Cayman Islands

A New Way to Deplane in Cayman

 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 …

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Cayman Airways Adds New Plane

 A new Saab 340B+ joins the fleet By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Airways has officially christened its newest plane, a Saab 340B+ aircraft. The plane made its debut at Cayman Brac’s Charles Kirkconnell International Airport. The 34-seat plane will …

Cayman Brac’s Le Soleil d’Or Expands

 Going farm-to-table in Cayman Brac By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Le Soleil d’Or, a beachside farm-to-table resort in Cayman Brac, has announced new boutique hotel and farm lodge accommodations, enhanced wellness offerings, and holiday programming for the upcoming season. Guests traveling …

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 Major new project  By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Kimpton Hotels has announced a November 2016 opening date for Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman. It will be the San Francisco-based brand’s first hotel outside the …

 By Alexander Britell Photos by Guy Britton GRAND CAYMAN — The sand. How soft it is when you step into the water. The waves are calm. The water is warm. There are turtles and manta rays right there near the …

 A new gateway By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Airways has announced plans to launch flights between Cayman Brac and Holguin, Cuba. The flights will launch on Nov. 28, operating once weekly on Saturdays. Cayman Airways Express will provide connecting …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new condo-hotel project is coming to the Bodden Town area of Grand Cayman. The project comes as a result of an agreement between the government of the Cayman Islands and Beach Bay Land …

 By Alexander Britell There’s not enough air conditioning. There’s no Wi-Fi. Or there’s nowhere to eat once you go through security. Or there is somewhere to eat, but it’s overpriced and, well, terrible. Or the airport staff are unnecessarily rude. These are …

 On a small island teeming with high-quality restaurants, finding a good meal isn’t hard. But on one as pricey as Grand Cayman (the only Caribbean territory with a dollar worth more than the U.S. dollar) finding a good meal at …

 A flip-flop tree grows in Cayman By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It started with just one flip-flop. But now there are hundreds, joined by assorted sneakers, slippers and even flippers, nailed to a casuarina tree bordering the coastal road that …

 A remarkable Caribbean hotel By Alexander Britell GRAND CAYMAN — My fiancée told me to look at the ground. No, I hadn’t dropped anything. She was pointing to the carpet. Because the carpet – the carpets – at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman …

 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 …

 We don’t write about vodka often in these pages — with good reason. But this is an exception. That’s because the Caribbean product we tried this week is rather unique. And it’s also the best vodka made in the Caribbean. …

 YOU MIGHT pass by it on the way home, or rush by on your way to the beach after arrival. But hidden in plain sight at Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International is a rather good coffee bar called the Brew Hut. …

 Cayman Airways’ sweet touch By Alexander Britell Air travel isn’t getting better these days. Seats are narrower, service often an afterthought, especially on the big carriers.  But one airline has figured out that it’s the little things that make a …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Katrina, who sent in this photo from one of the highest points on Grand Cayman. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

 Above: Cayman Premier Alden McLaughlin By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin is congratulating United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron on his party’s re-election. In a statement, he said it was “not without relief that we have …

 

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