Gordon Stewart Cause of Death – Gordon “Butch” Stewart, a Jamaican hotelier who established Sandals Resorts International, has kicked the bucket. He was 79.
The Kingston-conceived financial specialist who delighted in playing dominoes and started selling newly got fish at age 12 claimed in any event two dozen organizations and was Jamaica’s biggest non-government boss, as per a public statement gave Tuesday by Sandals International. No reason for death was given.
Stewart established the primary Sandals resort during the 1980s in Montego Bay, an activity that currently incorporates in excess of 12 properties across the Caribbean.
He was chipping away at extensions in St. Vincent and the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao before his passing, authorities said. Stewart likewise recently filled in as a long-lasting head of the Jamaica Tourist Board and directed the extension of the now-dead Air Jamaica.
Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness said he was grieving one of the island’s generally “splendid, imaginative and extraordinary business minds,” while the Miami-based Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association called Stewart a Caribbean the travel industry symbol.