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Sandy Frewer Named Director of Marketing and
Villa Rental Operations for Wailea Beach Villas

Wailea, Maui, Hawai’i – Jan. 8, 2008 – Maynard Torchiana, executive vice president and managing director for Destination Resorts Hawaii and Wailea Beach Villas, recently announced the promotion of Sandy Frewer to director of marketing and villa operations for Wailea Beach Villas. The 98-unit residential resort offers luxurious accommodations ranging from 1,900 to 3,100-square-foot villas situated on 12 acres of lush gardens and refreshing pools along the famed Wailea coastline. 

In her new role, Frewer will oversee all marketing activities for the residential resort, as well as the on-site operations for the Destination Resorts Hawaii rental management program. 

Frewer has more than 25 years of experience in luxury hotel and resort management. Her unique background combines operations, sales and marketing experience for upscale properties. She served as sales manager for the Inn on the Park, Four Seasons and as director of sales and marketing for the Sheraton Park Tower in London, England before transferring to the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Honolulu in 1987.  In Hawaii, she worked for Sheraton, The Ritz-Carlton, and as general manager for the Palms at Wailea before joining Destination Resorts Hawaii in 1995. 

Frewer is an active member of HSMI, Maui Visitors Bureau, Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau and the Wailea Community Association.  She and her husband, Scott Weeker live in Wailea Resort and are avid golfers and competitive tennis players.  Scott is chief executive officer of a research and development company based in Maui and San Francisco. 

Wailea Beach Villas is an exclusive residential resort with an enviable location along Maui’s famed Wailea Beach. Guest amenities include two swimming pools, a state-of-the-art fitness facility, business center, an activity room, room service and on-site concierge service. Wailea Beach Villas is within walking distance of more than five resort restaurants and is conveniently located next to the Shops at Wailea featuring upscale boutiques, galleries, restaurants and bars.  The dedicated concierge staff at Wailea Beach Villas is prepared to customize each guest experience to meet their vacation needs from personal chefs to in-room spa services, private butlers and much more. 

Wailea Beach Villas is one of more than 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fifth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company, headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo., features a portfolio of more than 7,000 guest rooms, 10 golf courses and 12 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Houston, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit


Kristin Yantis Mettler
Malen & Mettler, (775) 831-4422

Also See: Brian Fedorowicz Named Director of Sales and Marketing for the Inn and Spa at Loretto, Santa Fe, New Mexico / January 2008


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