News at Dart

Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa celebrates third anniversary

Three years ago today, the doors opened at Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, the first new hotel in Grand Cayman in more than a decade.  In this short period of time, Seafire has joined the ranks of hotels rated best in the world, recently taking third place in Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for the Caribbean and voted 36 worldwide.

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Caring for the seas

Covering three-quarters of the planet’s surface, our oceans represent 99 per cent of the living space on Earth. Through a number of community initiatives and its Minds Inspired education programme, Dart has been supporting life below water. 

In one initiative sponsored by Dart Minds Inspired in partnership with Aureum Re, Caribbean Utilities Company, Digicel and Health City Cayman Islands, the Cayman Islands National Robotics team tackled the theme of “Ocean Opportunities” at the 2019 FIRST Global Challenge in Dubai last month. 

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Composting explained

There are a lot of myths and preconceptions about composting that can deter people from exploring it as an alternative to tossing their scraps in the bin. Some of the myths include: composting is complicated; it takes too long; it requires too much space; it smells bad; or it attracts pests. The reality is that composting is a natural process that can be replicated whether you live in a house or an apartment.

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Multi-Million Dollar Projects Underscore Promise to Cayman

Today’s opening of the new $40 million Foster’s grocery store at Camana Bay fulfils a long-held vision to open a supermarket in the Town Centre. Discussions with the Foster family began more than a decade ago, with Dart and Foster’s selecting Emeritus Drive as the location for the 60,000 square foot flagship store in 2017.

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Eight integration waste facilities

The proposed integrated solid waste management system will include eight different components. But what happens at each of these facilities and how do they work together?

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George Town landfill to be capped and covered next year

As negotiations continue to progress between the Decco Consortium and the Cayman Islands Government, we are pleased to confirm that capping and covering the main mound at the current landfill is expected to start early next year and that the Terms of Reference for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) was submitted to the Environmental Assessment Board (EAB) this month along with the Remediation Options Report for the GT Landfill.

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A Cayman comfort zone

For many corporate employees and teachers hired from overseas to work on Grand Cayman, the Comfort Suites Resort Seven Mile Beach serves as their first home. Some spend as long as a month, but more often, Comfort Suites is where they sleep for their first two weeks on the island.

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