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What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

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What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

Any one know what will be there?

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1. Re: What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

The Marriott has taken over, though not opened as yet.

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2. Re: What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

When will it open and will it be an all inclusive?

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3. Re: What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

Aimbridge Hospitality is the one taking over and the is now called "Jewel Dunn's River" . The plan is to keep it adult only/couples only, all-inclusive. They are hoping for a September 1st opening.

Many of the SDR staff was hired on or transferred to other Sandals/Beaches resorts.

Edited: 14 July 2010, 02:53
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4. Re: What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

IrieLady...have you heard if it will be under the Marriott banner? The Marriott name has come up on several different travel forums.

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5. Re: What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

Aimbridge is an “independent management” company and operates properties for Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, and others. They seem to specialize in raising capital for commercial real estate and in “distressed properties” management. I would guess that means that they can step in with money and their management teams to turn poor performing properties around. I don’t believe that SDR was a poor performer, so I assume that they were brought in as the “re-branding/repositioning” management team probably with an equity share in the property.

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6. Re: What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

The Jewel will not be a Marriott, it will be a high end independent boutique hotel for couplwes newly weds and honeymooners!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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7. Re: What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

Rican...are you associated with the Jewel?

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8. Re: What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

All the staff remain the same and are awaiting your return as of September 2010.

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9. Re: What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

Yes, were are all here working to get the beautiful hotel reopened.

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10. Re: What's going in the Sandals Dunns River property?

Could you tell us what your association/title is?