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Andre Tatibouet Named Entrepreneur of the Year in Hawaii
- Aston's Chairman is First Hospitality Entrepreneur Recipient In Hawaii -
 HONOLULU (July 1, 1997)- Andre Tatibouet, chairman and chief executive officer of Aston Hotels & Resorts, was recently named Entrepreneur Of The Year® in the hospitality category for Hawaii. The award was presented at the first annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award® Ceremony held in Honolulu on June 18, 1997.

 Tatibouet was selected by a panel of judges based upon his commitment and risk, financial performance, innovation and community contribution. He will go on to compete at the national level at the Entrepreneur Of The Year® international conference held in Palm Desert, California, in November of this year.

 "I'm honored to receive this distinguished award," said Tatibouet. "Most importantly, I would like to thank the Aston ohana [family] without whom I could not have accomplished the business success I'm being recognized for."

 The Entrepreneur Of The Year® award was founded by Ernst & Young LLP over a decade ago as a community service nationwide to honor individuals whose ingenuity, hard work and innovation have created successful and growing business ventures. Today, the program takes place in 10 countries and 46 major cities in the United States.

 Based in Honolulu, Aston Hotels & Resorts plans to open six new hotels and resort under the Aston name in Australia, Bali, Guam and the Philippines within the next 12 months. Further international expansion is planned. Aston operates condominium resorts and hotels with more than 5,000 rooms on the four major Hawaiian islands. For more information, visit Aston' 5 web site at or call (800) 922-7866 from the U.S. Mainland and Canada for reservations. From Hawaii, call (800) 321-2558.


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