Iconic Jamaican Entrepreneur and Hotelier Gordon 'Butch' Stewart Has Died.

iconic Jamaican Businessman and Tourism Mogul, Gordon Butch Stewart, died tonight in the United States of America.

He had been ailing for some time. He was 79 years old.


Stewart was founder of Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts, and their parent company Sandals Resorts International, as well as The ATL Group and The Jamaica Observer. Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said he is saddened by the passing.

A recipient of the Order of Jamaica and the Commander of the Order of Distinction, Stewart was born on July 6, 1941.