Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The filming of Cayman

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

New CITA executive director ready for action

Jane van der Bol is the new executive director of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association and she is ready to get her teeth into 2012.

As arrival figures drop retail and cruise are intertwined

Retail and tourism are heavily intertwined and factors affecting one can cause effects on the other.

Escape to the Big Apple

Escape to New York City with Cayman Airways.

Tourism working for Cayman worldwide

The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has offices abroad working to bring visitors to the destination.

Carbon scheme will cost travellers more

It is estimated between US$15 and US$57 will be added to the cost of a passenger ticket between New York and London, with longer flights, including those between Grand Cayman and the United Kingdom, costing more due to increased emissions based on tonnes of carbon, according to European Commission analysis.

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.

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.

Cayman can be tops in destination weddings

Cayman has the opportunity to become the leader in Caribbean destination weddings.

Grand Caymanian has grand plans for the future

The Grand Caymanian's management group has identified the opportunities to develop the hotel product.

It really does happen in Vegas

I guess the best thing about Vegas is you don’t have to be an avid gambler to have fun.

From around the world

Carnival corporation has taken delivery of its 100th ship, a floating golf course is planned for the Maldives and tourism is set to grow steadily in Saudi Arabia and the UAE over the next five years.

Top 10 most affordable US cities

According to a recent article in Fortune Magazine, a report recently released by Deutsche Bank suggests the property tide is turning for some parts of the US and it is now cheaper to purchase a property than to rent in certain locations. The magazine features Deutsche Bank’s ten top cities in the US for home buyers and three out of the ten are located in Florida, perhaps signalling that it’s a good time for Cayman residents to invest in that holiday home in the States?

Air travel growth slows

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

The West Indian Club is an incredible oasis

The gardens that surround the West Indian Club have been created in stages, after Hurricane Ivan did its best to wreak havoc on the island in September 2004.

The lure of the Great White

Caymanian filmmaker Michael Ridley recounts his recent exciting adventure in South Africa getting up close and personal with that most feared and most misunderstood of all fish, the great white shark and finds that its bark is much louder than its bite.

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.

Anguilla’s blue-print for tourism

Anguilla’s chief minister, Hubert Hughes, recently outlined his country’s new 10-year Sustainable Tourism Master Plan, which includes a plan to diversify its product to attract visitors all year round, and not just in the traditionally busy winter months.

Travel advisors still needed

 If you are going to Miami for some shopping or to catch a game at the American Airlines Arena or to hang out on South Beach, you might be able get good deals online or by going to the venue sites themselves.

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.

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