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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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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 scuba and watersports in the Cayman Islands. New […]

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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 largest collection of artefacts and items capturing […]

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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 Kirkconnell and Bartlett shared the strengths of the Cayman Islands and Jamaica, looking to […]

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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 characters Mickey Mouse and Pluto alongside crewmembers who donate […]

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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 looking for more trailblazers in the sport […]

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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 be distributed to those in need during the holidays and beyond.

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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 judges and an audience at the Westin Grand […]

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