New attractions, expanded airlift,
strengthened room inventory, a renewed focus on destination
marketing and numerous special events highlighted the 5th annual
Cayman Islands Tourism Exchange, held on Grand Cayman May 7 to 9.
stock, as of mid-April, totaled 3,794 rooms on Grand Cayman, Cayman
Brac and Little Cayman with the bulk (2,205) in hotels and the
balance in condos, guesthouses and villas, according to numbers
released at the event.
director of tourism, reported that hotel occupancies in January,
February and March ran 58.7%, 71.3% and 79%,
remain closed on Grand Cayman include the Indies Suites, the
Seaview Hotel, the North Point Condos, the Tarquynn Manor, the
Treasure Island Resort, the Victoria House, the Beachcomber Condos,
the Cayman Club, the Turtle Beach Villas and approximately 35
The former Hyatt
Regency Grand Cayman remains closed due to questions over ownership
and insurance matters. However, the propertys 53 Beach Suites
currently are open as the Hyatt Regency Grand Cayman Beach
reporter Gay Nagle Myers, send e-mail to [email protected].