October 16, 2021

$122M wanted for Cayman airport upgrades

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The cost of upgrades to all three Cayman Islands airports will cost $122 million over 18-20 years including $40 million for maintenance. $90 million of that money will be needed for ORIA with Phase 1 that is needed now costing $50 million. The Cayman Islands government has approved the Strategic Business Case and the Outline […]

The Editor Speaks: One would have thought but … it’s the CIAA

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With all the problems that have ravaged the Cayman Islands Airport Authority (CIAA) over the past two years, especially relating to top jobs – one would have thought they would have been squeaky clean in making the appointment. But this is the CIAA. Just look at the history. Staff shake-ups, allegations of possible board interference […]

Travel Pulse One on One: Cayman Islands’ Moses Kirkconnell

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From Journey By Jo There’s little question the Cayman Islands is in the midst of a tourism boom. The destination recorded 345,387 air arrivals last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2012. Air arrivals for 2014 are up 6.4 percent to date. In addition, Moses Kirkconnell, the Cayman Islands’ Deputy Premier and Minister for District […]

iNews Briefs

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Grand Cayman’s landfill will stay in GT Minister of Health, Osbourne Bodden, confirmed last Friday (Jan 31) in the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly the George Town landfill problem will stay exactly where it is – in George Town! The minister said any proposal would have to be undertaken in a public-private partnership arrangement. It would […]

iNews Briefs – Updated

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Children & Family Services New Offices The Department of Children and Family Services (the admin and George Town office) reminds the public that their new offices are now located in Commerce House (formerly Jennett Building) found on the corner of Dr Roy’s Drive and Genesis Close. For more information, contact 949-0290 or 946 0024. The department […]