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Sandals leads region with 11 World Travel Awards

Sandals Resorts International, which operates two resorts in The Bahamas, was honoured with 11 accolades at the 24th Annual World Travel Awards. 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sandals leadsThe resort company’s collection of accolades demonstrates its continued commitment to excellence of the brand and its resorts by receiving the recognition of the Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand, thus earning this title for 24 consecutive years.

Also awarded within Sandals Resorts International’s brand was its newest resort, Sandals Barbados, which received the special honour of Caribbean’s Leading Resort 2017.

Butch Stewart“We are delighted to once again be honoured by the prestigious World Travel Awards,” said Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart (pictured), chairman of Sandals Resorts International. “We continue to invest in our product and our people so that each year we can be proud to say we are the Caribbean’s leading hotel brand. Our goal remains centred around providing the best possible luxury-included experiences for our customers, and we look forward to continuing to do so.”

Sandals Resorts International won a total of 11 trophies:

  • Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand 2017: Sandals Resorts International
  • Caribbean’s Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort 2017: Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa
  • Caribbean’s Leading Luxury All-Inclusive Resort 2017: Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa
  • Caribbean’s Leading Resort 2017: Sandals Barbados
  • Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Resort 2017: Sandals South Coast, Jamaica
  • Caribbean’s Most Romantic Resort 2017: Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
  • Grenada’s Leading Resort 2017: Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa
  • St Lucia’s Leading Resort 2017: Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort
  • Jamaica’s Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort 2017: Beaches Negril Resort & Spa
  • Jamaica’s Leading Resort 2017: Sandals Royal Caribbean
  • Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tour Operator 2017: Island Routes Caribbean Adventures

As the halfway point of the two-year LINK-Caribbean Angel Investment programme approaches, over $500,000 has been awarded to 14 Caribbean companies to support their development to attract angel investment.

Lombard Odier & Cie (Bahamas) Ltd executives recently paid a courtesy call on Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration Brent Symonette at the Ministry.

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