A simple solution for Airlift costs would be for Cayman Airways to partner with the low cost airlines in the USA e.g. Southwest, and the numerous others.
As for room costs, as an owner of a licensed private rental property, water, electric and insurance costs are out of control.
We do pay a 10 per cent Tourism Tax, so our rental income is not tax free as stated in a recent Compass article.
Pre-Ivan insurance was US$7,500/year, post Ivan started at US $17,300 and now quotes are between US$25,000 and $33,000/year. Really out of control…..