INTERNATIONAL REPORT—Sandals Resorts International (SRI) has collaborated with The Real Madrid Foundation to implement the first-ever series of soccer clinics at Beaches Resorts in 2019.
Hosted in partnership with the Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Beaches Resorts’ parent company Sandals Resorts International, and the soccer team’s Real Madrid Foundation, these educational and training programs will take place over two, separate five-day periods; in Negril, Jamaica on May 14-20, 2019 and in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos on May 22-28, 2019. Each training session will have instruction and sessions to teach the value of sports and teamwork conducted by the Real Madrid Foundation coaches.
“Partnering with Real Madrid Foundation presents a unique opportunity for us to bring local Caribbean children together with guests of the resorts, over the most popular sport in the world— soccer,” said Adam Stewart, deputy chairman of Sandals Resorts International. “Our work with the Sandals Foundation aims to improve the communities of the Caribbean, and this partnership is an exciting way for us to continue these efforts and facilitate bonds between visitors and locals alike.” Real Madrid Foundation’ Clinics Manager Andres Muntaner said, “working with the Sandals Foundation is a new opportunity to educate the Caribbean kids using soccer for everyone.”
Beaches Resorts will offer limited packages at an introductory price of $495 to vacationing guests, ages 6-17, to participate as part of the resort company’s LIV+ Program. In addition, a reserved number of spaces will also be made available for the Sandals Foundation to invite local children, as well as coaches, in each island to participate complimentary in the program. All participants will have the opportunity to learn values, tricks and skills directly from the professionals of the Real Madrid Foundation, selected by the Real Madrid Academy.