Sandals Resorts International (SRI) was honored with 15 prestigious awards at the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards 2016 Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony held on September 17th, 2016 at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort. The Luxury Included® Resort Company demonstrated its continued commitment to excellence of the brand and its resorts by receiving, once again, the notable recognition of the Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand, thus earning this title for 23 consecutive years. Also awarded within Sandals Resorts International’s brand was its philanthropic arm, the Sandals Foundation, who received the special honor of Outstanding Contribution to Corporate Social Responsibility Projects for its commitment to making a positive impact in the region through education, environment and community.
“We are delighted to once again be honored by the prestigious World Travel Awards,” said Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Chairman of Sandals Resorts International. “We continue to invest in our product so that each year we can be proud to say we are the Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand. Our number one priority remains to provide the best possible Luxury-Included experiences for our customers, and we look forward to continuing to do so.”
With a total of 15 trophies, Sandals Resorts International rose above other highly acclaimed hotel brands throughout the world. The Caribbean resort company’s top honors included:
- Outstanding Contribution to Corporate Social Responsibility Projects – The Sandals Foundation
- Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand – Sandals Resorts International
- Caribbean’s Leading Resort – Sandals Barbados
- Caribbean’s Leading Luxury All-Inclusive Resort – Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis & Spa Resort
- Caribbean’s Most Romantic Resort – Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
- Caribbean’s Leading All Inclusive Family Resort – Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa
- Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Resort – Sandals Ochi Beach Resort
- Bahamas’ Leading Spa Resort – Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island
- Grenada’s Leading Resort – Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa
- Jamaica’s Leading Resort – Sandals Negril Beach Resort & Spa
- Jamaica’s Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort – Beaches Negril Resort & Spa
- St Lucia’s Leading Resort – Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort
- St Lucia’s Leading Spa Resort – Sandals Grande St Lucian Spa & Beach Resort
- St Lucia’s Best Resort Spa – Red Lane Spa at Sandals Grande St Lucian Spa & Beach Resort
- Barbados’ Best Spa Resort – Sandals Barbados
The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 for the express purpose of acknowledging and celebrating achievements in all areas of the world’s travel and tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. Each year WTA covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognize and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region. For more information about these award-winning resorts, visit www.sandals.com and www.beaches.com.
Sandals Resorts offers two people in love with the most romantic, Luxury-Included® vacation experience in the Caribbean. With 15 stunning beachfront settings in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas, Barbados and Grenada, Sandals Resorts offers more quality inclusions than any other resort company on the planet. Signature Love Nest suites for the ultimate in privacy and service; butlers trained by the English Guild of Professional Butlers; Red Lane Spa®; 5-Star Global Gourmet™ dining, ensuring top-shelf liquor, premium wines and gourmet specialty restaurants; Aqua Centers with expert PADI® certification and training; fast Wi-Fi from beach to bedroom and WeddingMoons®, for dream destination weddings are all Sandals Resorts exclusives. Sandals Resorts is part of family-owned Sandals Resorts International (SRI), which includes Beaches Resorts and is the Caribbean’s leading all-inclusive resort company. For more information about the Sandals Resorts Luxury Included® difference, visit www.sandals.com.
With three spectacular locations in Turks & Caicos and Jamaica, Beaches Resorts is the ultimate getaway for every member of the family. With outrageous waterparks, XBOX® Play Lounge, the Scratch DJ Academy, exclusive Kids Camps, teen nightclubs, Certified Nannies, Butler service, Red Lane® Spas, Aqua Centers with expert PADI® certification and training; and free Wi-Fi, Beaches Resorts provides more quality inclusions than any other resort company on the planet. As a proud sponsor of Sesame Street, Beaches Resorts also offers the Caribbean Adventure with Sesame Street®, where kids can spend their vacation with their favorite friends from the Sesame Street gang with daily activities and weekly stage shows. Beaches Resorts are also the perfect place for family gatherings from reunions and special birthdays to FamilyMoons®, Beaches’ signature destination wedding and vow renewal program. Beaches Resorts is part of family-owned Sandals Resorts International (SRI), which includes Luxury-Included® Sandals Resorts and is the Caribbean’s leading all-inclusive resort company. For more information about the Beaches Resorts difference, visit www.beaches.com.