Tag: Kenneth Bryan

Tourism centre planned for GT harbour front

Tourism centre planned for GT harbour front

| 30/11/2021 | 101 Comments

(CNS): Government plans to develop a new tourism centre on a two-acre waterfront site it has acquired in George Town harbour, which will be turned into a training, entertainment and leisure centre and tourism attraction to accommodate restaurants, bars, a stage and possibly the Craft Market.

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First cruise ship to dock in George Town next month

First cruise ship to dock in George Town next month

| 24/11/2021 | 246 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Holland America is scheduled be the first cruise line to call on Grand Cayman since the borders were closed in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Tourism has now confirmed that the Nieuw Statendam will be arriving on Tuesday, 28 December, and not on 30 December as stated on […]

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CAL returning to Big Apple in time for Christmas

CAL returning to Big Apple in time for Christmas

| 11/11/2021 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Airways is relaunching its Grand Cayman to New York route in December, just in time for the Christmas Holidays. The first flight back to the Big Apple since March 2020 will depart from Owen Roberts International Airport on 16 December. The resumption of the National Airline’s popular New York route will see four […]

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Minister makes sombre video about return of tourism

Minister makes sombre video about return of tourism

| 01/10/2021 | 227 Comments

(CNS): As government increasingly hints that quarantine will be lifted in November for securely verified vaccinated travellers, in preparation for a full reopening of the borders, Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has appeared in a sombre video delivering a message urging people to prepare for living with COVID-19 because the “borders can’t stay closed for ever”.

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Tourism minister confident of future rebound

Tourism minister confident of future rebound

| 27/09/2021 | 131 Comments

(CNS): While the return of any kind of tourism for the rest of this year hangs in the balance, Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan said Monday in a message marking World Tourism Day that he remains confident the industry will eventually “rebound stronger than before”. The sector here has been largely on hold for more than […]

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Woman to lead port as search for new boss begins

Woman to lead port as search for new boss begins

| 17/09/2021 | 49 Comments

(CNS): Elizabeth McField will serve as the interim acting port director from 25 September, the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) revealed Friday. Joseph Woods, who has been acting in the job for almost three years, has said he will be going back to his old position after revealing long running conflicts with the […]

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British Airways resumes weekly flight

British Airways resumes weekly flight

| 16/09/2021 | 53 Comments

(CNS) The tourism ministry has confirmed that British Airways will resume its commercial regular weekly flight service between Grand Cayman and London Heathrow from Monday 27 September. The airline will operate a variable schedule three times per week based on a seasonal timetable and travel demand, flying via Nassau, Bahamas. As that country is on […]

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Borders open but guest arrivals expected to be low

Borders open but guest arrivals expected to be low

| 09/09/2021 | 129 Comments

(CNS): Government has formally opened Owen Roberts International Airport and lifted the limitations on who can come and go in the Cayman Islands, but there are no real expectations of a surge of visitors as the country moves to Phase 3 of the reopening plan. No commercial airlines have plans to fly here until next […]

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Moxam to chair airport board as border reopens

Moxam to chair airport board as border reopens

| 08/09/2021 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Johann Moxam has been appointed as chair of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) Board. One of several appointments recently gazetted by the tourism ministry, he will be taking control of this authority ahead of a controversial period as the airports get ready to reopen to commercial traffic and increased visitors in the face […]

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Former tourism minister to chair port board

Former tourism minister to chair port board

| 07/09/2021 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Local attorney Cline Glidden, who briefly served as the tourism minister from the end of 2012 until he lost his West Bay seat in the 2013 elections, has been appointed as the new chair of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands. Glidden was a committed supporter of cruise berthing facilities during his time […]

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Gov’t opening on basis of risk-reward balance

Gov’t opening on basis of risk-reward balance

| 06/09/2021 | 229 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has said that government might not hold fast to opening next month but will be making an assessment about lifting quarantine requirements based on a risk-reward basis because the future of the COVID-19 pandemic remains unpredictable. But he noted that government cannot sustain an endless closure of the tourism sector […]

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