March 25, 2014
An array of local businesses were featured alongside Sandyport Beaches Resort and Hotel on TV show 'Bahamas@Sunrise', after it was filmed entirely from the resort's Lagoon Beach as a part of the celebratory events for the hotel's RCI Gold Crown tourism award.
The show aired nationwide on ZNS on Monday, March 24 at 6:30 a.m., at 8:00 a.m. and again at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 26.
Viewers saw show hosts Jerome Sawyer and Rogan Smith in an entertaining hour of mixed holiday, lifestyle and business interviews with Vernon Moss, Sandyport general manager; Sarah Higgs, responsible for guest happiness and amenities, and some of the business owners in the adjacent Sandyport Marina Village.
Interviews were intercut with pre-taped footage of the picturesque resort's beachside suites and some of the business activities in the adjacent commercial Sandyport Marina Village.
Chef Cleveland's weekly BBQ on Sandyport's beautiful Lagoon Beach was also filmed for the popular morning show, while being covered by award-winning journalist Noelle Nicholls of 'The Domestic Tourist' blog and web site.
The Sandyport business owners who also appeared on the show and whose services and products were featured were James Galantis of Twisted Lime; Tim Revington of Heatwave at the Sports Center; Laura Young of Young's Champagne; Brian Moodie of RMS Insurance and Neale Jones, vice president of the Sandyport Development Company.
Director General of Tourism David Johnson was a guest in the final segment for the Young's Champagne toast to Sandyport Beaches Resort and Hotel and raised his glass in salute to General Manager Vernon Moss and the staff.
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