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Sandals Debuts Ochi Beach Resort

 Above: the Sandals Ochi Beach Resort (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell OCHO RIOS — It’s the newest resort in Sandals’ ever-expanding Caribbean portfolio. But it’s actually one of the brand’s original properties. Sandals Resorts International officially debuted its …

Sandals Carlyle Resort to Remain Sandals-Branded Property

 Above: Sandals Carlyle By the Caribbean Journal staff The Sandals Carlyle in Jamaica will remain a Sandals-branded resort, the company announced Monday. Sandals Resorts International had earlier announced that the property would be transitioned to one of its other brands, …

Sandals to Offer Free Wi-Fi in All Resorts

 Above: Sandals LaSource Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading hotel companies will soon be offering free, universal Wi-Fi. Sandals Resorts International announced that it would be introduce Wi-Fi in all Sandals and Beaches …

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 Above: an Island Routes excursion in Grenada By Alexander Britell MONTEGO BAY — Regional tour company Island Routes is continuing its Caribbean expansion, with plans to open in Belize, St Kitts and Dominica this year, according to General Manager David …

 Above: the Grand Pineapple Beach Resort in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff While the prospect of Sandals Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart’s proposed $140 million Beaches hotel project on Antigua’s Long Bay had seemingly dimmed last year, the project has …

 Above: the Grand Pineapple Beach Negril’s staff marks the reopening By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Grand Pineapple Beach Negril celebrated its reopening earlier this week. Parent company Sandals Resorts International had initially announced plans to close the resort in …

 Above: the La Source property in Grenada By Alexander Britell Grenada will soon be home to a Sandals resort, following the purchase of the LaSource Resort property, the company announced Thursday. The agreement, which was reached after “ongoing discussions” with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada needs to introduce a flagship hotel in order to promote itself on the world stage, according to Michael McIntyre, chairman of Grenada’s Airlift Committee. “Venturing into an area like this will result in greater …

 Above: Gordon “Butch” Stewart (Photo: CJ) By Alexander Britell Gordon “Butch” Stewart is one of Jamaica’s leading businessmen and a pioneer in the hospitality industry. Stewart is the chairman or owner of more than a dozen companies, including Sandals, Beaches …