News for the Hospitality Executive
March 19, 2012 - WAIKIKI BEACH, Hawaii - Aqua Hotels & Resorts, www.aquaresorts.com, Hawaii's fastest growing full-service hotel management company, announced growth on Maui with the addition of the beachfront, 147-room Maui Beach Hotel on April 1, 2012.
According to Mr. Hitoshi Joke, VP of Elleair Hawaii, Inc., "We are very pleased to be associated with Aqua Hotels. Their Hawaii-based roots and management style are very important to us and we are looking forward to a long partnership."
"Maui Beach Hotel is a great addition for Aqua," said Geoff Graf, Area Director of Operations for Aqua Hotels & Resorts. "We have an excellent Central Maui location and outstanding selection of amenities which make our hotel a great choice for travelers visiting the island for business, golf and entertainment."
Maui Beach Hotel is located on Kahului Bay at 170 Kaahumanu Avenue, Kahului, Maui. It is the only hotel in Hawaii owned by Elleair Hawaii Inc., which also owns the Elleair Maui Golf Club, www.elleairmauigolfclub.com, in Kihei. The parent company is Daio Paper Corporation of Japan, which was established in 1943.
The 147-room Maui Beach Hotel is located in central Maui and offers many amenities including:
Maui Beach Hotel guest rooms are comfortable and feature:
Kamaaina and visitors appreciate the hotel's convenient location to attractions and landmarks such as:
The Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Wailuku meeting rooms are located on the second floor.
Food and beverage options are available for any size and occasion.
About Aqua Hotels & Resorts
Aqua Hotels & Resorts is a Hawaii-based management company founded in 2001. The company provides independent hoteliers and individual owners with full-service administration including revenue management, Internet distribution, sales, reservations, as well as individualized and brand advertising and marketing for maximum profitability.
Currently representing 21 contemporary properties located on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai and Lanai, Aqua offers luxury lifestyle full-service resorts, stylish boutique hotels and comfortable budget properties.
Headquartered in Waikiki, Aqua is Hawaii's first employee-owned hotel company since executing an Employee Stock Ownership Plan in 2008.
For more information on the company and individual hotels, visit www.aquaresorts.com or call 1-808-943-9291.
For reservations, see your preferred travel agent, book online or call Aqua toll free from the U.S. and Canada at 1-866-406-2782. From Hawaii, call 808-924-6543. Aqua is represented in Australia and New Zealand by Travel Reflections, South Korea by Pacific Air Agency Group, China by Aloha Consultant Company and United Kingdom by First Public Relations.
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