A crayon crazy Caribbean Cayman Islands marketing team have come up with a great way to highlight the delights of their island in London.
They have been chalking up some great responses from potential holidaymakers at various places all over the capital including in front of the ‘Gherkin’ and Lloyds building in the City itself.
The promotion team using a giant 3D artwork illustrating the famous ‘Stingray City’, probably the most iconic locations of Grand Cayman, where visitors can touch, stroke and even kiss the hundreds of friendly rays that gather off the coast.
According to Cayman folklore kissing a ray results in seven years good luck, and Londoners are being given the chance to witness the sight themselves through the artwork as it tours the capital.
The islands have a strong connection with all water sports and the nature in and around it are depicted in the large image. It features the stingrays, divers and coral of the Caribbean Sea found off the coast.
The 3D art will be continuing its tour around London, and those who spot it are invited to take a photo of them kissing a stingray and use the hashtag #CaymanKissed to be in with the chance of winning diving lessons from a diving company based in central London.
Don McDougall, Regional Manager of the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism in UK said: “It’s wonderful to see some of the iconic elements of Cayman here in London, against the backdrop of such recognisable London views.
“The marine park is complemented by an abundance of other marine activities, from sunset sailing and diving at the ‘must visit’ of the famous Stingray City. We want the British public to be able to experience a little bit of the tropical Cayman here in London and inspire them to come and experience the real thing for themselves.”
The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory in the western Caribbean Sea, and are known around the world for wonderful scenery and its friendly welcoming people.
Comprising of three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, a trio of reef-enclosed islands offer an excellent tropical experience that is hard to beat.