Industry Update
Appointment23 March 2021

Gary Sadler

Appointed Executive VP of Sales & Industry Relations
At Unique Vacations Inc. (UVI) in Miami - FL, USA

Gary Sadler

Gary Sadler, who pioneered the organization's Canadian market, rising through the ranks to his most recent position of Senior Vice President of Sales, will now serve as Executive Vice President of Sales & Industry Relations. Sadler is heralded by travel advisors worldwide and credited with many innovative and award-winning programs, including the concepting of the Chairman's Royal Club which gathers top travel advisors around the world. In his expanded role, he is committed to the continued fostering of relationships with the broader industry including travel networks, airline partners, tour operators, travel associations, tourist boards and various government entities.

Sandals Resorts International

Sandals Resorts offers two people in love with the most romantic, Luxury-Included® holiday experience in the Caribbean. With 16 stunning beachfront settings in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas, Barbados and Grenada, Sandals Resorts offers more quality inclusions than any other resort company on the planet.
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