Sandals snaps up Caribbean's Leading Hotel Brand for 22nd time in World Travel Awards
Sandals Resort International has won the title of the Caribbean's Leading Hotel Brand for an impressive 22nd time at the World Travel Awards. The Caribbean and North America Gala Ceremony 2015 was hosted by Sandals Emerald Bay in the Bahamas last week and was attended by travel and hospitality industry leaders and VIPs.
Sandals Resorts International has been honoured with the title of the Caribbean's Leading Hotel Brand for the 22nd time.
The hotel group was given the title at the World Travel Awards Caribbean and North America Gala Ceremony 2015 that took place at Sandals Emerald Bay in the Bahamas last week.
Graham Cooke, the President of the World Travel Awards, commented:
"What a night for Sandals! Over the past two decades the brand has grown into an institution here in the Caribbean and that success has been recognised by our voters this evening."
Delta Air Lines won the titles of North America's Leading Airline and North America's Leading Airline to the Caribbean, while Caribbean Airlines was awarded Caribbean's Leading Airline.
Mr Coke also explained:
"My congratulations, too, to all our winners tonight, all of whom are working tirelessly to drive up standards in the competitive Caribbean and North American hospitality markets. I look forward to welcoming them all to our Grand Final this December in Morocco."
The ceremony was hosted by Andrew Kennedy and Anastagia Pierre at the Sandals Resort, and there were performances from The Royal Bahamas Police Force Pop Band, Alia Cole, and Crusaders Junkanoo Group.
The Bahamas minister of tourism, the Honourable Obediah Wilchcombe, was recognised as the Caribbean's Leading Travel Personality 2015 in a special presentation.
Sandals International Resorts owns and operates luxury all-inclusive Caribbean hotels and resorts in Jamaica, St Lucia, Antigua, The Bahamas, and Turks and Caicos under the three brands: Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts.
Additional WTA winners included the Jamaica Tourist Board, who was recognised as the Caribbean's Leading Tourist Board; Antigua and Barbuda as the Caribbean's Leading Romantic Destination; Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall in Jamaica, who was awarded the title of Caribbean's Leading New Hotel; and the Caribbean's Leading Hotel Suite award went to Rock Star Suite at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
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