Eileen Nason Wins Big at Sandals’ Star Awards

The 2017 recipient of Sandals’ prestigious “Chairman’s Award” was Eileen Nason, owner of Destination-Weddings-Experts.com. This is the most prestigious individual award given by Sandals, recognizing that person who most exemplifies the values and principles of the Sandals and Beaches organization and who through their example and influence promotes those principles throughout the travel community.


Eileen attributes this recognition to her unwavering ethical principles, her standing in the travel industry and her diligence in promoting the highest standards of behavior in the travel business.

As if that were not enough Eileen won a number of other awards including an individual award for being one of only eight “Sandals Royal Club Elite” agents in the world.

“Our Certified Sandals Specialists and Preferred Sandals Agencies possess a wealth of knowledge and tools that provide their clients with a closer look at the Sandals and Beaches Difference. Sandals depends on our travel agents to share the quality inclusions unique to our family of resorts – from luxurious suites and amenities, to 5-Star Global GourmetTM dining at up to 21 specialty restaurants per resort,” says Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Chairman of Sandals Resorts. “Travel agents take the lead in recommending a vacation of a lifetime.”

In addition to the individual awards, Eileen also won awards for her agency including:

  • Chairman’s Award
  • Sandals Royal Club Elite
  • Top Ten Travel Agency Worldwide – Sandals’ top agency award
  • Best of the Best in the USA
  • Top Regional Sandals Agency
  • Top Regional Butler Agency

Eileen said that she is overwhelmed by the number and the range of the awards she won. She said that it is a confirmation of her hard work and her dedication to her customers and willingness to support them throughout the entire process from initial contact through their actual travel and beyond.

Eileen said: I am so gratified and humbled that a premier organization such as Sandals has chosen to recognize us in such a significant way. 

Eileen also wanted to give credit to her team and their support which was crucial to achieving the agency awards. Additionally, she referenced her clients who trust her to recommend the most amazing resorts for their destination weddings and honeymoons.