December 18, 2017

Fun, food, and visits to Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Mexico

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By Dorothea Shefer-Vanson From San Diego Jewish World MEVASSERET ZION, Israel — Aboard the cruise ship Carnival Dream, a veritable floating city, we shared the fourteen decks with some 4,000 other passengers Our route took us from New Orleans, down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico and several Caribbean islands. From conversations with […]

Learn the story behind Papagayo’s largest investor [& Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman]

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By Emiliana García, María Fernanda Cruz and Andrea Rodríguez From La Voz de Guanacaste A foundation in the United States may have lost $500 million in the Four Seasons Hotel Papagayo, the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman and the Four Seasons Hotel in the Bahamas. The largest investor in the Gulf of Papagayo Tourism Development, The Marvin […]

Positive attitude lets Abby Runge overcome severe vehicle crash [in Cayman Islands]

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By Katy Macek From Chippewa Herald It was intended as a vacation for Abby Runge and her family during the Christmas break. On Wednesday, Dec. 28, on Grand Cayman Island in the Caribbean, Runge and her family were traveling to go snorkeling with sea turtles. Time was about to stand still for Abby Runge, captain […]

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa completes phase one of $50 million renovation

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – (December 27, 2016) – With the Caribbean heating up for the busy winter season, Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa celebrates the completion of the first phase of a two-phase renovation. Starting tomorrow, travelers will be greeted with a more inviting lobby featuring panoramic views, a fresh […]

Cayman Airways adds maiden B737-800

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From ch-aviation Cayman Airways (KX, Grand Cayman Island) has taken delivery of its maiden B737-800 following the arrival of VP-CNG (msn 30289) in the Caribbean this past weekend. Formerly LN-NOO with Norwegian (DY, Oslo Gardermoen), the twinjet has been leased from Air Lease Corporation on a twenty-five month contract. It is aimed as an interim […]

Hershey asks judge to dismiss Seabrook man’s claim of ruined vacation

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By JASON SCHREIBER From Union Leader Seabrook man sues Hershey, claims broken teeth from candy bite ‘ruined’ vacation BRENTWOOD — The Hershey Company is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Seabrook man who claims his vacation in the Cayman Islands was “ruined” after he broke his teeth on a piece of […]

Southcom Stages Disaster Relief Team at Grand Cayman Island

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From a U.S. Southern Command News Release MIAMI, Oct. 4, 2016 — U.S. Southern Command today directed a team of about 100 military personnel and nine helicopters to Grand Cayman Island, where they will be staged and ready to support U.S. disaster relief operations in the Caribbean if requested by the U.S. Agency for International […]

Explore the underwater world of Little Cayman Island

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By Pam LeBlanc From My Statesman Leave the crowds behind on a sleepy Caribbean island where iguanas outnumber humans I tug on fins, press a mask to my face and gaze out over the blanket of ocean rippling in front of me. Then, with a splash, I step into the blue. When the bubbles from my […]

Jam Cruise 15 to stop in Cayman Islands

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From glide Magazine THE ORIGINAL METERS, MOE., KAMASI WASHINGTON, GALACTIC TOP JAM CRUISE 15 LINEUP As tradition holds, Cloud 9 Adventures took to Jazzfest in New Orleans today to unveil the highly anticipated lineup for Jam Cruise 15. Pulling out all of the stops for it’s 15th sailing, the lineup brings The Original Meters, moe., […]

Update on Cuban migrant situation in Cayman Islands

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(GIS) On Tuesday 9 February 2016 the Immigration Department took back into custody the last of seven migrants who had escaped from the East End Civic Centre the previous Friday night (6 February). At present only two migrants who went missing from a landing site at Beach Bay at the end of January remain at […]