September 19, 2018

The Editor Speaks: It only takes only one bad apple

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I mentioned in passing in my Editorial yesterday concerning the petty crimes executed by teens that targeted the tourists on our beautiful beaches. Our tourism industry is booming and the CaymanKind advertising campaign has proved to be a winner. We pride ourselves on being one, if not, the safest place in the Caribbean. However, it […]

Why the Cayman Islands tourism is booming

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By Ed Wetschler From Recommend Anthony Bourdain’s suicide was announced just a day after I’d interviewed Tourism Minister and Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell during Caribbean Week NYC. “We are deeply saddened by the news of Anthony Bourdain’s passing,” said a Department of Tourism statement. “The Cayman Islands will remember him most fondly and with much […]

Tourism Minister urges more Jamaicans to own tourism inputs

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From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says more Jamaicans need to own the inputs of tourism so that the country can benefit from a raise in the level of retention of earnings from the industry. Speaking at the third staging of the Tourism Linkages Network’s ‘Christmas in […]

Jamaica: Tourism pivotal to economic growth – Min. Bartlett

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By Kadian Brown Story highlights: Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says tourism remains a pivotal driver of economic growth and prosperity for Jamaica, as it continues to generate increased visitor arrivals and earnings. “The latest figures show that from January to December 2016, we recorded total tourist arrivals of 3.84 million, up by roughly four […]

The Editor Speaks: In your hands

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“In your hands” is a beautiful hymn sung to the tune of “Eres Tu”. “In your hands” was also sung in the Legislative Assembly last Thursday to the tune of Leader of the Opposition McKeeva Bush. You see, Bush has been a staunch advocate of Cleveland Dilbert’s proposed marina project and anything to do with […]