Industry Update
Appointment15 March 2018

Gebhard F. Rainer

Named CEO
At Sandals Resorts International in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Gebhard F. Rainer

Industry veteran Gebhard F. Rainer has been named CEO of Sandals Resorts International, effective immediately. The appointment, which follows an extensive search, was designed to accelerate the strategic growth of the luxury all-inclusive brands under the Sandals Resorts International banner.

Reporting directly to the chairman and deputy chairman, Rainer has global operations and international finance experience, notably with Hyatt Hotels Corporation, where he served as EVP and CFO.

Sandals Resorts International

World renowned Sandals and Beaches Resorts has transformed from one brand and one resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica to become one of the most well-known and award-winning hospitality names in the world. With five brands and 24 properties in seven countries including Antigua, The Bahamas, Grenada, Barbados, Jamaica, Saint Lucia and Turks and Caicos, Sandals and Beaches Resorts is the undisputed leader of Caribbean vacation experiences and remains fiercely committed to the region, dedicating itself to innovative resort development that in the words of Chairman and Founder Gordon "Butch" Stewart, "exceed expectations" for guests, associates and the people who call the Caribbean home.
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Recent Appointments at Sandals Resorts International

Peter Fraser - General Manager

25 July 2013 — Peter Fraser has been appointed as General Manager of Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa, the newest and most contemporary Luxury Included resort. Fraser, currently the General Manager of the illustrious Sandals Royal Planation, will be responsible for bringing Sandals Resorts Chairman and Founder, Gordon “Butch” Stewart’s vision for Sandals LaSource to life.
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