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DoT offers hurricane guarantee to visitors

DoT offers hurricane guarantee to visitors

| 05/06/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Visitors to the Cayman Islands this summer are being offered a Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee by the Department of Tourism. Tourists are being promised compensation if they book a vacation to the islands but have to cancel because of stormy weather. “As soon as a hurrica [...]

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Southwest flights to Grand Cayman to begin in June

Southwest flights to Grand Cayman to begin in June

| 06/01/2017 | 13 Comments

(CNS Business): Southwest Airlines has filed an application with the US Department of Transportation to serve Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport daily from Fort Lauderdale beginning 4 June 2017, provided the service receives requisite governmental approvals. On the same date, th [...]

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DoT pays consultants $68K to make new plan

DoT pays consultants $68K to make new plan

| 18/10/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The Department of Tourism has turned to a Washington-based consultant company to deliver a new National Tourism Plan for the Cayman Islands that officials say will chart a sustainable course for the sector over the next five years. The contract worth CI$67,937.52 was awarded to So [...]

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DoT upbeat about Cuba’s burgeoning tourism

DoT upbeat about Cuba’s burgeoning tourism

| 15/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Tourism to Cuba was boosted last week with the announcement of two major developments: there will be a resumption, after more than 50 years, of commercial flights to the island from the US before the end of the year, and a new Miami-based cruise line is planning trips from Florid [...]

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DoT goes back to basics with new TV campaign

DoT goes back to basics with new TV campaign

| 02/02/2016 | 22 Comments

(CNS Business): As many Americans sweep snow off their driveways, the Department of Tourism has launched a new television advertising campaign in the United States that goes back to promoting the basics of Cayman’s beautiful beaches and water. The brand image of ‘Caymankind’ has [...]

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Cayman scoops travel awards

Cayman scoops travel awards

| 26/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Not only has it been a record setting year for tourism numbers in the Cayman Islands, but also an award winning one. During the first quarter of 2015, Grand Cayman found its name on two “best beach” lists and two “best destination” in the

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Cruise numbers jump despite no dock

Cruise numbers jump despite no dock

| 16/06/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS Business): Despite having an airport that is prone to overcrowding, air arrival numbers in the Cayman Islands continue to creep up, while the lack of a modern cruise ship terminal is not, apparently, stopping visitors from cruising their way to the islands. As the redevelopment of Owen [...]

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Caymankind to be refreshed for summer

Caymankind to be refreshed for summer

| 15/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Department of Tourism said when it comes to marketing the Cayman Islands as the perfect Caribbean getaway they want to “stand out from the crowds” and show visitors the islands are more than “just a lot of sand, sea and sun”. DoT officials said it’s time to updat [...]

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Tourist stats breaking records

Tourist stats breaking records

| 01/05/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands’ tourism industry continues to boom and break records. The Department of Tourism stated stay-over visitors numbers for the first quarter of 2015 are the best in recorded history for the Cayman Islands. The data shows the island welcomed 115,640 stay-over visi [...]

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DoT hires new PR companies

DoT hires new PR companies

| 09/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): When it comes to marketing the Cayman Islands as the perfect Caribbean getaway, the Department of Tourism welcomes two new firms to represent the area and promote the “Caymankind experience” to US tourists. DoT officials said 20 agencies submitted proposals, and after a rigor [...]

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Stay-over tourism numbers soar

Stay-over tourism numbers soar

| 31/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands continue the record-breaking trend into 2015 when it comes to stay-over guests on the islands. In what tourism officials are expecting to be the best year yet, so far the islands have welcomed a total of 70,164 people in air arrivals for the month of January and [...]

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DoT scoops multiple awards for PR

DoT scoops multiple awards for PR

| 03/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism recently received top honours at the 2015 annual Adrian Awards in NYC, taking home a platinum, gold and bronze award for their superior marketing, public relations and advertising

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