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New look for Craft Market

New look for Craft Market

| 13/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): On the day marking the 18th anniversary of the opening of the Cayman Craft Market, including 13 years at its current location on South Church Street, the attraction unveiled a new look. Local vendors, as well as members of the Tourism Attraction Board (TAB), which runs the market, [...]

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CITA names Stingray Tourism Awards nominees

CITA names Stingray Tourism Awards nominees

| 10/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nominations have been announced for the Cayman Stingray Tourism Awards, organised by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association [CITA], which will take place 17 July and are now in their15th year. The winners of employee and manager of the year for each sector, along with the Diamond a [...]

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Cayman students place 2nd at tourism competition

Cayman students place 2nd at tourism competition

| 21/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Students from the Cayman Islands School of Hospitality Studies (SHS) earned second place in the annual Caribbean Student Colloquium as part of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Week events earlier this month in New York. SHS students submitted a business propos [...]

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Coordinated effort reunites tourist with lost bag

Coordinated effort reunites tourist with lost bag

| 08/05/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A local taxi driver, a senior police officer and a George Town courier firm all worked together last week to help reunite a cruise visitor with her missing bag. Taxi operator Romellia Welcome went to the RCIPS to see if they could help when she found a handbag had been left in her [...]

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Nurse Josie Centre recognised as tourist spot

Nurse Josie Centre recognised as tourist spot

| 08/03/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Nurse Josie Centre in Bodden Town will be officially designated and developed as a key tourist attraction after an agreement reached between three of that district’s MLAs and Minister for Tourism Moses Kirkconnell. The centre, located in Harry McCoy Park, showcases one of the [...]

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Tourism delegation visits Jamaica

Tourism delegation visits Jamaica

| 05/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell recently met with Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett in Kingston to discuss possible opportunities for both countries to collaborate, with a regional focus on tourism and aviation connectivity. At the Wednesday, 24 January meeting Kirkconnel [...]

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Hot food now served at Craft Market

Hot food now served at Craft Market

| 01/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Tourists to Grand Cayman can now enjoy delicious, locally made food at the Cayman Craft Market, served up by local restaurant and catering business, Yolanni’s Place, which is now operating Monday through Friday, serving up such local dishes as scald conch, conch fritters, jerk ch [...]

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Cayman tourism delegation at FCCA conference

Cayman tourism delegation at FCCA conference

| 25/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Senior government officials and tourism industry partners are attending the 24th annual Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference in Merida, Mexico. The delegation is showcasing attractions, culture and activities with a focus on the importance of cruise tourism and de [...]

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Retiring DoT officer honoured for service

Retiring DoT officer honoured for service

| 25/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Alma McKenzie, senior tourism training and development officer for the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DoT), has retired after 27 years of service which focused on the development of youth and infusion of tourism education into schools’ curriculums. To commemorate her legac [...]

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Grace Byers features in DoT ad campaign

Grace Byers features in DoT ad campaign

| 06/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Cayman native Grace Byers, star of the hit television series, “Empire,” is appearing in a new print, online and digital ad campaign for the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DoT). The ads, which will run through September 2018, promote Cayman as a romantic vacation destinat [...]

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Students network with tourism professionals

Students network with tourism professionals

| 09/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry and Department of Tourism recently hosted its annual tourism scholar networking reception, bringing together past, current and new recipients of scholarships. Students and graduates interacted with a variety of tourism partners including the Cayman Islands Tourism Asso [...]

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Craft market vendors show PRIDE in their training

Craft market vendors show PRIDE in their training

| 28/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The vendors of the Cayman Craft Market recently received certificates for their PRIDE training, part of a number of changes the Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) is implementing to ensure the preservation and promotion of local arts and traditions at the George Town attraction. “Qua [...]

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Swim class teaches respect for the ocean

Swim class teaches respect for the ocean

| 11/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 10 Caymanian children is learning to swim and snorkel through the West Bay ECO Warriors programme hosted by a local hotel. The children, all between the ages of 8 and 10, meet every Thursday to learn skills taught through PADI swim school and the YMCA, the latter which s [...]

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Licensing for bed and breakfasts in Cayman

Licensing for bed and breakfasts in Cayman

| 06/07/2017 | 10 Comments
I would like to rent out my condo for part of the year using Airbnb. Are there any restrictions about this in the Cayman Islands? Auntie’s answer: Here’s the short and simple answer: Yes, there are restrictions. Without getting too complicated, I will try to give you a longer version of the answ [...]

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Tourism industry honoured at awards ceremony

Tourism industry honoured at awards ceremony

| 26/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) hosted the 14th annual Cayman Stingray Tourism Awards on 20 June 2017, with longtime dive operator Peter Milburn taking home the Lifetime Achievement Award. Held to recognise and honour people working in the hospitality and tourism indu [...]

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