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Archives for January 6, 2021

CHTA Leader Frank Comito transitions from Trade Association Leadership role

Travel trade veteran Vanessa Ledesma takes over as Acting CEO and Director General MIAMI (January 4, 2021) – Frank Comito has stepped down as CEO and Director General of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) after guiding the association through the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, several devastating hurricanes and numerous global challenges impacting […]

100% WORKING method: Ways to check your IMEI number for free in an iPhone

Every phone, be it a smartphone or a basic mobile, has a unique International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number.  You need to know this number as it helps you to recognize your device in critical situations.  Several websites provide you with an IMEI check for free.  Apart from that, in this article, we are providing […]

CHTA Statement on the passing of the Honorable Gordon “Butch” Stewart, OJ, CD, Hon. LLD

MIAMI (January 5, 2021) – As we mourn the loss of Caribbean tourism icon the Honorable Gordon “Butch” Stewart, OJ, CD, Hon. LLD, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the Stewart family and the thousands of extended family members in the Sandals organization.   Our industry will forever be indebted to “Butch” for his continued passion […]

Reclaimed wood flooring – what to know before you buy

By Maria Espie Vidal The allure of reclaimed wood flooring is not new to homeowners and DIY lovers. Reclaimed wood flooring is a great option when redecorating a new home or your current one. It adds depth, and backstory to your home without costing you a whole lot. Before you purchase reclaimed wood flooring for […]


From Paul McGowan from PS Audio  was filling out a group of standard internet security questions and the one that is almost always front and center stood out to me. What is the name of your favorite teacher? Of all the milestones we remember in our lives our favorite teacher is almost always a part […]

Cayman: Patients invited to share experiences with the HSA

HSA enhances measurement of patient satisfaction with real-time survey The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) has boosted its patient experience measurement by implementing automated real-time surveys after each patient encounter. Patients will receive a phone call from 345-946-8600 within 24-48 hours of service with an automated voice asking them to answer some brief questions […]

Cayman: NAU continues support for districts

The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) is extending its pilot programme “NAU is in Our District,” which rolled out on 11 and 18 December 2020. Designed to improve access to NAU services by persons in district communities, the initiative will visit the districts for the next six months as planned. Persons who need assistance with their […]

US banks can use stablecoins and blockchain for settlement, OCC says

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR The US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will allow federally chartered banks to use public blockchains and stablecoins as a settlement infrastructure. The regulator announced the decision in an interpretive letter on 4 January. The letter says banks can validate, store, and record payment transactions in independent node verification networks […]

Cayman: Call for COCO FEST vendors

[Pedro St. James open vendor application process] Savannah, Grand Cayman, – It’s that time of year again to go coco NUTS at the 6th annual Coco Fest on Saturday, February 13th from 12 PM – 6 PM, at Pedro St James Castle. The Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) and Pedro St. James are inviting vendors to […]

US: Why you can’t choose your COVID-19 vaccine — yet

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Two COVID-19 vaccines are approved for use in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines use mRNA technology to combat COVID-19 and require two doses. According to data from clinical trials, the side effects from the two drugs have been similar, with short-lived flu-like […]