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PM, Holness congratulate C'bean hotelier of the year Adam Stewart

Published:Tuesday | October 6, 2015 | 10:54 PM
Simpson Miller ... Stewart has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in his continued transformation of the Sandals brand.

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Opposition Leader Andrew Holness have congratulated Sandals Resorts International CEO Adam Stewart on being awarded the Caribbean hotelier of the year.

Stewart was awarded by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.

In June, he walked away with the title as the Jamaican hotelier of the year award.

According to Simpson Miller, Stewart’s has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in his continued transformation of the Sandals brand.

She cited the major expansion of Sandals Resort including a recent additional investment of some US$150 million in expansion and improvements to the resort chain’s operations in Jamaica.

Meanwhile, the Opposition Leader Andrew Holness said being named the Caribbean hotelier of the year has demonstrated that Adam Stewart is an astute businessman and a major force in the tourism industry across the region.

He says recognising Stewart's work in the hotel industry is not only great encouragement, but a fitting reward for his hard work and tremendous dedication to the development of Jamaica's tourism product.