(CNS Business): One of the first restaurants to open in Camana Bay along the flagship ‘restaurant row’ is pulling out of the Dart-owned town and the Cayman Islands. After 5 years, Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink will be closing in August but the owner has said very little about why, only commenting, “It’s never easy to […]
(CNS Business): It’s time to revamp the public transportation system in the Cayman Islands, to have more “reliable transport in all areas” that will “alleviate congestion on our road and parking downtown”, according to Tourism and Transport Councillor Joey Hew.
(CNS Business): The heat was on at this year’s 2nd Annual International Caybrew Chili Cook-off. Twelve teams from restaurants and organizations from across the island broke out their cooking pots and their favorite chili recipes. Home Gas Ltd took home the coveted 1st place trophy, followed by Cayman Cabana in 2nd and Duke’s restaurant in […]
(CNS Business): Tourism bosses tell CNS Business it’s time to put a stop to unlicensed vendors and operations happening along our beaches and cruise port. The docks in George Town have been used for many years by Caymanian entrepreneurs to sell their crafts and items to tourists as they step off the cruise ships. However, […]
(CNS Business): Future sommeliers or people interested in the hospitality industry will soon be able to take part in a wine training programme offered by the National Workforce Development Agency to learn all about the art of wine. The NWDA has partnered with Wine School 3 to offer several scholarships to NWDA members to help […]
(CNS Business): Representing the Hospitality & Tourism Employee sector, accounting professional Nicole Makin was recently voted in as a new volunteer Trustee on the Chamber Pension Plan Board. Makin came to Cayman in 2005 to work as a credit manager for the Hyatt Regency Grand Cayman. She is now the financial controller at Grand Cayman Beach Suites.
(CNS Business): Young business leaders were recognized and rewarded recently for their efforts at the 24th Annual Junior Achievement Awards Ceremony, one of the country’s oldest youth initiatives. At the Marriott resort, 12 students received awards for their performance as the top leaders in the areas of president, finance, HR, production, sales and a host […]
(CNS Business): Cayman’s special economic zone is seeking young entrepreneurs to participate in their “Summer in the City” internship programme. Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) is inviting young professionals to apply for several internships that are available through the programme to “gain interesting experience with international zone companies; some in technology, others in media or commodities”, […]
(CNS Business): The Chamber of Commerce has called on government to repeal its advertising boycott of The Cayman Compass that was passed in the Legislative Assembly this week, saying it “sets a dangerous precedent” and undermines the principle of a free press. Meanwhile, the public sector ad ban, which amounts to well over $1 million a […]
(CNS Business): A recent Environmental Impact Assessment revealed that the proposed Grand Cayman cruise berthing facility in the George Town Harbour would devastate several acres of coral reef. “To destroy that is to destroy Cayman, and if the reefs go then so do the tourists,” a local diver told CNS Business. But an owner of […]
(CNS Business): Devices that capture your debit card information at ATMs are becoming more popular with crooks. On a global scale, data reports show “ATM skimming” is on the rise, and its also plaguing local ATMs in the Cayman Islands. The fraud technique has already succeeded in stealing around $250,000 this year. CNS Business wanted […]
(CNS Business): The former DREAM Nightclub wants to erase the negative stigma that surrounds this establishment by changing its name to Club SMB. Located on Seven Mile Beach beside Peppers Smokehouse, the club will now operate under new management and plans to make their big debut on Friday 5 June with a launch party. Club […]
(CNS Business): A new multiple-entry visa aimed at business people and tourists who visit the Cayman Islands regularly is now available to qualified travellers. This increases the time period by two years on the old maximum limit of three years. Officials said they were confident that the new visa would encourage successful applicants to travel […]