Spice Island Beach Resort, an all-inclusive hotel in Grenada, recently announced that it has increased its travel agent commission to 15 percent on all reservations booked directly with the property or through the GDS system. Other Caribbean all-inclusive resorts to recently bump agents’ commission include Warwick Paradise Island—Bahamas in Nassau and Curtain Bluff in Antigua. […]


The resounding mandate that Barbados’ first female prime minister earned from the electorate is a vote of confidence for women in leadership throughout the Caribbean, says Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), as she congratulated incoming Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley on her, and her party’s, recent 30-0 victory at […]

Seven Awarded for Dedication and Excellence in the Tourism Industry It was a night of celebration as the Grenada Hotel and Tourism Association (GHTA) hosted its inaugural Gala Awards to recognise the excellence and dedication of people within the industry. The event, which took place at the Grenadian by Rex Resorts on Saturday, was attended […]

Pure Grenada, Spice of the Caribbean shared new developments with hundreds of consumers, travel agents and media in the largest dive consumer show in the US, Beneath the Sea.  The team attending the show at the end of March included Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) US Director of Sales Christine Noel Horsford, Aquanauts Grenada’s Gerlinde Seupel […]

US MARKET SHARE AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH FOR THE CARIBBEAN DESTINATION With the final numbers tallied, destination Pure Grenada recorded total arrivals of 100,654 for January 2018, an increase of more than 30% over January 2017 (75,600).  In addition, all visitor categories reflected an increase including Stay over (13, 815) up by 13%, Cruise (82,797) […]

#FollowGrenada, Share and Win Big #FollowGrenada is the newest digital campaign from the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA). Launched on Thursday March 1, 2018 at the GTA Headquarters, the two-month local advocacy campaign invites locals, St. George’s University students and alumni as well as the diaspora to share with the world their experiences of Pure Grenada […]

Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean offered a true taste of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique to UK travellers last weekend as it exhibited for the first time at The Telegraph Travel Show in London. As part of the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) headline sponsorship of the prestigious global travel showcase, celebrity chef and […]

Virgin Atlantic and social media platform UNILAD Adventures (over 4 million followers on Facebook) today launched a feature on Pure Grenada, Spice of the Caribbean with support from the Grenada Tourism Authority. Already the video is being shared widely on social media. Click here to view the video.  

CHTAEF was established in 1986 as a stand-alone 501 (c) 3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organization.  Its mandate is to improve and elevate the quality and professionalism of the hotel and tourism industry in the Caribbean through education and training. Today, it is one of the largest charitable programs in the Caribbean hospitality industry, having raised and […]

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