Grenada Tourism Authority Appoints New U.S. Sales Executive

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The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) has announce the appointment of Kevin Thompson as sales executive in the U.S. market. Thompson will support the GTA’s in-market director of sales Christine Noel-Horsford, with development and execution of sales initiatives as well as market development throughout the U.S.

With more than 15 years’ experience as career sales professional, Kevin has knowledge in new business development and utilizing marketing intelligence to increase portfolio growth. Thompson also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and MBA in Finance from Ashford University in San Diego, CA.

His interests are rooted in community development and programs geared towards children, teens, and young adults that focus on financial literacy and business. Thompson’s appointment now allows for an increase in engagements with the travel trade, which is an important element to the continued growth of sales in the industry. 

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The tri-island destination of Grenada is located in the eastern Caribbean just south of Barbados. Grenada is best known as the “Spice Island of the Caribbean” for its cinnamon and nutmeg production. The Pure Grenada experience beckons visitors to its 40 beaches such as  Grand Anse Beach, 15 waterfalls, four chocolate factories, three rum distilleries and more than 30 dive sites, including the shipwreck ‘Bianca C’ and the Underwater Sculpture Park.

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