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.
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.
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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.
The Tri-Island Caribbean Nation is Focused on Tourism Education
St. George’s, Grenada – November 27, 2017 – The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is reviving the mantra, ‘Tourism is Everybody’s Business’ with the launch of its Tourism Awareness Campaign (TAC).
St. George’s, Grenada – November 20, 2017 – The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) has taken an important step in its quest to ensure that tourism develops into a sustainable sector locally. The Authority launched its ‘Tourism and Me’ booklet for children on Thursday 16th November at its headquarters on the Carenage. The booklet seeks to educate 8 to 12 year olds about the important tourism sector with topics such as: What is Tourism, Who is a Tourist, the Tourism Product and Sustainable Tourism.
PURE GRENADA SAILS AHEAD AT 24TH ANNUAL FCCA CRUISE CONFERENCE
Highlights included Key Meetings, Best Practice Sessions and Children’s Essay Contest win
St. George’s, Grenada – November 3, 2017 – Team Pure Grenada is back from the 24th Annual Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show following significant networking and learning that will soon pay dividends.
St. George’s, Grenada – October 30th, 2017 – Pure Grenada has been recognised by the prestigious Wall Street Journal newspaper as one of the “10 hot destinations to travel to in 2018” in the world. This accolade appeared in the October 26th Wall Street Journal’s Travel News article. The story was also carried by the BBC UK, which included all the countries making the list.