Philip Budden, British Consul General of Boston, and his family vacationed in
Grand Cayman last year and were so enamoured with the island that they wanted
to share it with the Council members, all of which are top leaders of the
legal, finance and energy industries in Boston, Massachusetts. According to a
press release, as a result of the Budden family’s enthusiasm, the Department of
Tourism decided to host a reception for 70 guests, including the members of the
British American Business Council, in the private home of Dr. Budden.
event was a culmination of efforts to educate the guests on the destination and
was enhanced by the Consul General’s personal experience. It was an important
opportunity for partners of the Cayman Islands to mingle with the guests and
further encourage them to vacation here, said the advisory.
in attendance at the reception were Wendy Bolz, Cayman Connection; Melanie
Alexander, Coral Stone Club; Anne Hemion, Ritz-Carlton; Michael Chisholm, West
Indies Management; Tina Dutko, US Airways; Lynne Carroll and Paul Swartz,
American Airlines; Ted Petersen, Boston Globe; Randy Hano, Boston Magazine; and
Kathy Rochefort, Improper Bostonian Magazine.