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Community Notice: Tourism Stipend Programme Re-Opens for New Registrants

Community 29 Jul, 2020 Follow News

Community Notice: Tourism Stipend Programme Re-Opens for New Registrants

The Ministry of District Administration, Tourism and Transport will reopen registration for the stipend program aimed at assisting Caymanians who worked in the Tourism sector and have been displaced due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted our tourism industry.

Starting on Wednesday, 29 July 2020, displaced tourism employees who have not yet registered with the Ministry of Tourism can access the registration link at stipend.ourcayman.ky. Persons interested in registering for the stipend programme must meet the following criteria:

• Caymanian

• Worked in the Tourism sector

• No longer working full-time

• Have not applied already

The deadline to apply is Friday, 7 August 2020. Once the deadline has passed the verification process will begin; applicants are encouraged to respond to missed calls, voicemails, and emails as representatives from the Ministry and Department of Tourism may be contacting them for further information.

When an applicant is verified, they will receive an official email with instructions for submitting their banking details for payment. Applicants should monitor their spam or junk folder, noting that this correspondence will go to verified persons only.

To accommodate persons with questions pertaining specifically to the official email and instructions on banking details, the call centre will be open during the hours of 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, starting 29 July 2020.

Call centre numbers are as follows:

• 526 1252

• 526 1254

• 526 1275

• 526 1276

• 526 1290

• 526 1291

The Ministry and Department of Tourism remain committed to assisting persons within the tourism sector whose livelihood has been lost due this global pandemic.

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