Tag: cruise dock

Cayman appears on mega ship’s 2019 itinerary

Cayman appears on mega ship’s 2019 itinerary

| 04/12/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): MSC Cruises has announced that its mega ship, Meraviglia, a 5,700-passenger ‘smart’ ship that was launched this summer, will include the Cayman Islands on its itinerary during the 2019 autumn season, even though there will be no piers in George Town when the ship makes is debut in [...]

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Merchants push for cruise port development

Merchants push for cruise port development

| 13/07/2015 | 30 Comments
(CNS Business): Some prominent merchants told CNS Business that they feel cruise tourism would plummet if a new cruise berthing facility is not built in the George Town Harbour. Business owners say it’s time for the island to move forward, while those against the cruise port continue to lobby ag [...]

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Chamber takes pulse of members on cruise port

Chamber takes pulse of members on cruise port

| 01/07/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS Business): With just a few days to go until the Department of Environment closes the public consultation on the draft Environmental Impact Assessment on the proposed cruise dock, the Chamber of Commerce is asking its members to complete a short survey on the issue. Officials from the local bus [...]

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Ex-Chamber boss queries wisdom of port project

Ex-Chamber boss queries wisdom of port project

| 26/06/2015 | 32 Comments
(CNS Business): The former president of the Chamber of Commerce has warned that the costly port project should not go ahead based on “unproven back of envelope ‘guesstimates’ about the economic benefits of cruise tourism and private discussions with a select few who are possibly conflicted and [...]

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Watersports business warns against cruise dock proposal

Watersports business warns against cruise dock proposal

| 11/06/2015 | 1 Comment
(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 tol [...]

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