April 19, 2019

Archives for January 28, 2019

Cayman [Islands] Crosstalk coming to Bermuda

By Christopher Famous From Royal Gazette “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools” — the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr On February 10, please join us on Hott 107.5FM with host Kim Swan and myself for our first cross-Caribbean conversation of the year. We will be joined in discussion […]

The Editor speaks: Heroes

Today (Mon 28) is our National Heroes Day. There is a different theme that is set by a committee each year. This year the pioneers who contributed to the creation of the Cayman Islands’ Coat of Arms were honoured. Note the word ‘pioneers’. Is a pioneer a hero? How does one become a hero? Aside […]

2018: Record-Breaking Arrivals Continue for the Cayman Islands

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (25 Jan 2019) 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. At the close of 2018, total visitation surpassed all previous years of recorded visitation including 2006, which previously held the […]

Beach volleyball competition returns to Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) has announced that it will once again be a host country for the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament. The competition returns to Cayman after a break in 2018, and will take place from 26 to 28 April at Seven Mile Public Beach. Cayman will be one of the first stops […]

Cayman Islands project shows solar potential of hurricane-hit island nations

By Marian Willuhn From PV magazine Richard Branson says the efforts made by one of his companies to roll out PV in the Caymans are part of a wider drive to bring renewable energy to the Caribbean. Richard Branson’s BMR Energy, which was spun out of Virgin Group, develops, owns and operates clean energy projects in […]

Cayman Islands Registry’s Performance for 2018

For the first time in its 115-year history, the Registry ended 2018 with 2,215 vessels registered, which includes 1,897 pleasure vessels and 318 commercial vessels. At the end of 2018, the Register totaled 5.6 million gross tonnes, another first in the Registry’s history and marks the second-best year in recent times with a 8.5% net […]

Appleby proudly sponsors the 2019 Step Cayman Islands conference

Appleby is proud to be a sponsor of the 2019 STEP Cayman Islands conference for the second year in a row, with a total of five Appleby representatives in attendance. Group Head of Private Client and Trusts Carlos de Serpa Pimentel, Partner, Sebastian Said and Associate, Esmond Brown, will each be presenting in sessions on […]

Hi Philly

USA AERIAL HIGHLIGHTS By Trey Ratcliff From Stuck In Customs Here’s a cool video I haven’t shared in a while! During our USA tour, we got a ton of quad footage, so I decided to cram it all into this cool drone-only highlight video! DAILY PHOTO – HI PHILLY! During our USA Photo Walk, we […]

Keshia Irvine will be representing JTC at the STEP Cayman [Islands] Conference 2019

From JTC Keshia Irvine will be representing JTC at the STEP Cayman Conference 2019, to be held at the Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa in Grand Cayman on January 31 and February 1. This well-established international private client conference will explore the topical issues most relevant to the trust industry, with this year’s special focus […]

Cayman Islands Investment Group Ltd. announces new Cryptocurrency Exchange in the works

Trading in paradise is now real NEWS PROVIDED BY Cayman Islands Investment Group Ltd.  GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Cayman Islands Investment Group Ltd. announced development of a brand new Digital Asset Trading Platform based in theCayman Islands. “We are truly excited to present the world with a new platform,” said Corvin Mclean Jr, […]