American Airlines to Begin Offering Daily Service to Grenada

September 10, 2014 | 1:00 am | 0 Comment


Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines will soon be launching daily service to Grenada, according to Tourism Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel. American Airlines currently services Grenada with flights from Thursday to Monday. Beginning in December, the service will be expanded to every day from Miami. "That is going to be a more...

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Island Shop: The Art of Underwater Sculpture in the Caribbean

September 4, 2014 | 5:25 pm | 0 Comment

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Divers and snorkelers swarm artist Jason De Caires Taylor’s underwater sculpture gardens off the coasts of Grenada and Cancun, Mexico with good reason: His installations of life-size cement figures anchored to the sea floor are hauntingly beautiful, making you instantly regret not buying that underwater camera. But more...

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Grenada Readies For Return of Condor Airlines Flights From Frankfurt

September 4, 2014 | 11:01 am | 0 Comment


Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is readying for the return of direct flights from Frankfurt, Germany via Condor Airlines. Thus far, bookings for the flights from Germany have "been going great," according to Tourism Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel. That has led Condor to move up the date of the inaugural flight from the third more...

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IMF: Grenada Economic Recovery “Slowly Taking Hold”

August 27, 2014 | 4:32 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has made a strong start in implementing its new IMF programme, the fund said following the completion of its first review of its programme with the country. The programme was approved in June for a total amount of $21.7 million. "The economic recovery is slowly taking hold and the growth outlook more...

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Grenada Tourism Minister Meets With Counterpart From Ontario

August 26, 2014 | 1:39 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the meeting in Toronto By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Tourism Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel met last week with her counterpart from Ontario, Minister Micheal Coteau. Coteau, the son of a father from the Grenadian island of Carriacou, is also Ontario's Minister of Culture and Sport. According to a statement from the Grenadian government, the two more...

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England to Play First-Ever Test Cricket Match in Grenada

August 14, 2014 | 1:48 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff England will play its first-ever test cricket match in Grenada next year, the government announced. The match at the National Stadium in Grenada will take place during England's three-test tour in the Caribbean next April and May. Grenada Sports Minister Emmalin Pierre said the test would be a more...

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In Grenada, Celebrating Chocolate

August 1, 2014 | 7:48 pm | 0 Comment


Above: sorting cocoa beans in Grenada (Photo: Grenada Chocolate Company) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada's profile in the chocolate industry has grown in recent years, thanks in large part to the Grenada Chocolate Company, which was founded in 1999. Now the world-renowned flavours of Grenadian chocolate and cocoa will be celebrated on the island, thanks to more...

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Grenada Sees Surge in Tourist Arrivals

July 30, 2014 | 1:36 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism to Grenada is surging, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Tourism stopover arrivals to the island increased by 18.6 percent in the first half of 2014, compared to the first six months of 2013, according to the CTO data. The island received a more...

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Grenada Receives $10 Million Loan From Caribbean Development Bank

July 28, 2014 | 9:48 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Development Bank's board of directors has approved a $10 million policy-based loan for Grenada. The loan will support the Grenadian government's "reform priorities," according to the CDB. The loan is the first in a series of three $10 million policy-based loans that have been proposed for more...

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New Zealand Developer Investing $30 Million in Grenada Project

July 24, 2014 | 3:03 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Clarkes Court Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff A New Zealand-based developer is investing $30 million in the expansion of the Clarkes Court Bay Marina in Grenada. Developer Kelly Glass was on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, marking the start of official work on the project. "The expansion and further development of the Clarkes Court more...

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