Chairman of Sandals Resorts International, Gordon “Butch” Stewart strongly believes that the Caribbean region is still a great business investment and offers “the single best holiday product in the world.”

The Jamaican-born Stewart’s will be honoured with the 2014 Invest Caribbean Now Leadership Award this June 4, 2014 at the Harvard Club in New York City.

Invest Caribbean Now, the biggest global summit on the Caribbean outside the region, will recognise Stewart for his investment, commitment and dedication to the Caribbean and for being an inspirational role model.

Stewart, former CEO of Air Jamaica and President of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association, commented, “It’s an honour to be considered a leader among those serving and succeeding in the Caribbean. My work here, the companies I have built, the jobs we have created and the people we have served are the best example of what is possible in the Caribbean and why we must continue to invest here at home.”

The summit will highlight some of the important issues of Caribbean and key discussion will follow on selective topics. Panels and interviews will be hold on the topics including, ‘Caribbean Market Village’, ‘Global Trends & The Caribbean’, ‘Medical Tourism – The New Trend In Caribbean Tourism’, ‘Clean Energy and the Future of the Caribbean’, ‘Caribbean Diaspora As An Investment Source’  and ‘Emerging Relationship of Chinese Tourism & Investments In The Caribbean’.