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World Travel Awards: Harlequin Sports Academy nominated for “World’s Leading Sports Academy 2013”

November 15, 2013

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Harlequin Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce that The Harlequin Sports Academy based at Buccament Bay Resort has been nominated for World’s Leading Sports Academy 2013  at the World Travel Awards!


The Harlequin Sports Academy offers expert football, tennis, cricket, rugby and now netball coaching for both children and adults. These 5 star activities are provided with huge names from their respective sports, including the Liverpool Football Club International Football Academy Soccer School, Pat Cash Tennis Club, Buccament Bay Resort Cricket Academy with coaches accredited by the West Indies Cricket Board, Netball Camp with England superstar Sasha Corbin, and Rugby Camp with the likes of World Cup winner Lewis “Mad Dog” Moody.


The Harlequin Sports Academy is also a primary part of Harlequin’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme, promoting better education through sport in the Caribbean.


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Throughout the year the sports academy has brought guests special coaching masterclasses from huge sporting names such as the legend himself, Pat Cash, England and Liverpool FC legend John Barnes, Essex County Cricket legend Ronnie Irani, and Wales Rugby legend and coach Rob Howley.


Lewis Moody with young guest Isaac

Lewis Moody with young guest Isaac


In May 2014, the Harlequin Sports Academy will welcome England Ambassador and England & Hertfordshire Mavericks player, Sasha Corbin, and the Hertfordshire Mavericks’ Head Youth Coach, Samantha Bird, to coach Buccament Bay Resort’s very first Luxury Netball Camp.


The latest World Travel Award nomination comes after Buccament Bay Resort’s victories at the World Travel Awards earlier this year. The resort took home the awards for “St Vincent & The Grenadines’ Leading Hotel” and “Leading Spa Resort” in St Vincent & The Grenadines.




The WTA awards programme, hailed as “the Oscars of the travel industry”, highlights and rewards travel brands that have made the greatest contribution to the industry over the past year.


About Buccament Bay Resort:


Buccament Bay Resort, St Vincent & The Grenadines

About Buccament Bay Resort, St Vincent & The Grenadines

Buccament Bay Resort is a luxury, all-inclusive hotel on the beautiful island of St Vincent: the pearl crowning 32 islands and cays called the “Jewels of the Caribbean”.

Cradled by lush mountains and vibrant rainforest – an inviting sample of the many riches on offer from this unspoilt treasure – the resort boasts stunning features, like a white sandy beach meeting the clear, warm turquoise sea, and stylish accommodations that typify the Harlequin Hotels & Resorts standards.

A unique range of top class activities and facilities – many associated with famous brands – leave guests spoilt for choice, whilst warm, considerate staff deliver a truly Caribbean 5 star experience in a charming, village-style setting.

Whether you seek relaxation or stimulation, discover Buccament Bay Resort.

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