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The eastern Caribbean paradise known as Grenada is a hidden gem with offerings that can make it a repeat destination for many of your clients. But a successful destination like this does not get by on natural beauty alone, which is why a strong tourism organization is key.

To wit: the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) recently announced the appointment of its new 11–member board of directors, with entrepreneur Randall Dolland as the new Chairman. Dolland holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, from SUNY Stony Brook in the USA. Throughout his career, Dolland has served in various tourism-related areas including as Sales and Marketing Manager for the former Flamboyant Hotel and as a director of the former Grenada Board of Tourism.

“I’m truly honored to serve as board chairman as for many years, I’ve been a stakeholder in this industry and can intimately relate to the challenges currently impacting the industry,” said Dolland in a press statement. “In this role, I look forward to partnering with all stakeholders and strategic partners to move our Tourism agenda forward.”

Further appointments to the GTA Board of Directors are:

  • Dr. George Vincent, Deputy Chairman
  • Mr. Orlando Romain
  • Dr. Charles Modica, St. George’s University
  • Ms. Allison Caton, Rep. Carriacou & Petite Martinique
  • Ms. Jacqueline Alexis
  • Ms. Janelle Hopkin, Hotel Industry
  • Mr. Marlon Glean, Sports/Legal
  • Permanent Secretary, w.r.f Economic Development, Planning, Tourism, and Creative Economy
  • Representative, Grenada Chamber of Commerce
  • Representative, Grenada Taxi Association

This new Board of Directors represents several sectors of the industry, which is critical to ensuring the success of this tri-island destination. Their diverse and innovative leadership approach will ensure the creation of long-term sustainable strategies to grow the commercial and developmental interests of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

For travel advisors, this translates into a destination product you can continue to recommend with confidence, knowing that its experiences, attractions and accommodations will meet and exceed your most demanding clients’ expectations.

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