Tag: Cayman Brac

Golden Spoons Review: Star Island

Golden Spoons Review: Star Island

| 21/11/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Star Island on Cayman Brac is not a dinner venue. If you arrive for dinner you will likely find yourself at the only occupied table watching a series of customers collect take-away orders in an otherwise empty restaurant, which doesn’t make for the best ambience. Arrive at lun [...]

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Flow increases broadband on Cayman Brac

Flow increases broadband on Cayman Brac

| 10/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Telecommunications provider Flow say they have improved broadband speeds on Cayman Brac, claiming that customers on that island are now able to obtain speeds of at least 15mbps. In addition to the Broadband upgrades, all residential phone lines have been moved to a new state-of-t [...]

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Brac hotel upgraded, renamed and ‘reimagined’

Brac hotel upgraded, renamed and ‘reimagined’

| 18/01/2016 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Following major renovations made to the Little Cayman Beach Resort in 2009, which resulted in raising the occupancy to 85% in 2015 – an increase of about 20% since 2008 – the owners have now turned their attention to the Cayman Brac Beach Resort, formerly the Brac Reef. Phase [...]

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New T&B law focus of Brac business expo

New T&B law focus of Brac business expo

| 03/12/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Government officials will be taking the opportunity to make sure the business community on Cayman Brac is prepared for the implementation of the new Trade and Business Law at a forthcoming business expo. Staff from the Department of Commerce and Investment will be at the expo, which is bei [...]

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Brac air arrivals jump 20%

Brac air arrivals jump 20%

| 03/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell cites upgrades to the airport on Cayman Brac as a key factor in a 20% increase of tourists to the island in the first half of this year compared to 2014, as well as the introduction of a 30-seater jet aircraft by Cayman Airways. And he sai [...]

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Sailing ship sticks with Brac call

Sailing ship sticks with Brac call

| 19/02/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Brac has secured a more permanent place on the port of call list for the magnificent MS Star Flyer, a tall sailing ship which will be visiting the island in peak seasons on Wednesdays until 2016. An impressive spectacle with 16 white sails, the 370-foot luxury Swedish sail [...]

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Brac sports field to boost island’s tourism

Brac sports field to boost island’s tourism

| 09/02/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The investment into upgrading the sports facilities on Cayman Brac as part of a phased development plan will encourage sports tourism to the island, according to Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell, who says the recent upgrades to the island’s airport, which makes outw [...]

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Cayman Express improves airlift for Cayman Brac

Cayman Express improves airlift for Cayman Brac

| 15/10/2014 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): A 30-seat Embraer 120 aircraft, which will be in use by Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) until early next year, completed its inaugural flight between Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac Wednesday 15 October.  The Embraer was obtained under a temporary wet lease arrangement and will be o [...]

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CAL to wetlease 30-seat plane

CAL to wetlease 30-seat plane

| 07/10/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) says it plans to obtain a 30-seat Embraer 120 “Brasilia” in mid-October 2014 to provide service between Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac under a wet-lease arrangement with InterCaribbean. The Embraer 120, with a top speed of 378mph and rang [...]

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Diving computers changed the industry

Diving computers changed the industry

| 18/07/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The introduction of diving computers to the industry brought safety challenges for working divemasters, says Cornell Burke, who worked in the dive industry on Cayman Brac for 24 years as dive manager of Brac Aquatics, starting in the early 1980’s. He said that while it enabled divers [...]

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Adaptive diving: a life changing experience

Adaptive diving: a life changing experience

| 14/07/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Becca Brown, a veteran “Dive Pirate” recently visited Cayman Brac with a group that includes divers with physical disabilities, which visits the island every summer. She said diving opened up a lot of opportunities for her, “to do a lot of things and go to a l [...]

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Cayman Brac welcomes cruise ship

Cayman Brac welcomes cruise ship

| 06/05/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell talks to CNS Business about what the arrival of the Star Clipper, the first small cruise ship to stop at Cayman Brac for four years, means to the island. Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell talks to CNS Business about what the arrival of the Star C [...]

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