Cayman Islands

Island Shop: Cayman Pepper Jelly

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s not every day that I recommend buying a $20 condiment. But it’s not every day that I come across a pepper jelly that tastes this good. The pricey-but-worth-it spread is the creation of Caymanian …

For Cayman Islands, a Big Boost in Tourism Arrivals

 Above: the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is reporting a significant increase in tourism numbers. The British Overseas Territory received 210,491 tourist stopover arrivals in the first half of 2014, a 9.4 percent improvement over …

Cayman Islands, Belize See Big Increase in European Tourists

 Above: the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize and the Cayman Islands are seeing significant improvements in tourism from Europe, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The Cayman Islands received 15,466 European tourists in the …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is set to implement its new National Conservation Law, the territory announced this week. The law is “signed, sealed and nearly delivered,” the government said in a statement. …

 Above: Cayman’s new Director of Tourism By Alexander Britell The Cayman Islands has named Rosa Harris its new Director of Tourism, the government announced Friday. Harris officially assumed the post on July 1 after serving for seven and a half …

 Above: the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach By the Caribbean Journal staff The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach has a new executive chef. The resort announced Tuesday that Sandy Tuason had been named the property’s new top chef. …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff A rare earthquake caused light shaking in the Cayman Islands on Saturday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The 4.3-magnitude quake, which …

 Above: the Cayman Islands (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands and Colombia will sign a tax information exchange agreement on July 1, the government announced. The TIEA will “be in accordance with global regulatory standards.” The …

 Above: the Cayman Islands (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands has announced the membership of its Minimum Wage Advisory Committee. In a statement, the government said the committee had begun its work to present recommendations …

 Above: Francisco de Goya, Tal para qual By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Spain’s great art masters is visiting Grand Cayman. The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands has been loaned a series of 200-year-old etchings by painter Francisco …

 Above: a work by artist David Bridgeman, who will be among those exhibiting at X1 (David Bridgeman) By the Caribbean Journal staff A newly-formed art collective in Grand Cayman is emphasizing the work of local Caymanian artists. It’s called C4 …

 Above: the first ever public, commercial solar car charging station in Cayman (Photo: Cayman Automotive) By Alexander Britell It may be the Caribbean’s most abundant resource, but in a region where energy costs are oppressive, solar energy isn’t used nearly …

 GRAND CAYMAN — The Camana Bay development is home to a number of brands famous in South Florida — Books & Books, Ortanique and Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, all of which are bringing a taste of Miami to the …

 Above: the Londoner at Morritt’s Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Morritt’s Resort in Grand Cayman will be opening a new 20-unit section of the vacation ownership property. The Londoner, a 20-unit addition to the 184-unit complex, is set to …

 Above: Health City Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff A little over a month after it first officially launched, Health City Cayman Islands has admitted its first patient, the project announced. The local patient underwent a cardiac procedure performed …

 Above: Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick and new Court of Appeal Judge John Martin (Photo: CGIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands has sworn in Justice John Martin, QC as a new Judge of the British Overseas Territory’s …

 Above: Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is predicting a nearly 300,000-passenger increase in cruise arrivals this year, according to Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell. The Minister made the revelation a few weeks after the recent Cruise …

 Above: “Young Mothers,” Karl Parboosingh, 1965, oil on hardboard. By the Caribbean Journal staff A new exhibition at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands takes a look at the art of Jamaica in the 1960s and 1970s. This period …