8 Must-Visit Luxury Hotels in Grenada

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Grenada’s travel rules require visitors to remain at their resort for five days after arrival, and while you can travel freely around the island after that if you get a negative test result, honestly we’d be OK with spending even […]


Jamaica’s Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort Is Expanding

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The Sandals Royal Caribbean resort in Jamaica is set to complete an expansion project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Montego Bay property is adding 48 new rooms, according to Sandals Resorts International.  That rooms, which will be available starting Dec.15, […]


Unique Vacations Expands Leadership Team

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Unique Vacations, the affiliate for the worldwide representative for Sandals Resorts International, has announced an expanded leadership team.  That includes Maggie Rivera as chief communications and strategy officer; Tony Cortizas as senior Vice President of brand development; Gray Sadler as […]

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Caribbean Hotel Outlook Conference Set for March 30

The Caribbean Hotel Outlook virtual conference is free for Caribbean Journal Invest subscribers. To register for the conference, click here. If you’re not a CJI subscriber, click here. A major new virtual conference will look at what’s ahead for the […]

In Jamaica, the Caribbean’s Ultimate Swim-Up Suites

What is a “rondoval”? The dictionary description of the word this marketing term comes from is “rondavel,” a round Southern African building with a peaked roof. But at the Sandals South Coast resort in Jamaica, it might just be called […]

The Sandals Royal Barbados Resort Is Expanding

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Sandals Resorts International is expanding again in the Caribbean, this time to its flagship resort in Barbados. The Sandals Royal Barbados all-inclusive is set to unveil a significant expansion project on July 1, 2021. The company is adding 66 new […]

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Prime Caribbean Resort Site Heads to Auction

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An 18-acre resort site on the island of Great Exuma in The Bahamas is headed to auction, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The Palms at Three Sisters is set on more than 18 acres of oceanfront real estate in Great […]

Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course Reopens in Exuma

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The Greg Norman-designed Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course has reopened on the island of Great Exuma in The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The championship course, which has long played host to the Korn Ferry Tour’s Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, […]

Sandals Reopens More Resorts in Jamaica, Saint Lucia

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Sandals Resorts has reopened pair of its most popular properties in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive company has reopened its Sandals Ocho Rios Beach Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica and its Sandals Halcyon Beach on the island […]

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What Does the Future Hold for Sandals Resorts International?

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor For anyone wondering what would happen to Sandals Resorts International (SRI) now that its legendary founder, Gordon “Butch” Stewart, passed away, one fact seems to be certain. You can expect the company to stay within […]

Adam Stewart Named Executive Chairman of Sandals

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Adam Stewart has been appointed executive chairman of Sandals Resorts International, succeeding his late father Gordon “Butch” Stewart in the role, Caribbean Journal has learned. Adam Stewart becomes just the second chairman of the company in its 40-year history.  “We […]

Sandals, Beaches Resorts Launch Free Testing in the Caribbean

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Sandals and Beaches Resorts have launched a new free testing program at all of the brands’ resorts in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new program will run from Jan. 26-March 31, 2021.  Tests will be conducted by approved […]


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