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  Grand Cayman Islands - Hotels, Flights & Resorts, Vacation Travel Packages
The Cayman Islands have more than 200 documented scuba diving sites, claimed to offer some of the best underwater diversity in the world.
From street-side restaurants serving local Caymanian food to candlelit Italian cafes and elegant, oceanfront dining rooms, the Cayman Islands extends an impressive array of fine dining establishments...Tempt your palate with island dishes such as conch stew, turtle steaks and fresh fish.
The natural beauty of Grand Cayman is not confined to its pristine beaches or turquoise blue waters.
www.gocayman.ky   (395 words)

  
  Cayman Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cayman Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the western Caribbean Sea comprising the islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman.
The defence of the Cayman Islands is the responsibility of the United Kingdom.
The foreign relations of the Cayman Islands are largely managed from the United Kingdom, as the islands remain an overseas territory of the UK.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cayman_Islands   (2540 words)

  
 History of Cayman Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Cayman Islands, initially administered as a dependency of Jamaica, became an independent colony in 1959; they now are a self-governing British Overseas Territory.
From the earliest settlement of the Cayman Islands, economic activity was hindered by isolation and a limited natural resource base.
The Cayman Islands' physical isolation under early British colonial rule allowed the development of an indigenous set of administrative and legal traditions which were codified into a Constitution in 1959.
www.historyofnations.net /northamerica/caymanislands.html   (421 words)

  
 Cayman Islands Vacation & Travel: Grand Cayman Islands - Cayman Directory | Cayman Yellow Pages | Cayman real estate | ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Grand Cayman, the largest of the three islands, is approximately 22 miles long with an average width of four miles.
The population of the Islands at the last census, taken in 1999, was 39,410, of whom 53 percent were Caymanian.
Life in the Cayman Islands -- "in Cayman", as Caymanians often say -- is a blend of the old and the new, traditional and modern, with both British and American influences.
www.bsl.ky /cayman_islands_guide.php   (3735 words)

  
 Cayman Islands Information: Grand Cayman Banks, Real Estate, Scuba Diving, Weddings
CAYMAN ISLANDS BANKING BENEFITS Both institutions and clients alike are assured that establishing a bank or placing assets in Cayman, will afford them the best opportunity to maximize the potential of their assets conveniently with the added value of confidentiality, unparalleled professionalism and efficient regulation.
THE CAYMAN ISLANDS ARE A REPUTABLE OFFSHORE FINANCE CENTRE Resolute measures have been taken by the Cayman Islands Government in recent years to protect and enhance the reputation of the islands as a base for offshore financial operations.
CAYMAN BANKING SUPERVISION Government policy is to protect the Cayman Islands status as a reputable international financial centre through strict examination procedures for new licenses and close supervision of the business of existing licensees.
cayman.com.ky /cayman.htm   (2791 words)

  
 Cayman Islands (01/06)
The Cayman Islands' political system is very stable, bolstered by a tradition of restrained civil governance, sustained economic prosperity, and its relative isolation from foreign policy concerns by virtue of its colonial relationship with the United Kingdom.
The Cayman Islands are represented in the United States by the United Kingdom Embassy at 3100 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington DC 20008; tel: 202-462-1340; fax: 202-898-4255.
The Cayman Islands are, however, part of the consular district administered by the U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/5286.htm   (2028 words)

  
 Cayman Islands travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Cayman Islands [1] are an island group in the Caribbean Sea, nearly one-half of the way from Cuba to Honduras.
The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries.
In 2004 the Cayman Islands, and especially Grand Cayman, were hit hard by Hurricane Ivan.
wikitravel.org /en/Cayman_Islands   (933 words)

  
 Cayman Islands Vacation Information
Cayman Brac and Little Cayman are 89 miles to the north east of Grand Cayman.
A regular inter-island service between Grand Cayman and the sister islands of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman is provided by CAL. Air Jamaica and CAL have regular flights between Cayman and Kingston, Jamaica.
The Cayman Islands are emergent peaks of the submarine Cayman Ridge which extends from the Cuban Sierra Maestra Range to the Misteriosa Banks off Honduras.
www.cayman-islands.com /AreaPages/CaAreaInfo.html   (793 words)

