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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 t [...]

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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 wel [...]

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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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