Business View Caribbean | October 2020

11 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN OCTOBER 2020 H ousekeeping team members across all operating Sandals and Beaches Resorts in Jamaica, Barbados, St Lucia, and Antigua were recently treated to a spate of celebratory events in recognition of International Housekeepers Week. The dedicated professionals, seen as the frontline workers helping their resorts to navigate the new normal brought on by the pandemic, were feted all week long at their hotels. Sandals Negril brandished a full seven-day schedule of activities where their housekeeping team members got to enjoy a Spa and Wellness party dubbed “A Touch of Utopia,” special luncheons with the general and hotel managers, SANDALS AND BEACHES PAY HOMAGE TO HOUSEKEEPING TEAMMEMBERS daily prize giveaways, and an after-work appreciation ceremony where every member of the team received personalized gift packages and were able to win additional gift items. Okine Riley, Assistant Executive Housekeeper expressed thanks to the management team at Sandals Negril for helping to stage a memorable week for his department. “The team is extremely grateful and highly motivated,” he said. “They feel valued, and they shared that the recognition from the entire Sandals team has really touched them.” Kami Barrett, Housekeeper at Sandals Negril who has been with the company for some 16 years was a ball of excitement at the resort’s after OPENING L INES