Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

They were among the first guests to stay at a Sandals resort when the hotel chain first opened the doors of Sandals Inn in 1981. Since then, United States sweethearts 79-year-old Joyce Schwinn and her 96-year-old husband Arnie have...

Recently there has been much concern about the H1N1 virus, but for a number of persons in and around Savanna-la-Mar who received flu shots at a recent health and security expo, this is no longer a threat. The expo,...

Some 200 volunteers from Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Resorts participated in a "Labour of Love" on Labour Day, painting and refurbishing a number of schools across Jamaica. The teams painted buildings and playground fixtures, renovated furniture and constructed sign...

CultureFest DMV is an international movement that celebrates food, music, fashion, and dance. On June 8, 2019, CultureFest DMV will kick-off its inaugural event in the United States.  Freka Scott, Co-Founder of CultureFestival has a deeply rooted...

They were welcomed to the luxury included resorts in fine style; some by talented musicians serenading them as they arrived and others by a host of smiling managers with offerings of cold scented towels and cocktails. Close to 450...

The University of the West Indies has signed a contract with geo-data specialists, Fugro Geoid SAS valued at US$1.9 million to conduct LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) Data Collection and Processing for Jamaica and Haiti. The signing...

Team members of Sandals Montego Bay have embarked on a special project, making garbage bins from hundreds of plastic bottles and beer cans produced at the resort daily. Spearheading the initiative is the resort’s Environment, Health & Safety Officer Haniff Richards...

Nickless achieved his 1,000th night stay the week of April 22, to become the first member of the Sandals Select Rewards programme to reach this level.

Last week, The Sandals Foundation and Sandals South Coast extended their Earth Day message of protecting our species to students of Kings Primary school in Westmoreland with an educational trip to the Jamaica Zoo in Lacovia, St. Elizabeth. During their...

Over 180 pounds of garbage was collected and removed from the Whitehouse community in Montego Bay by Sandals Foundation Ambassadors and Sandals Earth Guardians from the three Sandals Resorts in the second city, along with students and teachers from Flanker...

TALKS WITH TESS

“Black women are made out of brown sugar, cocoa, honey and gold. And the strength of ten thousand moons”. ~ Unknown We have to accept...