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JetBlue Airways takes flight to its 74th destination

NEW YORK, N.Y. - JetBlue Airways today takes flight to its newest Caribbean destination, Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands, from New York's John F.

Cayman Islands to hike work permit fees, hotel and departure taxes

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — The Cayman Islands is planning to hike hotel and departure taxes.

George Town cruise arrival numbers worst in decade

Although government was celebrating improvements in stay over tourism this week, the cruise passenger statistics released by the DoT paint a very different picture.

Cayman Islands cruise arrivals continue to dwindle

Statistics from the Department of Tourism reveal cruise passenger arrivals continued to drop this summer as had been predicted by the tourism industry as a result of the cruise lines sending their new

Premier’s decision puts Cayman cruise tourism at risk

The decision by the premier not to extend the deal with developers GLF over the construction of the cruise berthing facilities in George Town is putting the industry in further jeopardy, according to

Canadians flock to Cayman Islands in record numbers

The Canadian office of the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism had a banner year in 2010, welcoming 19,499 Canadians, the highest number of recorded visitors for the destination from this market.

The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park in Cayman Islands awarded Green...

LOS ANGELES, CA - The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is the first attraction of its kind in the Caribbean to attain Green Globe Certification, demonstrating its commitment to the environment and sust

Cayman Islands aim to enhance tourist experience

Following the news that cruise ship calls to Grand Cayman will be cut by twenty five percent next year the department of tourism has announced plans for an enhanced experience at the port.

No Oasis for Cayman – yet

Royal Caribbean International’s enormous new next–generation cruise ship Oasis of the Seas made its maiden voyage on a special trip to Haiti this week before starting a regular cruise schedule on

Cayman’s cruise business on the rise

Cruise tourism revenue in Cayman is growing, according to a report commissioned by an industry body, despite a decline in visitor numbers.

Is glamour coming back to New York?

It may have been the hottest night New Yorkers experienced all summer….

Bush says he will lead tourism to recovery

McKeeva Bush has said that he intends to make Cayman the preferred destination in the Caribbean, and while he said he did not have all the answers, he told the industry that he intends to lead the sec

“The Brac” pleads for help

Hurricane Paloma was supposed to swing wide of the tiny scuba paradise called Cayman Brac (often simply called "the Brac").

Cayman Airways announces additional, non-stop routes to the Cayman Islands

NEW YORK, NY - Cayman Airways, the national flag carrier of the Cayman Islands, has announced new non-stop service from Washington, DC and the re-introduction of non-stop service from Chicago to Grand

Hurricane updates from AirTran Airways, Southwest and Continental Airlines

(August 31, 2008) - According to the National Weather Service, Gustav is moving quickly in a Northwestward direction over the North Central Gulf of Mexico.

Mixed results for tourism industry

An analysis of tourism arrival figures from the Department of Tourism’s (DoT) website gives a mixed picture of the state of the industry for the eight-year period spanning 2000 to 2007. The number of tourists arriving by air has witnessed recent increases but the long-term average for this period is down, where the opposite is true for cruise arrivals.