cayman islands

Southwest Airlines Launches Wave of New Nonstop Caribbean Flights

 Southwest Airlines is making moves in the Caribbean. The carrier officially launched new daily nonstop service to four Caribbean destinations on Sunday, all out of its growing Caribbean-network hub in Fort Lauderdale. The carrier has launched daily nonstop service from …

Cayman Brac

How This Destination Is Offering Travelers Hurricane Protection

 This summer the Cayman Islands are giving travelers peace of mind with a specialty promise that covers cancellations made prior to arrival and compensation if vacation time is cut short because of inclement weather. With the destination’s “Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee,” …

The Best Caribbean Summer Destinations for 2017

 Beauty isn’t seasonal. So when you’re planning your summer vacation for 2017, you need to be thinking Caribbean. Because, contrary to the views of some, the Caribbean is just as wonderful a place to visit in the summer as it is …

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 Locale, a new “limited service” hotel brand, is coming to the Cayman Islands. Howard Hospitality Group has announced the launch of Locale, a new kind of hotel concept that will consist of “live and work” guestrooms and lofts catering to …

Cayman Islands All Inclusive Resorts

 Mention the Cayman Islands and sunny skies, Seven-Mile Beach and Stingray City may come to mind. But all-inclusive rates … well, not so much. The island trio is known more for its sophisticated resorts and pricey gourmet restaurants than all-you-can-everything …

 Cayman Airways has debuted its new mobile boarding ramps in the Cayman Islands. The ramps mean easy deplaning in both Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. The carrier recently launched the use of the new ramps for its Boeing 737 jet …

 A different kind of island, a different kind of people By Alexander Britell CAYMAN BRAC — There is a large corner of the Cayman Brac Museum dedicated to ’32. That was the year that everything changed, when the great storm …

 A big new airport project in Grand Cayman  By Alexander Britell GRAND CAYMAN — The Cayman Islands will soon have a major new airport terminal in Grand Cayman. The Cayman Islands officially broke ground Thursday on a $55 million terminal expansion project …

 Above: the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal The Cayman Islands just set a record for tourist arrivals. The territory received 45,467 stayover visitors in March, the largest number of stayover visitors arriving to the island one month in its …

 Above: the design for the new airport in Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands Airport Authority is planning a major redevelopment and expansion of Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport, and now the concept designs have …

 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, …

 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 …

 Above: former Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush has been found not guilty of 11 charges of misconduct and breach of trust. Bush was cleared by a Cayman Islands jury of …

 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 …

 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 …

 Above: a rendering of the Kimpton Hotel in Grand Cayman By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — Construction is officially underway at the Kimpton hotel project in Grand Cayman, according to Cayman Islands Director of Tourism Rosa Harris. The hotel will …

 Above: a Cayman Airways plane in Grand Cayman By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — The Cayman Islands is planning a redevelopment at its Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman. Construction on the first phase of the airport is set …

 Above: Cayman Brac By the Caribbean Journal staff Should the Cayman Islands adopt daylight saving time? The British Overseas Territory’s government says it is considering doing so — meaning adjusting clocks one hour forward during the summer months and back …