Grenada to Focus on Female Travelers

May 20, 2015 | 10:32 am | 0 Comment


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 1. The programme includes deals on hotels, tours and car rentals for groups of two or more...

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Grenada Launching Business Grants for Innovators, Entrepreneurs

May 16, 2015 | 9:32 am | 0 Comment


Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ 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 the business grants and outline the application process at an event more...

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JetBlue Conducts Grenada Test Flight

May 13, 2015 | 8:17 pm | 0 Comment


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 its newest Caribbean destination. The New York City-based carrier is slated to launch twice-weekly service more...

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Grenada Opening Miami Consulate

May 11, 2015 | 5:03 pm | 0 Comment


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 South Africa. When it opens June 1, the office will serve a population that includes thousands of Grenadians in more...

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Grenada Courts Tourists in Trinidad

April 9, 2015 | 11:58 am | 0 Comment


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 expos, a consumer show and a press conference. The aim is “aim of selling Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique as the more...

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JetBlue Officially Begins Selling New York-Grenada Flights

February 27, 2015 | 12:36 am | 0 Comment


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 to begin June 11. That will make Grenada JetBlue’s 90th city. “As our 27th more...

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Grenada Mulls Geothermal Energy

February 17, 2015 | 12:59 pm | 0 Comment


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 New Zealand, aiming to facilitate such exploration, and now that is moving forward. The more...

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Grenada Gets $1.6 Million Grant from Germany for Green Energy

February 12, 2015 | 3:33 pm | 0 Comment


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 and Nuclear Safety is for a project called “Reform of the Electricity Sector to more...

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Grenada Reports 18.4 Percent Increase in Tourist Arrivals

February 12, 2015 | 1:10 am | 0 Comment


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 any CARICOM member state. The country’s tourism sector was boosted by a very strong summer season that more...

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China to Build More Homes in Grenada

February 10, 2015 | 11:40 pm | 0 Comment


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 “additional houses.” Grenada’s Foreign Minister, Clarice Modeste Curwen, has signed an agreement more...

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