ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – April 15, 2019 – World-renowned sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has been specially recognized by the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) for his outstanding work in creating the World’s first Underwater Sculpture Park in the island. Between 2006 and 2009, Taylor founded the Park in Grenada which was listed as one of the Top 25 Wonders of the World by National Geographic. His concrete sculptures based on people, history and folklore eventually become alive by supporting the sustainable growth of the colorful reefs in Molinere Bay.
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – April 11, 2019 – Participants in the Government of Grenada’s Small Hotel’s Training Programme are eager to improve the visitor experience in Carriacou and Petite Martinique after receiving their certificates on Monday. A short ceremony was held at the Carriacou Multipurpose Centre to recognize the completion of training in Customer Service Excellence and Supervisory Management.
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – April 3, 2019 – Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean was delighted to welcome an increased number of yachts in the World ARC Atlantic Rally for Cruisers Round the World race 2018-2019. 17 boats were welcomed this year, an increase over the 14 welcomed last year. World ARC is a round-the-world adventure taking place over 15 months and covering 26,000 nautical miles. The event features a mix of cruising and exploring the world.
First Time With Own Stand at World’s Leading Travel Trade Show in Germany
St. George’s, Grenada – 11th March 2019 – ITB Berlin is the world’s leading travel trade show held in Germany every March. This year Team Grenada had its own Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean themed stand thanks to the generous support of Silversands Grenada.
St. George’s, Grenada – 28th February 2019 – Pure Grenada, the Spice Caribbean is continuing to improve its cruise guest experience at its main port of entry. On Thursday February 28, eight (8) experiential storyboards were officially commissioned and blessed at the Melville Street Cruise Terminal.
USA Today’s Top 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 Announced
St. George’s, Grenada – 27th February 2019 – Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean has again been recognized as a great place to vacation and this was highlighted in the USA Today’s Top 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards for several Tourism categories.
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – 5th February, 2019 – The Grenada Chelsea Flower Show Team has set their sights on a 15th gold medal at the 2019 event confident that their design will once again amaze the judges. In strong support of the team’s effort, the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) and lead designer Mrs. Catherine John today signed an agreement cementing the GTA’s major sponsorship this year for the event held from May 21 – 25, 2019.
PURE GRENADA, THE SPICE OF THE CARIBBEAN ACHIEVES HISTORIC MILESTONE WITH WELL OVER 500,000 VISITORS
St. George’s, Grenada – 10th January, 2019 – Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean achieved a historic milestone in 2018 welcoming more than half a million visitors to the destination’s shores. Spread across key niche markets, the combined cruise, yachting and stay over arrivals for 2018 was 528,077 representing a 12.90% increase over 2017.
St. George’s, Grenada – 28th December, 2018 – Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean continues to be trending internationally and is on a steady course to achieve the historic milestone of 500,000 total visitor arrivals. For the period, January to November 2018, Cruise passenger arrivals increased by 24%, yacht passenger arrivals by 11.6% and Stay over arrivals increased by 9.2%.
St. George’s, Grenada – 24th December, 2018 – People living in the USA now have more options and easier connections when travelling to Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean. Close to 100 passengers arrived aboard the second American Airlines Saturdays flight from Miami on December 22, 2018 at the Maurice Bishop International Airport. On arrival, they were greeted with sweet steel pan music, cultural dancers in traditional wear and a refreshing rum sorrel drink.