Cayman Islands-based Rum Point Investment
Ltd. will take over management of Rum Point, a beach and restaurant
attraction on North Sound, Grand Cayman, on Nov. 1, according to
Adrien Briggs, co-owner of the attraction.
Until recently, Rum
Point had been managed by Hyatt Hotels since 1995.
Most of the 20
Hyatt staff members working at the Rum Point location have opted to
remain at Rum Point under the new management.
general manager of the Hyatt Regency Beach Suites, said the Rum
Point staff were given the option to remain at Rum Point under new
management, return to work at the Hyatt or choose to go
No major changes to
Rum Point are anticipated under the new management, according to
owners hope to reopen the Rum Point restaurant for the winter
season. The restaurant has been out of commission since Hurricane
Ivan struck Grand Cayman in September 2004.
However, the ferry
service across North Sound, connecting Rum Point with the Hyatt
property, also a victim of Ivan, is not expected to
Red Sail Sports
will remain operating at the property.
The resort is a
popular daytime spot for residents and tourists to hang out in
lounge chairs or hammocks, dine and drink at the Wreck Bar &
Grill, and sign up for watersports activities offered by Red Sail
contact reporter Gay Nagle Myers, send e-mail to [email protected].