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New Director for Grenada Board of Tourism

  • 25-Aug-11 16:08
  • Grenada
  • Caribbean News Digital

Simon Steill has been appointed as the new Director of Tourism for the Grenada Board of Tourism. Steill's new island-based role will include developing strategies to encourage international travellers to book Grenada holidays.

New Director for Grenada Board of Tourism

The Grenada Board of Tourism has announced the appointment of Simon Steill as its new Director of Tourism.

The role will be based in the Caribbean island’s capital, St George’s, and his new role will include the development of strategies for tourism and Grenada holidays. Steill highlighted his plans to “to bring strategic direction to the Grenada Board of Tourism that are relevant and achievable” within his new position.

The former member and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Grenada Board of Tourism holds an MBA from the London Business Centre (University of Westminster) and has over twenty years of experience and achievements across sales, marketing and enterprise management.

Grenada holidays are a popular choice for travellers visiting the Caribbean. The island offers miles of unspoiled white sand beaches, lush green rolling hills, mountainous peaks, winding rivers and cascading waterfalls.

Grenada is also known as the “Island of Spice”, due to its position as a leading producer of spices including Cinnamon, cloves, ginger, mace, allspice, orange/citrus peels, wild coffee, nutmeg and organic cocoa.

Tourists taking Caribbean holidays to the island can choose from a wide selection of luxurious beachfront Grenada hotels, resorts and villas, and the towns offer plenty of shops and several restaurants that feature traditional and international cuisine for an authentic Caribbean experience.

During holidays in Grenada, visitors can visit the island’s historic attractions such as the Grenada National Museum; Fort George and Fort Frederick; West Indies Cricket Heritage Centre; River Antoine Rum Distillery, the oldest rum distillery in the western hemisphere; and the Dougladston Estate, the oldest spice plantation in Grenada.

Grenada boasts an array of breathtaking natural attractions including the famous Grand Anse Beach; Mount St. Catherine, the island’s highest peak,; Grand Etang Nature Reserve that features a stunning crater lake; Seven Sister Waterfalls and the highest waterfall in Grenada, Mt. Carmel Waterfall; the Belmont Estate, a former 17th century plantation and base for the Grenada Chocolate Company products; the tropical Bay Gardens; and the stunning Underwater Sculpture Park.

Watersports enthusiasts will find plenty of activities during holidays to Grenada including sailing, river tubing, fishing, kayaking, snorkelling, and scuba diving within warm crystal clear turquoise waters to sunken shipwrecks and colourful thriving reefs.

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