Sandals Resorts, in collaboration with Island Outpost, unveiled their latest book "Jamaica Vibes,"published by Assouline, with an extravagant rooftop gathering at JIMMY SOHO. Hosted by Sandals' Executive Chairman, Adam Stewart, and the iconic hotelier and Island Records founder, Chris Blackwell, the event was a star-studded affair.
In attendance were leading figures from the entertainment, fashion, and media sectors including Gina Gershon, Griffin Dunne, Erich Bergen, LEON, Photographer Sante D'Orazio, Kelly Bensimon, Michele Hicks, Karen Duffy, Carole Radziwill, Dorinda Medley, Ann Dexter-Jones and her daughter actress Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Prosper and Martine Assouline, Jason Weinberg, Models Sophie Sumner and Alex Lundqvist, Fern Mallis, JIMMY owner David Rabin, Event Designer Preston Bailey and fashion designers Dennis Basso, Stan Herman, Jeffrey Banks, LaQuan Smith, Peter Som and Jamaica Cabinet Minister Matthew Samuda. As the evening progressed, visuals from "Jamaica Vibes" illuminated the walls while guests mingled around a flower-adorned pool, enjoying live Jamaican music and gourmet dishes prepared by a renowned chef from Jamaica.
Emphasizing Jamaica's allure, Stewart invited everyone to explore the island's beauty, remarking, "Chris and I ensure that between Island Outpost and Sandals, there's always a place for you here." Both entrepreneurs boast an impressive portfolio of over 10 hotel properties in Jamaica, including the iconic Sandals Montego Bay and the newly launched Sandals Dunns River. Blackwell's properties, such as Goldeneye and Strawberry Hill, are known to attract luminaries like Kate Moss, Grace Jones and Naomi Campbell, who are featured in the book.
As the UN was in session, Stewart playfully dubbed the event the "downtown Jamaican Summit." Adding a splash of Caribbean flavor, Blackwell introduced guests to his Blackwell Black Gold rum and a special limited edition 007 Reserve.
Discover "Jamaica Vibes" and immerse yourself in the island's enchanting essence.
In conclusion, the launch of "Jamaica Vibes" by Sandals Resorts and Island Outpost was an unforgettable and spectacular event that epitomized the vibrant spirit and charm of Jamaica. The stellar soiree not only celebrated the natural beauty of the island but also showcased the commitment of these renowned hospitality brands to provide exceptional experiences for their guests. With a perfect blend of music, culture, and exquisite cuisine, the event left a lasting impression, inviting travelers from around the world to immerse themselves in the unparalleled "Jamaica Vibes." It was an evening that highlighted the allure of Jamaica and the promise of remarkable journeys for those seeking the ultimate Caribbean escape.
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