August 20, 2018

The stats on visitor numbers to the Caribbean

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By Gay Nagle Myers From Travel Weekly How do the visitor arrival numbers for the Caribbean look midway through the year? Is the region on target to meet or beat its forecast of an increase between 2% and 3% over 2017’s record 30.1 million visitors? Last year’s numbers were achieved despite hurricanes Irma and Maria […]

Drink recipe of the week

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The Goombay Smash (Bahamas) From Delicious Caribbean Cocktails and Recipes BY ROBERT CURLEY From Trip Savvy Rum is the spirit of choice in the Caribbean Born in the humble Blue Bee Bar on Great Turtle Cay in the Out Islands of the Bahamas, this potent libation contains four kinds of rum. Created by Blue Bee […]

Canadian visits to Cayman Islands up twenty per cent

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By JIM BYERS From Travel Pulse Canada loves the Caymans. The Cayman Islands welcomed over 1.3 million visitors between January and June 2018, an increase of 19.52 percent or 214,711 visitors when compared to the same period in 2017. As if that’s not impressive enough on its own, Canada saw its 12th consecutive month of […]

Cayman Islands DOT welcomes US Marketing Agencies

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Following a competitive procurement process, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (CIDOT) welcomes a new U.S. agency of record for Creative and Advertising, The Richards Group.  The agency will join Coyne PR, the incumbent agency, which successfully won the bid to remain the U.S. Public Relations agency of record. The Richards Group, based out of […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Seeing President Trump in a pleasing light

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By Sir Ronald Sanders US President Donald Trump did not sign “The Charlevoix G7 Summit Communiqué” in Canada in early June. In not doing so, he demonstrated doubts about the Group in which the US participates with Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the Presidency of the European Union (EU). The presence of the […]

Your guide to fearless solo travel

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There are countless advantages to traveling alone. From soul-stirring adventure and authentic cultural experiences to self-discovery, the benefits ultimately outweigh the nerves that first-time solo travelers might experience. Let this guide empower you to not only discover a new place, but also embrace the growth opportunities that arise when you’re the only navigator behind the […]

Cayman Islands Squash Team take three medals at CAC Games

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The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Lands and is pleased to announce that the Cayman Islands Squash Team returned from the Central American & Caribbean (CAC) Games in Cali, Colombia on Friday, 27 July, with three bronze medals. The victories in the singles, doubles and team event, confirm the squad’s credentials as a regional […]

Silversands Grenada offers a novel modern option for Caribbean getaways and exclusive benefits for Virtuoso® guests

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NEWS PROVIDED BY Virtuoso NEW YORK, July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — With its sleek modern architecture, Silversands Grenada will represent a radical departure from traditional Caribbean resorts when it opens November 1, 2018. Focusing on community and culture, the unpretentious luxury property will reflect Grenada’swarmth. Guests who book their visit at Silversands Grenada through an […]

Hurricane Debby, and 5 others expected to hit the Caribbean

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian Guyana Guardian – Still recovering from Hurricane Maria, which had caused the loss of around 4,600 lives across the region just a few months ago, several Caribbean nations are once again bracing themselves and praying for the best, as another hurricane season has started. With Hurricane Beryl and Hurricane […]

Caribbean elections in the age of Cambridge Analytica: SCL, Cambridge Analytica’s Caribbean history

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By Earl Bousquet From teleSUR These revelations — by well-placed persons definitely in the know — clearly show that SCL has been active in the Caribbean for longer than earlier thought. Neither Grenada nor Antigua was named among the several Caribbean territories where Strategic Communications Laboratories (SCL) and Cambridge Analytica (CA) have boasted about influencing […]