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March 30, 2017
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Cayman Islands iPhone app

 

With all the latest information for 2017, the popular Explore Cayman iPhone app recommends the very best things to do in the Cayman Islands. This major new release includes the best offline maps of the Cayman Islands and is designed to operate unconnected (ie no roaming charges!). The free iPhone app includes an Events Calendar (updated daily) plus information on free activities, recommended tours and attractions, watersports, diving, shopping, restaurants and spas. You can also find details on how to rent a car, book a photographer, plan a wedding and much more. Use it and get the most out of your time in the Cayman Islands.

 
SAVE MONEY
The Explore Cayman iPhone app has partnered with over 50 local companies to bring you the best prices to make your dollar go further, with up to 30% off the regular price. Research tour prices, tour durations, departure points and then make your reservations using the app.
 

RESEARCHED BY LOCALS
Researched by a team of Caymanians with excellent insider knowledge, you will be able to explore and get the most out of the Cayman Islands no matter what your interest or budget. Activity ideas and recommendations range from off the beaten track beaches, wreck dives, wet weather activities, Stingray City trips, driving and walking tours and so much more.
 

TECHNICALLY ADVANCED
You don’t have to be online in Cayman as the iPhone app works both on and offline ensuring you can eliminate roaming charges.. Any reservations, enquiries or reviews will be sent when a network is detected. The app uses the native GPS capabilities of the phone to find restaurants and activities close to you using the ‘Sort by Distance’ feature.

 

FEATURES

• Cayman's best offline maps

• Event Calendar (updated daily)

• All the best things to do and see

• Cayman's best restaurants with menus

• Works offline (ie no roaming charges!)

• 50+ promotions to save you money

• Reservations

• Enquiries

• Reviews

• Real-time flight information (Arrivals & Departures)

• Real-time weather forecasts

• Currency converter (16 currencies)

• GPS location feature

• Integration with Facebook and Twitter

• History (previously viewed information)

• Favourites (ability to share with friends and synchronise across devices)

• Comprehensive search engine

• Supports iOS7+, iOS8+ and iOS9+

 

FUTURE VERSIONS
The Explore Cayman product is constantly evolving and the next version of the app is already in development - so watch this space!

 

COMMENTS OR PROBLEMS
We welcome comments and suggestions for improving the app and the content. If you like this app then please write a review in the App Store and if your feedback is not so positive then please email info@acorn.ky or call +1 (345) 946 3200.

 

PUBLISHER INFORMATION
This app has been published by Acorn Publishing Ltd (“The really useful guide company”). We are based in the Cayman Islands and provide the following products:

• Explore Cayman – The Definitive Guide to Exploring Cayman

• Cayman Good Taste – The Definitive Guide to Dining and Entertainment in the Cayman Islands

• The Resident – The Definitive Guide to Living and Working in the Cayman Islands

All our products are available in print and online. Visit www.explorecayman.com for more information.

 

DEVELOPER INFORMATION
This app has been developed by Netclues Inc., also based in the Cayman Islands, with researchers and developers based in India, and clients around the world. Visit www.netclues.ky for more information.

 

Click this link to download the free Explore-Cayman iPhone app from the Apple Store.

Click this link and see what Cayman's Deputy Premier has to say about the app: iPhone app launch press release.

Also check out our free ExploreCayman iPad app, it's considered to be the best app available for the Cayman Islands.

 

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