(L to R) Calantha Braham, Cadesha Smith and Shyanne Miller of the Beaches Negril entertainment team share bright smiles with the camera as they talk to guests and team members about common household items in the yesteryear.
NEGRIL, Westmoreland – As Jamaica celebrates 60 years of independence, Sandals and Beaches Negril were also in on the fun as teams brought both old-fashioned Jamaican culture and new-day Jamaica to guests and guests. Members of the team.
Both resorts started their day with a lesson in Jamaican history to educate visitors on the development of the island over the years in various areas, such as arts and culture, infrastructure, sports, tourism, etc At Sandals Negril, guests were not only treated to Jamaican delicacies, but were also engaged by the entertainment team through a patois lesson, a Jamrave pool party and a special performance by the Hatfield Cultural Group, which featured shared traditional dances and folk songs.
Meanwhile, at Beaches Negril, guests took a trip back in time with the famous Jamaican practice of storytelling. As the day progressed, the resort’s entertainment team were on hand with a Jamaican fashion show, a Jamaican cooking demonstration, a golden rum hunt, and they topped off the day with a maypole dance selection and a live mento band.
(L to R) Beaches Negril point guards Richard Raymond, David Mitchell, Shyanne Miller and Calantha Braham are captured in ‘old school Jamaican recap’ mode.
Sandals Negril’s entertainment team are dressed in traditional Jamaican attire that wowed guests and team members alike as they lit up the resort with a variety of learning and fun activities.
Sandals Negril playmaker Tannae Smith strikes a quick pose in her bandana dress ahead of the resort’s Emancipation Day celebrations.
The Hatfield Cultural Group offers various folk songs and dance selections such as Kumina and Dinki Mini at Sandals Negril.
Beaches Negril bartender Kimani Daley seems thrilled to share popular Jamaican-themed blends with guests at the resort’s Heritage Village.
Cadesha Smith of the entertainment team at Beaches Negril demonstrates a gizzada – a Jamaican sweet treat – during a “Taste of Jamaica” cooking segment.