Public Relations

To manage external and internal communications and relationships, in both international and local arenas, so that goodwill and mutual understanding is developed between the Department of Tourism and its publics.

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  • Hannah Ebanks

    Public Relations Officer

    Ms. Hannah Ebanks joined the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism in July 2021 as the Public Relations Officer, having previously worked in journalism, marketing and public relations in the United States. In this role, Ms. Ebanks is responsible for copywriting, assisting with media relations and managing the visiting journalist programme; as well as supervising the Public Relations Assistant. Prior to joining DoT, she worked as a freelance Marketing Assistant for various marketing agencies in the United States. Ms. Ebanks holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and minor in Marketing and Marketing Communications from Emerson College.

  • Theresa Cole

    Public Relations Assistant

    Ms. Theresa Cole joined the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism in December 2019 as the Public Relations Assistant. In this role, Ms. Cole is responsible for providing administrative and technical support to the Public Relations Officer and Manager; as well as preparing and disseminating destination focused information to media and assisting with the visiting journalist programme. Prior to joining DoT, Ms. Cole was employed with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority as a Public Relations Assistant. Ms. Cole holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications (Honors) from The University of Tampa.  

  • Patrick Gorham

    Graphic Designer and Photographer

    Patrick joined the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism in 1996, having previously worked in advertising, graphic design and photography in London, UK. He was hired in London and moved to the Cayman Islands in 1983 to work for Nor’wester Magazine and as the art director for Diversified Services advertising agency. In 1984, Patrick moved on to work for Cayman Free Press, now named Pinnacle Media, where he designed their publications and commercial work. Patrick transitioned into the public sector in 1996 and he has since worked at CIDOT. He studied graphic design and photography at University of Suffolk where he gained his licentiateship to the Society of Industrial Artists Designers (SIAD) along with the East Anglian Diploma in Design.