Deputy Chairman and CEO of Sandals Resorts International Adam Stewart has been conferred with the Order of Distinction (Commander Class) for his contributions to Jamaica’s tourism and the hotel industry.
Stewart was officially presented with the insignia on National Heroes’ Day (Oct. 17, 2016) at the National Honours and Awards Ceremony held at King’s House, the official residence of the Governor-General.
The Order of Distinction is a national honour conferred by the Government of Jamaica upon citizens who render outstanding and important services to the country. The motto of the Order is “Distinction through Service.”
Stewart was among several Jamaicans to receive national honours in recognition of their contributions to various sectors, ranging from education, health, agriculture and of course tourism. Stewart has been at the helm of Sandals Resorts International for the last 10 years and has filled multiple leadership roles within the sector, including First Vice-President for the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association.