Cayman Islands News
Locale hotel debuts in Grand Cayman
The Cayman Islands’ accommodation market has welcomed a newcomer with a fresh, modern feel, ideally located in the heart of the Seven Mile Beach corridor.
Prince of Wales to open expanded Grand Cayman airport
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are set to officially open Grand Cayman’s newly expanded Owen Roberts International Airport later this month. The expansion project has tripled the size of Grand Cayman’s airport facilities, allowing the island to accommodate close to 2.5 million passengers annually.
Curio Collection headed to the Cayman Islands following latest signing
Situated on the edge of George Town, the beachfront hotel boasts 80 suites with spacious floorplans ranging from one to three bedrooms, which will also be available for purchase.
Cayman Islands welcomes strong visitor figures for 2018
Following a rebound year for Caribbean travel with increased competition throughout the region, the Cayman Islands has maintained its market share with another year of record-breaking statistical arrivals.
Cayman Airways takes delivery of first 737 MAX 8
Boeing and Air Lease Corp have delivered the first 737 MAX 8 for Cayman Airways. The first 737 MAX to enter service in the Caribbean marks the beginning of the airline’s plans to modernise its fleet and expand its network.
Cruise market drives up visitor figures in Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands welcomed over 1.3 million visitors between January and June 2018. The figure represents an increase of nearly 20 per cent, or 214,711 visitors, when compared to the same period in 2017.
Mandarin Oriental, Grand Cayman, scheduled to open in 2021
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a luxury resort and residences on Grand Cayman in the Caribbean, currently scheduled to open in 2021.
Cayman Island to expand trade engagement for 2018
On the back of an increase in demand for the luxury Caribbean destination, the Cayman Island Department of Tourism has committed to an up-weight in its trade and consumer engagement for 2017/18 and beyond.
Cayman Islands set to become space tourism capital of Caribbean
Already famed for being the culinary capital of the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands is now set to boldly go where no Caribbean island has gone before and become a new hub for space tourism. Nestled in the western Caribbean, south of Cuba and west of Jamaica, the Cayman Islands is home to delicious cuisine, rare flora and fauna and the famous Seven Mile Beach with its powdery white sand and crystal clear waters.
New marketing leadership for Cayman Islands in Europe
The European office of the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has recruited Richard Trasler as marketing executive, effective immediately. Trasler joins the department from the online retail sector where he has been growing his own business.
Cayman Islands appoints new director of tourism
After seven-and-a-half years at the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (CIDOT) Mrs. Rosa Harris has moved into its top position as Director of Tourism.
Shomari Scott, director of tourism, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism
Shomari Scott, director of tourism, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism at the World Travel Awards Caribbean & The Americas Gala Ceremony 2012