November 14, 2019

Cayman Islands celebrates 7,000 room stock milestone

The Cayman Islands tourism industry recently achieved a major milestone in the accommodations sector through the significant growth of over 7,000 rooms licensed and available to visitors.  This includes over 1,000 new rooms added within the past three years alone, with the condominiums and villas categories accounting for 73% of this increase. Now standing at […]

Conquering the Parisian skies

The first racetrack built on a rooftop in the French capital is the backdrop for a new CUPRA challenge The CUPRA Ateca demonstrates its 300 hp output on a track built 27 metres in the air featuring a special curve with a 21 degree incline WTCR World Touring Car racer Mikel Azcona switches from the […]

Software for the new mobility: How do you feel about Google?

The pace of innovation in the digital world is driving car manufacturers to keep up. They are all reacting differently: some are allying themselves with tech groups, while others such as Volkswagen are seeking their salvation in independence.  The new, networked mobility in all its diversity has arrived – and is being happily accepted. E-scooters […]

Alternative drives: ‘Hydrogen is underestimated’

Everything e? The automotive industry is focusing heavily on electromobility. However, there is a risk that some sensible alternative drives will be overlooked, writes Prof. Christian Sattler from the Institute for Solar Research at the German Aerospace Centre in his guest article.  Did you know that Germany has a better infrastructure of hydrogen filling stations […]

Retrofitting the ultimate abyss

From Royal Caribbean RC wanted to let you know about our new Royal Caribbean video we just launched, “Retrofitting the Tallest Slide at Sea: Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas Construction Highlight.” Royal Caribbean International’s $165 million amplification of Oasis of the Seas takes shape in Cadiz, Spain. Set to debut in Miami on Nov. 24, the Oasis Class ship […]

Securing Economic Integration: The importance of intraregional trade

OECS Media Statement Intraregional trade is a critical component of the OECS integration process. Significant strides have been made over the years to secure the foundation for a thriving common market – resulting in the successful establishment of the Eastern Caribbean Economic Union in January, 2011. This larger market and the free circulation of goods, […]

Auto Maintenance and Repair Expo 2020 returns next spring with growing international and cross-boundary participation

Auto Maintenance & Repair Expo (AMR) will return next spring from 15 to 18 March 2020at the Beijing’s New China International Exhibition Centre. Spanning across the 120,000 sqm show floor of eight exhibition halls, more than 1,300 overseas and domestic exhibitors are expected to participate in the AMR 2020 fair.  In recent years, automotive aftermarket has become one […]

Cayman: Traffic advisories Nov 16 & 17

Road Closure for George Town Heritage Day, 16 November Cardinall Avenue will be closed between Harbour Drive and Edward Street, from 10:00AM to 11:00PM on Saturday, 16 November , in order to facilitate the George Town District Heritage Day. Motorists Advised to Exercise Caution During Pete Ribbins Memorial Ride, 17 November On Sunday, 17 November, Cayman Water will be […]

Cayman: Ombudsman rules “it would not be in the public interest to disclose the responsive records while the negotiations relating to cruise berthing continue”

The Ombudsman issues Hearing Decision 74 involving the Ministry of District Administration, Tourism & Transport An applicant made a request for access under the Freedom of Information Law (FOI Law) to two letters of intent between the government and two cruise lines in relation to a procurement exercise for a cruise berthing facility in George […]

The Publisher speaks: Missing pair of glasses – you won’t guess where I found them.

By Joan Wilson Gardening is my favorite past time but I do not garden with my glasses on. Last Monday, 10th October, I found myself gardening with my glasses on. I immediately removed them and put them on the back bumper of my SUV. I finished my gardening and cleaning up my place and returned […]