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Grenada Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Grenada is a Caribbean country comprising a main island, also called Grenada, and smaller surrounding islands. Dubbed the “Spice Isle,” the hilly main island is home to numerous nutmeg plantations. It’s also the site of the capital, St. George’s, whose colourful homes, Georgian buildings and early-18th-century Fort George overlook narrow Carenage Harbour. To the south is Grand Anse Beach, with resorts and bars.

Grenada Hotel & Tourism Association announces new President

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 23, 2021 02:48

The new President of the Grenada Hotel & Tourism Association is taking over during a challenging time in the tourism sector. He and the GHTA Board and committees have committed ... Read More

Grenada launches new travel hotline

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 15, 2021 22:33

The hotline considered necessary by Grenada Tourism officials to assist travel agents, tour operators, visitors or returning nationals Read More

Grenada Tourism mourns passing of Sandals Resorts founder Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 9, 2021 00:12

The Ministry of Tourism and the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) express sadness over news of the passing of Tourism business icon Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, OJ, CD, Hon. LLD. Stewart, the ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Hasbro Spread Holiday Cheer to Caribbean Children

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 28, 2020 21:18

More than 10,000 children experienced a little more joy this holiday season with brand-new toys and games donated by the Sandals Foundation in their annual Christmas Toy Drive. As the ... Read More

Grenada Tourism Authority announces new Board of Directors

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 19, 2020 23:20

The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its new eleven-member board of directors, with tourism developer and entrepreneur, Barry Collymore serving as the new Chairman. ... Read More

Grenada preparing for gradual reopening of cruise industry in 2021

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 9, 2020 22:46

The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is continuing to implement key strategic cruise business actions in preparation for the safe and gradual resumption of the industry. One of these actions is ... Read More

Grenada’s Tourism Minister marks opening of Tourism Awareness Month 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 6, 2020 22:51

Grenada's Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Climate Resilience and the Environment, Hon. Dr. Clarice Modeste-Curwen M.P. issued the following message on the occasion of Tourism Awareness Month 2020: Fellow Grenadians, ... Read More

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 4, 2020 02:32

The outstanding work of the Sandals Foundation to develop Caribbean communities and inspire hope in the lives of the region’s people has once again been recognized as it was named ... Read More

Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 29, 2020 01:01

As it’s spooktacular gift for resort guests, Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale offers a free romantic private candlelight dinner for two. Couples will be seated at a table specially ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 23, 2020 21:12

Trust and confidence are increasingly becoming top priorities for consumers as they begin to safely travel to their dream destinations once again. This is why Sandals® Resorts and Beaches® Resorts are giving guests sun, ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020 15:41

Sandals® and Beaches® Resorts, home to some of the best all-inclusive dive resorts in the Caribbean, has taken the plunge into October with the early announcement of nine accolades from Scuba Diving Magazine’s 2021 Readers Choice ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020 16:16

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings throughout October. Beginning this week, Sandals Grenada and Sandals South ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020 10:55

As the weather starts to cool in a lot of places around the world, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean is welcoming fall with special offers. For a limited time, guests ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020 16:04

All Sandals Resorts are reopening, in fact, many are already open with the rest due to open soon. The time is right for so many reasons to make travel plans ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020 17:12

Over the past few months, one thing has remained truer than ever before – love hasn’t faltered, and neither have couples’ dreams of getting married. According to a recent survey from ... Read More

Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020 00:42

Sandals Resorts International, all-inclusive company, unveiled design plans of a multi-million-dollar renovation at its picturesque Jamaican oasis, Sandals South Coast. Set to debut this December, guests can expect a new ... Read More

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 4, 2020 20:27

Yes, Sandals Resorts has taken safety measures to another level. But take a long look and you’ll notice that the qualities travelers crave more than ever have actually been at these resorts ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 18, 2020 01:44

Ahead of the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, work is far advanced to improve the drought management strategy and enhance the sanitation systems within seven infant and primary schools ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 13, 2020 02:23

The basketball and multi-purpose playing courts at Buckfield Playfield, located in the heart of Ocho Rios in Jamaica, have received a major facelift and renovations to better serve residents across ... Read More

Pure Grenada launches ‘Just For You’ campaign

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020 23:45

Pure Grenada, Just-For-You is the new lifestyle campaign launched by the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) showcasing the three-island nation of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique’s varied bespoke offerings while observing ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020 23:43

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated with state-of-the-art equipment thanks to a sizable donation from the ... Read More

Air Canada resumes scheduled service to Grenada

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020 23:01

With the opening of Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport on July 15, as part of the Government of Grenada’s phased strategy to restart the destination’s tourism industry, Air Canada will ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020 04:20

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 Million. The undetected number of COVID-19 sick may be significantly ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020 02:17

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline which was launched in 2018 by the Sandals Foundation and ... Read More

Grenada announces phased approach to re-opening its borders

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2020 15:47

The Government of Grenada has announced a phased approach to the reopening of its borders, promoting a smooth, systematic and safe process. For this process countries will be categorized as ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020 02:25

As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to COVID-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital has been outfitted by Sandals Foundation with a sterile ... Read More

Grenada taking more cautious approach to re-opening its borders

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 29, 2020 23:20

Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has announced a more cautious approach to the reopening of the country’s borders. In an address to the nation on Sunday June 28, the ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 26, 2020 21:24

Sandals Resorts International created Sandals Foundation, and it has this philosophy:  We have seen that when we invest in one person, we are empowering an entire network of people – ... Read More

Grenadian residents encouraged to play tourists in their own country

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 25, 2020 21:53

Grenadian residents are being encouraged to be tourists in their own country and go out and explore their three-island destination as part of efforts to boost local tourism. The Grenada ... Read More

When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 18, 2020 00:02

When Gordon "Butch" Stewart opened his first Sandals Resort, he had one very important mandate: the resort would be required to adopt a school in the community. Team members were ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Providing Aid to the Most Vulnerable

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 10, 2020 23:28

Since the introduction of the COVID-19 pandemic on the shores of the Caribbean, the Sandals Foundation has earmarked resources and galvanized the support of government, non-governmental organizations, and corporate partners ... Read More

World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020 21:44

World Environment Day, June 5, 2020, is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect the environment. At Sandals Resorts & Beaches, environment day is promoted ... Read More

Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020 22:16

Grenada and Carriacou are now welcoming registered yachts under new protocols. Yacht arrivals began in mainland Grenada on Wednesday May 20 and in Carriacou from Monday May 25. As required, ... Read More

Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 11, 2020 22:10

Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell addressed the nation on COVID-19 situation: Fellow Grenadians, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be the greatest challenge facing Grenada and many other countries around ... Read More

Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020 22:48

Grenadians and visitors will have to wait until 2021 to experience the one of a kind Spicemas Carnival celebrations as the Spicemas Corporation (SMC) took the difficult decision to cancel ... Read More

Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2020 23:58

In a nationwide show of appreciation to the hard working frontline personnel throughout Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, the Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation along with the Grenada Tourism ... Read More