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British Airways Resuming Cayman Islands Flights

 British Airways is resuming its commercial flight service between Grand Cayman and London Heathrow, the Cayman Islands’ Ministry of Tourism and Transport confirmed.  The airline will be operating a “variable” schedule, with flights three times per week.  The service will …

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The Cayman Islands Has Its First Hilton Hotel

 Hilton is set to debut its first-ever hotel in the Cayman Islands this month, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Hampton by Hilton hotel is in the heart of the Seven Mile Beach corridor, just “43 steps from the beach,” …

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Cayman Islands Reveals Tourism Reopening Plan

 The Cayman Islands is finally reopening for tourism – with a multi-phased plan.  Most notably, beginning in mid-October, vaccinated travelers will be able to visit Cayman without quarantine.  The plan will begin a “limited introduction of tourism” on Sept. 9, the …

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caribbean home sale record

 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean real estate market continues to surge — and now one destination has set a new record.  A luxury villa in Grand Cayman has been sold in what was the largest home sale on record in …

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 The Cayman Islands has named a new Tourism Minister, following the British Overseas Territory’s recent elections.  New Premier Wayne Panton has assigned MP Kenneth Bryan to the role, which includes the portfolios of tourism and transport.  Bryan succeeds longtime Cayman …

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 The waterfront town of Camana Bay, located just across from Seven Mile Beach, has long been a vibrant destination in Grand Cayman.  And now it’s home to one of the Cayman Islands’ newest and arguably hottest real estate offerings, too.  It’s called …

cayman islands families moving

 Above photo by Lisa Reid Photography. The Caribbean is often the place that retirees look to move, in pursuit of a slower pace of life and to escape long winters. For others, moving to a tropical island is a reward …

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 By Alexander Britell When it comes to making lifestyle decisions, the pandemic has only strengthened the appeal of the Caribbean, as more people flock to the region for sanctuary, seclusion and stability amid an uncertain global situation.  It has led to a number of …

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 By Alexander Britell The Cayman Islands is seeing a “tremendous response” to its newly-launched Global Citizen Concierge Program, which offers remote workers and their families the opportunity to apply to stay up to two years in the destination.  “We’ve got …

 Wyndham Reef Resort has named the award-winning, 20-year dive operator Ocean Frontiers as its new official dive operator. The company is now offering a wide array of scuba and snorkel excursions to resort guests, specializing in signature scuba diving trips …

Seven Mile Water

 There’s a reason CJ readers chose this as the best beach in the Caribbean. Indeed, Seven Mile Beach is a sparkling, spectacular stretch of sand (even though it’s not quite 7 miles long), with calm waves and impossibly clear water. …

 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in Grand Cayman— beautiful West Bay Beach, just down the road from Seven Mile Beach and a sparklingly clear stretch of water and soft sand. This is what it’s like to be there.

Heritage Kitchen

 You’ll drive right by the turn if you don’t know. Hidden away on Old West Bay road (at the corner of Mary Mollie Hydes Road) is one of Cayman’s best kept secrets: Heritage Kitchen. It’s been open for about five …

Pioneer Bakery

 The best (and only) bakery on the island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Everyone me told I couldn’t leave Cayman Brac without a souvenir of the island’s famously delicious “Brac Bread.” So on the way to the airport I stopped …

Arnold Palmer Cayman

 Ironwood, the Arnold Palmer golf community in the Eastern Districts of Grand Cayman, has received permission from the Cayman Islands Department of Planning to begin construction. The project approval covers the first phase of construction, which includes land excavation and …

Margaritaville Grand Cayman Resort

 Jimmy Buffett’s newest Caribbean hotel is Margaritaville Grand Cayman By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Attention all Parrotheads! Here’s something to squawk about: Margaritaville Grand Cayman Beach Resort has just released the first renderings of the 285-room hotel, scheduled to debut …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s official: Grand Cayman’s 20th annual Slow Food Day was a success. Held last week at the shopping, dining and entertainment hub Camana Bay, the celebration of local farmers, sustainable eating and farm-to-table cuisine drew …

 By James Andrews CJ Contributor The Grand Cayman office market is largely dependent upon the financial services sector, which loosely includes legal services, accounting services, domiciled funds, trusts, and insurance captives. This sector appears relatively stable at present; however, there …