Monthly Archives: January 2017

Sandals Partners With Marriott to Introduce The AC Hotels Brand to Caribbean

Sandals Partners With Marriott to Introduce The AC Hotels Brand to Caribbean

January 24th 2017, Kingston– Sandals Resorts International (SRI) announced a new partnership with Marriott International, Inc. to bring AC Hotels by Marriott® – the modern, design-driven, lifestyle brand – to the Caribbean.  This is the first partnership between the hospitality companies and the first time SRI will manage a brand it did not create.  Construction(…)

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Gastroenteritis Increase in Grenada

Gastroenteritis Increase in Grenada

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, JANUARY 20, 2017, (GIS): The Surveillance Unit in the Ministry of Health (MOH) hereby informs the general public, that based on its most recent analysis of reported data, there is an apparent increase in Gastroenteritis “Gastro” cases on the island. The condition affects people of all ages, and hence the Ministry is(…)

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Refreshing News For St. David Residents

Refreshing News For St. David Residents

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, January 20,2017 – GIS: Residents of Pomme Rose, La Tante, Belle Vue, Requin and surrounding communities in St. David will be receiving treated and a more reliable supply of water, for the very first time. This refreshing news was confirmed on Thursday, January 12, with the opening of the National Water and(…)

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Grenlec Hosts Project Proposal Writing Workshop

Grenlec Hosts Project Proposal Writing Workshop

  Tuesday, 17 January – Twenty organisations have benefitted from a Project Proposal Writing Workshop, which was hosted by Grenlec on Tuesday, 17 January. The workshop covered the main components of developing competitive proposals, including elements of project proposals, budgets, work plans and how to focus project ideas so they are easily understandable and more appealing(…)

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International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 Kicks Off  

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 Kicks Off  

Nearly 600 participants attended yesterday the Official Launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017. The event took place in the International Tourism Fair of Spain, FITUR, and will be followed by 12 months of global actions aimed at advancing sustainable tourism contribution to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Co-presented by(…)

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To Fight World Hunger, we Must Also Battle Food Losses

To Fight World Hunger, we Must Also Battle Food Losses

The new edition of CSAM was published under this motto. It’s a methodology that assesses the weaknesses in agricultural chains that cause food losses and also helps identify solutions to this problem. San Jose, 18 January 2017 (IICA). It is projected that by 2050 the Earth will welcome its 9 billionth inhabitant, food production must(…)

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Sustained Growth in International Tourism Despite Challenges

Sustained Growth in International Tourism Despite Challenges

  Demand for international tourism remained robust in 2016 despite challenges. International tourist arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a total of 1,235 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Some 46 million more tourists (overnight visitors) travelled internationally last year compared to 2015. 2016 was the seventh consecutive year of sustained growth(…)

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