November 19, 2019

News of Falmouth, Jamaica’s decline is premature

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From Travel Pulse Is one of the Caribbean’s busiest and most successful cruise ports losing major cruise ship calls? The answer depends in part on whom you ask. The question emerged this week after Colin Gager, Falmouth, Jamaica’s mayor, claimed in local press reports that three Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ships—which he said collectively bring 10,000 travelers […]

Caribbean Tourism secures climate change funds

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By Brian Major From Travel Pulse Caribbean tourism stakeholders have increasingly asserted their region is the most vulnerable globally to climate change’s devastating effects and are seeking ways to address the threat. Their efforts gained a significant boost in June with a recent Caribbean Development Bank grant to the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). Last month […]

[Little Cayman]: Avoid the crowds at these famed destinations

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From Travel Pulse Popular destinations are popular for good reason, but what about people who want to enjoy a great locale while encountering fewer crowds? Or how about visitors who have done all there is to do on the mainline and want to branch out to new and exciting parts of their favorite destinations? Like […]

Cayman Islands airports to focus on employee development

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (21 April 2017) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) continues to focus on developing staff talent. When Airport Security Officer Jehu Rivers decided that he would like to switch gears and work in the Air Traffic Control (ATC) Unit he was encouraged to apply for an ATC trainee position that was […]

US students learn more about Cayman Islands ORIA expansion

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (27 March, 2017) A group of real estate graduate students from Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois paid a visit to the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) to learn more about the Owen Roberts International Airport’s (ORIA) terminal expansion and renovation and its impact on development and tourism on the islands. The […]

Cayman Islands ORIA expansion project on track

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (23 February 2017) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has reached the quarter mark with the Owen Roberts International Airport’s terminal renovation and expansion. The project will almost triple the current size of the airport to easily accommodate 2.5 million passengers per year. The existing terminal is only built to handle […]

Cayman Islands airport waving gallery will close in January

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands ( 6 December, 2016) The outdoor waving gallery at the Owen Roberts International Airport will be closed off to the public in mid-January 2017 as part of the ongoing airport expansion and redevelopment project. The wooden A-frame structure has been extremely popular with both local residents and visitors, however in order […]

Open tender for all retail space at Cayman Islands ORIA

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (12 August, 2016) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) is taking another major step in the airport expansion and redevelopment project with an open tender for all retail space at the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA). All interested retailers will have to submit a bid when the Request for Proposal (RFP) […]

Lynn Tilton Battles Cayman Islands Directors on Zohar-I Bankruptcy

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By PEG BRICKLEY From Wall Street Journal Zohar-I’s directors have asked a judge to throw out bankruptcy petition Distressed-company investor Lynn Tilton lashed out at the Cayman Islands corporate directors who moved to block her attempt to force one of her debt-investing vehicles into bankruptcy. She says the directors have ignored their duties to Zohar—a […]

New Hampshire hospital may have exposed patients to an incurable, terrifying brain disease

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By Jennifer Welsh Business Insider PHOTO: #1 Wikipedia/Sbrandner There’s a small chance that 13 patients in and around New Hampshire were exposed to an extremely rare, terrifying, and deadly degenerative brain disease known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob, according to a state health official announcement Wednesday. The potential contamination was announced after a patient who “likely had the […]