The St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Sandals Resorts International (SRI) is one step closer to reality with the signing of a commencement contract at Cabinet Room on Monday, 26th October, 2020.
Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, Minister of Tourism Hon. Cecil McKie, and Deputy Chairman SRI Adam Stewart signed the contract in the presence of officials from SRI, the government and Invest SVG.
Stewart explained that Sandals SVG Resort will be the first of their chains to debut several features, including, glamping. He said these types of accommodation will be located on the backside of the property and will feature the most premium rooms. There will also be spa treatment rooms along the river, of which, Stewart said provides a “beautiful opportunity”.
According to Stewart, the Sandals SVG Resort construction is scheduled to commence in April, 2021. Stewart disclosed that the construction will see about 1000 workers at the peak of construction, in the initial phase, with a proposed December 2022 opening.