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 Caribbean Tourism Organization.
The islands were buoyed by significant growth in the summer season, showing a 15.6 percent improvement over the summer of 2013.
The territory also showed marked improvement from the source market of Europe, with a 35.3 percent increase in European tourism in that period.