Tag: Kenneth Bryan

Woman to lead port as search for new boss begins

Woman to lead port as search for new boss begins

| 17/09/2021 | 47 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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PPM accuses Bryan of ‘cruel hoax’

PPM accuses Bryan of ‘cruel hoax’

| 01/09/2021 | 69 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Roy McTaggart has said that Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan should apologise for committing “a cruel hoax on Caymanians who found themselves needing assistance during a global pandemic through no fault of their own”, following Bryan’s suggestion that the threat to cut the stipend to tourism workers was a “scare tactic”.

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Minister should apologise for hoax tactic

Minister should apologise for hoax tactic

| 31/08/2021 | 60 Comments

Disgusted young Caymanian writes: Underhanded, totally reprehensible, and totally unacceptable is the only way to describe how I felt when I read that Minister Bryan’s announcement to reduce the tourism stipend was, in his words, a hoax meant to scare Caymanians to “Go find work”. Well, as someone who has been affected by this pandemic […]

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Bryan admits misleading threat over stipend

Bryan admits misleading threat over stipend

| 31/08/2021 | 118 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has admitted using a “scare tactic” to reduce by half or even withhold stipend payments from tourism workers who lost their jobs last year as a result of the national lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have remained unable to earn a living because of the ensuing collapse of […]

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Reopening spells return of masks, social distancing

Reopening spells return of masks, social distancing

| 30/08/2021 | 290 Comments

(CNS): When the Cayman Islands’ borders reopen to vaccinated visitors who will not be required to isolate, residents can expect to see a return of mask mandates, social distancing protocols and a reduction in the permitted size of groups both inside and outside. Government ministers have said that as the risk of community transmission of […]

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Five international airlines plan return to Cayman

Five international airlines plan return to Cayman

| 27/08/2021 | 156 Comments

(CNS): On 9 September the Cayman Island will once again open up the skies to commercial aircraft, allow all residents to come and go and lift the restrictions placed on guests. However, everyone will still need to isolate or quarantine on arrival in line with the current regulations. Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has said that […]

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