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Unique Vacations Names New President

 Above: the Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma By Alexander Britell Unique Vacations has named Ellen Bettridge its new president. Bettridge, who had previously served as president of the Americas for luxury cruise line Silversea, will be based in Miami, beginning …

Sandals Pushes Back Grenada Opening

 Above: a rendering of the Sandals Grenada (Photo: Sandals) By Alexander Britell Sandals has pushed back the opening of its resort in Grenada to Dec. 21. The resort had originally been set to open on Dec. 12. A company spokesperson …

Sandals Grenada Readies For Opening

 Above: a rendering of the South Seas Village at Sandals Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest Sandals resort is set to open in two weeks. The Sandals La Source Grenada is slated to open on Dec. 12. …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Sandals Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Sandals Barbados resort received its first guests on Wednesday, the property said. The 280-room property is the company’s newest resort. It is located in the St Lawrence area of Barbados. …

 Above: the former Couples Resort in St Lawrence By Alexander Britell A Sandals resort and a Beaches resort will be opening to Barbados, Sandals Resort International announced Friday. Sandals and the government of Barbados reported their agreement following “months of …

 Above: the Almond Beach Village site By Alexander Britell A Beaches resort could soon be coming to Barbados. Sandals Resorts International announced Friday that it was in “exciting discussions” with the government of Barbados to build a brand-new Beaches resort …

 CHOOSING THE Caribbean’s best all inclusive resorts is a bit like choosing a list of its best restaurants — it simply begs for a definition. And the definition of “all-inclusive” has changed a lot over the years. All-inclusive properties have …

 Above: a rendering of the Sandals LaSource Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has named Peter Fraser the new general manager of the Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort, which is slated to open in December. Fraser, a 30-year …

 By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor EACH time I am away, I can’t help but do a comparison between the country I visit and Jamaica. In particular, I always look at the main industry of the country and contrast it against …

 Update: the video has now been made private by Sandals on YouTube. By the Caribbean Journal staff The preview of Volkswagen’s upcoming Super Bowl ad featuring an American office worker with a Jamaican accent went viral this week, and now …

 Above: the former Veranda Turks and Caicos Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has announced that the former Veranda Turks and Caicos resort it purchased last month will close beginning Jan. 7 for renovations. The renovations will …

 It was another active year in the Caribbean, from the arrests of one former Premier and another sitting Premier; a wave of new hotel activity; a series of downgrades of government debt and several high-profile elections. But what were Caribbean …

 Above: the Beaches Resort in Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The Beaches Resort in Turks and Caicos has made job offers to 145 of the staff at the former Veranda Resort that its parent company, Sandals Resorts …

 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 Sandals Grenada property (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart joined a special Cabinet meeting in Grenada this week to present his plans for the former LaSource property. Stewart, who was joined by …

 Above: the Veranda Resort By Alexander Britell Following its purchase of the LaSource resort in Grenada last month, Sandals has announced the purchase of the Veranda Resort Hotel in Turks and Caicos. The property will be annexed to Sandals’ current …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines will be re-introducing a fourth flight to Grenada beginning next week, the government announced this week. The move comes after American had announced a reduction in its schedule 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 …

 

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