Tourism is Everybody’s Business

Tourism is Everybody’s Business

Tourism is Everybody’s Business

Tourism is Everybody’s Business

Tourism is Everybody’s Business

Tourism is Everybody’s Business

Tourism is Everybody’s Business

Tourism is Everybody’s Business

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Recruitment Drive for Caribbean Nationals

The World Bank Group is launching a recruitment drive aimed at increasing the number of Caribbean professionals in its workforce. A career with the World Bank Group offers a unique opportunity for exceptionally talented individuals with a passion for international development to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Career Opportunities

Silversands Recruitment 

Silversands Grenada will be hosting an open recruitment event at the Radisson Hotel, Grand Anse on the following dates:

Friday 24th November from 10am – 7pm

Saturday 25th November from 9am – 6pm

Career Opportunities

VACANCY

The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is looking for

Office Attendant (Driver; Porter; Handyman) The postholder would be required to carry courier duties and undertake routine manual tasks in the office.

 

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About Carriacou

Carriacou is a dependency of Grenada. It is the most southerly of the Grenadines and is the largest of the chain of islands nestled between St. Vincent and Grenada.

The island is situated about 22 miles north of Grenada, latitude 12.28 degrees north latitude and 61.27 degrees was longitude. This tiny island has an area of 13 square miles and a population of about 8000 people.

History: the early settlers, the Amerindians, called the island Kayryouacou and referred to it as the land of reefs. In 1650, the French purchased the island from the Caribs and settled it. In 1763, the island was ceded along with Grenada to Great Britain. The majority of inhabitants today are African and Scottish decent with the influence on the island being mainly British.

Culture: Carriacou’s culture was derived from a combination of European and African traditions. The island has a rich, cultural history and is known as the ‘Cradle of Culture’ in the Caribbean. The legacy of its culture includes: Big Drum and Quadrille dances, Maroon, boat building and Regatta, Tombstone feast, Carnival and Parang. The island’s unique culture is showcase during our annual maroon festival

The book Carriacou Cultural Heritage Through Poetry describes the history, culture, and traditions of Carriacou.

The author of this book is Terrence J. Mc Lawrence from Windward Carriacou, Grenada.

To purchase this book please contact Mr. Terrence J. Mc Lawrence at:

Email: terrencem19@hotmail.com
Cell: 403-0964
Tele: 443-7334

TAC NEWS

Government of Grenada Pledges To Ban Styrofoam and Plastic

The Government of Grenada has pledged to table legislation banning the importation of Styrofoam and plastic as part of a proper waste management strategy. Members of the Grenada Hotel and Tourism Association (GHTA) have also adopted a policy of not using Styrofoam. The effects of Styrofoam are well documented as the material can stay within the environment for millions of years. Scientists have also explored the cancer causing properties of the material.

Pure Grenada Declares Four Marine Protected Areas

Pure Grenada now has four Marine Protected Areas. They are the Molinere-Beausejour MPA, Sandy Island Oyster Bed MPA, the Woburn Bay MPA and the recently established Grand Anse MPA. Marine Protected Areas are clearly defined geographical spaces, recognized, dedicated and managed, through legal or other effective means, to achieve the long-term conservation of nature and the ecosystem. For example, our MPAs are the breeding grounds for many migratory fish species. Therefore, nurseries are protected to give the species a chance to replenish their numbers.

Pure Grenada Hosts Successful State of the Tourism Industry Conference

Pure Grenada, Spice of the Caribbean hosted for the first time, the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference from October 9-13, 2017. The major tourism conference provided Grenada with the opportunity to showcase its diverse offerings to over 300 delegates. Industry experts also shared their knowledge in a variety of areas including disaster recovery, the new explorers, the blue economy among other topics.

Pure Grenada Recognized Among Top Writers in the FCCA Essay Competition

Grenada was recognized among top essay writers in the 2017 Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Foundation Children’s Essay Contest. Beacon High School student Renee Sandy captured second place in the Senior division of the competition, writing on the theme, “What will cruise ship passengers learn about my country? What will they remember most and hold with them?”

Two Tourism Organizations Recognized for Excellence

Two tourism organizations were recently recognized for excellence in the sector at the 29th annual Grenada Chamber of Industry and Commerce Business Awards Ceremony. True Blue Bay Resort captured the Environmental Excellence Award while Sandals La Source was recognized for excellence in the tourism industry. True Blue Bay Resort was awarded for incorporating Sustainable Tourism practices into its organization. Some of these practices include: the installation of solar water heaters, the use of paper take-away boxes and bags in the restaurant and the use of biodegradable detergents for laundry.

Spice Island Beach Resort Retains Coveted Six Start Diamond Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

The Spice Island Beach Resort was bestowed with the coveted Six Star Diamond Award by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) for the fourth consecutive year. Janelle Hopkin, the resort’s Deputy Managing Director, accepted the prestigious award at a gala event held at the Hunt & Fish Club in New York City on Friday night, May 12, 2017.

Pure Grenada Recognized Among Top Writers in the FCCA Essay Competition

Grenada was recognized among top essay writers in the 2017 Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Foundation Children’s Essay Contest. Beacon High School student Renee Sandy captured second place in the Senior division of the competition, writing on the theme, “What will cruise ship passengers learn about my country? What will they remember most and hold with them?”

Two Tourism Organizations Recognized for Excellence

Two tourism organizations were recently recognized for excellence in the sector at the 29th annual Grenada Chamber of Industry and Commerce Business Awards Ceremony. True Blue Bay Resort captured the Environmental Excellence Award while Sandals La Source was recognized for excellence in the tourism industry. True Blue Bay Resort was awarded for incorporating Sustainable Tourism practices into its organization. Some of these practices include: the installation of solar water heaters, the use of paper take-away boxes and bags in the restaurant and the use of biodegradable detergents for laundry.

Spice Island Beach Resort Retains Coveted Six Start Diamond Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

The Spice Island Beach Resort was bestowed with the coveted Six Star Diamond Award by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) for the fourth consecutive year. Janelle Hopkin, the resort’s Deputy Managing Director, accepted the prestigious award at a gala event held at the Hunt & Fish Club in New York City on Friday night, May 12, 2017.

The Grenada Tourism Authority Launches Underwater Sculpture Design Competition

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.

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