Cayman tourism in the worldwide news

The Cayman Islands has been gathering attention from various news media of late, with stories appearing in print and on websites regarding various attractions and offers.

The launch issue of Canadian food magazine, Taste, reaches 20,000 people in and around the Oakville, Burlington and Mississauga areas and is free from Whole Foods. The issue, marked spring 2012, features a seven-page round up of Cayman Cookout 2012 and highlights some of the local products including Tortuga Rum, Seven Fathoms Rum, Cayman Smoke, Sticky Toffee Cake and Cayman Sea Salt.

Promotions featured

Travel & Leisure online featured the Summer Splash promotion in its deals section. The site, which receives 393,642 unique visitors per month, mentions packages at Westin Casuarina, the Ritz-Carlton, and Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. It also includes a rundown of the amenities and offers associated with the package. The Washington Post also featured the scheme on its website and added Brac Reef Beach Resort and Grand Caymanian resort as examples of the package. The Washington Post site has over 9 million unique visitors. Subsequently am New York and Newsday Direct Flight also picked up on the Post’s story in early June.

The Huffington Post, a major news and blogging site with over 26 million unique visitors per month, has featured two travel pieces about the Cayman Islands. This included Stingray City and the Turtle Farm. A video was also posted as a part of the Turtle Farm story.