December 9, 2019

Royal Caribbean begins construction of fifth Oasis Class cruise ship

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By Matt Hochberg From Royal Caribbean Blogs Royal Caribbean began construction of its fifth Oasis Class cruise ship today with a steel cutting ceremony.   Pictured from left to right: Jean-Yves Jaouen, SVP, Operations, Chantiers de l’Atlantique; Florence Mauduit, Oasis Contract Director, Chantiers de l’Atlantique; Laurent Castaing, General Manager, Chantiers de l’Atlantique; Beatrice Siri, Associate Vice-President, […]

Lesser Venice square

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A Lesser Known Square In Venice By Trey Ratcliff From Stuck In Customs I recently visited an amazing place in Fiji called Laucala Island. I’m old friends with the General Manager there and I primarily went there to take photos. But, while there, we decided to add a video to the mix. If you’re a Passport Member, […]

The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation Donates a Five Thousand Dollar Holiday Gift

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ATLANTA – Dec. 9, 2018 – PRLog — The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation, Inc., (CACAF) presented a check for five thousand-dollars to help survivors of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The money was donated to support patients at the dialysis unit at the Roy Lester Schneider Medical Center in the United States Virgin Islands. The […]

Cayman Islands: Man charged with theft, forgery and related offenses, in relation to money taken from CI Tennis Club

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From RCIPS On Thursday, 3 May, a man, age 46 of George Town, was charged with multiple counts of Theft, Forgery, Obtaining Property by Deception, Uttering a Forged Document, and Converting, Disguising/Concealing Proceeds of Criminal Conduct. This is in relation to moneys taken from accounts belonging to the Cayman Islands Tennis Club, where the man […]

Disaster resilience planning key factor for the Caribbean

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By Wesley Kirton From South Florida Caribbean News MIAMI – The 41st annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America wrapped up in Miami on Friday (November 17) with the issue of disaster resilience planning dominating the discussions, against the backdrop of Hurricanes Irma and Maria which struck the Caribbean region within weeks of each […]

Ogier in Cayman Islands donates $30,000 to Meals on Wheels to support new kitchen and community centre in West Bay

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As part of its ongoing charity work for the local community and through the generous monetary donations of their employees, Ogier has given $30,000 to Meals on Wheels in Cayman to assist the charity in its plans to open a new kitchen to provide free hot meals to seniors and the housebound in the West […]

Cayman’s Children’s Garden

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Breaking Ground at the Children’s Garden on Grand Cayman At 10:00AM on Wednesday, August 16, at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park ground was broken on the Children’s Garden. It was a very special day for the organisers says Shayma Hamdi-Romanica, ([email protected]) as they come closer to completion. IMAGES: – Photo1: Kaz Basdeo Conolly, donator […]

Cayman Islands: Island Heritage awards 2017 Educational Grant

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Island Heritage Insurance Company, Ltd. (“Island Heritage”) announced today that its inaugural Educational Grant has been awarded to Gabriella Castillo. Gabriella graduated from United World College Costa Rica’s International Baccalaureate programme in May 2017, before which she attended Clifton Hunter High School. She will be attending the University of Western Ontario in the Fall, pursuing […]

Plantana Condos awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for fifth consecutive year

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Plantana Condos on Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, has received a Certificate of Excellence from travel review website TripAdvisor for the fifth year running. The Certificate of Excellence was founded by TripAdvisor in 2010 and aims to recognise and honor businesses in the hospitality industry that consistently deliver exceptional service to their customers. The certificate […]

Pirates Week Festival to become 5 Day event!

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[Savannah, Grand Cayman, May 4, 2017] – Cayman’s longest running and most popular national event – the Pirates Week Festival has been restructured and re-vamped into one comprehensive and exciting 5- day weekend! The decision came after much analysis, surveys and interaction with the community, the Tourism Attraction Board, Private Sector, and members of the […]