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How This Caribbean Office Market Is Performing

 By James Andrews CJ Contributor The Grand Cayman office market is largely dependent upon the financial services sector, which loosely includes legal services, accounting services, domiciled funds, trusts, and insurance captives. This sector appears relatively stable at present; however, there ... [ Read More ]

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This Caribbean Hotel Has Been Sold

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of Grand Cayman’s top hotels has been sold. Real estate investment company Embassy Investments Limited has confirmed the sale of assets in Grand Cayman to Dart Realty Ltd, including the former Hyatt Resort, Grand Cayman ... [ Read More ]

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The Best Piña Colada in Grand Cayman

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor They say it’s Grand Cayman’s best piña colada. So you know I had to try it. Made from a combination of Myers’s dark rum, pineapple juice, coconut milk AND coconut ice cream, the Ritz-Carlton Grand ... [ Read More ]

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 A home in Grand Cayman’s Vista del Mar community has sold for around $8 million, according to Cayman’s International Realty Group, which handled the transaction. The sale was a record price for a luxury single-family home in the Cayman Islands, ... [ Read More ]

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 When sea temperatures rise, so-called coral bleaching can occur — that is, when corals turn pale or even white, threatening their existence. But a new project in Little Cayman in the Cayman Islands sought to explore how temperatures affect corals ... [ Read More ]

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 Grand Cayman’s development boom continues, this time with help from golfing legend Arnold Palmer. The Cayman Islands’ Cabinet has approved terms for a development and concession agreement between the British Overseas Territory’s government and Ironwood Cayman on the Ironwood Village ... [ Read More ]

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 A new framework By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Earlier this month, 195 countries at COP21 came together to form the Paris Agreement, a treaty to combat climate change and target actions and investment towards a low carbon, resilient, and sustainable future. ... [ Read More ]

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 Another Marriott changes hands By Alexander Britell Another high-profile Caribbean Marriott hotel has been sold. The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort has been purchased by Genbar Cayman Company, Ltd, in a deal arranged by CBRE Hotels. CBRE Hotels’ Christian Charre, ... [ Read More ]

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 It just might be the boldest Caribbean hotel design we’ve ever seen. And it’s certainly the coolest new hotel design in years. This is TEN Arquitectos’ new design for a $250 million mixed-use luxury resort that Beach Bay Land Limited ... [ Read More ]

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 Cayman Airways has debuted its new mobile boarding ramps in the Cayman Islands. The ramps mean easy deplaning in both Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. The carrier recently launched the use of the new ramps for its Boeing 737 jet ... [ Read More ]

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 A new Saab 340B+ joins the fleet By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Airways has officially christened its newest plane, a Saab 340B+ aircraft. The plane made its debut at Cayman Brac’s Charles Kirkconnell International Airport. The 34-seat plane will ... [ Read More ]

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 Going farm-to-table in Cayman Brac By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Le Soleil d’Or, a beachside farm-to-table resort in Cayman Brac, has announced new boutique hotel and farm lodge accommodations, enhanced wellness offerings, and holiday programming for the upcoming season. Guests traveling ... [ Read More ]

A rendering of the new Kimpton hotel in Cayman

 Major new project in Cayman By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Kimpton Hotels has announced a November 2016 opening date for Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman. It will be the San Francisco-based brand’s first hotel ... [ Read More ]

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 By Alexander Britell Photos by Guy Britton GRAND CAYMAN — The sand. How soft it is when you step into the water. The waves are calm. The water is warm. There are turtles and manta rays right there near the ... [ Read More ]

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 A new gateway By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Airways has announced plans to launch flights between Cayman Brac and Holguin, Cuba. The flights will launch on Nov. 28, operating once weekly on Saturdays. Cayman Airways Express will provide connecting ... [ Read More ]

Above: the East End of Grand Cayman

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new condo-hotel project is coming to the Bodden Town area of Grand Cayman. The project comes as a result of an agreement between the government of the Cayman Islands and Beach Bay Land ... [ Read More ]

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 By Alexander Britell There’s not enough air conditioning. There’s no Wi-Fi. Or there’s nowhere to eat once you go through security. Or there is somewhere to eat, but it’s overpriced and, well, terrible. Or the airport staff are unnecessarily rude. These are ... [ Read More ]

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 On a small island teeming with high-quality restaurants, finding a good meal isn’t hard. But on one as pricey as Grand Cayman (the only Caribbean territory with a dollar worth more than the U.S. dollar) finding a good meal at ... [ Read More ]