Tag: Ritz-Carlton

Visitors returning but challenges still ahead

Visitors returning but challenges still ahead

| 08/06/2022 | 78 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ tourism sector is beginning to recover in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with stay-over visitor arrivals in April reaching over 25,000, which is around 55% of 2019 numbers. But the signs of recovery are still beset with challenges, from airlift to the cost of living, according to both industry and […]

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Caymanians urged to take up Dart’s tourism jobs

Caymanians urged to take up Dart’s tourism jobs

| 04/03/2022 | 160 Comments

(CNS): Caymanians and permanent residents with the right to work are being urged to take up the growing number of jobs on offer in tourism, as the sector ramps back up in anticipation of growth in the sector over the coming months. The PACT Government has made it clear that employers will not get work […]

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TV celebrity and Ritz fined over WP infraction

TV celebrity and Ritz fined over WP infraction

| 10/02/2022 | 85 Comments

(CNS): Celebrity baker and TV personality, Elizabeth Chambers, and the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman both received administrative fines recently for a work permit infraction relating to a special event at the hotel. Chambers, who is the co-founder of the Texas-based BIRD Bakery, was charged with engaging in gainful occupation without a work permit in the Cayman […]

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Ritz 7MB hotel to close for $50M upgrade

Ritz 7MB hotel to close for $50M upgrade

| 04/05/2021 | 50 Comments

(CNS) The Ritz-Carlton resort on Seven Mile Beach will close at the beginning of June until the middle of November for a $50 million upgrade to the 144-acre site. A press release from the resort described it as “an extensive rejuvenation project that will transform guest rooms, meeting spaces and public areas”, as well as […]

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Towels were main casualty in Ritz-Carlton fire

Towels were main casualty in Ritz-Carlton fire

| 03/09/2020 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The management of the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman was breathing a sigh of relief Thursday following a small fire at the resort’s Bar Jack on Wednesday night, as towels appeared to be the main casualty. The blaze was quickly extinguished by the Cayman Islands Fire Service and no one was hurt. The fire comes as […]

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Dart finally confirms Ritz acquisition

Dart finally confirms Ritz acquisition

| 13/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): After several months of speculation that Dart Real Estate had acquired the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman but no comment from officials at the company, the Cayman Islands’ biggest property owner has finally announced that it has bought the luxury hotel on Seven Mile Beach. The news comes just weeks after Dart confirmed its acquisition […]

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Ritz $6.2M duty debt still unpaid

Ritz $6.2M duty debt still unpaid

| 11/06/2015 | 118 Comments

(CNS): Government has still not collected on debt of more than six million dollars owed to the public purse from duty concessions given to the developer of the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The financial secretary said that legal questions remain about who now owes the cash because the concessions were given to companies owned by the […]

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Ritz tops permit holder list

Ritz tops permit holder list

| 30/01/2015 | 37 Comments

(CNS): As the unemployment rate among locals grows in the face of increasing work permit grants, statistics from the immigration department have revealed the top ten employers holding the most permits in Cayman and employing the most overseas workers. The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has taken the top spot in the list following a freedom of […]

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US family appeal civil case against Ritz-Cayman

US family appeal civil case against Ritz-Cayman

| 28/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A family from Pennsylvanian pursuing a civil case against the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, in which they claim their daughter was sexually assaulted in the hotel by an ex-employee, say they intend to appeal a US judge’s decision to dismiss their lawsuit on jurisdictional grounds. The judge found that because all of the primary witnesses, […]

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