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Sandals takes top World Travel Awards honours

Sandals takes top World Travel Awards honours World Travel Awards president Graham Cooke, left, presents the award to Sandals' Karl Thompson

For the 20th year in a row, Sandals Resorts International has garnered top nods and was named the World’s Leading All-Inclusive Company at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2015.

The event was this year held at the Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort in Morocco. 

In addition to this distinguished honour, Sandals Resorts and sister-brand, Beaches Resorts, also received additional notable accolades, including the World’s Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort Brand, World’s Leading All-Inclusive Resort for Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island and World’s Leading Caribbean Attraction Company for Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours.

“Sandals Resorts International is thrilled to continue its role as the world’s leading all-inclusive company,” said Karl Thompson, managing director of Unique Vacations - an affiliate of the exclusive worldwide sales and marketing representative for Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts. 

“Sandals Resorts has been setting the gold standard in all-inclusives for the past 34 years, and these awards are a testament not only to our company’s ongoing legacy of innovation and commitment to excellence, but the memorable experience our team offers guests every single day.”

With a total of four trophies from this year’s awards ceremony, the Caribbean resort company’s honours included:

  • World’s Leading All Inclusive Company: Sandals Resorts International
  • World’s Leading All Inclusive Family Resort Brand: Beaches Resorts
  • World’s Leading All Inclusive Resort: Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, The Bahamas
  • World’s Leading Caribbean Attraction Company: Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours

The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.

Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

Breaking Travel News caught up with Karl Thompson at the event, take a look at what he had to say below: