Sandals Resorts International is thrilled to announce that the company has received twelve prestigious awards at the 28th Annual Caribbean and North America World Travel Awards virtual presentation on October 18, 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 the 40th anniversary of Sandals Resorts 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,” continued Stewart. “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 honor 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.
The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 for the sole 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 the World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognize and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.