Author: Jeremy Walsh

2018 Off to a Rousing Start for Cayman Dive Industry

After record breaking 2017 for Cayman tourism overall, and projections for continued growth, the

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Cayman and Jamaica Meet on Tourism Matters

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 26 January 2018 — Deputy Premier and Tourism Minister, the Hon Moses Kirkconnell visited Kingston Jamaica on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 to meet with Jamaica Tourism Minister, the Hon Edmund Bartlett. The Ministers discussed possible opportunities for both countries to collaborate with a regional focus on tourism and aviation connectivity. Deputy Premier Kirkconnell and Minister Bartlett shared the strengths of the Cayman Islands and Jamaica to possibly combine efforts of both nations as levers to growth.

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Southwest Airlines Announces New Summer 2018 Service – Houston to Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 November 2017) In a much-welcomed announcement for the destination, Southwest Airlines will begin seasonal summer service from Houston, Texas to Grand Cayman in June 2018.

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Tourism Speak-Off Winner for 2018 – Zariah Anglin

A new Tourism Ambassador has earned her title following a vigorous debate at the annual Tourism Speak-Off held Thursday, 2 November. Miss Zariah Anglin from Grace Christian Academy will represent the Cayman Islands throughout 2018 at various tourism events locally and at select international forums.

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Dive Like You Own the Place...

Divers who purchase a luxury condo at East End’s Compass Point Dive Resort are living their island dream by owning a piece of paradise. Becoming a home owner in Grand Cayman is easier and more affordable than you think!

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Kittiwake dive site: Initial report looks positive for popular attraction

Over the weekend, it was discovered that due to heavy waves and currents, one of Cayman’s beloved dive sites, The Kittiwake artificial wreck and reef was turned on its port side and shifted from its resting place. The recently released pictures of The Kittiwake on its side picked up significant local and international coverage. CITA’s agencies swiftly assessed the situation while also consulting with the Department of Environment (DoE).

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Expanding Cayman’s Dive “Hit List”

With 365spectacular dive sites to choose from, Cayman’s dive leaders are shining thespotlight on lesser-known sites that offer their own adventures at East End,Northside and Little Cayman. They say this offers new dive experiencesand helps relieve dive stress on Cayman’s most popular sites.

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Ocean Frontiers Launches Top of the Line “Limo-style” Dive Boat

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, June 19, 2017 - Ocean Frontiers Ltd., the dive operation that wrote the book on East End diving in Grand Cayman, has launched the first in a series of custom designed dive boats to a plan to upgrade and expand its fleet to accommodate the company’s growth. Co-owner and Managing Partner Steve Broadbelt says the new 46-foot Newton named “Gun Bay Diver” was built in the U.S.A. and designed to take the diving experience to the next level.

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Cayman is Making a Splash as Sponsor for DEMA’s ‘Go Dive Now’ US Pool Tour

As principal sponsor of the Dive Equipment and Marketing Association’s (DEMA) Go Dive Now Pool Tour, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (CIDOT) is ensuring great media exposure for Cayman in major US markets, and the island’s dive operators are piggybacking on the promotion to reach more customers. The pool tour travels the U.S. attending large scale indoor and outdoor sports events and dive shows with a portable 4-foot deep pool that allows show attendees to try diving.

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Cayman's Great Shore Diving Can Add Value to Dive Packages

As one of the Caribbean’s top dive destinations, Cayman is renowned for fantastic wall dives, spectacular shipwrecks and unforgettable Stingray City, but avid divers know that Cayman’s shore diving sets it apart. Here they can maximize their bottom time and add value to dive package with easy shore diving. There are 365 dive sites on the three islands – reefs and shipwrecks in warm clear water, filled with all kinds of marine life.

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