Name: Moses Kirkconnell
District: Cayman Brac & Little Cayman
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
Travel website TripAdvisor named Cayman Airways the best Caribbean airline in its 2019 Travellers’ Choice Awards. The national carrier was also awarded the title of top Speciality and Leisure Airline within North America.
Cayman Islands legislators unanimously backed a private members’ motion last week supporting government to appeal the decision by the chief justice that legalised same-sex marriage to the “full extent of the appeals process”.
With there being no timeline for its grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 jets to return to the sky, Cayman Airways is looking at “all options” to make sure airlift here remains uninterrupted, according to Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell.
The Cayman Islands recorded another record month for stayover tourism in February, with nearly 45,000 visitors arriving on the islands. The figure is an increase of more than 12 percent on the same period last year, which was itself a record.
“This is truly the people’s airport,” Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell declared as the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall officially opened the new expanded terminal Wednesday.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall officially opened Cayman’s new airport terminal in front of a large crowd of dignitaries and well wishers Wednesday afternoon.