Sunday, January 20, 2019

Accommodations looking at better season

Cayman accommodations experts analyse the new season's possibilities.

Take a May trip to Florida

There’s always a reason to trek to Florida, be it shopping, visiting or just playing. The month of May gives even more incentives to fly off the rock and head north. 


Cayman’s cruise numbers put into context

The Caribbean cruise industry has released a new report which puts Cayman's performance into context.

Business targets lionfish invasion

A Chicago couple are launching the Caribbean’s first commercial fishery targeting lionfish – a venture that, if successful, could turn the tide in the Atlantic-wide battle against the voracious, invasive predator.

BA’s new Caribbean jet serve

British Airways is launching a private jet service within North America and the Caribbean, joining forces with CitationAir, the private jet charter subsidiary of Cessna Aircraft, offering a low priced private jet service.

Stepping back in time

Cayman Free Press’s Dean Gendall takes a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Peru with his wife Elisabeth, taking time out to walk in the footsteps of the ancient and mysterious Incas. As told to Business Editor Lindsey Turnbull.

Department of Tourism’s world representatives speak

The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism's world offices have the same task - to bring tourists to Cayman - but often different day to day issues.

Hawaii a tropical oasis

It is possible to get to Hawaii from Grand Cayman. Just be prepared for a long trip and time spent exploring more than one airport.

New chairman, focus for Caribbean Tourism Organization

The Caribbean Tourism Organisation's State of the Industry conference discussed vital regional issues.

Cruise lines weathering the storm

Hurricanes Irma and Maria disrupted many sectors of the economy but none more so than the cruise industry. The shares of major cruise line operators Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line faced significant headwinds in September.

Time for abundance of antiquities


Where does one even begin when it comes to Greece and Egypt? There are so many, you’ll definitely need time to see them all. 



The filming of Cayman

Since the Cayman Islands Film Commission was set up many films have been shot here.

Cruise pier, airport projects on long path toward launch

Discussed for decades without result, plans to develop new cruise berthing facilities and refurbish the Owen Roberts International Airport are slowly inching towards the start line as government attempts to make good on its election promise to revitalize George Town.

Ripert always ready for Cayman Cookout

Chef Eric Ripert made his annual December trek to The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman in order to check on his restaurant Blue by Eric Ripert and to make preparations for the 2014 Cayman Cookout, the annual four-day food and wine festival he will host Jan. 16-19.

Preparing for the summer season

Tourism traditionally tapers off in the summer. What is Cayman doing to mitigate against the lower numbers?

Air travel growth slows

Unrest in the Middle East, problems in Japan slow air travel.

Take a trip to the Emerald Isle this year

The beautiful country of Ireland should be on your bucket list as a place to visit for at least a couple of weeks.   



US travel market bullish on Cuba

Pent-up demand in the United States for travel to Cuba is about to be unleashed.

Visiting an Atlantic paradise

The Azores are an archipelago of nine extraordinary islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Volcanic in origin, their soil is extremely fertile, giving rise to lush vegetation across landscapes featuring peaks, valleys and some of the most picturesque lakes in the world.

CITA suggests ingredients needed for tourism’s success

Everybody wants to see some progress on many different areas, but what is a must do in the short term? This is the question that the Executive Director of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association posed to the 2011/12 Board of Directors back in May.
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