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 […]


12 Caribbean Resorts with Swim-Up Rooms

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Skiers know that the best places to stay are slopeside, where they have direct access to the trails. The tropical equivalent is the swim-up room, where you can step outside and right into the warm waters of a swimming pool. […]


Caribbean Mourns Sandals Resorts Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor  The Caribbean is mourning one of the titan’s of the region’s tourism industry, with the passing of Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the founder and chairman of Sandals Resorts International.  Stewart was 79. Stewart was known for […]

Sandals Is Reopening Two Bahamas Resorts

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Sandals Resorts International is set to open two resorts in The Bahamas over the next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Jan. 28, the all-inclusive company will relaunch its Sandals Royal Bahamian resort on Cable Beach in Nassau.  That will […]

The 25 Best All-Inclusive Resorts to Visit in 2021

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Even amid the challenges of the travel industry, one sector continues to lead demand: all-inclusive resorts. It’s why more major big brands are entering the increasingly competitive sector — all-inclusive resorts are what lots of people are looking for when they […]


Sandals Is Reopening Another Resort in Saint Lucia

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Sandals Resorts International is set to complete its Saint Lucia reopening next month, Caribbean Journal has learned. Sandals will relaunch the Sandals Halcyon Beach resort in Saint Lucia on Jan. 15, according the company. Sandals has already reopened its other […]

Beaches Turks and Caicos Is Open Again

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The leading all-inclusive resort in Turks and Caicos has completed its comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive Beaches Turks and Caicos, one of Sandals Resorts International’s family-friendly resorts, relaunched this week on Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales.  The resort […]

Sandals Unveils New Suites at Sandals South Coast

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Sandals has debuted a major new addition to its recently-reopened Sandals South Coast resort in Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company has unveiled its first-ever “Swim-Up Rondoval” Suites, each of which has zero-entry, swim-up access, a private plunge pool […]

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Sandals Is Expanding to a New Caribbean Island

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Sandals Resorts International is expanding to the Dutch Caribbean for the first time, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  Sandals is bringing its brand to the Santa Barbara Resort on the island of Curacao, the company confirmed.  The new Sandals Curacao […]

Sandals to Reopen Two More Resorts in January

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Sandals Resorts International is reopening two more resorts in January, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That will include the reopening of the Sandals Halcyon Beach resort in Saint Lucia on Jan. 15 and the Sandals Royal Bahamian resort in Nassau, The […]

Exuma’s Grand Isle Resort to Reopen in December

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The Grand Isle Resort and Spa in Exuma, The Bahamas is set to reopen next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The residential resort set on Emerald Bay on the island of Great Exuma will be reopening on Dec. 17, Bahamas […]


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