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Director of Tourism

Cayman Islands

Mrs. Rosa Harris is the Director of the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism. Mrs. Harris has a long history with the department and within the tourism industry of the Cayman Islands. With over 21 years’ experience in the Tourism/Hospitality sector in the Cayman Islands, she is a Senior Level Executive with extensive hands-on experience in management, business leadership, and working with Government Officials, Boards of Directors, Advertising Executive and Tourism Partners.

To help manage and shape the Cayman Islands’ tourism industry, Mrs. Harris serves on multiple boards and committees. She is the Chairman of the Public Transportation Board, the Hotel Licensing Board, and the Cayman Islands Hospitality School Council. Mrs. Harris also serves as Deputy Chairman of the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame and is a member on the Boards for the Cayman Islands Film Commission, the Tourism Attractions Board, and the Cayman Islands Market Professionals Association.

Mrs. Harris has a BSc of Hotel Administration from the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University and a Manchester Global MBA from Alliance Manchester Business School at The University of Manchester 1824. Mrs. Harris is currently in the process of completing the distinguished post graduate certificate ILM 7 from The Institute of Leadership and Management. She is the first recipient of the Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism Scholarship, which was issued in 1996. Mrs. Harris is a proud Caymanian, born and raised. She lives in Grand Cayman with her husband Callroy Harris.