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BTN talks to: Tony Cowles, Sandals Resorts

21 September 2008 Press Release Tourism News

Tony Cowles is the UK Managing Director of Sandals Resorts. He’s just returned from the Caribbean to inspect the damage caused by Hurricane Ike and also to check on the progress of the new Italian Village and Pirate’s Island Waterpark at Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort & Spa.

Butch Stewart founder of Sandals @ CHA 2008

Butch Stewart founder of Sandals @ CHA 2008

15 January 2008 Videos

Gordon Butch Stewart the founder of Sandals Resorts International talks about how the Sandals and Beaches brands have evolved over time and how the all inclusive brand has stayed ahead of the competition.

Butch Stewart: "People That Come Never Expected so Much!"

23 September 2005 Press Release Tourism News

Wednesday night (21/09/05) saw a gathering of journalists at the penthouse of the Dorchester hotel on London’s prestigious Park Lane. The occasion was the launch of ‘a new era’ for Caribbean mega-chain Sandals, who unveiled a series of fresh initiatives including the Signature Collection and a partnership with Preston Bailey, the internationally celebrated wedding planner. Preston was scheduled to make an appearance at the bash but unfortunately missed a connecting flight. As ever Sandals founder Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart was on hand to keep the party going!

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Robert Stewart, MD Sandals

27 January 2005 Press Release Tourism News

By Ben KilbeyHot on the heels of sweeping the board at last years World Travel Awards, picking up accolades that included; Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Group, Antigua and Bahamas’ Leading Spa Resorts and Caribbean’s Leading Family All-Inclusive, Sandals Managing Director, Robert ‘Bobby’ Stewart advises Caribbean Travel News on what the Ultra all-inclusive will be focusing on in 2005, the serenity of the Caribbean and the importance of the UK market.

Interview: Horace Peterkin, GM Sandals Montego Bay

18 November 2003 Press Release Tourism News

Sandals Montego Bay, the place where it all started. Tne birth-place of the most successful All-Inclusive chain in the world. Winners of the prestigious World Travel Awards 10 years in a row. It would seem unstoppable in it`s field of entertainment. Caribbean Weekly took time out to catch up with the resorts GM Horace Peterkin to discuss business and find out how bad the repoted riots in Jamaica really were.

Robert Stewart: Interview

19 May 2003 Press Release Tourism News

Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts, the Caribbeanå‘s number one ultra all-inclusive luxury resorts, that promise unparalleled delights for discerning travellers, are preparing to add two new properties to their growing portfolio. This week we talk to Robert Stewart, (pictured) Managing Director of Sandals & Beaches UK & Europe to find out how Sandals have weathered the recent storms.

Sandals Acquires Dragon Bay Beach Resort

2 April 2002 Press Release Hotel News

Sandals Resorts International assumed ownership of the Dragon Bay BeachResort in Port Antonio, Jamaica on Friday, March 22. This follows thesuccessful completion of negotiations with the former owners Albert AbelaCorporation and SSI Cayman Limited last week. The resort will betemporarily closed to facilitate an extensive refurbishing andmodernization exercise and is expected to reopen for business this Fall.During its closure, Dragon Bay will be transformed into a sophisticatedall-inclusive resort of the standard of Beaches Royal Plantation, whichrecently acquired a Five Star Diamond classification.