Saturday, March 23, 2019

Fitness competition hopes build on Cayman sports tourism

In recent years, Cayman has worked hard as a jurisdiction to attract world-class sporting events to the island. Now a brother and sister team are trying to get Cayman on the map as a bodybuilding/fitness mecca for tourism.

 

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.

Cruising Europe by car: Italy’s curves are charming

Italy was a heady mix of smells, sights, tastes and sounds as we drove to Rome, then on to Florence and Verona with a stop in Venice.

Cruising Europe by car

Taking a road trip for a couple of weeks can be a great way to experience a country or countries while traveling at your own pace.

Tourism needs local talent

A leading Caribbean tourism expert says the industry needs to shake off its “low pay, low prospects” image to bring the “brightest and the best” local people to the industry.

Major projects, tourism expected to drive growth

While many business leaders express optimism about the economic outlook for 2014, mainly based on major new developments, the hard data still presents a mixed picture.

Small business bubbles to top of TripAdvisor visitor list

Although a relatively quiet success story here in the Cayman Islands, Beach Bubbles, a business that sells natural soap products all made on island, has taken off on TripAdvisor, one of the leading sources of travel information globally.

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.

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.   


 

 

Ron Kipp: Out of the water

Dive legend Ron Kipp, author of a new book about his experiences, tells his story to the Journal.

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.

Skip off to the Sunshine State for fresh weekend escapes

There is so much more to see in Florida than you might realize, so go for a weekend, rent a car, and explore!

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. 

 

 

Checking out Cayman’s new hotels

In a spot of good news for the construction sector, Grand Cayman has at least four significant tourism projects lined up.

The promise of medical tourism in the Caribbean

Medical tourism is the talk of the region. Resulting actions may ensue.

Closed for nine years, but Hyatt is very active in court

Grand Cayman's former Hyatt is very much alive in the court system.

Medical tourism adds new dimension

Cayman Islands Director of Tourism Shomari Scott explains the concept of medical tourism and how it might benefit the Cayman Islands.

Spending a few days at Graham’s Place

When my family and I took a trip to Graham's Place off Guanaja in the Bay Islands, we felt like we were stepping back in time to the Cayman Islands of yesteryear.

Ambitious goals for sports tourism

Tourism bosses are looking to a relationship with football governing body CONCACAF to help develop sports tourism.

Sports tourism Sun:, sea, sand and … soccer

CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb, a native of the Cayman Islands, believes sports tourism, particularly soccer, present big opportunities for his homeland.
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