What Is Hurricane Grenada

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Introduction

The tourism industry is one of the most important industries for developing countries worldwide and Grenada is absolutely no exception. As stated by Annie Kelly (2008), “Since the hurricane the government has been struggling to rebuild the island’s bankrupt economy and has been increasingly looking to tourism development as the answer to its woes.” As expressed above, hurricane Ivan has negatively affected the country of Grenada; killing dozens of people, damaging 90% of the island’s buildings and devastating the nutmeg crop. The tourism industry is presently the largest industry in Grenada and has the potential to affect the country’s social and economic development drastically. The tourism industry in Grenada leads to economic developments,
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