Tag: Rosa Harris

New airport won’t drain public purse

New airport won’t drain public purse

| 31/08/2018 | 59 Comments
(CNS): The Owen Roberts International Airport expansion is not breaking the Cayman Islands Government’s bank, Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell stressed Tuesday at the Topping Out Ceremony, when the final roof beam was put in place over the new facility. Although government has not said what it [...]

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DoT signs $1m contract with creative agency

DoT signs $1m contract with creative agency

| 31/07/2018 | 55 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has signed a contract worth almost US$1 million with a new branding and creative agency to help with advertising in the US market. Following a competitive tender, The Richards Group, which is based in Texas, won the bid to help the department continue [...]

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Stay-over guests spend almost $½B in 2017

Stay-over guests spend almost $½B in 2017

| 25/04/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Tourism has revealed that the more than 418,000 stay-over visitors who came to the Cayman Islands last year spent almost half a billion US dollars during their trips and contributed US$31.5 million to the public purse in room tax. The guests’ estimated spend of US$49 [...]

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Visitor numbers still breaking records

Visitor numbers still breaking records

| 22/03/2018 | 48 Comments
(CNS): The continued growth and record-breaking figures for the Cayman Islands tourism industry showed no sign of dropping off in the statistics for arrivals in February released by the Department of Tourism. The month saw 40,020 visitors fly into Cayman, an increase of over 12.5% on the 2017 numbe [...]

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Cayman logs new record for stay-over guests

Cayman logs new record for stay-over guests

| 12/01/2018 | 88 Comments
(CNS): The number of people who visited the Cayman Islands in 2017 reached record highs, the tourism department confirmed Thursday as it released the complete arrival figures for 2017. For the first time in the islands’ tourism history the numbers broke through the 400,000 mark for people flyi [...]

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DoT boss assures tourists Cayman is safe

DoT boss assures tourists Cayman is safe

| 13/01/2016 | 54 Comments
(CNS): Director of the Department of Tourism Rosa Harris  has issued a formal statement following the robbery of an elderly couple visiting their holiday home in North Side and their helper on Monday evening. “This unfortunate incident is contrary to the usual Caymankind experience of our va [...]

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CIG takes steps over derelict tourist properties

CIG takes steps over derelict tourist properties

| 10/06/2015 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The government has been attempting to address the derelict Divi Tiara Beach Resort in Cayman Brac and the former Islander Hotel on the West Bay Road, officials have said. The former tourism sites have both been deserted for long periods and as well as being visually unattractive there have b [...]

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