Tag: Department of Tourism

Hospitality students complete programme

Hospitality students complete programme

| 27/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A recognition ceremony was held Tuesday, 25 September, for the fourth cohort of students who have completed the hospitality certificate programme at the Cayman Islands School of Hospitality Studies (SHS). This group of 38 students is the largest to be enrolled in the programme sinc [...]

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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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Public asked to nominate local dive honourees

Public asked to nominate local dive honourees

| 13/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nominations are open for local honourees for the 2018 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). In calling for the community to put forward names, the Ministry and Department of Tourism said honourees are categorised as people who have made a significant contribution to scub [...]

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Lighthouse students enjoy a Disney treat

Lighthouse students enjoy a Disney treat

| 06/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Disney characters, along with crew of the Disney Magic cruise ship, visited the Lighthouse School to deliver early holiday cheer to both students and teachers. The visit, organised by Disney Cruise Lines in conjunction with the Ministry and Department of Tourism, featured Disney ch [...]

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Community called on to nominate local dive pioneers

Community called on to nominate local dive pioneers

| 12/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Members of the public are being asked to nominate Cayman Islands pioneers as candidates for induction as local honourees at this year’s International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). More than 30 people have been recognised locally since 2003 and the Ministry of Tourism is look [...]

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Licensing for bed and breakfasts in Cayman

Licensing for bed and breakfasts in Cayman

| 06/07/2017 | 11 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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Donations requested for Christmas food drive

Donations requested for Christmas food drive

| 19/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Ministry and Department of Tourism (DoT) are continuing their Christmas food drive at the Government Administration Building (GAB) by encouraging civil servants to donate non-perishable food items to stock the St George’s Anglican Church pantry. The goods will [...]

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New tourism ambassador named for 2015-16

New tourism ambassador named for 2015-16

| 21/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Justyce Rivers has won this year’s Tourism Speak-Off debate, earning her the title of Cayman’s Tourism Ambassador for 2016. She came out on top of three other finalists chosen based on previously written essay submissions, who debated tourism-related topics in front of a panel of three ju [...]

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