TCI Government praised for support during Beaches Resort rebuilding

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#TurksandCaicos, December 19, 2017 – Providenciales – Gordon Butch Stewart is a true Caribbean son, as the founder and builder of a chain of world renowned resorts which are all – at this time anyway – set up in the Caribbean.   Among the regional countries where Stewart has established a Sandals or Beaches resort is the Turks and Caicos.An appreciation luncheon was on Friday hosted by the Chairman of SRI, and the comments by Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who was here for that luncheon – received robust applause from the near 60 attendees at the function.   In addition to many thank yous and kudos, there were statistics and a description given about the job of work which had to be done following the ferocious Hurricane Irma.The Hurricane, which tore up Beaches Resort and forced a 90 day closure of the property, Stewart said it’s the worst he has seen in decades.“…..to spend that kind of money on damage, I have to thank the government, the government was exceptional in that we needed A huge amount of builders, the operational side, retraining the staff, managing the work permits, seeing that our lead got his spaces on the project side of things, that’s why we are open today.”The bill to rebuild at the 75-acre property on Grace Bay, Providenciales is put at $50m by the Chairman.   The luncheon was held at his Key West Village.last_img