February 1, 2023

World Tourism Day Message, Tuesday 27th September

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Hon. Kenneth Bryan Minister for Tourism and Transport World Tourism Day Message Tuesday 27th September Good day, Cayman.  It has been only one day since the Cayman Islands National Emergency Operations Centre issued the “all clear” on the passing of Hurricane Ian. To which, I am pleased to say that our islands suffered only minimal […]

Cayman: Tourism Ministry donates testing kits to residential care homes

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George Town, Cayman Islands (1 September, 2022) The Hon. Kenneth Bryan, Minister for Tourism and Transport was on hand recently to oversee the donation of thousands of Lateral Flow Test kits (LFT) to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The donation saw just over ninety thousand testing kits transferred from the Ministry and Department […]

Hollywood Bound! Cayman Airways Reservations is Open For Los Angeles

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Introductory fares available for a limited time, travellers encouraged to book early.    Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (21 July 2022) – The Ministry of Tourism has today announced that travellers can now book their reservations for Cayman Airways (CAL) new service to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in California. In celebration of the launch Cayman Airways is […]

Cayman: STATEMENT Regarding Breach of Ministerial of Code of Conduct from Hon. Kenneth Bryan

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I would like to address recent comments in relation to a video that I did with my wife when flyers were being distributed in a part of my constituency on her behalf. Since assuming the government, the PACT Administration has gone to great lengths to demonstrate to the public that we operate on a platform […]

Cayman: World Tourism Day Message 2021 From Hon. Kenneth Bryan

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Hon. Kenneth BryanWorld Tourism Day Message 2021 George Town, Cayman Islands (27 September, 2021) September the 27th is observed each year as World Tourism Day, and it is an opportunity to highlight the travel industry’s social, economic, political, and cultural significance and value. This year, World Tourism Day holds even more significance, as the theme […]

CITA – R3 Partner for 25 Thousand Dollars in Raffle Prizes

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The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) in partnership with the R3 Foundation, is offering a ten thousand US dollars raffle prize to entice people to get their COVID-19 vaccination. “To support the call for action by the Minister of Tourism, the CITA Board felt that in order to reach the percentage of vaccinated people in Cayman needed […]

The Editor Speaks: Meagre pensions

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The number of Cayman Islands elderly persons who receive meagre pensions and are losing their homes for mortgage defaults are rising. Premier Alden McLaughlin confirmed this in the LA saying more and more people at present need support from government. It is growing every year, he said, because the meagre provisions of private pension plans […]

The Editor Speaks: Garbage and prison

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I am not saying that garbage and prisons go together like hell and high water. What I am saying is that the woeful garbage situation and the woeful overcrowded conditions at our prison go together. We could even give it a title “Tell me the old, old story”, except it is a title of a […]

Jamaica Emancipation Day Tue Aug 1 2017

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Emancipation When full Emancipation came in 1838 a system that had been tried and tested in the Caribbean since the sixteenth century came to an end. Slavery had within itself the seeds of its own destruction, whether because slaves resisted it (alternating with accommodation), or whether the emergence of a new style capitalism rendered slavery […]

The Editor Speaks: Peace and goodwill

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With the last seven days of shocks and aftershocks, I’m sure most of us were expecting another one yesterday (Wed 31) when the new government for the Cayman Islands was sworn in. There was a shock for me. No shock. In fact it was a day of peace and a feeling of goodwill towards all […]