What’s the plan for reopening Cayman to tourism?

Interesting article about the upcoming vaccine distribution (see Premier: Reopening plans hinge on COVID vaccine programme).

Yet not one word was said about opening the island up to tourism again. The government seems to have no plan for such an event, preferring to just simply sit back and “follow the science”.

The current procedure is a good one, and the few positive COVID cultures that could be expected are handled properly. The government needs to be more proactive and your reporters more inquisitive. 

Paul Lucca

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  1. My wife and I have been frequent visitors to the island over the past 20 years. We spend at least a month a year on the island splitting our time between condos and hotels. We will receive the vaccine when available later this month. It would be nice to be given some guidance as to when we will be allowed to return. We will not return if we must quarantine or be subjected to some type of geo-policing. Either open fully or don’t open.

    I check your newspaper everyday and am surprised at the lack of a plan by the government. The Covid make take some time to be fully eradicated. Can your economy survive until then?

  2. What is the sense of coming to vacation and then having to quarantine in your hotel or condo? Sound like fun? If people can prove covid free and vaccinated then they should be able to move freely about the island.