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Archives for September 10, 2018

A.M best affirms financial strength ratings for Cayman Islands’ Island Heritage

Island Heritage Insurance Company, Ltd. (“Island Heritage” or “the Company”) announced today that A.M Best has affirmed its financial strength rating of A (Excellent), along with the financial strength ratings of all main insurance operating companies of parent company BF&M Limited, as follows: BF&M General Insurance Company Limited: A (Excellent) Bermuda BF&M Life Insurance Company […]

Cayman Islands Crisis Centre’s Taya Lounge to host open house

Taya Lounge (teens and young adults), a division of non-for-profit Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, is hosting an open house for the community on September 12th, 2018 to give prospective participants and families the opportunity to find out more about their services. Taya Lounge Coordinator, Natalie Baldwin said she is looking forward to opening their doors […]

Cayman Islands Eclipze 18th Annual Cut-A-Thon for Breast Cancer Awareness

ECLIPZE HAIR DESIGN AND DAY SPA is pleased to announce their18th Annual Cut-A-Thon on SUNDAY, 30ST SEPTEMBER 2018. The Annual Cut-a-thon primary aims are to continue to raise awareness of Breast Cancer in the Cayman Islands. Darla the owner of EHD&DS and her sister Darna (a partner at the time) established this event in loving […]

The Editor Speaks: Cruise ship berthing answers not good enough

If Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell thinks that his report on the proposed Cruise Ship Berthing Facility will answer enough of the questions surrounding the project, he is seriously mistaken. Kirkconnell was speaking at the Legislative Assembly Meeting held on Cayman Brac last Thursday. In fact, if it wasn’t for the debate on the opposition leader’s […]

KAABOO Del Mar, which debuts in Texas and Grand Cayman in 2019, aims to expand upscale festival in up to 10 cities

By George Varga From San Diego Union Tribune cer to cite 1969’s Woodstock as an early inspiration. But he may well be the first to cite the plush Four Seasons hotels and the chi-chi Aman Resorts as inspirations for his unabashedly upscale festival at the Del Mar Racetrack and adjacent fairgrounds. The fourth annual edition […]

REAL Hospitality Group and Aspect Investment Partners Ltd. Close on Four Hotel Portfolio

NEWS PROVIDED BY Real Hospitality Group OCEAN CITY, Md., Sept. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Real Hospitality Group (“RHG”) and Aspect Investment Partners Ltd. (“Aspect”) today announced the acquisition of four hotels to their growing portfolio. This purchase represents the expanding of their hotel ownership and management to three new markets including Nashville, Phoenix and Denver. […]

Cayman Islands New Science Education Strategy 2018-2023

From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands The Ministry of Education, in consultation with all the relevant stakeholders, has developed a new National Science Education Strategy that will be implemented over the next five years, 2018-2023, and will bring science to the forefront for all schools. The strategy’s National Objective is […]

Dodgy dealings for your departure

By Josh Martin From Stuff NZ You needn’t go to the warmer climates of the Cayman islands, Bermuda, Panama, or Monaco to get a lesson in tax evasion. You can do it all from your travel agent’s office or your computer chair – although I can’t promise the superyachts, models or fat (and secret) bank […]

It is pretty much impossible to ‘fall’ off a cruise ship

By Dianne Newcomer From The New Star “I feel very lucky to be alive,” said the British woman  rescued from the Adriatic Sea after falling from the Norwegian Star cruise ship a couple weeks ago. Her story of surviving 10 hours in the sea at night was amazing — almost as amazing to me as […]

Air Canada Rouge to offer year-round service to St Vincent

From Caribbean News Now KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The St Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA) has welcomed Air Canada’s decision to increase service and offer year-round Air Canada Rouge non-stop flights from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport to the Argyle International Airport. Weekly Thursday flights resume on October 25, 2018, and will continue on […]