The World’s Biggest Celebrities Head to the Cayman Islands
Pop star Taylor Swift caused a minor stir when she was spotted enjoying a break in the Cayman Islands earlier in the year, whilst the UK’s favourite Leona Lewis pops into the Cayman Islands local radio station for a chat in July.
It’s no secret that stars flock to the Cayman Islands, the UK’s OK magazine wrote about how Steven & Alex Gerrard enjoyed their honeymoon on our paradise island.
Richard Brandson is also a frequent visitor to the islands in 2012 Sir Richard Branson was on Grand Cayman to speak at the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit, along with past US President, George W. Bush.
In 2011 former UK Prime Minister visited Grand Cayman for the opening dinner of the KPMG Legends Tennis Tournament at Blue by Eric Ripert at The Ritz-Carlton.
Singers John Legend and Alicia Keys have both preformed live in the Cayman Islands, at the much loved Jazz Festival.
The power house gym on Grand Cayman list some of the celebrities who have visited their iconic gym – “It is not uncommon to see an A-list celebrity training at Powerhouse Gym, including such stars as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Cameron Diaz, John Travolta, Jerome “The Bus” Bettis, Alex Rodriguez, Mike Tyson and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, to name a few.” a statement from their own website www.kingssportscentre.com
The list goes on, in 2014 The Cayman Islands saw a stream of stars such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Pachino and many more.
The Cayman Islands very own Selita eBanks is now a world renowned Victoria Secret Model.
The Department of Tourism suggests that stars of the film and music industries visit the Cayman Islands just as frequently as they visit the Bahamas and other regional hot spots.
Ms. Swift, currently one of the most popular music stars, with hits like “Blank Space” and “Shake it Off,” was photographed by a fellow diner at Tukka restaurant in the East End last week, and she posted an Instagram photo of herself enjoying the ocean, apparently in the Cayman Islands.
Tom Cruise was also reported to have visited over the holiday season for a dive trip, and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter spent New Year’s Eve on Grand Cayman and took a trip to Stingray City.
“The Cayman Islands has long been known as a destination for celebrities and VIPs to visit without having to face the intrusion of a paparazzi-style coverage regarding their whereabouts and activities during personal downtime in their lives,” said Jay Ehrhart of the DoT.