Name: Moses Kirkconnell
District: Cayman Brac & Little Cayman
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The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame board of directors has announced Lee Selisky, founder and CEO of Sea Pearls, as the first member of its 2019 induction class.
Though officials have confirmed that the price of the Owen Roberts International Airport upgrade will exceed its original $55 million estimate, the project’s final cost will not be made public until 2019.
Cayman Airways will begin flying direct to the western United States early next year, Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell told business leaders at a Chamber of Commerce breakfast briefing Wednesday.
When government unveiled the first glimpse of the Owen Roberts International Airport upgrade in December, Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell said that the project was on target to meet its $55-million budget.
Even amid intense construction on a new terminal that will triple capacity, passengers have begun to question if Cayman’s multi-million dollar airport upgrade goes far enough.
The Cayman Islands has become the latest destination to embrace Airbnb, the company which started as an informal couch surfing service and was once considered a threat to traditional tourism businesses and to government coffers.