News at Dart

Gardening 101: Tips to get growing this Garden month

We’ve all heard about the proverbial green thumb. 

Contrary to popular belief, whether you find gardening to be a bed of roses or you think you’re more of a late bloomer, anyone can become a successful gardener with the right guidance and commitment 

The month of April is recognised globally as Garden Month - an encouragement to take advantage of the spring months to grow new plants and tend to existing ones. For beginners, it’s a great time of year to try your hand at gardening and to cultivate your own green thumb. 


Cayman Compass: ‘A wing and a prayer’ – The inside story of Cayman’s Korea deal

It was a deal a country the size of the Cayman Islands should never have been able to pull off. The story of how the deal came together is both international and uniquely Caymanian.


Cayman Compass: 165,000 test kits from South Korea arrive in Cayman

Cayman has received a shipment of 165,000 test kits for COVID-19 which government procured from a South Korean company with the help of the public and private sectors. 


The Spring of Hope

Written by Alan Markoff, Camana Bay Times Editor
In his address at the beginning of the Royal Fidelity Cayman Economic Outlook conference on 6 March, Premier Alden McLaughlin quoted Charles Dickens.  

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” the Cayman Islands’ leader told the conference attendees at Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa. When the premier spoke, Government had been busy dealing with issues facing the financial services sector. Heavy on his mind, however, was a storm that hadn’t yet arrived, but was surely on its way: COVID-19, better known as coronavirus.


Cayman Compass: Relief and optimism despite hotel closures

The boss of Cayman’s biggest resort says he and his staff are “blown away” by the “unprecedented” gesture from owner Dart Enterprises to cover staff salaries through the expected duration of the coronavirus crisis.


Dart Hospitality response to COVID-19

The Cayman Islands Government has stepped up our national response to the COVID-19 pandemic by announcing the closure of our airports to all international commercial flights from Sunday, 22 March for three weeks. Alongside the suspension of all cruise ships, this means our tourism industry is effectively at a standstill.


Statement on current George Town Landfill blaze

As the Cayman Island Fire Service (CIFS) works to contain the large fire that broke out at the George Town Landfill over the weekend and was escalated by strong winds, Dart continues to monitor the situation.