Grenada

Grenada to Focus on Female Travelers

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has launched a new marketing initiative aimed at courting female travelers. The Grenada Tourism Authority has launched a promotion called “Grenada Girls Getaway,” a seven-month programme set to begin June …

Grenada Launching Business Grants for Innovators, Entrepreneurs

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Innovators and entrepreneurs in Grenada will soon benefit from a suite of new grant funding opportunities. The Grenada Ministry of Communications, Works, Physical Development, Public Utilities, ICT and Community Development will launch …

JetBlue Conducts Grenada Test Flight

 Above: JetBlue’s test flight in Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue successfully completed its first test flight to Grenada this week, ahead of its official launch of service to the island. JetBlue’s Airbus A320 touched down on Tuesday in …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is opening its first consulate in South Florida, the government announced. The office, which is located in Miami Beach, will be led by new Consul Warren Newfield, a businessman and native of …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff In a bid to expand tourism, Grenada is looking close to home. The country is hosting a series of promotional activities in Trinidad and Tobago this week, including two travel agent …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has announced that its new New York-Grenada service is officially out for sale. The twice-weekly service between New York’s John F Kennedy Airport and Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport is slated …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following moves by several nearby Caribbean islands, Grenada is exploring the potential of geothermal energy on the island. Last year, the government signed a “support partnership framework” with the government of …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany’s government has agreed to provide just under $1.6 million in funding to support reforms in Grenada’s energy sector. The funding from Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Grenada received 133,521 tourist arrivals in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. That represented an 18.4 percent increase over 2013, the highest rate of …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China is planning to continue its housing construction project in Grenada. Grenada Housing Minister Delma Thomas said this week that the country’s government had signed a new agreement with China for …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China and Grenada have “renewed their commitment” toward strengthening their bilateral relationship, the government of Grenada announced this week. The two sides “renewed” their commitment at a recent ceremony to mark …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has announced the appointment of A. Michael Batiste as the country’s new Macroeconomic Advisor. Baptiste will be based in the Ministry of Finance and Energy, according to a government release. …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines is making a concerted expansion push in the Caribbean, and Grenada is the latest beneficiary. Delta will be launching a new weekly service between Atlanta and Grenada this summer, …

 Above: the Radisson Grenada Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Carlson Rezidor has named Fred Schwartz as the company’s new vice president of owner relations for the Americas region. Schwartz will report directly to Philip Silberstein, the executive vice …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Grenada says it has reached a “comprehensive” agreement to restructure its debt to the Export-Import Bank of Taiwan. The agreement reduces the principal outstanding on the $36.6 million …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada saw a 29 percent increase in cruise passenger arrivals in 2014, according to new data from the Grenada Tourism Authority. The island received a total of 162 cruise calls and …

 Above: remnants of an old pier and mangrove being inundated by rising sea level at Grenville Bay, Grenada (Photo: Marjo Aho) By Vera AgostiniCJ Contributor A FEW weeks ago, I attended the Global Forum on Community Resilience in Cali, Colombia, hosted …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is beginning the rollout of a block of housing units built by the government of China. The country’s Ministry of Social Development and Housing has selected the first 50 people …