Sandals have pulled out of Tobago. What drove them to do that? Their explanation of persistent negative publicity doesn’t ring true. The challenge of building an 820 room resort and golf course in a protected wetland may well have been what ruined Dr Rowley’s score. Click on the newspaper image below to see parts 1-7 of my Express investigation into Sandals’ Buccoo adventure. (Part 6, The Map That Sold Sandals, has two versions for easier reading). Maps, which have caused Sandals so much grief, are also included below, one of which details the Sandals resort’s proposed location on an earthquake fault line.

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NO HIDDEN AGENDA’: Gebhard Rainer …Sandals CEO


tobago sandals site mapMap from Sandals’ same brochure


geological map of tobago



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