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Tom Roelens Named General Manager of
Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i, Hawaii

HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I (April 15, 2008) – Tom Roelens has been named general manager of  Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i, inclusive of both Four Seasons Resort Lana‘i at Manele Bay and  Four Seasons Resort Lana‘i, The Lodge at Koele.

Roelens, a veteran of the hospitality industry, has 22 years of experience in some of the most exclusive and luxurious destinations in the world.  He makes the move to Hawaii from Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, where he served as general manager.  Prior to the Maldives, Roelens was with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in Jakarta, Indonesia and Newport Beach, California.  His past experience includes appointments in Bali, Indonesia; Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Brussels, Belgium, where he was born and raised.

“I am excited about the opportunity to manage these two incredible resorts on an island as special as Lana‘i, where the ‘Aloha Spirit’ prevails” said Roelens.  “I look forward to working with the incredible team here to continue to welcome our guests with the finest facilities, services and amenities in Hawaii.”

Roelens is a graduate of the Hoger Technisch Instituut in Bruges, Belgium, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management.  He also completed the Executive and Professional Education Program with Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration.  He lives in Lana‘i City with his wife Sara, is an avid traveler (has visited 37 countries) and enjoys SCUBA diving.

Developed by Castle & Cooke, LLC and managed by Four Seasons, Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i offer the experience of a truly private Hawaii with two unique properties.  Guests are able to combine a classic beach holiday with an active upcountry Lodge vacation.  Four Seasons Resort L?na‘i at Manele Bay and Four Seasons Resort Lana‘i, The Lodge at Koele offer travelers the secluded pleasures and authentic beauty of Hawaii.


Brad Packer     
Director of Public Relations   
Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i 
(808) 275-2157  

Also See: Castle & Cooke Spending $50-million to Renovate and Rebrand The Lodge at Koele to Four Seasons Resort Lana'i, The Lodge at Koele; Also Adding $10 million in Meeting Space to the Four Seasons Resort Lana`i at Manele Bay / July 2006
Castle & Cooke Resorts, LLC, Initiates the Re-branding of the Manele Bay Hotel and The Lodge at Koele to the Four Seasons Brand / February 2004


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