Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Robust construction of global hotel brands in Cayman for 2021-2022

Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman resort

Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman resort

It is well known that Cayman stay over tourism broke the half a million milestone for the first time in 2019 with an 8.6% increase on 2018 and almost 40,000 more visitors, making it the tenth consecutive year of Cayman stay-over tourism growth.

According to lesser-known data, the Cayman Islands also posted the largest lift in Average Daily Rate (ADR) of 8.3% for the Caribbean region in 2019.

One wonders of the exciting prospects for tourism and the Cayman economy, given the robust pace of construction of global hotel brands for properties slated to launch between 2021 and 2022.

Here are the specs of what is to come:

Brand: Mandarin Oriental, Grand Cayman
Debut: 2021
Rooms: 100 (beachfront)
Residences: 89
Location: St James Point, Bodden Town
Amenities: Spa at Mandarin Oriental, along with a fitness center, multiple pools, a tennis court and a beach club.
Dining: five restaurants and an on-site farm for farm-to-table dining.

Brand: Curio Collection by Hilton Hotel in Grand Cayman (‘Kailani, Grand Cayman’)
Debut: 2021
Rooms: 80 (including penthouse suites with private pools)
Residences: Units that will also be available as real estate for purchase.
Location: Georgetown
Amenities: a state-of-the-art gym, yoga studio, and relaxation areas that overlook the Caribbean Sea, as well as a thermal spa, sauna and hydro pool, conference facilities and a swimming pool with its own swim-up bar and juice bar and electric car and bike rentals.
Dining: two eateries along with a poolside café

Brand: Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman resort
Debut: 2022
Rooms: 351
Residences: 167
Location: Seven Mile Beach
Amenities: a 12,000 square foot spa and fitness centre, retail shops, three swimming pools and jacuzzis, beach cabanas, kids club, a state of the art screening room, and a 25,000 square foot indoor meeting and events space.
Dining: 6 dining areas

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