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 and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards
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Sandals and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020

Sandals® and Beaches® Resorts, home to some of the best all-inclusive dive resorts in the Caribbean, has taken the plunge into October with ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month
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Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!
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Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020

As the weather starts to cool in a lot of places around the world, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean is ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!
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Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020

All Sandals Resorts are reopening, in fact, many are already open with the rest due to open soon. The time ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions
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Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020

Over the past few months, one thing has remained truer than ever before – love hasn’t faltered, and neither have ... Read More

Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans
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Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020

Sandals Resorts International, all-inclusive company, unveiled design plans of a multi-million-dollar renovation at its picturesque Jamaican oasis, Sandals South Coast. ... Read More

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts
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Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 4, 2020

Yes, Sandals Resorts has taken safety measures to another level. But take a long look and you’ll notice that the qualities travelers ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools
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Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 18, 2020

Ahead of the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, work is far advanced to improve the drought management strategy and ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center
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Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 13, 2020

The basketball and multi-purpose playing courts at Buckfield Playfield, located in the heart of Ocho Rios in Jamaica, have received ... Read More

Pure Grenada launches ‘Just For You’ campaign
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Pure Grenada launches ‘Just For You’ campaign

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

Pure Grenada, Just-For-You is the new lifestyle campaign launched by the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) showcasing the three-island nation of ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward
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Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated ... Read More

Air Canada resumes scheduled service to Grenada
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Air Canada resumes scheduled service to Grenada

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020

With the opening of Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport on July 15, as part of the Government of Grenada’s phased ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19
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Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling
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Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline ... Read More

Grenada announces phased approach to re-opening its borders
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Grenada announces phased approach to re-opening its borders

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2020

The Government of Grenada has announced a phased approach to the reopening of its borders, promoting a smooth, systematic and ... Read More

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
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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
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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
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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