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Grenada Seeing Big Growth in US Tourist Arrivals

 Grenada is reporting very strong growth out of the United States tourism source market, according to new figures released this week. Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell reported in a national address that Grenada had seen a 32 percent increase …

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Grenada to Make New Push for Increased Airlift

 Grenada is looking to ramp up airlift to the island. The country has announced the formation of a new Airlift Committee helmed by former chairman of the Grenada Tourism Authority, Richard Strachan. Peter Fraser will serve as the deputy chairman …

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A New $15 Million Education Project in Grenada

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean Development Bank is funding a major new project that will expand or rehabilitate six schools across Grenada. The Grenada Education Enhancement Project launched last week in St George’s. “If we truly believe that every …

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 There’s something special about this island, something you realize the moment you step out the doors of Maurice Bishop International Airport. That’s because it’s in the air — literally. Fragrances of spices from nutmeg to cinnamon abound in the air,  …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenada Chocolate Fest is back for a third year of celebrating the island’s organic and ethically produced dark chocolate and cocoa products. This year’s activities, which are themed around “Creating Generation Cocoa,” will take place across …

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 Grenada is set for a major new music festival. The first-ever Pure Grenada Music Festival will begin April 5. The six-day festival will include eight concerts at five different locations across 32 acts. Grammy winners Joss Stone and Estelle will …

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 Grenada is showing continued growth in the tourism sector, according to the newest numbers from the Grenada Tourism Authority. The tri-island country received 140,735 stayover visitors in 2015, a 5.4 percent increase from 2014. The US represented the largest source …

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 The Caribbean’s biggest new hotel project is closer to launching. Right now, it’s called the Grenada Resort Complex Project, the brainchild of a China-based development group called United Demi Group. The project, which held its official launch in China last …

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 Grenada is hosting one of the Caribbean’s major international music festivals in April: the first-ever Pure Grenada Music Festival. The festival, which runs April 5-10, will features local and international artists from Angelique Kidjo to Joss Stone to Steele Pulse, among others. …

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 The small real estate market in Grenada is booming, according to a new report from Century 21 Grenada Grenadines. The country’s real estate sector saw a 71 percent increase in sales volume last year compared to 2014. Overall real estate …

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 A major new project By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenada has a major new athletic stadium. The $40 million, Chinese-built stadium opened this weekend at an official ceremony. The 8,000-seat facility replaces the original athletics stadium which was destroyed by Hurricane …

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 Grenada’s Spice Island Beach Resort is continuing its multimillion-dollar renovation with a transformation of the property’s Oleander Superior Suites. The latest phase of the redesign, which first launched in 2013, includes repainting the suites and adding new designer rugs, lamps, …

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 As the Caribbean deals with the impact of climate change, adaptation is a major priority. That’s why one island is launching a new project to make its agriculture more robust against the ramifications of climate change. Grenada has partnered with …

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 A new campaign on the Spice Isle By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenada has a new focus on “local.” The country’s Ministry of Economic Development, Planning, Trade, Cooperatives and International Business has launched its new National Buy Local and Made in …

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 A crowded season By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Over 110,000 cruise passengers have arrived in Grenada during the first three months of the 2015-2015 winter season, spending an estimated total of about $4 million, according to the Grenada Tourism Authority. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is the latest Caribbean nation to offer citizenship by investment, and now the country is looking to pitch its passports in Asia. Grenada Implementation Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel said Grenada was the “perfect option for …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a $15 million Development Policy Credit and Loan (DPC/DPL) with Grenada. This financing aims to foster sustainable conditions for private investment, improve public resource management, strengthen the banking …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nighttime cricket is coming to Grenada. The country’s government has been guaranteed a $4.08 million USD loan from the Canadian Bank Note Company to erect light fixtures at the island’s National Cricket Stadium. The news …