Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson to manage Kona Village, A Rosewood Resort.
International mobility service provider Sixt has opened its first Hawaiian station on Maui Island and thus expanded its presence to one of the world’s most beautiful and popular holiday destinations.
Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, in partnership with Mauna Kea Resorts, today announced the debut of The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort following an extensive multi-million-dollar renovation.
Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, will expand operations to Hawaii’s northernmost and oldest island, Kauai, later this year.
Hawaii Island Air has said it will file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an effort to continue normal operations while navigating through legal challenges recently presented by the lessors of its aircraft.
Air New Zealand will fly almost 60,000 additional seats between Auckland and Honolulu from April to October next year, an increase of 75 per cent compared with this year. The airline will operate an additional 94 return services during the period, moving to daily flights and up to nine services per week during the busy July school holiday period.
Outrigger Enterprises has announced Kelly Hoen has been appointed the area general manager for the brand’s two iconic properties in Waikiki – Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort and Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced its intention to open a new luxury hotel and branded residences in Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The project, which has a target opening date in early 2020, will enable Mandarin Oriental to introduce its hospitality to this important tourism and business destination.
Chinese hospitality giant Oceanwide has entered into a management agreement with subsidiaries of Kerzner International for a new Atlantis resort in Ko Olina, a 642 acre development on the white sand beaches of the island of O’ahu in Hawaii.
Marriott International in partnership with R.D. Olson Development has opened Hawaii’s first Residence Inn by Marriott Maui Wailea. The newly constructed hotel will welcome local officials; community dignitaries; business leaders; lifestyle and trend influencers to a grand opening celebration.
The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority has announced the launch of its first dedicated free travel app, offering fun and vital travel information about the Hawaiian Islands, as well as fun “locomojis”. Created by HTA, the tourism agency for the State of Hawai‘i, the GoHawai‘i app is a one-stop mobile reference guide for travellers wanting fast, accurate and trustworthy information while exploring all that Hawai‘i offers.
Tourism in Hawai‘i continued to be a major driver for the state’s economic recovery in 2013, surpassing records set the previous year. Visitor spending reached $14.5 billion, an increase of two per cent from $14.3 billion from the previous year, with visitors contributing $1.5 billion in state tax revenue.