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- What's New In The Hawaiian Islands - September 2015
- (September 1, 2015)
An $18 million dollar renovation of the beachfront Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on Oahu is currently underway. Upon completion of renovations in October 2015, guests will notice a dynamic redesign of the resort’s porte cochere, main lobby and front desk area. In addition, the grand Kona Moku Ballroom’s new design concept will include new wall covering, lighting, carpeting, doors, wood paneling, painting and new signage.
- WHAT'S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - JULY/AUGUST 2015
- (July 23, 2015)
Reopening in 2016, the Aston Aloha Beach Hotel will be rebranded as Hilton Garden Inn Kauai/Wailua Bay. In addition to gaining a new name, the property will undergo a renovation to include the complete refurbishment of all rooms, its lobby and meeting spaces, and exteriors. Once completed, the renovated property will be the only Hilton branded hotel on Kauai and the second Hilton Garden Inn in Hawaii.
- HAWAII HONORED WITH TRAVELAGE WEST WAVE AWARDS
- (June 22, 2015)
The Hawaiian Islands received top honors at the TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents’ Votes of Excellence) Awards for “Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, USA” and “Tourism Board Providing the Best Travel Agent Support.” The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) accepted the awards on June 11 in Marina Del Rey, Calif.
- HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU WELCOMES ERICA NEVES AS MANAGER, TRAVEL TRADE MARKETING
- (June 16, 2015)
The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) announced today that Erica Neves has joined the Bureau as manager of travel trade marketing. She reports to Robyn Basso, senior director, travel industry partnerships.
- WHAT’S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - May/June 2015
- (May 6, 2015)
Previously completing several upgrades, Koloa Landing Resort in Poipu on Kauai’s south shore is undergoing phase three of its resort expansion. The $90+ million renovation will include the addition of a 13,000-square-feet main pool, a poolside bar and grill, and a 12,000-square-feet mixed-use event center, as well as four new residential buildings surrounded by lush flora.