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A New $200 Million Caribbean Condominium Project Breaks Ground

February 3, 2015 | 11:37 pm | 0 Comment

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Above; a rendering of the Gran Palazzo project By the Caribbean Journal staff A $200 million condominium project has broken ground in Grand Cayman. The Gran Palazzo project, the brainchild of Caymanian developer Lewis Ebanks, is located on North Sound at Crystal Harbour, next to the North Sound Golf Club. The project will include 123 condominium units and more...

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American Airlines Adding Several New Caribbean Routes

January 31, 2015 | 11:02 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is ramping up its regional service, adding a wave of new routes to the Caribbean region, the carrier announced this week. The new flights include a new Caribbean destination: Barranquilla, Colombia, which will receive daily service from Miami beginning June 4. That comes alongside an more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

January 31, 2015 | 5:43 pm | 0 Comment

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Janis Cowan, who sent in this beautiful shot of the lovely Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It could be the next Caribbean Photo of the Week! — more...

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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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