Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada, set to welcome east coast travelers

Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada, set to welcome east coast travelers
May 18, 2015 Birte Besocke

SPICE ISLAND BEACH RESORT, GRENADA, SET TO WELCOME EAST COAST TRAVELERS WITH NEW JETBLUE SERVICE FROM NEW YORK – Twice Weekly Flights Begin June 11, 2015

GRENADA (May 18, 2015) – Spice Island Beach Resort (http://www.SpiceIslandBeachResort.com) is set to welcome new travelers from the east coast as JetBlue Airways launches nonstop, twice weekly service on Thursdays and Sundays between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND) beginning June 11, 2015.

“We are pleased JetBlue appreciates the lure and luxury of Grenada tourism and expect that this new airlift will make it more convenient for loyal friends of the island and new visitors,” said Sir Royston Hopkin, KCMG, the resort’s chairman and managing director. “JetBlue will compliment the service provided by our existing fleet of airlift from the east coast, all combining quality in the air with first-class Grenadian hospitality on the ground,” he added.

“We cannot wait to add Grenada to our network of Caribbean destinations,” said Dave Clark, JetBlue’s vice president, network planning. “Grenada is one of the most beautiful and adventurous destinations in the Caribbean, and our new nonstop service will make it much easier to get there. Whether you go for the white sand beaches, world class diving, flagship resorts, or rich history, we know you will want to return again and again.”

JetBlue will serve the route with its spacious 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft featuring the most legroom in coach (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch of U.S. airlines), free first-run movies on flights to/from Grenada, and unlimited free snacks and soft drinks.

Grenada’s lavish Spice Island Beach Resort maintains its reputation for providing five-star amenities and unparalleled service and has been included as one of the “12 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World” by Huffington Post, a Pulitzer Prize-winning online news outlet which reaches more than 47 million readers each month.

Owned by Sir Royston Hopkin, KCMG and family, Spice Island Beach Resort features 64 elegantly-appointed suites, the full-service Janissa’s Spa, a Cybex® fitness center, Oliver’s beachside gourmet restaurant, the Sea & Surf Terrace for light lunches, the Sea & Surf Bar for refreshing cocktails throughout the day, a central swimming pool with swim-up whirlpool, an Omnicourt® tennis court, the Nutmeg Pod children’s activity center, the Gatsby Boutique and more.

Spice Island Beach Resort is a proud recipient of the 2014 Six Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences and was ranked the # 1 property in the Caribbean by TripAdvisor according to traveler reviews in 2013. The resort has also received Virgin Holidays’ Gold Award as the #1 property in its exclusive worldwide Platinum Collection for nine consecutive years from 2006-2014. Spice Island Beach Resort has been recognized with the Condé Nast Johansens 2011 & 2013 Most Excellent Service Award & the 2012 Most Excellent Resort for the Atlantic, Caribbean & Pacific Islands.

Spice Island Beach Resort is a proud member of the esteemed Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) collection and the first and only resort in Grenada to be featured in the exclusive Virtuoso network’s Hotels & Resorts Program and Signature Hotels & Resorts Collection.

Click on http://www.spiceislandbeachresort.com/imagelibrary for pictures of the property. Visit http://www.spicebeachresort.com/VirtualTours.htm for a virtual tour.

 For more information, contact Spice Island Beach Resort toll-free at 1-800-501-8603, tel: 473-444-4258, fax: 473-444-4807, e-mail: reservations@spicebeachresort.com, or visit www.SpiceIslandBeachResort.com.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

KTCpr, public relations for Spice Island Beach Resort
Josh Kahn/Leigh-Mary Hoffmann
Telephone: (516) 594-4100
J.Kahn@KTCpr.com / LM.Hoffmann@KTCpr.com