April 17, 2021

Several Jamaican resorts have allegedly covered up years of sexual assault

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By Lisa Dunn From Uproxx A disturbing new report from the Detroit Free Press has revealed what appears to be a long-standing pattern of sexual assault cover-ups by Jamaican resorts, including Sandals, in order to protect their businesses. Multiple resorts are being accused of offering refunds, cash payouts, free vacations, ignoring complaints altogether, and/or manipulating guests into not reporting […]

Sandals Resorts eliminates all plastic straws in all Caribbean resorts

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From Caribbean Travel In September, Sandals Resorts International announced that all 19 Sandals® Resorts and Beaches® Resorts across seven Caribbean islands – including Jamaica, the Bahamas, St. Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Barbados and Turks & Caicos – would eliminate the 21,490,800 single-use plastic straws and stirrers used across the resorts each year by November 1, 2018. […]

Sandals Foundation partners with 16-year-old actor Marcus Scribner to serve as Youth Advocate Ambassador

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From The Sandals Foundation MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Extending his current work as a member of the Teen Advisory Panel (TAP) for Beaches Resorts, 16-year-old actor Marcus Scribner has agreed to serve in the newly created role of Youth Advocate Ambassador (YAA) to the Sandals Foundation, the non-profit arm of Sandals […]

St. Lucia tourism minister among Caribbean tourism ministers heaping praise on Sandals

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Ministers of Tourism from across the Caribbean are heaping praise on Sandals and Beaches Resorts as the Jamaican owned hotel chain continues to invest heavily in the region. The tributes came as the company unveiled yet another significant expansion project with the opening of the 6-Star Key West Village in the family brand ‘Beaches Resorts’ […]