  
 Cayman Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The flag of the Cayman Islands was adopted in 1959.
The flag of the Cayman Islands is the Blue Ensign with the arms within a white circle.
The meaning of the Turtle is that the Caymans (Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman) were known as "Tortuga" (Turtle in Spanish) during the period when pirates used to hang around the Caribean Sea.
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 Cayman Islands travel information: Cayman Islands vacation guide, info on hotels, resorts, beaches & more - ...
Comprising three islands and a population just over 30,000, the Cayman Islands were recently the setting for the hit Tom Cruise film: The Firm.
The Caymans were "discovered" by Christopher Columbus in 1503 and settled by the British in 1655, they still retain much of the British heritage.
Other attractions include the two-storey Cayman Islands National Museum, the 3-year-old Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and the secluded beach at Rum Point.
www.caribbean.com /cayman-islands   (489 words)

  
 Cayman Net News
The well prepared Cayman Islands community gave a collective sigh of relief as Hurricane Dean passed 115 miles south-southeast of Grand Cayman during the early hours of Monday morning.
A sense of unbelief and fear prevailed throughout the Cayman Islands, but a coordinated preparation effort was evident.
In the lead up to Hurricane Dean’s passage through the Cayman Islands Mr Sambula was busy at the helm, monitoring and providing updates with respect to development of the imminent storm.
www.caymannetnews.com   (414 words)

  
 Caribbean Net News: Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands Department of the Environment (DoE) has reassured the public that shark sightings in shallow water are not unusual for this time of year and pose no significant threat.
The Cayman Islands Immigration Department is now investigating a number of marriages that, according to a government press release, appear to have been entered into with the primary intention of avoiding or benefiting from provisions of the Immigration Law.
The cruise passengers on the Navigator of the Seas which came to Grand Cayman last week and was billed as one of the biggest gay cruises in history may have caused a stir in the Cayman Islands amid protest and welcome, but the passengers have vowed to return.
www.caribbeannetnews.com /cayman/cayman.htm   (885 words)

  
 Cayman Islands News
According to the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority's new electronic reporting initiative which is expected to be in place early next year, fund...
Three athletes from the Cayman Islands are making their mark on the international sporting scene.
One of the most senior financial and legal professionals in the Cayman Islands has spoken out against the impact of the many reviews of Cayman's financial regulatory regime imposed on the country from external...
www.topix.net /world/cayman-islands   (704 words)

  
 Cayman Islands villa rentals: Cayman Islands vacation rentals - Cayman Islands villas
Cayman Islands villa rentals appeal to a broad audience that includes honeymooners and multi-generational families, bachelor getaways and corporate retreats.
They come here and to Cayman Islands villas for the beaches and sunshine, but are often lured back year after year by the friendly people and many activities unexplored the first time around.
Cayman Islands villa rentals are what you expect the best kind of beach holidays should be, plus a little bit more.
cayman-islands.caribbeanway.com   (363 words)

  
 Cayman Island Football Association
The Cayman Islands Football Association took the occasion of the just-ended International observance of Women’s Month in March to recognise women in football, especially three who have gone the extra mile in becoming leaders of their clubs.
The semi-final draw for the CIFA Digicel Cayman Cup, scheduled to kick off on Sunday January 28th, 2007 was held at the Conference Room of the Cayman Islands Airport Authority on Thursday January 11th, 2007, at 11:30 a.m.
Cayman Airways Ltd. and the Cayman Islands Football Association have joined forces in a partnership that will reward two outstanding players each month and two top players at the end of the season for their performance.
www.caymanfootball.ky   (2282 words)

  
 Cayman Islands National Museum
The Cayman Islands National Museum is dedicated to the preservation, research and dissemination of all aspects of the Caymanian heritage for present and future generations.
In 1990, after years of planning, artifact conservation, and exhibit design, the Cayman Islands National Museum opened to the public in the Old Courts Building.
The Natural History Exhibit begins with a dramatic three dimensional map depicting a panorama of the undersea mountains and canyons which surround the Cayman Islands.
www.museum.ky   (503 words)

  
 Cayman Islands News | Online Cayman Islands by News Caribseek
GEORGE TOWN - With increasing concern in the Caribbean and worldwide over the prevalence of diabetes, residents in the Cayman Islands will have a chance to hear from a local doctor next week on the subject.
GEORGE TOWN - Trade in agriculture between Jamaica and the Cayman Islands are soon to be expanded.
Samsundar Basdeo will be formally inducted as the President of the new University College of the Cayman Islands on Charter Day.
news.caribseek.com /Cayman_Islands.shtml   (246 words)

