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Sandals Resorts receives top honours at the 17th annual World Travel Awards

Sandals Resorts receives top honours at the 17th annual World Travel Awards

For the 17th year in a row, Sandals Resorts International garnered top nods and was named the World’s Leading All-Inclusive Company at the 17th Annual World Travel Awards Grand Gala held 7th November, 2010 in London.  In addition to this distinguished honour, Sandals Resorts and sister-brand, Beaches Resorts, also received several additional notable accolades, including World’s Leading Family All-Inclusive for Beaches Negril Resort & Spa and World’s Most Romantic Resort for Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa. CEO of Sandals Resorts International, Adam Stewart, was on hand, along with several of the company’s top executives, to accept the awards.

“A leading view is best and we are thrilled to continue as the world’s leading all-inclusive company,” Adam Stewart, CEO of Sandals Resorts, said.  “It is a testament not only to the fantastic experience our team offers guests every single day, but to our company’s storied legacy of innovation and commitment to exceed expectations.  We lead by example and we are driven to do, be and provide more.”

With a total of four trophies in the “World’s Leading” categories, Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts rose above other highly acclaimed hotel brands. The Caribbean resort company’s top honours included:

  * World’s Leading All-Inclusive Company: Sandals Resorts International
  * World’s Most Romantic Resort: Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa, Antigua
  * World’s Leading Family All-Inclusive: Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Jamaica
  * World’s Leading Family Resort: Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa, Turks & Caicos

Last month at the World Travel Award’s Americas Gala, held at Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa in Jamaica on 22nd October 22, Sandals resorts International was also honoured with several awards for the Caribbean region, including:


  * Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Resort, Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
  * Antigua & Barbuda’s Leading Hotel, Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
  * Jamaica’s Leading Hotel, Sandals Negril Beach Resort & Spa
  * St. Lucia’s Leading Hotel, Sandals Regency La Toc Golf Resort & Spa
  * St. Lucia’s Leading Resort, Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort
  * Bahamas Leading Spa Resort, Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Bahamas
  * Jamaica’s Leading Resort, Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa
  * Caribbean’s Leading Family All-Inclusive, Beaches Negril Beach Resort & Spa
  * Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand, Sandals Resorts International

The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 for the express purpose of acknowledging and celebrating achievements in all areas of the world’s travel and tourism industry.  This year’s voting campaign reached a total of 183,000 travel professionals worldwide in more than 160 countries.  Nominations for this year’s World Travel Awards were based on the previous year’s voting.