The East Coast is a very important market for Caribbean nations, so the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) recently made its way to the Big Apple to introduce its new chairman, Randall Dolland, to their key travel trade partners during an intimate dinner at New York City’s STK Midtown.

Grenada CEO Speaks on New Chairman

“Our Chairman brings to the table entrepreneurial acumen and trade experience which will serve Grenada well as we emerge from the shadows of the pandemic,” said the CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority, Petra Roach, in a press statement. “Our arrival numbers are trending in the right direction, connectivity is increasing, new hotels are coming on board, and our events are back. The future looks bright and exciting times are ahead for Grenada.”

In a press statement, Dolland noted, “I’m looking forward to working with my colleagues at the Grenada Tourism Authority to elevate the destination’s world class offerings and to sharing with the world how special our island is. Great things are on the horizon and I’m excited to get started.”

Christine Noel-Horsford, director of sales, USA, for the Grenada Tourism Authority, also addressed to the gathering of New York City media, travel advisors and tour operators, sharing recent good news from the destination. This included the resumption of non-stop service from Toronto via Air Canada starting Nov. 3, 2022, and Sunwing’s non-stop service from Toronto starting Nov. 6, 2022. Sports fans will be happy to know the destination will host, for the first time on Dec. 2 and 3, more than 30 of the world’s best men’s and women’s Club Rugby 7s teams for the 2022 Grenada Rugby World 7s (GRW7s).

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