December 7, 2023

Hilton splashes into the Caribbean with all-inclusive resort deal

By Patrick Clark From Bloomberg Partnering with Playa Hotels & Resorts on 10 properties Vacation model has moved from budget to luxury proposition All-inclusive resorts, which typically charge budget-conscious travelers a single price for lodging, food and often airfare, have long been the domain of specialty operators. Now the world’s second-largest hotel company is wading […]

What it’s really like to fly into a hurricane, and why it’s a critical part of your forecast

By Hilary Brueck Sfrom Business Insider Hurricane hunters have been flying directly into storms for 75 years. There’s no better way to get a clear, accurate picture of how strong and windy a hurricane is. Scientists in the airplane measure the wind speeds and pressure inside hurricanes. It’s information we can’t get from satellites. They […]

Cayman Islands DOE issue statement on grounding of the ‘Jolly Roger’

The Cayman Islands Department of Environment [DoE] has completed its initial review at the site where the Jolly Roger pirate ship ran aground in George Town Harbour on 10 September. According to DoE researchers who inspected the site this week, the boat struck the hardpan area just north of the George Town port after coming […]

David Jessop:Caribbean Tourism – The solo traveler and the Caribbean

By David Jessop From NAN News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 3, 2017: One of the odder experiences in my past was when, while sitting on a beach in Barbados, a young American visitor appeared from nowhere and asked if I was vacationing on my own. As it happened, I was quietly spending a Sunday […]

Cayman Islands show jumpers show off

On Sunday, March 19th, the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) held the second leg of its four-part National Jumping Series (NJS) horse show at the Cayman Riding School. The day saw several new riders to the NJS including Jardae Barnes, Freya Timms, Sunday Groves, Amber McMillan, Stephanie Lloyd and Paula Daniels. Most classes were hotly […]

The Dunedin Sunrise Plotagraph

丹尼丁:日落 From Stuck In Customs DAILY PHOTO – THE DUNEDIN SUNRISE PLOTAGRAPH Remember, this was made out of a single JPG – how cool! I made this animation be a bit faster than most to add to the drama. But, of course, you can choose whatever speed you like. Actually, this one has two different […]