April 24, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below Hedge fund accountant Rob Patraulea fights for license in Cayman Islands By David Marchant From OffshoreAlert Robert Patraulea v. Council of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants: Notice of Originating Motion Canadian hedge fund accountant Robert Patraulea, who has worked in Cayman since at […]

Fragmentation in self-driving cars will eventually be a problem

By Roberto Baldwin From engadget Get ready for more partnerships. If you remember the ’80s, you were probably amazed that you could walk up to a computer, type the following in BASIC and something would happen: It seemed like magic at the time (which is good, because that’s also the extent of my programming skills). […]

Destinations of the week 6

100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime Part 6 By Alison Millington From Business Insider Whether you’ve only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you’re a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered. And, whether you look for a […]

Cayman Islands motoring event this weekend, RCIPS reminds attendees to transport bikes legally

From RCIPS The RCIPS is aware of a motoring event which is taking place this Sunday, 22 April, at the Old Breakers Speedway in Bodden Town. Because motorcycles are expected to be involved, the RCIPS is reminding anyone who plans on attending the event that non-street-legal bikes must be transported to and from these events […]

Cayman Islands police issue reminder to the public about securing vehicles

From RCIPS Police Issue Reminder to the Public about Securing Vehicles, 19 April Officers are investigating a series of vehicle break-ins which occurred overnight from 17 – 18 April. On Wednesday morning, 18 April, police received reports of 6 vehicles that had been broken into overnight with their windows smashed: three in the Fairbanks Road […]

Numbers and news from the Cayman Islands

By Gay Nagle Myers FROM TRAVEL WEEKLY The Cayman Islands is on a roll, with visitors numbers up, new hotel product coming on line, summer promotions for kids and a romance campaign set to target the couples market. “I’m happy with our performance, our growth, our air access, our partnerships and our partners, but we’re […]

JetBlue expands service to the Caribbean [Cayman Islands]

From Travel Pulse JetBlue announced Tuesday it would launch a new service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Grand Cayman on October 25. The once-daily flights from Florida to the Caribbean were originally announced in January, and the airline is celebrating the service by offering introductory fares starting at just $59 one-way. To best serve its passengers, […]

Caribbean-born sauce millionaire slams Windrush fiasco as UK PM says sorry

From NAN News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. April 18, 2018: A Caribbean-born, UK resident, who made his millions on the ‘Reggae Reggae’ sauce, has slammed as “scandalous,” the UK’s  Windrush deportation fiasco on the same day UK Prime Minister Theresa May said sorry to Caribbean prime ministers. Jamaican-born entrepreneur, Keith Valentine Graham, known popularly as […]

Study: Hurricanes resulted in about 826,100 less visitors to Caribbean

From Travel Agent Central The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched a report on “Resilience and Recovery,” assessing the 2017 hurricane season’s immediate and long-term effects across the Caribbean. Analysis from Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics subsidiary, found that“Travel & Tourism” is one of the most important economic sectors in the Caribbean, contributing […]

Floyd Mayweather’s Instagram shows him living his best life in the Caribbean just a week after a gunman sprayed bullets at his entourage

By Alan Dawson From Business Insider Floyd Mayweather has been photographed chilling by a private swimming pool in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The retired boxer has taken a vacation just one week after his entourage was targeted by a gunman. One of Mayweather’s security guards was shot in the leg and hospitalised as a […]