Above: Gordon “Butch” Stewart accepts the award at the JW Marriott Marquis
MIAMI — Sandals Resorts International Chairman and Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart won one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious awards in a ceremony in Miami on Thursday.
Stewart received the Lifetime Achievement Award from at the CHRIS Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit in Miami, for a career among the most celebrated in the history of Caribbean tourism.
Stewart, who was joined by his son, Sandals and Island Routes CEO Adam Stewart and a large family contingent, was presented with the award by James E. Burba, president of the Burba Hotel Network.
Sandals operates properties across the Caribbean, including in Jamaica, St. Lucia, Antigua, the Bahamas, Grenada and Barbados, along with Beaches-branded resorts in the Turks and Caicos Islands and Jamaica.
— Alexander Britell