Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

Updates on positive developments, events and activities in the island.

To kick start the 2022 school term, two new recipients have been awarded the prestigious Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart Tourism, Hospitality and Service Scholarship courtesy of the Stewart family, Sandals Foundation and Sandals Resorts International, through its Sandals Corporate University...

Our blog manager, Ashleigh-Ann Mowatt attended the 29th Staging of the World Travel Awards in Montego Bay, Jamaica to witness our island being praised for our superior standards in the travel, hospitality and tourism industry. She carries the highlights in...
An anticipated 650 persons are to receive oral health services and education each week at the Sandals Foundation facilitated1000 Smiles dental clinic executed by United States based volunteer non- profit, Great Shape! Inc.

Fresh off its two-week run in Savanna-La-Mar which ended September 2, the Sandals Foundation in partnership with the United States-based non-profit, Great Shape! Inc. now takes its fully booked 1000 Smiles dental clinic into Hanover and Westmoreland communities. The Great...
Debbian Anderson from the Beaches Negril stewarding team posed for a quick picture with her children as they got ready to join in on the fun at the resort’s family fun day.

Over 800 team members from Sandals and Beaches Negril and their families recently benefited from a back-to-school treat and family fun day held by the resorts. The Sandals Negril Sports and Social Club also played their part in making the...

Students at Green Island High School in Hanover recently won nine awards in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission National Drama Finals for their performance ‘Stop Gender-Based Violence’. The play was improvised and choreographed by the students themselves during a...
Great Shape! Inc. volunteer dental hygienists conducts a dental procedure at a 1000 Smiles Dental Clinic in 2019.

Through a partnership with the Sandals Foundation, the Great Shape! Inc. 1000 Smiles clinic, the world's largest international humanitarian dental project, has provided free dental care to over 300,000 Caribbean nationals since 2003. Following a two-year hiatus caused by...

We become the best versions of ourselves when we're piqued for a work promotion or a new job. We comb through our email inboxes for the final drafts or direct links to our best professional works in...

Meet Orane Campbell, a former deputy head boy of St. George’s College. Orane is a father of two amazing and lovely children and is a resident of Portmore Pines. In 2021, he started feeling pain in his legs. When...
Participants of the Y’s Menettes summer camp were excited to learn and engage in activities with representatives from the Savanna-la-Mar Fire Brigade.

In an effort to promote community building, Sandals and Beaches team members recently distributed toys, crafts, and school supplies to a summer camp being hosted by the Source Savanna-la-Mar community resource center and the Y’s Menettes Club of Westmoreland....
(From left) Beaches Negril playmakers, Richard Raymond, David Mitchell, Shyanne Miller and Calantha Braham were captured in complete “ol time Jamaican sumting” mode as they shared the traditional art form of storytelling.

As Jamaica celebrates 60 years of independence, Sandals and Beaches Negril were also in on the festivities as the teams brought the ‘old style Jamaican culture’ and the ‘new-day Jamaica’ to both guests and team members. Both resorts kicked...

TALKS WITH TESS

I think it is time we remove the labels placed on beauty.  Jamaican women are beautiful because of our differences. The Caribbean has always been...