani James during the recently concluded 2012 London Olympic Games, the Grenada Board of Tourism has launched a targeted campaign designed to reinforce this key brand message as a point of differentiation for potential visitors.
The Grenada Board of Tourism has launched a targeted campaign which showcases the achievements and emotional connection made by Olympic hero Kirani James. The short term web-based campaign aims to boost visitors to the region.
Grenada - The Grenada Board of Tourism (GBT) and the Grenada Hotel &Tourism Association (GHTA) have jointly launched a new, and improved, booking engine on their respective websites www.grenadagrenadines.com and www.gogrenada.gd which, it is expected, will bolster the island’s tourism industry.
Getting from the shivering cold to the sublime warmth is easier than ever with the new air connection from Toronto, Canada, to Grenada, which began mid-December of last year.
The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Grenada Board of Tourism has joined their alliance as the first representative from the Caribbean.
The International Council of Tourism Partners has confirmed the Grenada Board of Tourism has joined their alliance as the first representative from the Caribbean. “Grenada is proud to be the first Caribbean representative to ICTP, and we look forward to sharing resources with our worldwide partners in the development of new markets for our tourism product,” said Simon Stiell, director of tourism for Grenada.
The Grenada Board of Tourism has announced that Simon Stiell has been appointed as Director of Tourism. He brings to the Grenada Board of Tourism over two decades of accomplishments in sales, marketing and enterprise management garnered during his tenure at a number of international companies.
The Grenada Board of Tourism hosted an informal forum attended by the UK-based representatives of the Caribbean island’s accommodation this week.