September 19, 2019

Cayman Islands air arrivals continue up – cruise ship arrivals continue down

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The latest tourism figures from the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism show a continued rise in air tourist visitors. The figures continue a trend of improving arrival numbers for 2013. With the exception of May, every month this year has seen the highest arrival figures since at least 2001. However, apart from October cruise ship […]

The Editor speaks: Cayman passport concerns

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Cayman’s premier, Alden McLaughlin, on December 15th 2013, issued a statement concerning the issuance of passports by the United Kingdom (UK). He said he had “grave concerns” on the issue of replacing locally printed non-biometric “Cayman Islands” passports with UK printed biometric passports. At present, persons in the Cayman Islands who want a UK passport […]

CEC achieves successful outreach in London’s Tech Industry

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With its North American marketing programmes in place and gleaning good results, Cayman Enterprise City (“CEC”), the Cayman Islands’ award winning Special Economic Zone is now focused on raising its profile in London, the centre of the world’s financial services industry and home to a burgeoning tech sector.  Chief Executive Officer Charlie Kirkconnell got the […]

Cayman Islands Cancer Registry Awareness Month

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The Cayman Islands Cancer Registry Needs You! The month of January is Cancer Registry awareness month. The Cayman Islands Cancer Registry collects voluntary cancer patient information to help better compare the Cayman Islands to other Caribbean countries as well as on a worldwide scale. It is important to collect data, as it can provide an […]

Corporate executive goes off the deep end as a scuba diving entrepreneur

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Ron Kipp was a rising star at IBM during the company’s heyday in the 1970s when he abruptly made a career change—he left the corporate world to own and operate a scuba diving business in the Cayman Islands. His story is a heartwarming and hilarious must-read, perfect for scuba diving enthusiasts and anyone who’s ever […]

The biggest car show in the Cayman Islands!

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January 18, 2014 @ Camana Bay Festival Green Welcome to the home of the largest car show Cayman has ever seen – The Cayman Islands International Car Show Presented by Tony’s Toys. Be sure and mark your calendars for Saturday, 18th January 2014. The show will be held at the Festival Green Camana Bay from […]

The health-care ‘revolution’ coming to an island near you

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By Matt Clinch Assistant Producer cnbc In late February, around 480 miles off the coast of Florida, the Cayman Islands will get ready to cater for a new kind of visitor. On top of tourism and financial services, the islands will be home to Health City, a new health-care center costing $2 billion that caters […]

Highlight: Why has 1MDB parked RM7.5b in Cayman Islands?

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By M Shanmugam of theedgemalaysia.com Until 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MOB) explains why It has put US$2.318 billion (RM7.55 billion) In a fund in the Cayman Islands, the government-funded investment unit will continue to come under scrutiny. Considering that the principal activities of 1MOB,which Is property development and power generation, are all based In Malaysia, the […]

Premier talks about opportunity in NY message

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Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 2014 New Year’s message GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – I trust that, as it did for me, the past Christmas season has given each of you an opportunity to pause in the midst of the rush and press of your busy lives, to relax a bit and to […]

HFA choose Bodden and Nicholson as co-directors

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From Hispanic Business Hedge Fund Association chooses Christina Bodden and Colin Nicholson as Co-Directors of Cayman Islands Chapter The Hedge Fund Association (“HFA”) announced the appointments of Christina Bodden and Colin Nicholson as Co-Directors of the HFA’s Cayman Islands Chapter. According to a release, these hedge fund industry professionals have been selected to direct the […]