Cayman Islands -- Temporary travel restrictions to Grand Cayman
permit only Caymanian passport holders, residents and relief
workers with "right to work" visas to enter. In addition,
Individuals booked to the Sister Islands of Cayman Brac and Little
Cayman on Cayman Airways are permitted to connect in Grand Cayman
if they are holding confirmed roundtrip tickets, pre-booked
accommodations and "permission granted" letters from the resorts.
The planned Oct. 29
launch date of Cayman Airways' twice-weekly, year-round nonstop
service from Boston has been postponed, and no new date has been
Red Sail Sports Grand
Cayman, which runs dive operations at the Hyatt Regency Grand
Cayman, Westin, Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Indies Suites, Rum
Point and Royal Palms resorts, will reopen once the travel
restrictions to Grand Cayman are lifted.
A spokesman said
that many of Grand Cayman's reefs were too deep to be affected by
Hurricane Ivan's winds; the fish are still combing the sands at
Stingray City. For updates, call (877) RED-SAIL.
The Cayman Turtle
Farm had no significant damage and no turtles were lost, according
to Ken Hydes, managing director.
minister of tourism, said the hotel sector is "tentatively looking
at reopening a cross section of accommodations by Thanksgiving and
some could reopen this month."
Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort announced a reopening date of
reporter Gay Nagle Myers, send e-mail to [email protected].