June 25, 2018

Cayman Islands financial institutions to face new CRS reporting thresholds, self-cert requirements

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From MNE Tax By Denise M. Hintzke  &  Douglas Scott, Deloitte Tax LLP While many of the world’s tax compliance professionals rightly focused on completing Cayman FATCA/CRS reporting before the reporting portal was temporarily taken offline on Friday, June 1, recent substantive changes to other aspects of the Cayman compliance regime slipped under the radar […]

Cayman Airways fleet branded with commemorative 50th anniversary logo

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The entire Cayman Airways fleet got some extra special branding this week with a vibrant new 50th anniversary logo, as the airline gears up to celebrate this milestone achievement in August. “We’re very excited to see all of our aircraft flying this commemorative logo for such a historic milestone,” said Cayman Airways President and CEO, […]

Shark sighting! Mark it down. Sharkloggers get to know Cayman Islands’ sharks to help protect them

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Dive operators assist Shark Conservation Cayman, a local and international initiative to understand and protect local shark population Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (April 23, 2018) – As they roam the reefs in their natural habitat, the resident sharks of the Cayman Islands, are being observed year-round and their actions are being recorded by a established […]

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 […]