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Capturing The Spirit Of The Country

Grenada Board of Tourism launches new web site

Robert Kelly, eTN  May 14, 2010

The Grenada Board of Tourism is proud to announce the launch of their new, custom-designed web site at . The multi-lingual web site, available in English, French, German, Spanish, and Chinese, is the culmination of a year’s work and emphasizes the country’s vibrant culture. The site has a number of new functions including a fully-featured trip planner, tour operator locator, interactive map, and blog, to name a few. Each aspect helps to create an enhanced experience when visiting Grenada’s website.

“We are excited to launch our new web site,” said William Joseph, the director of tourism for the Grenada Board of Tourism. “The site highlights Grenada’s famous hospitality and captures the true spirit of the country. This is just a taste of what you’ll experience when you visit Grenada.”

Trip Planner/Events:
This function allows visitors to plan a trip specifically tailored to their travel needs. Through an Expedia link on the site, visitors can book any hotel or resort. Visitors to the web site can also create an online profile and save trip plans each step of the way. An interactive events calendar, listing all events happening in Grenada, helps to refine trips.

Tour Operator Locator:
This unique function allows visitors to locate affiliated tour operators anywhere in the world, providing both location and contact information.

Interactive Map:
The interactive maps provide views of dive sites, marinas, historical sites, hotels, and resorts.

Media and Travel Professionals:
This section contains news releases and features. Travel professionals can register and create an account so that they can easily help their clients plan trips to Grenada. Media can find press releases, photos, statistical information, and other resources to assist them in writing stories about the island.

Island Blog:
Through this new feature, viewers of the site can stay up-to-date on what’s going on in Grenada by reading the island blog.

Visitor Experiences:
This interactive feature allows users to share beautiful island images with other visitors by submitting photos online, or visit the multimedia gallery to watch videos of Grenada.

Grenada boasts some of the Caribbean’s most beautiful beaches, delectable cuisine and spices, a tropical rainforest, and a wide range of fun-filled activities such as diving, snorkeling, hiking, fishing, and sailing. Starting July 3, Grenada can be reached from the US with Delta’s non-stop service from New York, twice a week. Grenada can also be reached by American Eagle, via San Juan, and by American Airlines via its non-stop Miami service.

For more information on the island, contact the Grenada Board of Tourism’s US office in Florida at (561) 588-8176 or or their toll-free number at (800) 927-9554.

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