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Dean Anderson Named Director of Sales and Marketing
for Destination Resorts Hawaii

WAILEA, Maui, Hawai’i – May 30, 2008 – Maynard Torchiana, managing director for Destination Resorts Hawaii, announced that Dean Anderson has been hired as the new director of sales and marketing for the company. Destination Resorts Hawaii, managed by Destination Hotels and Resorts, offers the largest selection of fine condominium and villa accommodations along Maui’s southern coastline. 

A resident of Wailuku, Hawaii, Anderson was previously with The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, where he served as the director of revenue management. Prior to that, Anderson was the director of sales, Hawaii Region for TravelCLICK in Honolulu and director of online marketing for Castle Resorts and Hotels, also based in Honolulu.

Anderson originally graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara then went on to obtain a master’s degree in business administration from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management, as well as a master’s of science in Japanese business studies from Chaminade University in Honolulu. Anderson has also earned certificates in hospitality marketing, hotel revenue management and financial management from e-Cornell.

Destination Resorts Hawaii offers an elegant “home away from home” atmosphere providing a unique destination experience that is appealing to families, golfers and individual travelers that enjoy the convenience and space offered in a vacation home. Destination Resorts Hawaii is the only collection of vacation rentals in the Wailea and Makena areas to offer a centralized check-in desk conveniently located in the Shops at Wailea. Here, the friendly and knowledgeable staff provides guests with a brief orientation to their residence, keys and any other pertinent information or tips to help them enjoy their vacation on Maui. A concierge also is located in the check-in area to provide guests with one-stop shopping to book all of their island adventures.  This office is open seven days a week and there are property managers available 24 hours a day should guests need any assistance. 

Destination Resorts Hawaii 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 fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company, headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo., features a portfolio of more than 6,000 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, 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: Sandy Frewer Named Director of Marketing and Villa Rental Operations for Wailea Beach Villas / January 2008
Michael J. Slosser Promoted to Vice President and Managing Director of Operations for Destination Hotels & Resorts / April 2008


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