Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Unmanned flying machines: Peering inside a fledgling industry

Cayman Islands residents and visitors should perk up and listen for a faint and slightly irritating buzzing sound, one destined to become more familiar over time. When you hear it, look skyward for a glimpse into the future.

BlackBerry for business

BlackBerry phones are still a vital component for businesses, with some exciting developments on the horizon promising to make the devices even more popular.

Consulate sends student to Spain

In an effort to broaden the horizons of one young Caymanian, the Honorary Consulate of Spain int he Cayman Islands recently held a fundraising dinner with a distinctly Spanish feel at Luca restaurant

Tradition and innovation

Francesco Sibilo, sommelier for Osetra Bay, introdcues six of his top wines.

The state of retail

One of the many curiosities of the current downturn is the state of retail. On the one hand, we are told that consumers are short of cash and likely to become more so as tax increases and cutbacks in public spending begin to bit.

Barbados develops health tourism market

The plan is backed by the Barbados Minister of Tourism, Richard Sealy, who has said that health and wellness tourism is growing faster than the overall travel and tourism industry, and thus Barbados plans to develop its health and wellness market.

Unpopular new tax in Germany

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said it disapproves of Germany’s new departure tax, as recently announced by the country’s government, which the government introduced because of environmental concerns.

The New World Order

Namaste, a warm respectful Hindu greeting, and Ni Hao, a Chinese greeting equivalent to hello: will either of these be the greeting used by business and political leaders when they meet in the near future?

New kids on the block

Changes in climate in recent years mean that new wine regions are gradually emerging all over the world, in places we might never have imagined possible to produce wine just a few years ago 

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