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Using Creative Solutions to Highlight the Diversity of the Dominican Republic

By Ana Paradela

Like other locales hard-hit by the events of the past 18 months, the Dominican Republic is focusing on rebuilding and recovering. The summer travel season may be behind us and we have headed into cooler months, but that doesn’t mean travel has to slow down.

"While elevating women to leadership positions is important across the hospitality industry, it is of even greater significance to Sonesta, given our recent and future growth plans. We have an expanded platform and even more opportunity than ever before to include female leadership who can make a difference within our team during this period of rapid growth."

Saba Rock

Saba Rock, an island resort destination in the British Virgin Islands, celebrated its grand reopening on Oct. 15, debuting a fresh design concept and unveiling new guest experiences. Saba Rock's General Manager Alain Prion announced the resort's official opening following a ribbon-cutting in front of more than 100 guests from the BVI community including government and tourism officials, hospitality partners, and residents.

Cabot Saint lucia

Situated on rugged Point Hardy, a dramatic 375-acre peninsula on the northern tip of the Caribbean Island, the master planned resort community is surrounded by raw, untouched natural beauty. It includes a spectacular golf course designed by renowned architects Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, a residential community with a limited number of memberships, and luxury accommodations designed by acclaimed British architect Richard Evans.

A call to move gender diversity from female fight to industry fight

Even though women make 50% of the workforce in hospitality, gender equality remains a myth in our sector. There is a significant gap in terms of rank, pay, role and general progression in women's leadership positions and female representation falls as women rise in their careers with only 5% going on to make the top job of CEO.

Sandals® Resorts Celebrates 40-Year Milestone

Sandals Resorts International (SRI) announces the 40th anniversary of its flagship brand for couples-only, Sandals Resorts. Since opening its doors in Montego Bay on November 27th, 1981, Sandals Resorts has delighted guests, partnered with travel advisors, and helped build tourism throughout the Caribbean, where it is committed to developing hospitality excellence across the region, one of the most beloved and resilient tourism destinations in the world.