By Alexander Britell
The Cayman Islands is seeing a “tremendous response” to its newly-launched Global Citizen Concierge Program, which offers remote workers and their families the opportunity to apply to stay up to two years in the destination.
“We’ve got thousands of people reviewing [the program],” Cayman Islands Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell told Caribbean Journal Invest. “We’re very happy about that and we expect it to continue to grow,” he said.
Cayman Islands is a natural fit for a program that is capitalizing on a global trend of remote work, Kirkconnell said.
The program mirrors similar star-up initiatives for remote around the Caribbean, in destinations like Barbados, Antigua and, most recently, The Bahamas.
“We obviously believe with our infrastructure, our connectivity to the rest of the world, our cultural aspect, that we are a very good landing spot for high-net-worth individuals looking to work remotely and have the opportunity to do that,” he said.
“We thought that