Travel & Tourism

Grenada’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show Team Ready for 2018

Grenada’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show Team Ready for 2018

Pure Grenada, Spice of the Caribbean Sets Sights on 14th Gold St. George’s, Grenada – February 21, 2018 – 2017 was a record year for Pure Grenada winning its 13th Gold award at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and already Team Grenada is setting its sights on gold once again. With the help of the(…)

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Supporting Tourism Development in Africa Through Better Measurement

Supporting Tourism Development in Africa Through Better Measurement

In an effort to better measure tourism growth and development in Africa, UNWTO signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation for the Strengthening of the National Tourism Statistical System of Nigeria and the Development of a Tourism Satellite Account. UNWTO is committed to developing tourism measurement for furthering knowledge of the sector,(…)

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Private sector commits to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism at FITUR

Private sector commits to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism at FITUR

Seven companies and one association formalized their commitment to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism during an event held in the context of FITUR, the International Tourism Fair of Madrid. Cielos Abiertos (Colombia), Destinos R.I. (Costa Rica), Tradewings Tours & Travel Corp. (Philippines), Turisferr Association (Spain), Civitatis (Spain), Intercruises (Spain), Vincci Hoteles (Spain)(…)

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Middle East & North Africa Tourism Consolidates Recovery

Middle East & North Africa Tourism Consolidates Recovery

International tourism in the Middle East and North Africa showed clear signs of recovery in 2017 with growths of 5% and 13%, respectively. Against this backdrop, tourism ministers, Spanish authorities and private sector gathered to discuss future tourism prospects at the Ministerial Round Table on Tourism Development in the MENA Region, during the Madrid International Tourism(…)

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Initiatives From Portugal, Spain, India and Indonesia Winners of UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism   

Initiatives From Portugal, Spain, India and Indonesia Winners of UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism  

Turismo de Portugal I.P (Portugal), Ecotourism Trust (India), Tryponyu (Indonesia) and SEGGITUR (Spain) are the winners of the 14th Edition of the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism.   Fourteen projects among 128 applicants from 55 countries were selected as finalists of the 14th UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism.  The winning projects, divided into four(…)

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Pure Grenada Nominated in Four Categories

Pure Grenada Nominated in Four Categories

  Pure Grenada has been nominated in USA Today’s latest 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest in four categories! Their expert panel selected Grenada as a contender for Best Caribbean Beach (Grand Anse Beach) and Best Caribbean Dive Site (Bianca C). Grenada is also included in the Best Caribbean Rum Distillery category with 2 nominations for River Antoine Distillery and(…)

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The Grenada Tourism Authority Launches New Education Course  on Travel Agent University

The Grenada Tourism Authority Launches New Education Course on Travel Agent University

The comprehensive online program will educate travel agents on all things Pure Grenada and enhance awareness of the destination St. George’s, Grenada (December, 12th, 2017) ─ The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) today announced the launch of its new agent specialist course on the premier e-learning platform, Travel Agent University. Travel Agent University (TAU), with 78,000(…)

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