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The Cayman Islands have been placed in a top 20 list of the best islands in the world.
Carnival Cruise Line has ordered two more mega-ships, providing further succor to supporters of a cruise dock for Cayman, who suggest the move toward bigger ships is bad news for destinations that still use tenders.
Nominations are now open for the 2017 National Heroes Day Awards. The awards will pay tribute to pioneers in tourism, honoring those who have made significant contributions to the past and ongoing development in the field in the Cayman Islands.
Zika-related travel warnings for tourists, like the one issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, show little impact on tourism, based on available data for other Caribbean Islands.
Next year’s National Heroes Day will recognize the pioneers of Cayman’s tourism industry, the organizing committee announced Thursday.
Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has predicted that a deal for new cruise piers will be signed before the next election, with the total cost coming in at less than $200 million – even after the design has been altered to reduce the environmental damage.
Since the U.S. started loosening Cuba travel restrictions in January 2015, the opening up of Cuba to U.S. tourists spelled potentially bad news for other vacation destinations in the Caribbean.
As an expanded crew of around 700 construction workers races to finish the new Kimpton Seafire Resort, the hotel’s management team is ramping up its recruitment drive to find 400-plus staff to work in the new facility.
A couple who have been spending their vacations on Grand Cayman for 25 years were so saddened to hear of the upcoming closure of their favorite hotel that they threw a farewell party for all the staff.
Government is monitoring the potential impacts of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union on the Cayman Islands’ tourism industry, Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell said Monday.