Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chairman of Sandals Resorts, Adam Stewart, has been appointed to the government’s Economic Growth Council.

Mr. Stewart who is the son of hotel mogul, Gordon Butch Stewart is to be a Growth Ambassador representing the Tourism Industry.

He’s also to chair the Tourism Linkages Council.

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, made the announcement over the weekend.

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Minister Vaz was addressing the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association’s 55th Anniversary Awards Luncheon.