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Sandals Resorts International takes home 12 accolades at World Travel Awards

  • Hotels
  •   10-19-2021  8:43 pm
  •   Pax Global Media
Sandals Resorts International takes home 12 accolades at World Travel Awards
Sandals Royal Barbados. (Supplied)
Pax Global Media

Sandals Resorts International (SRI) received 12 awards at the 28th annual Caribbean and North America World Travel Awards virtual presentation on Oct. 18th, 2021. 

Special recognition was given to Sandals Resorts International as the Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand 2021 for the 28th consecutive year, as the resort company celebrates its 40th Anniversary and continues to pave the path of excellence and innovation in the travel industry.

Sandals Resorts International was recognized with 12 awards, including:

  • Caribbean's Leading Hotel Brand 2021: Sandals Resorts International
  • Caribbean's Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort 2021: Beaches Turks & Caicos  
  • Caribbean's Leading Luxury All-Inclusive Resort 2021: Sandals Grenada
  • Caribbean's Leading Resort 2021: Sandals Royal Barbados
  • Caribbean's Leading Honeymoon Resort 2021: Sandals South Coast, Jamaica
  • Caribbean's Most Romantic Resort 2021: Sandals Grande Antigua
  • Bahamas' Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2021: Sandals Emerald Bay
  • Grenada's Leading Resort 2021: Sandals Grenada
  • Jamaica's Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort 2021: Beaches Negril
  • Jamaica's Leading Resort 2021: Sandals Montego Bay
  • St Lucia's Leading Resort 2021: Sandals Grande St. Lucian
  • Caribbean's Leading Adventure Tour Operator 2021: Island Routes Caribbean Adventures  

"It is our great honour today for Sandals Resorts International to be recognized as this year’s recipient of the Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand," said Adam Stewart, executive chairman of Sandals Resorts International. "For four decades, we have held an unwavering commitment to hospitality excellence across the region." 

“We will continue to live our promise to our customers, valued travel advisors and our communities, and we will keep exceeding expectations through our dedication to hard work and innovation."

Following a year of innovation, Sandals South Coast was named as the Caribbean’s Honeymoon Resort 2021 by the World Travel Awards, boasting the world’s first-ever Swim-Up Rondoval Suites, the longest pool in the western hemisphere spanning 17,040 sq. ft, and a remastered 112-room Dutch Village - perfect for honeymooners and all couples in love.

SRI’s family friendly all-inclusive brand, Beaches Resorts, was also recognized in the World Travel Awards with Beaches Turks and Caicos winning the Caribbean’s Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort for the 18th time. 

Packed with fun for families of all ages, Beaches Turks and Caicos features five magnificent villages that exemplify the architectures of Italy, France, the Caribbean, and Key West. 

With endless land and water-sport activities, a 45,000 square foot water park, and 21-gourmet restaurants, there is something for everyone at this one-of-a-kind resort.

Sandals Resorts International’s sister company Island Routes Adventure Tours, was also recognized by the World Travel Awards, taking home the Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tour Operator for the 9th year. Island Routes offers guests off-site experiences that truly immerse them in the local culture and beauty the islands have to offer.

“Even in these unprecedented times, it is an honour to be recognized for continuing to deliver exceptional and authentic destination experiences. We pride ourselves on this recognition and promise to continue delivering one-of-a-kind excursions and extraordinary service while always looking to raise the bar on our products and offerings,” said Ryan Terrier, vice-president of operations, Island Routes.

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