July 22, 2018

Cruise Dreams Announces Five Night Square Dance Group Cruise with Hall of Fame Caller Jay Krebs

From BMW Travel World For people who are passionate about square dancing but like their vacations affordable and fun-filled, here’s a way to combine both. Jay Krebs, 31-year veteran caller, takes his smooth baritone voice aboard the Brilliance of the Seas in 2014 group cruise with many of the dancers who’ve enjoyed his calling over […]

Caribbean Travel: Trinidad sets a raucous, beautiful beat

by Theo Chambers Trinidad can change shape, texture, color or mood in a matter of minutes or even seconds. It transforms itself before you with the arrival of the next major date in its festival calendar or in just the short distance you travel between town and country or ocean side. Wherever you visit, some […]

LogicTV launch ‘in due course’ (Bermuda]

By Marina Mello, Royal Gazette From launching LogicTV to a $54 million fibre network investment, KeyTech’s Cayman Islands communications company has big plans in the Caribbean, which could signal what it plans to do in Bermuda now that telecoms reform has taken hold. We asked KeyTech about its Cayman and Bermuda plans, and if LogicTV […]

Can cable or digital content networks provide relief for TV’s ‘Failure Tax’?

by Wayne Friedman, Media Post Failure tax? Is that what marketers continue to pay to TV broadcasters? Yes, according to Mel Berning, president of advertising sales for A+E Networks. But there are ways to defeat this — though a tax haven in the Cayman Islands isn’t one of them. It’s no mystery what has become […]

Services announced in respect of the Election

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands local Deputy General Secretary, Bryan Bothwell in announcing the special worship in respect of Cayman’s General Election said, “Democratic government is something to celebrate. The Church recognises the tremendous contribution so many people make in this respect, whether those who offer themselves to govern the nation […]

Amtrak to roll out high-efficiency trains with regenerative braking

By Jon Fingas, From engadget Some of us look at electric trains as efficient transportation almost by definition, but that’s not entirely true when they consume a lot of power and give little back. Amtrak is about to strike a better balance now that it’s close to receiving the first of 70 high-efficiency Siemens ACS-64 […]

Progressives and UDP reply to C4C Statement

From The Progressives We welcome the statement issued by the C4C candidates this morning in which they have at long last renounced the UDP and have said that if any of them are elected they will not seek to form a government with Mr. McKeeva Bush and the UDP.  We have been calling on the […]

Local Cayman corporate services provider being sued for theft

Client alleges theft against Cayman corporate services provider From OffshoreAlert A client of Bodden Corporate Services Ltd. in the Cayman Islands claims to have been defrauded of US$439,300 by one of the firm’s employees. Rochester Ltd. v. Patricia Glasgow et al: Writ of Summons From OffshoreAlert Writ of Summons in Rochester Ltd. v. Patricia Glasgow, […]

Human Resource issues discussed at CISHRP conference

‘HR Unlocked: What you didn’t know you need to know’, was the theme for the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resources Professionals (CISHRP) 10th Annual Conference. The conference was held over two days, Thursday, 9 May, and Friday, 10 May, 2013 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The conference featured a ‘marketplace’ with 21 booths set […]

New boat licensing fees not applicable to charter boats and commercial fishermen

The luxury watercraft fee increases that were approved as part of a raft of new fees and taxes during the last government budget process will now not apply to charter boats and commercial fishermen. The fees were aimed at luxury boat owners in the Cayman Islands and the largest fees were charged to boats longer […]