Human Resources

To attract, retain and develop the highest calibre team of professionals with the competencies and personal characteristics necessary to achieve the CIDOT’s mission.

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  • Amy Bothwell

    Manager, Human Resources

    Amy Bothwell is the Manager of Human Resources at the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism and has over 10 years’ experience in the HR field. She is responsible for the development and comprehensive HR oversight for the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism locally and overseas : New York, London and Canada.  She holds a M.B.A from Nova Southeastern University and completed her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of North Carolina Charlotte in Business Administration.

    Amy is a member of the Cayman Islands Society for Human Resources Professionals and the Society of Human Resources Professionals.

  • Opal Ruiz

    Human Resources Officer

    Mrs. Opal Ruiz has been employed in the capacity of Human Resources Officer at the Department of Tourism since August 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Cum Laude). She is responsible for assisting with the Department’s various HR functions including recruitment, payroll, benefits administration and employee engagement. Prior to working at CIDOT, Opal was employed as a Pension Administrator with Saxon Pensions Client Service Agents for Silver Thatch Pensions for approximately 6 years. Opal has over ten years of diversified work experience in areas such as human resources, pensions, administration, and customer service. Additionally, Opal is currently perusing a Master’s of Business Administration Degree with an expected completion date of December 2017.