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Golden Spoons Review: Pani Indian Kitchen

Golden Spoons Review: Pani Indian Kitchen

| 17/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): East Indian cuisine has been something of a hidden gem here in Cayman. For the last few years, options have been limited to the one establishment on West Bay Road (see Golden Spoons review of Southern Spice) or the offerings from one of the many restaurants across the island taking [...]

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IMAC books self-help guru for annual talking-shop

IMAC books self-help guru for annual talking-shop

| 09/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The author of the self-help book, The 5 Second Rule, and award-winning CNN contributor Mel Robbins will top the bill at the 25th Cayman Captive Forum this year, organisers of the conference, Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC), have said. The industry talking-shop will [...]

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US fraudster used stolen cash for Cayman home

US fraudster used stolen cash for Cayman home

| 07/08/2017 | 10 Comments

(CNS Business): A Kansas City man who admitted embezzling over US$6.5 million from his bosses also used some of his ill-gotten gains to buy a pricey beach house in the Cayman Islands using Cayman National Bank, according to a release from the US Attorney’s Office for the Western District of [...]

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Air arrivals: the harsh reality

Air arrivals: the harsh reality

| 03/08/2017 | 31 Comments

A CNS reader writes: It’s a pity the Hon Minister wasn’t a bit more forthcoming with some of the arrival stats that don’t make quite such happy reading. UK arrivals – 6,808, down just under 10% on the first six months of 2016 and stuck at slightly below the same level they have been for t [...]

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Air arrivals heading for record-breaking year

Air arrivals heading for record-breaking year

| 02/08/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS Business): As the tourism sector passes the halfway mark for 2017 government officials are confident that the Cayman Islands will enjoy another record-breaking year as a destination for overnight visitors. If the numbers continue Cayman can expect to see at least 400,000 guests this year. Fo [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Ragazzi

Golden Spoons Review: Ragazzi

| 26/07/2017 | 9 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Ask anyone for a top 10 list of restaurants in Cayman and Ragazzi is sure to be on every one. Not only is it a longstanding, Italian mainstay in the heart of Seven Mile Beach, but also its reputation for fine dining makes it a “go to” for residents and visitors alike. Having sai [...]

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Carnival to bring jobs as well as fun

Carnival to bring jobs as well as fun

| 24/07/2017 | 36 Comments

(CNS Business): With a trip down memory lane for many local people and a new experience for others, local businessman Matthew Leslie is promising to bring all the fun of the fair to Cayman at the end of this year as well as jobs and businesses opportunities. Leslie said he is in the process of w [...]

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Rivers begins job as advocate for offshore sector

Rivers begins job as advocate for offshore sector

| 24/07/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The new financial services minister began her work as a voice for Cayman’s offshore sector during the recent visit to the UK for the Brexit meetings with the overseas territories. Tara Rivers was also advocating for the financial services industry, which she now has respons [...]

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Small businesses concerned over cost of finance

Small businesses concerned over cost of finance

| 24/07/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The president of the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) has said that financial institutions are setting up entrepreneurs for failure because of the cost of loans. This was one of a number of issues that Dawn McLean-Sawney raise [...]

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US court case to examine losses of Ritz investors

US court case to examine losses of Ritz investors

| 24/07/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): A legal case in the South Dakota Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments this week on how a charitable foundation created by Marvin Schwan, a US frozen food magnate, lost around $600 million in offshore real estate ventures, including cash invest [...]

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GT hotel projects begin planning process

GT hotel projects begin planning process

| 23/07/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): Two new hotel development projects on the coastline along North Church Street in George Town have begun the planning process after one project was listed to be heard at this week’s Central Planning Authority meeting and developers for a second recently announced that they h [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Southern Spice

Golden Spoons Review: Southern Spice

| 18/07/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Foodie): When you think of getting chicken at Baytown Plaza on West Bay Road, a famous franchise often comes to mind. However, just a few steps away you can get a curried version of that fowl, plus many other meats (for you carnivores), cooked with all sorts of herbs and spices from India. S [...]

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Bars need inspections ahead of renewals

Bars need inspections ahead of renewals

| 17/07/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): Liquor licence holders in the Cayman Islands have just one month before their annual renewals are due. Licence holders, including those with music and dancing licences, that want to carry on having the right to sell booze need to submit their applications before Friday, 18 August [...]

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Cayman committed to maritime improvements

Cayman committed to maritime improvements

| 17/07/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): A message from the new financial services minister to delegates at a shipping conference in Cayman last week pointed to the committment of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI) to make life at sea safe, minimise ship pollution and encourage optimal living and workin [...]

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DoT launches wedding magazine

DoT launches wedding magazine

| 17/07/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DoT), in partnership with a US publisher, has released the first issue of a glossy magazine devoted to all things wedding-related in Cayman. Cayman Vows was launched in both print and digital versions on 11 July, with 40,000 copies dest [...]

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