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 Gail Harding Named Assistant Director of Marketing for
ResortQuest Hawaii Portfolio of 28 Properties
HONOLULU - ResortQuest Hawaii, formerly Aston Hotels & Resorts, has named Gail Harding assistant director of marketing. Harding will manage the execution of marketing activities for the company's 28 properties on the Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii. 

She will also supervise ResortQuest Hawaii's advertising, public relations, programs, and promotions staff, and oversee the marketing communication account integration of the company's advertising and public relations firm, Communications Pacific.

Harding has more than 25 years of experience in marketing and communications with focused expertise in destination, hotel and resort marketing. Most recently, Harding was the director of consumer marketing at the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau. During her tenure there, she was responsible for creating and implementing targeted marketing programs that integrated consumer advertising, public relations/promotions and travel-trade programs. Prior to joining the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, Harding held supervisory and management positions at several advertising agencies, including Fawcett McDermott Cavanagh, Mayfield Smith Park, and Starr Seigle McCombs Communications. Her travel industry experience includes working in advertising positions at the Waikiki Parc Hotel, Maui Marriott, Mauna Lani Resort, Hilton Hotels in Hawaii, and Sheraton Hotels in Hawaii where she was advertising manager for seven years.

Born and raised on Oahu, Harding attended Castle High School and Kapiolani Community College. 

About ResortQuest Hawaii
ResortQuest Hawaii LLC, formerly known as Aston Hotels & Resorts Hawaii, is Hawaii's largest operator of suites, resort condominiums and hotels, with 28 properties and 5,000 rooms on the four major Hawaiian islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii. Based in Honolulu, ResortQuest Hawaii is a subsidiary of ResortQuest, North America's largest marketer and manager of vacation properties and home rentals, with a portfolio of approximately 20,000 units in more than 50 premier resort locations in the United States and Canada. ResortQuest is owned by Gaylord Entertainment Co., a leading hospitality and entertainment company that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels and the Grand Ole Opry. For more information or reservations, visit ResortQuest Hawaii's Web site at or call (866) 77-HAWAII (866-774-2924) from the continental U.S. and Canada.  From Hawaii, call (800) 321-2558. ResortQuest® Hawaii's TTY telephone number is (800) 441-2344. 


Matt Derby, P.R. Manager  
ResortQuest Hawaii     
Tel: (808) 931-1330     

Also See: Patti Hess Martin Named General Manager of ResortQuest Hilton Head in South Carolina / November 2005


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