NEW YORK --- To publicize American Airlines' new nonstop weekend
service from New York (JFK) to Grand Cayman starting June 15, a
delegation of Cayman Islands' tourism officials and industry
partners will launch a week-long blitz June 3 of 400 top-producing
travel agencies in New York and Connecticut.
Pilar Bush, U.S. deputy director of operations for the Cayman
Islands Department of Tourism, will head the group.
Bush said the blitz is an "aggressive effort to build awareness
of American's new twice-weekly service from New York, one of our
In addition, air service offered by Cayman Airways from Houston,
Miami and Tampa, Fla.; Continental from Newark; Delta from Atlanta;
as well as American's three daily flights from Miami will also be
The blitz coincides with the opening of the Cayman Islands' new
U.S. headquarters office in New York City on May 30.