September 21, 2019

Cayman Islands pirates set to invade Honduras Carnival

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(TAB) – The Cayman Islands will once again have representation at the Feria Juniana Carnival this weekend in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.    It has been over a decade since the delegation known simply as the “Cayman Islands Band” made its first appearance in the Honduras carnival circuit. First travelling to La Ceiba, the group […]

Little Cayman is overlooked

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Little Cayman Is the Oft-overlooked Caribbean Destination You Need to Check Out By Ellie Nan Storck From Departues If you’re in search of one of the world’s dreamiest vacation spots—minus the pomp and circumstance—this is it. Departures is published by Meredith Corp. and owned by American Express. While American Express Card Member benefits are highlighted in […]

Cayman Island’s abused, unwanted animals receive a boost

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From Pink Duck Publishing Funds for Cayman’s homeless and abused animals were given a boost recently, thanks to the Cayman Islands Humane Society’s annual gala Furball, held April 2019. Held at the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, animal lovers gathered for the event which raised $60,000, enough funds to run the […]

Man arrested for Drug Related Offenses in Little Cayman, 15 April

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From RCIPS Just before 4:30PM on Saturday 13 April, a 48-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine and suspicion of possession of ganja near a liquor-licensed establishment on Little Cayman. This arrest was made as result of the officers making checks at the establishment and observing a man acting suspiciously. When the officers […]

Little Cayman’s Southern Cross Club honored with dual 2019 Travellers’ Choice Awards

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From Southern Cross Club Little Cayman’s Southern Cross Club Honored with Dual 2019 Travellers’ Choice Awards Voted #5 for service and #24 for romance among Caribbean destinations Little Cayman, Cayman Islands (January 31, 2019) — For the 4th year in a row, Southern Cross Club has received outstanding designations from online travel site TripAdvisor.com. Honored […]

Wildlife of Cayman Islands subject of Travel Talk

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From Cape News The Woods Hole Public Library continues its Winter Travel Talks with a presentation by Terry Rioux on Saturday, March 2, at 3 PM. Terry and his wife, Maggie, travel every year, and they have become “regular presenters” in this series. For this talk, Mr. Rioux alone will speak about the Cayman Islands, […]

Cayman Islands DoE enforces lobster/conch take limits

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The Department of Environment (DoE) is warning seasonal lobster and conch fishers to adhere to take and possession limits set by National Conservation Law (NCL) regulations, following reports investigated over the past two weeks. On Monday evening, 28 January, Customs and Border Control Service officers, assisted by DoE conservation officers, searched a number of passengers […]

Cayman Islands’ Southern Cross Club honoured with 2019 Travellers’ Choice Awards

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For the 4th year in a row, Southern Cross Club has received outstanding designations from online travel site TripAdvisor.com. Honored with not just one, but two of the coveted 2019 Travellers’ Choice Awards, this boutique property scored high in the categories of “Top 25 Hotels for Service – Caribbean” and “Top 25 Hotels for Romance […]

Cayman Islands: ‘Grouper Moon’ takes on critical importance in 2019

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The Department of Environment (DoE), in partnership with the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) organisation, has resumed its annual ‘Grouper Moon’ research project in the Cayman Islands and work on that project will continue into next month. The project, which started in the mid-1980’s and  dubbed ‘Grouper Moon’ when the REEF partnership began in 2002, […]

Central Caribbean Marine Institute celebrates its 20th birthday

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By Sam Helmy From Deeper Blue Located on Little Cayman, the Central Caribbean Marine Institute is celebrating its 20th birthday. The organization is a luminary in education, conservation, and marine research, and dedicates a lot of its efforts to increase our understanding of coral reefs. The Institute has seen its success grow, especially at its local field […]