June 28, 2022

Cayman: Phase 5 Regulations Ease on Friday

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Grand Cayman, 17 February 2022 – Further COVID-19 restrictions will be eased tomorrow (Friday, 18 February 2022) as Phase 5 of the Cayman Islands reopening plan continues, Premier Hon. Wayne Panton announced today. These include the lifting of post-arrival test requirements for vaccinated travellers.    Meanwhile, the quarantine period for partially vaccinated, the non-securely verifiable vaccinated, and […]

Deputy Premier reassures public on Debt Refinancing, calls out Opposition “Hypocrisy”

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Grand Cayman, 26 January 2021 – Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Hon. Chris Saunders issued a video statement today (Wednesday, 26 January) to reassure the public about the Government’s enquiries into a potential bond issue. He said, “Refinancing Government debt and borrowing to finance much-needed capital projects is exactly what it says on the label.  Nothing more. […]

Message: Hon. Chris Saunders, Cayman Islands Deputy Premier and Minister for Finance, Economic Development, Border Control & Labour

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My friends,  I hope that this message finds you and your loved ones in the best of health.  Today, I want to wish you a Blessed and Merry Christmas, and a Bright and Prosperous New Year.  2021 continues to be a challenging year with the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting our community and […]

The Editor Speaks: Window dressing or really new facts?

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Next Wednesday (26) evening at the Family Life Center, Walkers Road, at 6:30pm there will be a Public Meeting titled “Want to hear the FACTS about the cruise berthing project?”. What these facts are going to be and whether we will learn anything new is how Deputy Premier and Minister of Tourism, Moses Kirkconnell actually […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s State of the Nation speech September 5, 2018

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State Opening of the Legislative Assembly Aston Rutty Centre, Cayman Brac, September 5, 2018 Statement by Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA THE STATE OF THE NATION Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to address this Honourable House on this momentous occasion as we hold this State Opening, and the first meeting of the […]

Cayman Islands’ April arrivals continue record stayover performance

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (9 May 2018) Air arrivals into the Cayman Islands continued their positive trend in April with 39,057 visitors, or 0.33 percent increase over 2017. This represents the thirteenth consecutive month (June 2017 through April 2018), air arrivals into the Cayman Islands have surpassed the previous year’s corresponding statistics. April also saw […]

Cayman Islands first quarter arrivals surpass 2017 statistics

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (25 April 2018) In the first quarter of 2018, the Cayman Islands welcomed 134,170 visitors, an increase of 22,933 visitors or 20.62 percent over the first quarter in 2017. This comes as the Cayman Islands welcomed 54,965 visitors by air in March, an increase of 24.76 percent over March 2017. This […]

Cayman Islands Chamber launches briefing sessions for key industry sectors

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Beginning with financial services on April 18th, the Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of briefing sessions featuring government’s senior policymakers. “The sessions focus on specific industries and is a way for us to bring our members closer to the key policy developments which might impact their businesses”, explained Chamber President Paul Byles. “The […]

Tourism leaders hold community meetings in Cayman’s Sister Islands

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The Ministry and Department of Tourism kicked off the first of its nationwide community meetings throughout February and March in the Sister Islands this week. Residents on Cayman Brac gathered at the Aston Rutty Centre on Thursday, 1 February to hear highlights of the record-breaking success in tourism for 2017, updates on National Tourism Planning […]

Cayman Islands achieves largest air arrivals in November history

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For the sixth consecutive month (June through November), air arrivals into the Cayman Islands have surpassed all previously recorded statistics. A total of 34,999 visitors arrived in November, an increase of 19.66% over November 2016. The statistics reflect a consistent increase of air arrivals from the core markets within the United States representing a year […]