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Sandals announces temporary closure of Antigua location

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 7:15 PM
Tourists enjoy the afternoon sun on a beach in Negril. – File Photo

The Sandals Group has announced the closure of one of its flagship locations in Antigua, Sandals Grande, for a period of five months.

In a letter dated July 14, Chief Operations Officer at Sandals, Shawn DaCosta informed the Antigua and Barbuda Workers Union that Sandals Grande Antigua will be closed effective September 20, to undertake essential maintenance works.

Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Tourism Minister Asot Michael were reportedly informed on July 13.

The announcement comes following news that another hotel, the Veranda Resort and Spa, is to close between August 13 and October 13.