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Bookings to Grenada increase for 2015

Grenada is expected to have another successful year for tourism arrivals, according to reports from the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s 2015 Caribbean Travel Marketplace held from 28th to 30th January, 2015.

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Grenada is the top trending beach destination!

Grenada is the top trending beach destination according to KAYAK 2015 Travel Hacker Guide. Research spanning 2013 to 2014 revealed an increase of 31% in flight searches from the previous year for round-trip flights from North America.

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Become a Homestay Host

With just under two thousand registered rooms in Grenada, Carriacou, Petite Martinique, the Grenada Tourism Authority’s new Homestay programme aims to expand the nation’s room stock while diversifying its tourism product.

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SGU student wins trip to Carriacou

Medical student, Mr. Stephen Petrou won a trip to Carriacou for himself and three friends by uploading pictures of Grenada on Instagram with the hashtag #FollowGrenada. He entered into the competition under the Grenada Tourism Authority’s Follow Grenada campaign which targets the 6000 students of St. George’s University (SGU).

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Yachting sector promoted at Toronto International Boat Show

For the 2nd consecutive year, Grenada’s yachting products were promoted at the Toronto International Boat Show in Canada from 10 to 18 January. The delegation included Ms. Dawne Francois, the Grenada Tourism Authority’s Director of Sales and Promotion for Canada, and Ms. Jacqueline Pascall and Mr. James Pascall of Horizon Yacht Charters.

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The GTA briefs new Minister of Tourism

On Thursday, 8th January, 2015 the Directors, Managers, and Staff of the Grenada Tourism Authority met with the Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Hon. Yolande Bain-Horsford and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Mrs. Arlene Buckmire-Outram to expand on a briefing document provided to the Ministry in December.

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Cruise ship arrivals increase by 29% for 2014

During 2014, both cruise arrivals and expenditure increased by twenty nine percent (29%) compared to 2013. Preliminary data has revealed that 162 cruise calls and 254,248 cruise passengers visited ports in Grenada and Carriacou contributing 28M Eastern Caribbean dollars to the economy.

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