  
 Cayman Islands Hotels in Caribbean
Cayman Islands is an overseas territory of the UK, comprising three islands; Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman, located in the western Caribbean Sea, 770 km south of Miami, 99 % of tourists visiting stay in Grand Cayman providing a wider range of activities and places to visit.
It is also a global offshore financial services centre and one of the leading tourist underwater diving destinations in the world, since the crystal-clear water feathered.
In Cayman Brac and Little Cayman divers find two shipwrecks off the shores of Cayman Brac particularly interesting, but camping is illegal in all islands, anyone caught camping will be thrown in jail.
www.smartstays.com /cayman-islands   (207 words)

  
 Coldwell Banker Cayman Islands Realty - Welcome
We are here to help you find that special property in the Cayman Islands that could become your home, investment or a well deserved retreat.
Experience true island living with all it's creature comforts surrounded by the beauty of lush vegetation, and the dazzling waters of the Caribbean Sea.
CIREBA is the only professional association of Realtors in Cayman and assures the public of professionalism and integrity from all members.
www.caymanislandsrealty.com   (123 words)

  
 Image:Flag of the Cayman Islands.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons.
This is the Blue ensign Flag of the Cayman Islands (from webchantier.com).
If you change the flags main color to red or white you have a Red ensign version and a White ensign.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image:Flag_of_the_Cayman_Islands.svg   (558 words)

  
 Dive Cayman - a scuba diving, snorkelling Caribbean vacation paradise
Internationally known for our legendary dive sites, world class dive operators and exquisite beachfront resorts, the Cayman Sister Islands of Little Cayman and Cayman Brac are the perfect destination for divers of all ages and experience levels who wish to be "wowed" below the surface and "wooed" above it.
Below the tranquil, crystal clear waters surrounding Grand Cayman and her two sister islands, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac, a magical world awaits.
The body is brown to yellow-brown grading to orange on the belly and rear.
www.divecayman.ky   (203 words)

  
 Cayman Carnival Batabano - Cayman Islands
Welcome to Cayman Carnival 2007, where visitors and locals alike can witness our carnival as it ushers in the spring with a colourful parade of costumes, music, dancing and culture.
Usually consisting of a tropical theme, there is always that possibility that you'll see anything from flying eagles to dancing stingrays, or maybe even a floating shoe; as local bands play an array of island music that fills the street with steel bands, dance groups and school children all moving to the grove as one.
While many of the costumes have been traditionally inspired by Cayman's magnificent marine environment with interpretations ranging from the regal mantra rays to the anemones, designers have begun to utilize their costumes to comment on social issues both locally and worldwide.
www.caymancarnival.com   (1312 words)

  
 Cayman Islands Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
The Cayman Islands are crawling with a fun-loving mix of deal-cutting bankers with briefcases and cell phones, scuba divers in neon-hued wetsuits and English folk checking the cricket scores over a tipple.
The islands vibrate with colour: coral reefs, bright orange frogfish, sociable stingrays and reggae beats on the street.
Bluelist it › If you want your list to be considered for the Cayman Islands book, use the keyword 'highlight'.
www.lonelyplanet.com /destinations/caribbean/cayman_islands   (380 words)

  
 Hotels in Cayman Islands - Cheap Hotels Cayman Islands
We currently have 1 hotels in Cayman Islands including 10 special Hot Rate Hotels Hot rate hotels appear at the top of the list.
Our number one commitment to you is to provide the widest choice of Cayman Islands hotels.
Kasbah.com has one of the webs largest database of accommodation in Cayman Islands and including the popular cites Cayman Brac, Grand Cayman, Kasbah will strives to meet all your needs.
www.kasbah.com /resort_hotels/country_cayman_islands.htm   (334 words)

  
 Cayman Islands Vacation Rentals Cayman Islands Villa Rentals HomeAway.com
The Cayman Islands, just west of Jamaica in the Caribbean Sea, are one of the premier diving destinations in the Caribbean.
Cayman Brac is quieter than Grand Cayman and boasts some great diving and snorkeling sites, including the wreck of a Russian destroyer.
Little Cayman is home to Bloody Bay Wall, one of the most popular dive sites in the Caribbean, where the reef starts in 20 feet of water and extends to 6,000 feet.
www.homeaway.com /Caribbean-rentals-villas/Cayman-Islands-vacation-rentals.htm   (433 words)

  
 Welcome | Home | Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has reopened and is operating its regular business hours from today, Tuesday, 21 August.
This follows the passage of Hurricane Dean south of the Cayman Islands on Monday, 20 August.
As the primary financial services regulator, the mission of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority is to enhance the economic wealth and reputation of the Cayman Islands by fostering a thriving and growing, competitive, and internationally recognised financial services industry, through appropriate, responsive, cost-effective and efficient supervision and a stable currency.
www.cimoney.com.ky   (209 words)

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