Grenada Makes Spectacular Exhibiting at Annual Caribbean Week in New York

NEW YORK – A delegation from the Grenada, together with the Hon. Lennox Andrews, Minister for Financial Improvement, Planning, Tourism and ICT, Artistic Financial system, Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives; Kim Frederick, Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Financial Improvement, Planning, Tourism, ICT, Artistic Financial system, Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries & Cooperatives; Randall Dolland, Chairman of the Grenada Tourism Authority; and Petra Roach, CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority, got here to New York to take part in Caribbean Week. They have been supported by the native crew of Christine Noel-Horsford, Director of Gross sales, USA and Shanai St. Bernard, Supervisor of Gross sales, USA. The annual occasion, which is held in New York, supplies councils of ministers and administrators a chance to debate challenges similar to the present problems with sargassum and inter-regional journey, foster media engagement, promote thought management, and encourage networking throughout the tourism trade.

Grenada at Caribbean Week in New York
L to R: Kim Frederick, Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Financial Improvement, Planning, Tourism, ICT, Artistic Financial system, Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries & Cooperatives, Petra Roach, CEO, Grenada Tourism Authority and Hon. Lennox J. Andrews, Minister for Financial Improvement, Planning, Tourism, ICT, Artistic Financial system, Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries & Cooperatives at Caribbean Media Market

Tourism in Grenada

“Tourism is a significant financial driver for Grenada and from the conversations and bulletins made whereas at Caribbean Week in New York, I’m happy on the constructive course our nation is heading,” mentioned Hon. Lennox Andrews, Minister for Financial Improvement, Planning, Tourism and ICT, Artistic Financial system, Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives. “It’s clear the creativity and timeliness of the experiences we’re creating, the lodge developments on the horizon and the elevated capability to welcome new guests, we’re on the proper path in our efforts to showcase Grenada as a number one tourism and sustainable vacation spot within the Caribbean.”

Grenada at Caribbean Week in New York
L to R: Petra Roach, CEO, Grenada Tourism Authority; Hon. Lennox Andrews, Minister for Financial Improvement, Planning, Tourism and ICT, Artistic Financial system, Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives; Chef Alexander Smalls, Creator and Restauranteur; and Randall Dolland, Chairman, Grenada Tourism Authority

Culinary Initiative

To kick off the week, the Grenada Tourism Authority held an intimate cocktail get together for commerce and shopper media to launch a brand new culinary initiative with James Beard Award-winning chef, restaurateur, writer, and culinary activist, Alexander Smalls. The partnership, which is aimed toward elevating the profile of Grenada as a number one culinary vacation spot, is slated to contain a Grasp Class with native cooks, recipe growth showcasing the vacation spot’s spices and cacao, a Tastemaker occasion that includes movie star and influential cooks, a Fireplace Chat with Grenada’s leaders in meals safety, agriculture and sustainability, and the Spice Replanting Program.

Grenada at Caribbean Week
L to R: Andrew Uzenoff, Supervisor Route Planning, JetBlue Airways; Christine Noel-Horsford, Director of Gross sales, USA, Grenada Tourism Authority; Petra Roach, CEO, Grenada Tourism Authority; Adam Schless, Plane Transactions & Worldwide Counsel, JetBlue Airways; Hon. Lennox Andrews, Minister for Financial Improvement, Planning, Tourism and ICT, Artistic Financial system, Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives; Eric Friedman, Director, Route Planning, JetBlue Airways; Shanai St. Bernard, Supervisor of Gross sales, USA, Grenada Tourism Authority; and Randall Dolland, Chairman, Grenada Tourism Authority.

New Airlifts

The delegation additionally made two main airlift bulletins.  This shows the dedication and funding air carriers are making in Grenada. Espe to foster the rise in customer arrivals from the United States and Canada. From November 4th, JetBlue will function a year-round flight from Boston on Saturdays on the provider’s premium 159-seat A321 MINT plane, with 16 lie-flat seats. The flight will depart from Boston Logan Worldwide Airport (BOS) at 8:00 a.m. and arrive at Grenada’s Maurice Bishop Worldwide Airport (GND) at 1:43 p.m. The return flight departs GND at 3:03 p.m. and arrives at BOS at 7:04p.m.

Air Canada may also double its service to the vacation spot with 4 weekly nonstop flights starting October 29th on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, departing at 9:30am from Toronto Pearson Worldwide Airport (YYZ) and touchdown in Grenada’s Maurice Bishop Worldwide Airport (GND) at 3:55pm. The Grenada (GND) Toronto leg will depart at 4:55pm and arrive in Toronto (YYZ) at 9:55pm.

Caribbean Media Market

The Grenadian delegation additionally participated in Caribbean Media Market, an interactive expertise for CTO member governments to interact with journalists from journey commerce and shopper press. Minister Andrews, P.S. Frederick and GTA CEO Petra Roach participated in over 20 interviews. They mentioned new developments in Grenada and its flourishing vacationer trade. Plus, the technique for persevering with its upward progress trajectory.

“Participation in Caribbean Week is all the time a marquee second for our neighboring nations to come back collectively to share and be taught from each other,” mentioned Petra Roach, CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority. “Our crew left impressed for the longer term. Whereas the onerous work continues, the inspiration is strong and we’re constructing an unbeatable tourism product that can guarantee our guests depart our shores with a lifetime of recollections and a craving for the creation of extra.”

 


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