GARY SADLER

Position: 
DIRECTOR

Gary Courtney Sadler is Senior Vice President of Sales - Unique Vacations, Inc., affiliate of the worldwide representative of Sandals and Beaches Resorts, a chain of luxury all-inclusive resorts located throughout the Caribbean – Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, Bahamas, Barbados, Grenada and Turks & Caicos. He has held this position since 2008 and has been with the Jamaica-based Sandals Resorts organization since 1988.

Based in Miami, Florida, Sadler is responsible for a team of 125 sales professionals across the United States, Canada and 22 countries in Latin America – including dedicated Business Development Managers, educational and workshop trainers and an inside sales department -- the largest sales force of any resort company in the Caribbean. Working under the direction of Sandals Resorts’ Chairman, the Hon. Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Sadler is responsible for an ever-increasing range of sales, marketing, promotional and advertising activities and the continued development of significant partnerships with airlines, tour operators and travel agents.

Mr. Sadler is a member of SKAL, an international organization of tourism leaders promoting tourism and friendship. Sadler sits on the Board of Directors for the Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International, which seeks to help fulfill the promise of the Caribbean community through investment in sustainable projects in education, environment and community which improve lives and preserve natural surroundings. Sadler is currently a member of the Board of Directors of JAMVAC, the government agency responsible for developing credible airlift to Jamaica.

Mr. Sadler is also a founding member of the Yellowbird Foundation, a Canadian travel industry organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds to improve the lives of children in the Caribbean and Latin America by supporting local education and school programs.

Mr. Sadler also created Courtney’s Quest, a charitable organization solely focused on raising money to support the Sick Kids Foundation.