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Sandals® Resorts Executive Chairman To Join World Travel & Tourism Council Executive Committee

October 13, 2021 GMT
Sandals Resorts’ Executive Chairman, Adam Stewart
Sandals Resorts’ Executive Chairman, Adam Stewart
Sandals Resorts’ Executive Chairman, Adam Stewart

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandals Resorts’ Executive Chairman, Adam Stewart, has been formally invited to join the Executive Committee of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The induction represents the actionable change and strides forward made by Stewart throughout his time in the industry.

“I am honored to join the Executive Committee of an organization I have so respected since the start of my career,” says Adam Stewart, Executive Chairman of Sandals All-inclusive Resorts, “This leadership team is passionately focused on the efforts of the travel and tourism sector and I am eager to contribute. Together, we will continue to promote an industry that is more sustainable and inclusive than it was yesterday, reminding our neighboring industries and international governments that travel is an essential necessity to life.”

The World Travel & Tourism Council represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector. Members include 200 CEOs, Chairs and Presidents of the world’s leading Travel & Tourism companies from all geographies covering all industries. For more than 30 years, WTTC has been committed to raising the awareness of governments and the public of the economic and social significance of the Travel & Tourism sector.

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Julia Simpson, President & CEO WTTC said:
“I am delighted to welcome Adam to the Executive Committee of WTTC. Adam brings with him a wealth of experience having worked so closely with his late father to build what is now, one of the most recognised brands in our industry. Myself and the entire WTTC family look forward to working with Adam in his new role.”

The original vision of the council’s founding members remains the same: governments are to recognize travel and tourism as a top priority, business should balance economics with people, culture, and environment, and a shared pursuit of long-term growth. Membership includes the spectrum of the industry, from airlines to tour operators to hospitality groups. The Executive Council is comprised of Chairs, Presidents, and Chief Executives from across the world’s travel and tourism sector.

A voluntary organization, WTTC leadership sets the example, offering their valuable time and resources to move global activity forward in this ever-changing world. Industry leaders invited to join the Executive Committee stand as catalysts for fundamental change and awareness, promoting safe and enriching travel for millennia to come.

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Sandals® Resorts
Sandals® Resorts offers two people in love the most romantic, Luxury Included® vacation experience in the Caribbean across its 16 stunning beachfront settings in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Grenada, and Curacao opening in April 2022. Celebrating 40 years, the leading all-inclusive resort company offers more quality inclusions than any other on the planet. Sandals Resorts exclusive include signature Love Nest Butler Suites® for the ultimate in privacy and service; butlers trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers; the Red Lane Spa®; 5-Star Global Gourmet™ dining, ensuring top-shelf liquor, premium wines, and gourmet specialty restaurants; Aqua Centers with expert PADI® certification and training; fast Wi-Fi from beach to bedroom and Sandals Customizable Weddings. Sandals Resorts guarantees guests peace of mind from arrival to departure with the Sandals Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness, the company’s enhanced health and safety measures designed to give guests the utmost confidence when vacationing in the Caribbean as well as the new Sandals Vacation Assurance, a comprehensive vacation protection program featuring an industry-first guarantee of a free replacement vacation including airfare for guests impacted by COVID-19 related travel interruptions. Sandals Resorts is part of family-owned Sandals Resorts International (SRI), founded by the late Gordon “Butch” Stewart, which includes family-oriented Beaches Resorts. For more information about the Sandals Resorts Luxury Included® difference, visit www.sandals.com.

Contact: The Decker/Royal Agency, sandals@deckerroyal.com

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