ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – March 1, 2018 – With the final numbers tallied, destination Pure Grenada records total arrivals of 100,654 for January 2018, an increase of more than 30% over January 2017 (75,600). In addition, all visitor categories reflected an increase including Stay over (13, 815) up by 13%, Cruise (82,797) up by 37% and Yachting (4,042) up by 43%.
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – March 1, 2018 – #FollowGrenada is the newest digital campaign from the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA). Launched on Thursday March 1, 2018 at the GTA Headquarters, the two-month local advocacy campaign invites locals, St. George’s University students and alumni as well as the diaspora to share with the world their experiences of Pure Grenada and become ambassadors for the brand.
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – 27th February 2018 – Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean offered a true taste of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique to UK travellers last weekend as it exhibited for the first time at The Telegraph Travel Show in London.
St. George’s, Grenada – February 21, 2018 – 2017 was a record year for Pure Grenada winning its 13th Gold award at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and already Team Grenada is setting its sights on gold once again. With the help of the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA), the Grenada Chelsea Flower Show Team led by Mrs. Catherine John, is on its way to a 14th Gold. At a short ceremony held at the GTA Headquarters, Chief Executive Officer Patricia Maher and Mrs. John signed a partnership agreement for increased financial support this year.
The Caribbean Destination Will Add New Sculpture To The Park in the Future
St. George’s, Grenada – February 14, 2018 – Citizens of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique responded overwhelmingly to the call for designs in the Underwater Sculpture Park Competition. The design competition was a collaboration between the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) and the Grenada Underwater Sculpture Management Inc. (GUSMI). A total of 52 entries were received from a wide variety of persons including students as young as nine years old.
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – February 9, 2018—It’s official. The votes are in and Grand Anse Beach, Mount Cinnamon Grenada Resort and Bianca C in Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean, secured top honors in the USATODAY’s 10Best Reader’s Choice Travel Awards.
The tri-island destination has been recognized for its outstanding performance and partnership with the global industry company
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – February 5, 2018 – Announced on Jan. 31, 2018 at the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association’s Travel Marketplace in Puerto Rico, Expedia named Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean, as the Caribbean Destination of the Year 2017. The coveted prize was presented to members of the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) at a press luncheon held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center during the two-day industry event. Those in attendance to accept the award were; Patricia Maher, CEO of the GTA; Francine Stewart, Marketing Manager, GTA; Christine Noel, Director of Sales US Market, GTA and delegates representing the destination’s various hotel and tourism products.
The comprehensive online program will educate travel agents on all things Pure Grenada and enhance awareness of the destination
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The Tri-island Destination Continues To Be Recognized Around The World
St. George’s, Grenada – December 8, 2017 – Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean is ending the year in high spirits as its recognition in the international community continues to grow. The tri-island destination which includes Carriacou and Petite Martinique is celebrating after capturing two prestigious titles in the Caribbean Journal’s Travel Awards 2017. Grenada was named ‘Destination of the Year 2017’ while Chief Executive Officer of the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) Patricia Maher was named Caribbean Tourism Director of the Year 2017.
St. George’s, Grenada – November 30, 2017 – Citizens of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique now have an opportunity to add to the legacy of the Underwater Sculpture Park. The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) in collaboration with the Grenada Underwater Sculpture Park Management Inc. (GUSMI) have launched a sculpture design competition. The initiative invites Grenadian nationals to submit designs for new sculptures that will be added to the park over the next five years as part of a strategic development plan.