GraceKennedy opens new location owned by businessman Matthew Tibbetts

ByRichard C. Sloan

Oct 17, 2021

GraceKennedy Money Services said on October 12, 2021 that residents of Grand Cayman have a new location to make Western Union money transfers. The new address will be in a store called “Convenience Shop Y Mas” at 171 Eastern Avenue. ‘Convenience Shop Y Mas’ is said to be owned by Matthew Tibbetts, the General Accountant with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development of the government.

According to GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS) Regional Manager for the Cayman Islands, Annalize Harewood, its new location is part of the company’s strategic drive to expand its presence in the region. “GraceKennedy Money Services has the largest Western Union branch network in Jamaica, and we plan to replicate this wherever we operate the franchise,” she said.

With Western Union present in over 200 countries around the world, we want to make sure that we provide options for our customers in Cayman Islands, so that they can always find a place near them to send money home. in Jamaica, the Philippines, Honduras or anywhere in the world where their receiver is located.

She added.

According to GKMS, this eighth location in Cayman officially opened on Friday, October 8 with a lot of fanfare and freebies. Among those attending the opening ceremony were Honorary Vice Consul in Jamaica, Elaine Harris, Arturo Ursua, Honorary Consul in the Philippines, and Convenience Shop Y Mas owner Matthew Tibbetts.

GKMS said the new location will be open Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Other GKMS / Western Union sites are:

  • Foster Airport
  • Foster’s campaign
  • Foster’s Camana Bay
  • Republix by Foster
  • Small Outlet Offers
  • 4-Way Stop Convenience Store
  • and on Cayman Brac at the L&M Superstore.

GKMS operates the Western Union franchise in 10 other Caribbean countries, including Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana, and has the largest money transfer network in the English-speaking Caribbean, which connects over one million families. every year.


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