The luxury stakes in the Bahamas have been raised several notches following the grand opening of the Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma. Set on one of the Bahamas’ most beautiful Out Islands, it becomes the 14th Sandals resort in the Caribbean, and the first to offer a Greg Norman-designed golf course, plus a host of other world-class facilities.
Sandals is tackling the downturn by continuing to expand. This month sees the opening of Sandals Emerald Bay in the Bahamas, a luxury new all-butler suite resort. BTN finds out more from Karl Thompson, UK Managing Director, Sandals.
Breaking Travel News interviews Adam Steward, CEO Sandals Resorts International at WTM 2009
BTN interviews Jeremy Jones, Regional Director of the Eastern Caribbean, Sandals Resorts and Beaches on winning World’s Leading All-Inclusive Company at the 16th annual World Travel Awards staged at the five-star Grosvenor House, a JW Hotel in London
BTN interviews Adam Stewart, CEO, Sandals Resorts International on winning Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand at the 16th annual World Travel Awards staged at the five-star Grosvenor House, a JW Hotel in London
Sandals plans to enter the corporate market for the first time with Sandals City. The hotel will be built in Kingston, and marks a departure from the group’s traditional all-inclusive leisure concept. Sandals chairman Butch Stewart told the newspaper that Sandals City will have conference and banquet rooms, plus a spa, racquetball, tennis courts and a gym.
Hon. Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, Founder and Chairman of the Caribbean’s leading resort chain, Sandals Resorts International, today announced that he will extend a special invitation to top Caribbean athletes such as Usain Bolt.
Sandals Resorts International has announced the purchase of the recently-closed Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma at Emerald Bay for an undisclosed sum. The property is the fourteenth Sandals Resort in the Caribbean, and its third in the Bahamas.
During the week of April 27, 2009, viewers of Wheel of Fortune will be whisked away to an island paradise as America’s most popular game show presents Sandals Resort Week. The special broadcast kicks off a multi-platform partnership between the Caribbean’s leading resort company and television’s No. 1 syndicated show, comprised of on-air vacation giveaways, exclusive opportunities for “Wheel Watchers Club” members and an interactive online sweepstakes.
This spring, Sandals Resorts will once again embark on a multi-city U.S. tour to host a Travel Agent Workshop Series providing area agents with an overview of the resort company’s latest news. The 2009 Travel Agent Workshop Series will provide additional details on new upgrades, expansions and partnerships rolling out across the resort portfolio - comprised of Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts, The Royal Plantation Collection and Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts - this year.
Adam Stewart, CEO of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), and Founder and Chairman, Hon. Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, have announced the creation of The Sandals Foundation, the Caribbean resort company’s official philanthropic arm. The newly-established organization will aim to unite the region under one common goal: to elevate its people and protect its delicate ecosystem.
“Sandals with a Kiss”(S.W.A.K.) package at all twelve Luxury Included® resorts through to 31 March 2009. The package, which comes included as part of any Sandals Resorts stay booked by 15 February 2009, features additional opportunities for two people in love to make the most of their romantic Caribbean getaway.