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Fighting Climate Change in Cayman

 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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Grand Cayman Marriott Sold

 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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This is the Caribbean’s Coolest New Hotel Project

 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 ]

LATEST NEWS

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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 ]

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 A flip-flop tree grows in Cayman By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It started with just one flip-flop. But now there are hundreds, joined by assorted sneakers, slippers and even flippers, nailed to a casuarina tree bordering the coastal road that ... [ Read More ]

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 A remarkable Caribbean hotel By Alexander Britell GRAND CAYMAN — My fiancée told me to look at the ground. No, I hadn’t dropped anything. She was pointing to the carpet. Because the carpet – the carpets – at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman ... [ Read More ]

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 A different kind of island, a different kind of people By Alexander Britell CAYMAN BRAC — There is a large corner of the Cayman Brac Museum dedicated to ’32. That was the year that everything changed, when the great storm ... [ Read More ]

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 A big new airport project in Grand Cayman  By Alexander Britell GRAND CAYMAN — The Cayman Islands will soon have a major new airport terminal in Grand Cayman. The Cayman Islands officially broke ground Thursday on a $55 million terminal expansion project ... [ Read More ]

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 We don’t write about vodka often in these pages — with good reason. But this is an exception. That’s because the Caribbean product we tried this week is rather unique. And it’s also the best vodka made in the Caribbean. ... [ Read More ]

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 YOU MIGHT pass by it on the way home, or rush by on your way to the beach after arrival. But hidden in plain sight at Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International is a rather good coffee bar called the Brew Hut. ... [ Read More ]