Tourism Body Supports Marine Parks Expansion
November 29, 2012
"The Cayman Islands Tourism Association is backing the proposed expansion of Cayman’s marine parks.
A public consultation on proposals by the Department of Environment to increase the sizes of protected marine areas ended on Friday, 23 November.
In a statement released by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association, which represents hotels, condos, water sports operations, restaurants, attractions and other tourism-related businesses, the organisation said the Cayman Islands reefs and fish stocks are threatened today as never before and protecting only conch, lobster and grouper, which are protected under the existing Marine Conservation Law, is no longer enough."
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