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Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain to Headline Cayman Cookout

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s food festival circuit has only been growing in recent years, but one festival has regularly drawn the biggest names: the Cayman Islands’ Cayman Cookout, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. This year’s festival, which …

Grand Cayman’s New Green Real Estate

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest real estate development is also its greenest. The SOLARA residential community has launched construction in Grand Cayman as one of the most innovative sustainable developments in the region. NCB Group’s SOLARA is …

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Cayman Islands “Fully Open For Business”

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Western Caribbean was untouched by this month’s major hurricanes, and the Cayman Islands is reminding travelers that it is “fully open for business.” “The Cayman Islands is fortunate to provide all travelers, including any …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The lineup of chefs for the Cayman Islands’ premier culinary event, Cayman Cookout, has just been announced. Scheduled for January 10 to 14, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, the annual event will feature world-class …

 Celebrity chefs, great food and one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive resorts? That’s the agenda for this year’s Third Annual Dorado Beach Culinary Getaway, which will bring together a quartet of celebrity chefs to the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sure, good hotel cuisine requires an experienced and inventive chef. But at the end of the day, it’s the raw ingredients that really make the meal. And when those ingredients come fresh from the resort’s …

 Cayman Airways has added nonstop flights from Cayman to Montego Bay for the summer. The flights will operate twice-weekly throughout the season. “As in previous years, the additional service will open more seats for the Jamaica market overall during the …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re a diver, the Caribbean’s your go-to destination, with hundreds of fish-filled, coral-crusted dive spots to capture your attention. But paying a la carte for your underwater adventures can get pricey, and all those …

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 Yes, luxury is in the details. But luxury is also in the big things — it’s about making sure that guests never want for anything — that they always have what they need — and that no request goes unanswered, no problem …

Cayman Brac

 This summer the Cayman Islands are giving travelers peace of mind with a specialty promise that covers cancellations made prior to arrival and compensation if vacation time is cut short because of inclement weather. With the destination’s “Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee,” …

 Cayman’s Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa has appointed Virgil M. Napier to its team in the role of Director of Sales & Marketing. Napier comes to the Grand Cayman resort from the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, CA, …

Beach Vacations

 We’re major proponents of experiencing the “authentic” Caribbean, urging travelers to look beyond sun, sand and sea and sample the region’s remarkably diverse culture, food, art and music. But we also love beach vacations. Sun, sand and sea remain still …

 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 …

 Southwest Airlines is continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion push with another new route. The carrier will be launching daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Grand Cayman beginning June 4, subject to government appprovals. The route will operate out of …

 The Westin Dawn Beach St. Maarten now has the perks of a Marriott resort. The St. Maarten beach resort is now part of the Marriott International family, following last year’s Marriott-Starwood merger. That means Marriott Rewards Members can now transfer …

 Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao visited the Cayman Islands this week to launch a major new sports project in Grand Cayman. The event is part of the first phase of a large-scale redevelopment of the Haig Bodden Playing Field, which is …

 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.

The beach at Comfort Suites.

 Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach is now welcoming guests to enjoy its newly upgraded common and breakfast areas. The Grand Cayman hotel recently renovated its lobby with the addition of a Marketplace offering sundry items and as well as hot …