Sandals to enter corporate market
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.
Usain Bolts for Sandals
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 buys Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma
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.
Sandals plays host to TV’s Wheel of Fortune
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.
Sandals enhance travel agent workshop series
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.
Sandals Foundation opens in Montego Bay
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 extends that loving feeling
“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.
Sandals plays Cupid
On January 28, 2009, more than 175 couples from New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Chicago arrived in Montego Bay, Jamaica to take part in Sandals Resorts’ annual Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island
Sandals to host special broadcast
During the week of April 27, 2009, Wheel of Fortune viewers will feel as though they have been whisked away to an island paradise as America’s most popular game show hostsSANDALS RESORTS WEEK, a weeklong broadcast dedicated to the world’s only Luxury Included® vacation for two people in love.
Sandals New Golf school, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Travel Agents from all across the United States and Canada had a chance to experience the new Sandals Golf School at Sandals Golf & Country in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
Sandals St Lucia to host 2009 Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Marketplace
Sandals have proudly announced that the 2009 Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHA) Marketplace will be held on the future site of Sandals Grande St. Lucian’s 200-room expansion, The Greek Village.
BTN talks to Beaches Turks & Caicos about new Italian Village
The breathtaking Turks and Caicos in the Caribbean is home to the award-winning Beaches Resort Villages & Spa.A tropical island paridise surrounded by turquise waters and white sands this tiny speck on the map is fast becoming a hot tourist destination and its easy to see why.Mary Aziz went to see how recent demand has lead to a new luxury village being built in the complex and what they had to say about it.