Tagged: Cayman Islands

Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Partners with the Cayman Islands on Strategic Development Agreement

Cruise ships moored off George Town, Grand Cayman (Courtesy Cruisemapper.com)Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) – the trade association that represents the mutual interests of destinations and stakeholders throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Mexico, along with Member Lines that operate over 90 percent of the global cruising capacity – is pleased to announce that it has formed a tailored strategic agreement with the Cayman Islands. (more…)

Study finds Cayman port experienced most cruise pollution globally

A new study from the non-profit research organization International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has found that the Cayman Islands experienced the most scrubber discharges in port waters globally- 41.8 Metric tonnes- all of it by cruise ships, accounting for 14.1 per cent of the total amount discharged across all cruise ports pre-COVID-19. (loopcayman.com)

Cayman Islands could limit cruise ships in shift to ‘more balanced’ tourism

Cruise ships moored off George Town, Grand Cayman (Courtesy Cruisemapper.com)The Cayman Islands appears to have hit a breaking point when it comes to cruise tourism. Speaking at a briefing on Tuesday, the premier of the self-governing British Overseas Territory, Alden McLaughlin, said his government was likely to place limits on the number of cruise ships and cruisers that can visit the island destination when cruising resumes — a major policy shift that will have ramifications for more than half a dozen major cruise lines. (thepointsguy.com)

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Cayman Islands Nears Deal on $240 Million Port Project

The Cayman Islands may be getting closer to a long-awaited dedicated cruise berth as goverment officials announced the Verdant Isle group as the preferred bidder for the project, which is expected to carry a $240 million price tag. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Trio of Cruise Lines Could Fund Cayman Islands Pier Project

Cruise ships moored off George Town, Grand Cayman (Courtesy Cruisemapper.com)The Cayman Islands may finally have a cruise berth as local media reports said that Carnival Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Disney Cruise Line have come together to bid to finance the building and operation of a cruise berth facility in George Town. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Bids sought for George Town cruise project

Cruise ships moored off George Town, Grand Cayman (Courtesy Cruisemapper.com)Tourism officials are seeking bids from contractors to pre-qualify for the project to design and build a new cruise terminal in George Town harbor. The process is taking place in tandem with a study by KPMG to determine the precise funding formula for the project. (caymancompass.com)

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The Cayman Islands Embarks on New FCCA Sponsorship Package for Sustained Growth

Cruise ships moored off George Town, Grand Cayman (Courtesy Cruisemapper.com)The FCCA is proud to announce that the Cayman Islands, a long-time FCCA Featured Marketing Partner and prominent cruise destination, has embarked on a new FCCA sponsorship package to continue its cruise tourism growth by showcasing the port and destination throughout all of the FCCA’s function and to its partners and 19 Member Lines. (more…)

$150M Cayman Islands Cruise Port is Approved

The cabinet of Alden McLaughlin, the Cayman Islands’ premier, has granted formal approval of the government’s $150 million cruise ship port plan, McLaughlin announced at a press conference Wednesday. (travelpulse.com)

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