Cayman Islands

A New $200 Million Caribbean Condominium Project Breaks Ground

 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 …

American Airlines Adding Several New Caribbean Routes

 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, …

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

 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 news@caribjournal.com with …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

 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 …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ 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 …

 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 …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ 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 …

 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: 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 …

 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 …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor What’s our preferred way to control the population of lionfish invading Caribbean waters? By eating them, of course! So today we’re sharing this recipe for bite-size fish burgers that not only taste good but do …

 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 …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands was lightly shaken by a 5.1-magnitude earthquake off the British Overseas Territory’s southern coast on Wednesday morning. The quake, which struck …

 Above: Pure Art Gallery and Gifts in Grand Cayman By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re looking for local art and craft on Grand Cayman, don’t limit yourself to your hotel gift shop or the stores on the main drag …