April 24, 2018

Why Cayman Islands tourism has surged

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By Ed Wetschler From Recommend The news that U.S. arrivals in the Cayman Islands were up 13.44 percent in 2017—definitely a stand-out in the Caribbean region—made this reporter eager for more details. The result: this conversation with Rosa Harris, director of tourism at theCayman Islands Department of Tourism. Recommend: U.S. arrivals are soaring, but what […]

Cayman Islands National Human Resources Dept. Interim Director announced

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The Cayman Islands Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Sharon Roulstone as Interim Director of the National Human Resources Department. Ms. Roulstone was seconded from the Office of the Ombudsman to fill this position “The Government is grateful to Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston, for her willingness to agree to this secondment,” Deputy Governor […]

Cayman Islands officials attend special CARICOM meeting

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Leaders with the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration and Customs Department recently attended a CARICOM meeting in Trinidad and Tobago to discuss strategic and risk management approaches to border security. The Cayman Islands delegation included Acting Chief Immigration Officer Bruce Smith, Acting Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Tamara Reid-Vernon, Deputy Collector of Customs (Border Control) Jeff […]

8 romantic reasons to visit the Cayman Islands

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From Roamaroo Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post by the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism. The thoughts and opinions expressed here are entirely our own. There are certain spots that rouse a romantic spirit; perhaps it is an idyllic azure ocean, an unforgettable escapade, or a serene seaside setting. When it comes to romantic rendezvous, […]

Cayman Islands Department of Tourism Senior Development Officer Alma McKenzie retires

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 24 Oct 2017 – Ms. Alma McKenzie, Senior Tourism Training and Development Officer for the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, has retired after 27 years of dedicated service focusing on the development of youth and infusion of tourism education into the schools’ curriculum. In honour of her service, a luncheon was […]

Interactive Breakout Sessions at the Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference

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With the 2017 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference only days away, the committee has announced the interactive breakout sessions that will take place on the afternoon of Friday, October 20th, highlighting this year’s theme of “Food for Thought: Exploring the relationship between nutrition and health”. The conference will be held at the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman, […]

Cayman Islands Department of Tourism receives three awards at the 2017 IMPACT Awards

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DOT) received three prestigious IMPACT Awards for Marketing at the Internet Marketing Association’s annual awards celebration held 29 September 2017 at the Enclave in Las Vegas. The DOT received the Content Marketing Strategy Award for Cayman Vows Magazine. The magazine was launched in June […]

The Editor Speaks: Why don’t people listen?

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Have you noticed with just simple requests some people don’t listen? They hear but it falls on deaf ears. The latest example of this is the continual requests from the Cayman Islands Department of Environment (DOE) to install turtle-friendly lighting on beachfront property. Simple request and costs very little. Yet every year we get the […]

The Cayman Islands Open for Business and Ready to Welcome Guests

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From Cayman Islands Department of Tourism The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism Provides Destination Update Amid Active Hurricane Season GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Following the devastation that swept most of the Caribbean region as a result of multiple storms, specifically Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma and the latest, Hurricane Maria, the […]

Dart Real Estate submits application to extend planned vehicular underpass in Cayman Islands

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Dart Real Estate submitted an application to the Cayman Islands Department of Planning on September 8, 2017 to extend the underpass along West Bay Road. Modification of the Planned Area Development (PAD) is also being sought to include the Royal Palms land. The underpass incorporates the two West Bay Road traffic lanes with sidewalks located […]