Sandals Resorts Worldwide has introduced the appointment of Adam Stewart as government chairman of the corporate.
He turns into simply the second chairman within the 40-year historical past of the resort model.
He’s preceded by his late father, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, who died in Miami after a brief sickness earlier this month.
The elder Stewart is seen as a pioneer in Caribbean tourism, somebody who broke the ceiling of all-inclusive luxurious after founding the organisation in 1981 and who performed a pivotal position in bolstering the recognition of the area.
Govt chairman Adam Stewart assumes the position after working alongside his father for greater than twenty years, serving as chief government officer and most just lately deputy chairman.
He has helped oversee the continued fast enlargement of Sandals Resorts Worldwide all through the Caribbean, together with the latest announcement of two new island resort locations, the longer term Sandals Curaçao and Seashores Resort in St. Vincent.
“Some individuals are dreamers, and a few are doers; my dad was the magical mixture of each.
“He was fiercely obsessed with providing a product that might exceed expectations, and we’re extremely honoured to proceed his pursuit of innovation, elevating the bar, and creating landmark moments for our valued company,” acknowledged Adam Stewart.
Numerous organisations have recognised Adam Stewart for his management within the journey business and his substantial contributions to the locations the place Sandals Resorts Worldwide operates.
As a part of this dedication, in 2009, Adam Stewart launched the Sandals Basis with a mission to elevate communities by way of schooling, healthcare, and environmental safety.
The inspiration and its actions have helped tens of millions throughout the area by way of varied impact-focused programmes, the place he’ll proceed to function president.
He’s additionally a robust proponent of the direct funding and growth of staff members.
His work by way of the Sandals Company College brings continued studying, mentorship and invaluable abilities coaching to hundreds of workers all through the Caribbean.
In 2016, Stewart was additionally bestowed the nationwide honour of the order of distinction, commander class by the federal government of Jamaica for excellent contribution to tourism.
He added: “We might by no means have imagined the monumental affect that our resorts have had all over the world.
“It has been a outstanding journey to have constructed manufacturers that play an element in so a lot of our clients’ happiest moments.
“Our staff is the most effective on the planet, and I’m extremely pleased with the work they do each day of life to place our clients first, as we feature ahead.”