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UCCI students take second place at tourism competition

UCCI students take second place at tourism competition

| 13/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Students from the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), earned second place in the annual Caribbean Student Colloquium held in New York. The team tied for second with the University of the West Indies Mona Campus team at the colloquium, which was part of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Week […]

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Cayman tourism officials receive awards

Cayman tourism officials receive awards

| 12/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s minister and director of tourism have both recently received awards at separate events in New York. Tourism minister Moses Kirkconnell accepted the Caribbean Journal Travellers’ Choice award which named Cayman Airways the best airline in the Caribbean. Harris received the Jerry Award from the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) for “her passion […]

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Rosa Harris to receive tourism award

Rosa Harris to receive tourism award

| 06/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Director of Tourism Rosa Harris has been named one of the six recipients of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) allied member awards. She will join other honourees at the Travel Industry Awards dinner set for Thursday, 6 June, in New York.

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Nominations open for Stingray awards

Nominations open for Stingray awards

| 23/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) is accepting nominations for the annual Stingray Tourism Awards, which recognise outstanding members of the tourism industry in a variety of categories. The theme for this year’s event is “The Magic of Tourism” in a nod to the collaborative efforts made to ensure a special stay for […]

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Travellers enticed to ‘Dream in Cayman’

Travellers enticed to ‘Dream in Cayman’

| 08/03/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Tourism (DoT) is inviting visitors to ‘Dream in Cayman’ with the launch of a new advertising campaign featuring artful images highlighting the natural beauty of the islands. The idea is to set Cayman apart from the “sea of sameness” found in advertisements for other beach destinations, said the DoT.

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Cayman named best Caribbean island

Cayman named best Caribbean island

| 08/01/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands has been ranked first in the Caribbean Journal’s roundup of “The 19 Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2019”. The destination’s sophistication, infrastructure and “unparalleled comfort and ease” were heralded as the determining factors for recognition, stated a Cayman Islands Department of Tourism press release.

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New tourism ambassador named

New tourism ambassador named

| 06/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life):  Leanna Allen, a student of Clifton Hunter High School, earned the title of Tourism Ambassador at the annual Tourism Speak-Off held Friday, 2 November. Allen will represent the Cayman Islands throughout 2019 at various tourism events locally and at select international forums.

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Eric Bergstrom (14 October 1933-13 October 2018)

Eric Bergstrom (14 October 1933-13 October 2018)

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments

Obituary: The family of tourism pioneer Eric Bergstrom announces his sudden passing, Saturday, 13 October at his home in Pompano Beach, Florida. Mr Bergstrom would have turned 85 on 14 October.

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DoT launches new website

DoT launches new website

| 21/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of a campaign to publicise information on the Department of Tourism’s (DoT) global marketing efforts, the DoT has launched a dedicated website, www.OurCayman.ky. The DoT says the aim to use the site to ensure that the community is aware of the work done around the globe to market the Cayman […]

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Stingray awards honour tourism industry

Stingray awards honour tourism industry

| 25/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) held its 15th annual Stingray Tourism Awards on 17 July, recognising Nancy Easterbrook with a lifetime achievement honour for her contributions to the local dive industry. Other awards presented on the night included rising star, as well as manager and employee of the year in various […]

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