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Cayman Islands

Cayman: Tourist Arrivals Surged in 2014

January 24, 2015 | 12:10 am | 0 Comment

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Above: the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands received more than 380,000 stayover tourist arrivals in 2014, the best year for the destination in more than a decade. The total of 382,816 visitor air arrivals represented a 10.84 percent increase over the British Overseas Territory’s performance in 2014, according to data from the more...

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Cayman Premier Visits Kimpton Hotel Construction Site

January 22, 2015 | 6:52 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Cayman Premier Alden McLaughlin (right) and Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Premier Alden McLaughlin and Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell recently toured the construction site of the new Kimpton hotel project in Grand Cayman. The $240 million project is located on Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman; it is expected to more...

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Three New Reasons to Visit Grand Cayman This Season

December 23, 2014 | 11:56 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Grand Cayman has long been one of the most popular Caribbean destinations but this season there are several new reasons – beyond Stingray City and those famous Seven Mile sands – to visit the 76-square mile Paradise. Check out these three new options for where to stay, play and eat. STAY The grande dame of the more...

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Slight Cabinet Reshuffle in Cayman

December 19, 2014 | 6:57 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands' government has undergone a slight Cabinet reshuffle. The moves, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2015, include the additional assumption by Premier Alden McLaughlin of the role of Minister of Health and culture, helped by chief officer Jennifer Ahearn. Minister Osbourne Bodden will assume the more...

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Caribbean Plate: Cayman-Style Bouillabaisse

November 26, 2014 | 5:33 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor These chilly temps call for hot and filling dishes, and Grand Cayman’s Marriott Beach Resort delivers with this recipe for a hearty seafood stew. Teeming with tropical flavors, it’s a bowl of Caribbean comfort food that will see you through until your next island escape – or at least until your next more...

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Cayman Islands Tourism Sector Continues Strong Year

November 21, 2014 | 9:04 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Tamarind Bay condos on Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is continuing a very strong year for tourism. The British Overseas Territory received 293,652 tourist arrivals in the first nine months of 2014, a 12.3 percent increase over the first three quarters of 2013, according to new data from the more...

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New $60 Million Road Project Coming to Grand Cayman

November 17, 2014 | 11:02 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a portion of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman will soon be home to a major new road project. Financing is now in place for a public-private partnership with the Cayman Islands government for a $60 million, 10-mile-long road project between the east and west ends of Grand Cayman. Construction on the project is slated to start as more...

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Caribbean Art: Cayman’s National Gallery Begins Ceramic Art Exhibit

October 3, 2014 | 11:55 am | 0 Comment

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Above: the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands has launched a new exhibition focusing on ceramic art from around the world from the 15th century to the modern day. The exhibition will include works from the United Kingdom's Belvedere Collection, along with artists from Europe, South more...

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Caribbean Plate: Lionfish Sliders From Michael’s Genuine Food and Drink

October 2, 2014 | 9:48 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor What’s our preferred way to control the population of lionfish invading Caribbean waters? By eating them, of course! So today we’re sharing this recipe for bite-size fish burgers that not only taste good but do good, straight from the kitchen at Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Grand Cayman’s slick retail, more...

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Cayman Islands, Cuba Conclude High-Level Talks on Migration

September 23, 2014 | 1:53 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Hotel Nacional de Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands and Cuba are working on the development of a new memorandum of understanding following the conclusion of high-level talks in Havana last week. The meetings, which took place at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba in Havana at the end of last week, largely focused on ways to prevent illegal more...

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