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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 | 0 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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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, and Department and Ministry […]

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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 and Rising Star awards will receive […]

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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 proposal for a sustainable Caymanian-themed village called Cocoplum.

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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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