Category: Grenada travel news

Grenada Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Grenada is a Caribbean country comprising a main island, also called Grenada, and smaller surrounding islands. Dubbed the “Spice Isle,” the hilly main island is home to numerous nutmeg plantations. It’s also the site of the capital, St. George’s, whose colourful homes, Georgian buildings and early-18th-century Fort George overlook narrow Carenage Harbour. To the south is Grand Anse Beach, with resorts and bars.

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge
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Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020

As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to COVID-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional ... Read More

Grenada taking more cautious approach to re-opening its borders
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Grenada taking more cautious approach to re-opening its borders

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 29, 2020

Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has announced a more cautious approach to the reopening of the country’s borders. In ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 26, 2020

Sandals Resorts International created Sandals Foundation, and it has this philosophy:  We have seen that when we invest in one ... Read More

Grenadian residents encouraged to play tourists in their own country
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Grenadian residents encouraged to play tourists in their own country

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 25, 2020

Grenadian residents are being encouraged to be tourists in their own country and go out and explore their three-island destination ... Read More

When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community
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When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 18, 2020

When Gordon "Butch" Stewart opened his first Sandals Resort, he had one very important mandate: the resort would be required ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Providing Aid to the Most Vulnerable
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Sandals Foundation Providing Aid to the Most Vulnerable

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 10, 2020

Since the introduction of the COVID-19 pandemic on the shores of the Caribbean, the Sandals Foundation has earmarked resources and ... Read More

World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment
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World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020

World Environment Day, June 5, 2020, is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect the ... Read More

Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

Grenada and Carriacou are now welcoming registered yachts under new protocols. Yacht arrivals began in mainland Grenada on Wednesday May ... Read More

Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 11, 2020

Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell addressed the nation on COVID-19 situation: Fellow Grenadians, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be ... Read More

Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020

Grenadians and visitors will have to wait until 2021 to experience the one of a kind Spicemas Carnival celebrations as ... Read More

Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2020

In a nationwide show of appreciation to the hard working frontline personnel throughout Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, the Ministry ... Read More

Grenada Curfew Under Review Today
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Grenada Curfew Under Review Today

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 20, 2020

The 24-hour Grenada curfew implemented across Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique on Tuesday, March 30, in response to the COVID-19 ... Read More

‘Misbehaviour’ movie goes digital today
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‘Misbehaviour’ movie goes digital today

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2020

Just one month after the star studded world premiere of MISBEHAVIOUR in London, the movie is now available on digital ... Read More

Grenada Under Full Lockdown: Steps up COVID-19 Response
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Grenada Under Full Lockdown: Steps up COVID-19 Response

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 3, 2020

As of Sunday March 29, 2020, the island nation of Grenada had 9 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus. All ... Read More

Grenada Enhanced Restrictions: Announced Limited State of Emergency
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Grenada Enhanced Restrictions: Announced Limited State of Emergency

editor editor- March 27, 2020

The Government of Grenada enhanced restrictions as part of its ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on the ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties
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Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties

editor editor- March 20, 2020

Sandals 5-star luxury included resorts is allowing complete name changes without penalties for the original date and resort of travel ... Read More

All-inclusive resorts may be the best bet for a holiday
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All-inclusive resorts may be the best bet for a holiday

editor editor- March 14, 2020

An all-inclusive resort just might be the safest way to take a vacation these days with the COVID-19 pandemic. Staying ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Offers Condolences to Family of Sir Royston Hopkin
People in Travel & Tourism

Jamaica Minister Offers Condolences to Family of Sir Royston Hopkin

editor editor- February 24, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep regret at the passing of prominent Grenadian and Caribbean hotelier, Sir ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization laments the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin
People in Travel & Tourism

Caribbean Tourism Organization laments the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2020

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is saddened at the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin, a true giant in Caribbean tourism.  ... Read More

Grenada hits the international runway with Fe Noel at New York Fashion Week
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Grenada hits the international runway with Fe Noel at New York Fashion Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

