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Cruise tourism unlikely to resume this year

Cruise ships are unlikely to return to Cayman's waters this year, Premier Alden McLaughlin said Thursday.

Tourism leaders taking time to ‘get it right’ on border reopening

Cayman Islands leaders are taking time to ensure the island’s reopening plan is "as close to perfect as possible", tourism director Rosa Harris said Friday afternoon.

Poll: Cruise ships banned from Cayman until 2021

The Cayman Islands government recently announced it is banning cruise ships from visiting the islands for the remainder of 2020. Further reading: Cruise ships banned...

Cruise ships banned until 2021

Cruise tourism will not be returning to the Cayman Islands until next year.

Realigning our priorities post-COVID

I wish to write on a few issues that I think are pertinent to where we, as a people and a country, find ourselves...

Editorial: Rebuilding our tourism industry

The new realities around travel call for a general shift away from pure volume-based mass tourism, which in Cayman is synonymous with cruise ships, to quality-oriented, high-end tourism.

Gay cruise tourists staying on ship

The decision by the Cayman Islands government regarding same-sex marriage is an unfortunate one. We are visiting your island with a group of 300...

EDITORIAL – Put us down for ‘being bullish’ on the Brac

The government is exploring the potential of constructing a cruise dock on Cayman Brac to boost tourism and, by extension, the economy on that island. It might very well be a port we could support.

Port Authority helped fund cruise pier report

Government appealed to the Port Authority for help to cover a $1.8 million shortfall in funding for the environmental impact assessment on the proposed cruise pier project, according to Port Authority meeting minutes.

Asia’s economic climb presents scant threat to Caribbean tourism

Frank Bentayou “Concern in Caribbean is unfounded.” That’s the pithy first line of an email Stewart Chiron sent during a mid-trip pause in Dallas last week...

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