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Kimpton Seafire Names New Marketing Director

 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

10 Beach Vacations You Should Try Now

 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 …

A New Dive Operation at Cayman’s Wyndham Reef Resort

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

cayman islands tourism pace

 The Caribbean’s most anticipated new resort is officially open: the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in Grand Cayman, Kimpton’s first international hotel. It’s a 266-room resort on the heart of Seven Mile Beach and a strikingly modern approach to Caribbean …

 It’s the late evening in Grand Cayman, and the rum is flowing. We’re at a sold-out tasting of Plantation rums, enjoying a seminar on the art of fine rum-making. That’s because, while it goes without saying that the West Indies Wine …

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 …

Kimpton Seafire

 Checking out the new Kimpton Seafire By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor As its November opening date draws near, Grand Cayman is buzzing about Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, the island’s first new major resort in 11 years. And from CJ’s …

 The developers of Ironwood, the $1.1 billion golf resort community coming to the East End and North Side of Grand Cayman, have named the construction manager for infrastructure works on the project. The company has appointed Wharton-Smith International LLC in …

Escape to Cayman

 One of the Caribbean’s best hotels and best beaches. What else do you need? The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is offering a new experience aimed at an easy, luxurious getaway for travel right now. It’s called Escape to Cayman, and it …

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 The Cayman Islands has a rising fashion star By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor In a first for the Cayman Islands – and the Caribbean – a local fashion designer, Isy Obi, has been selected as a finalist for The Emerging …

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 …

 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 …