Visitor arrivals to Grenada increased by 12.7% in 2015 reaching a total of 443,368 when compared to 2014 (393,339). Cruise passengers represented 63% of arrivals, followed by stayover visitors (32%), and yachters (5%).
Grenada is being represented at Routes Americas in San Juan, Puerto Rico from 17 – 19 February 2016 by a delegation which includes the members of the Grenada Tourism Authority and the Grenada Airports Authority.
Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel and Spa has been ranked ninth by TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice in the top twenty list of the World’s Top Hotels. The hotel also ranked number two on TripAdvisor’s Travelers list of top Caribbean hotels.
Grenada is being promoted to twenty-eight thousand (28,000) travel enthusiasts and industry professionals at the New York Times Travel Show from Friday, 8th January to Sunday, 10th January, 2016.
Over one hundred and ten thousand (110,000) cruise passengers arrived in Grenada during the first three months of the 2015/2016 winter cruise season, spending an estimated eleven (11) million Eastern Caribbean dollars.
(St. George’s, Grenada) 17th November, 2015 – The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) will host an open day on Friday, 27th November from 9:00am to 3:00pm at its headquarters on the Carenage in observance of Caribbean Tourism month. The activity will allow attendees to become more acquainted with the operations of the GTA and learn about the importance of the tourism industry to Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.
(St. George’s, Grenada) 10th November, 2015 – The Grenada Tourism Authority awarded Mr. Alwyn Enoe and his son, Mr. Callistus Enoe for their contributions to boatbuilding in Carriacou. The awards were presented at the pre-release film screening for Vanishing Sails on Saturday, 7th November at the Carriacou Health Services in Hillsborough, Carriacou as part of Caribbean Tourism month.
(St. George’s, Grenada) 6th November, 2015 – The Britannia made its first call to Grenada on Thursday, 5th November with three thousand, six hundred and sixty four (3,664) passengers. This 1083-foot cruise ship was launched and named by Her Majesty the Queen in March, and bears the Union Jack on its bow.
(St. George’s, Grenada) 3rd November, 2015 – Actor Brandon Jay McLaren explored Grenada on Friday and posted ball-by-ball coverage on the Grenada Tourism Authority’s destination twitter page, @discovergrenada. This celebrity Twitter Takeover showed twenty-six thousand (26,000) persons the range of activities that could happen within a day in Grenada.
(St. George’s, Grenada) 27th October, 2015 – The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is encouraging Grenadians to reward themselves with a Staycation! From 23rd October to 14th December, Grenadians can access special discounts on accommodation, meals, vehicle rentals, island tours, and dives when they register to spend two or more nights at hotels, guesthouses and apartments that are part of this year’s Staycation Promotion.