Billed as one of the seven designers to watch at this year’s New York Fashion Week by Elle magazine, designer ... Read More

Grenada: Stellar 2019 tourism performance
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Grenada: Stellar 2019 tourism performance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020

2018 was a record-breaking year for Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique as the three- island destination welcomed more than half ... Read More

Sandals Resorts International Kicks Off a New Decade with 11 Prestigious Awards
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Sandals Resorts International Kicks Off a New Decade with 11 Prestigious Awards

editor editor- January 21, 2020

Sandals Resorts International received 11 prestigious awards last night at the 27th Annual World Travel Awards™ Caribbean Gala Ceremony held ... Read More

Association of British Travel Agents pays attention to Pure Grenada
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Association of British Travel Agents pays attention to Pure Grenada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 27, 2019

Pure Grenada, has been named ‘one to watch’ in the ABTA Travel Trends Report 2020, the only Caribbean destination to ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?
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Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 16, 2019

The Hawaiian Islands and their Caribbean counterparts are separated by thousands of miles and also by some vast cultural differences. ... Read More

Something For Everyone: Grenada launches new tourism campaign
Travel Associations News

Something For Everyone: Grenada launches new tourism campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 9, 2019

During the months of January 2019 – August 2019, visitors from neighboring Caribbean islands accounted for 18% of the market ... Read More

Grenadian tour guides complete phase one of Aquila international certification training
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Grenadian tour guides complete phase one of Aquila international certification training

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 18, 2019

More than thirty tour guides in Grenada completed phase one of training facilitated by the Aquila Center for Cruise Excellence, ... Read More

After record arrival numbers in 2018, Grenada is showing strong results in 2019
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After record arrival numbers in 2018, Grenada is showing strong results in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 29, 2019

On the heels of double-digit growth and a landmark total visitor arrival of 528,077 in 2018, the Grenada Tourism Authority ... Read More

Grenada recognizes excellence and innovation in tourism
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Grenada recognizes excellence and innovation in tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 26, 2019

It was a night of glitz and glamour as the tourism stakeholders exemplifying service excellence and innovation were awarded. The ... Read More

Grenada Tourism soars
Tourism News

Grenada Tourism soars

editor editor- February 7, 2019

Grenada Tourism recorded more than 500,000 visitor arrivals in 2018, a historic number that proves the three-island destination’s tourism industry ... Read More

Historic milestone: Grenada welcomes over 500,000 visitors in 2018
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Historic milestone: Grenada welcomes over 500,000 visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean achieved a historic milestone in 2018 welcoming more than half a million visitors ... Read More

Team Grenada welcomes two new cruise ships on the same day
Cruise Industry News

Team Grenada welcomes two new cruise ships on the same day

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018

Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean welcomed inaugural cruise ship calls from the Celebrity Reflection and MSC Preziosa both ... Read More

Silversands Grenada opening compliments a pure luxury Caribbean destination
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Silversands Grenada opening compliments a pure luxury Caribbean destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean is offering different options in the luxury end of the market with a ... Read More

Hotels in Grenada & Carriacou where style and affordability go hand-in-hand
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Hotels in Grenada & Carriacou where style and affordability go hand-in-hand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2018

Stayover visitors to Pure Grenada, Carriacou & Petite Martinique from the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean spend an average of ... Read More

Pure Grenada supports the CTO’s Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation
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Pure Grenada supports the CTO’s Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2018

Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean fully supports the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s year of wellness and rejuvenation. The Caribbean ... Read More

American Airlines and Air Canada add flights to meet travel demand to Grenada
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American Airlines and Air Canada add flights to meet travel demand to Grenada

editor editor- October 5, 2018

With the winter season around the corner, it’s easier to escape the cold weather to visit Pure Grenada, the Spice ... Read More

Message from Grenada’s Minister for Tourism and civil aviation
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Message from Grenada’s Minister for Tourism and civil aviation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- September 27, 2018

It is my pleasure to address the nation on the occasion of World Tourism Day under the theme “Tourism and ... Read More

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