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Butch Stewart biography to be published by Elliot & Thomson

Butch Stewart biography to be published by Elliot & Thomson

Sandals Resorts has announced the launch of Life’s a Beach, the inspirational true story of Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, founder and chairman of the successful Caribbean holiday company.

Completed alongside award winning editor, Jo Foley, the book will be published by Elliott & Thompson.

Stewart is one of Jamaica’s most influential and inspirational business leaders and presides over a billion dollar business empire that has shaped the economic landscape of the Caribbean.

From an ambitious young air conditioning salesman to the founder of one of the world’s biggest brands, Stewart’s business interests incorporate over 20 separate companies that are collectively Jamaica’s largest private sector group, the country’s biggest foreign exchange earner and its largest non-government employer.

Butch, left, picks up the Tourism Pioneer Award at the World Travel Awards from founder Graham Cooke and Ed Bartlett, Jamaican minister of tourism

Despite his many achievements and unconventional attitude to business, Butch Stewart’s inspirational life story remains widely unknown.

Covering his early years to the present day, Life’s a Beach documents Stewart’s rags-to-riches tale in a lavishly illustrated, full-colour biography.

With photographic material throughout including personal photos and archive shots, this engaging and enlightening biography provides a fascinating insight into the on-going development of one of the world’s leading holiday brands.

The book is priced £20.