Grenada’s Big Film Plans

June 23, 2015 | 6:23 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Grenadian Culture Minister Senator Brenda Hood is visiting Los Angeles this week to promote the country’s film commission. So far, she has met with American film actor Danny Glover, as well as many other industry players during her time in the city. Earlier this year, Hood presented director of the more...

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Grenada Tourism Up 4.7 Percent in First Quarter of 2015

June 12, 2015 | 6:50 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism is on the rise in the Spice Isle. Tourist arrivals to Grenada were up 4.7 percent in the first three months of 2015, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. There were a total of 38,000 visitors to the island in the first quarter. That was driven by an 11.9 percent more...

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JetBlue Launches First-Ever Flights to Grenada

June 11, 2015 | 9:37 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Tara MacIntyre CJ Contributor NEW YORK — JetBlue continues to expand its wings in the Caribbean. The airline opened its newest route from New York’s JFK Airport to Grenada, the Caribbean’s original “Spice Island,” on Thursday. Dave Clark, JetBlue’s vice president, network planning, said Grenada was the carrier’s 32nd more...

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Grenada Seeks to Bolster Relations with China

June 5, 2015 | 2:09 pm | 0 Comment


By Dana Niland CJ Contributor In a visit to China last week, Grenadian Foreign Affairs Minister Clarice Modeste-Curwen met with officials to discuss the advancement of her country’s representation in the country. During her time in Beijing, Minister Modeste-Curwen met with Assistant Foreign Minister Qian Hongshang to address matters of mutual interest, including more...

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A New $2 Billion Caribbean Resort Project

June 3, 2015 | 10:51 am | 0 Comment


Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new mega-project coming to the Caribbean, this time to the Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada. The $2 billion USD project is called the Grenada Resort Complex Project, which officially launched in China. The project plans to develop the Mt Hartman peninsula and Hog Island in Grenada; more...

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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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