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One lucky winner jets off to Jamaica for voting in the M&IT Awards 2018

05 February 2018

Lauren Aitman from Imagination will be spending a luxury week all-inclusive in Jamaica for voting as part of the M&IT Awards 2018, she will also be joining us on the night itself to celebrate with the winners she voted for.


Lauren will be staying in the true Garden of Eden, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort is situated on the slopes of over 100 acres of beautiful hillside gardens overlooking the Caribbean Sea. This magnificently landscaped resort has taken the meaning of “lush” to a whole new level, with views to include blossoming gardens, grand mountain views and panoramic ocean views. Home to three distinct areas, Sandals Ochi has catapulted guests’ expectations by offering more variety of accommodations, dining options and activities than any other Sandals Resort.

On land or by sea, at Sandals Ochi, they’ll match your inclination for adventure, because everything is included in your holiday – even unlimited golf* at Sandals Golf & Country Club. This 18-hole course rises 700 feet above sea level in the lush hills of Ocho Rios, with a practice range, putting and chipping greens, pro shop, restaurant and snack shack.

Home to the Caribbean’s first Speakeasy

The Rabbit Hole is the rebirth of a 1920’s Speakeasy where guests must knock three times and mutter a secret password to enter. A place made for conversation, jazz, classic cocktails and no house rules except one – have fun.

All-Inclusive Resort Highlights

  • Three resort experiences in one grand resort

  • 525 beautifully appointed rooms and suites
  • 16 restaurants: Bella Napoli Pizzeria, Dino’s Pizzeria, Great House Café, Kelly’s Dockside, Kimonos, Le Gourmand, Manor House, Neptune’s, Reef Terrace, Soy, Tapas on the Riviera, The Jerk Shack, The Mariner Seaside Bar & Grill, The Southern Table, Valentino’s, Vista Gourmet/Sky Terrace
  • 11 bars
  • 7 pools
  • 2 Red Lane® Spas^
  • 2 Red Lane® Fitness Centre
  • Unlimited golf with green fees and transfers to/from Sandals Golf & Country Club*
  • Free Resort-Wide Wi-Fi

*Mandatory caddies at cost . ^Treatments at cost

Butler Suite Inclusions

Lauren will be staying in a Butler Village Poolside One Bedroom Villa Suite. Set in the Butler Village, these suites are comprised of an expansive master bedroom and inviting living area. Take in the beauty that surrounds you from your balcony or patio, which overlooks the villa’s semi-private pool and tropical gardens. Guests staying in this suite will receive personal Butler Service. Sandals butlers are trained in accordance to exacting standards by the Guild of Professional English Butlers, which provides Butlers and valets to nobility, including royalty and heads of states, and celebrities worldwide.

A Sandals butler will:

  • Handle check-in privately
  • Offer to unpack your luggage
  • Orchestrate in-suite preferences upon arrival
  • Provide you with a mobile phone to reach him/her when needed
  • Take room service orders for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Handle your laundry, dry cleaning or pressing requests*
  • Offer to draw a scented, flower-petal bubble bath
  • Bring you snacks and beverages anywhere in the resort
  • Check and re-stock in-suite bar with your preferred beverages
  • Arrange private dining and picnics
  • Coordinate activities, special tours and excursions
  • Arrange spa services†
  • Cater to your every request

*Two complimentary pressings per room. Laundry services additional. †Treatments at cost.


Island Routes offers adventure seekers award-winning Caribbean experiences, bringing together and certifying the premier excursions that showcase the culture, beauty and natural resources of the islands. When in Jamaica, why not take your pick from one the bellow suggested adventure tours:

Dunn’s River Catamaran Cruise

Experience the majesty of Dunn’s River Falls, one of Jamaica’s most magnificent natural treasures. Led by expert guides, you’ll join hands to form a human chain, as you wind your way up the rocky slopes of this 600 foot waterfall. Pose for snapshots amid the luxuriant foliage that lines the sides of the ascending falls. Cascading down from its untainted source high in the mountains, you’ll delight in the refreshing, pure water.

Jamaica Bobsled, Skyride & Zipline Adventure Tour

Combining three encounters in one, this amazing tour invites you to ride the Rainforest Sky Explorer, a state-of-the-art chair lift that soars 700 feet above the tree tops, transporting you high above Ocho Rios. Next up, you can hop aboard a bobsled that speeds you along stainless steel rails on a 1,000-metre, gravity-driven thrill ride through the forest. Finally your journey ends with a rainforest Zipline Canopy traverse that sends you whizzing between a series of tree-to-tree platforms.

Dolphin Swim In Ocho Rios

Enjoy learning about these truly unique animals while touching, dancing, singing and even kissing one of our beautiful bottlenose dolphins in deep water.  Feel the thrill of “riding” the dolphin belly-to-belly as the water rushes by.  You can also view the exciting Shark Show, performed by our very own pirates of “Little Port Royal.” Interact with the colourful birds, exotic snakes and iguanas on the nature trail.


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