Another month, another record as tourism growth continues

More than 1.3 million tourists arrived in the Cayman Islands by air and sea in the first six months of 2018, blitzing previous records.The total represents a 20-percent increase on the same period last year.

Pirates Point Resort gets a facelift

In 1986, Gladys Howard purchased a piece of paradise – 7 acres of seclusion on the south shore of our most placid retreat, otherwise known as Little Cayman. From that land sprung the now internationally-known Pirates Point resort.

Tourism Minister Kirkconnell: Beach thefts an ‘affront’ to tourism industry

A series of thefts from tourists on Cayman Islands beaches has been labeled an “affront” to one of the “core pillars” of the Cayman Islands economy.

Carnival events remain divided

Recent efforts to recombine Cayman’s Carnival events appear to have failed for now.

$1.3M South Sound boardwalk project nearing completion

The development of a boardwalk and other amenities along South Sound Road is expected to be completed by the end of August at a cost of $1.3 million, according to the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure.

Tourism Association presents Stingray Awards

Nancy Easterbrook was honored with a lifetime achievement award on Tuesday evening at the Cayman Islands Tourism Association’s annual Stingray Tourism Awards.

EDITORIAL – Getting government out of the ‘bedroom business’

If this government is, as it claims to be, “of and for the people,” it needs to re-examine what its regulatory policies are doing to the very people it purports to represent.

Blue iguanas released into Botanic Park

Twelve blue iguanas were released back into the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park on Thursday, doubling the park’s resident population and signaling the end of a long journey.

Cayman Airbnb properties generated $3.8M last year

Peer-to-peer rental services such as Airbnb are becoming increasingly popular throughout the world, and Cayman is no exception.

Soto family introduces scuba scholarship

The scholarship will be presented at the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame ceremony on Sept. 14 at the Grand Cayman Marriott. The scholarship is available to Caymanians or status holders with a scuba certification.
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