News for the Hospitality Executive
Beachtree Properties Select Aqua Hotels & Resorts
to Rebrand the 53-room Hotel Molokai
WAIKIKI BEACH, Hawaii – July 1, 2009 - Beachtree Properties (www.beachtreeproperties.com) recently selected Hawaii-owned and operated Aqua Hotels & Resorts to rebrand the 53-room Hotel Molokai. Situated oceanfront on Kamiloloa Beach, Aqua Hotel Molokai is the island’s only hotel and home to Hula Shores Restaurant, the most popular gathering place for visitors and residents on Molokai.
“We are elated to have been selected by Beachtree Properties,” said Bill Henderson, Aqua’s VP Development. “Aqua’s island heritage fits in nicely as we fully understand the product and experience this unique hotel, spa, and restaurant offers visitors. It’s an excellent addition to our growing boutique collection.”
“Aqua Hotels is a great match for this resort,” remarked George Joosten,
Resort Operations Manager of Beachtree Properties. “Their understanding
of the islands and lifestyle will surely target and bring the best customers
to the island and Hotel Molokai. We share a similar vision and work ethic
and are looking forward to a great partnership.”
Molokai is 20 minutes by air from Oahu and 90 minutes by ferry from Maui. Travelers looking for unspoiled Hawai‘i, outdoor adventure, and ocean activities will enjoy visiting Molokai. Room rates at Aqua Hotel Molokai start from $ 135 per night, plus taxes. For reservations and information, call toll-free 866-406-2782, direct 808-553-5347 or visit the website www.hotelmolokai.com.
About Beechtree Properties
Beachtree Properties (www.beachtreeproperties.com) specializes in distinctive boutique hotels in exciting vacation destinations. Beechtree manages seven independent hotels and resorts across North America, providing a home away from home with all the services travelers expect from a large hotel. The company values local character and recognizes the individuality of each property, offering well-appointed accommodations and world-class service.
About Aqua Hotels & Resorts
Aqua Hotels & Resorts is a management company founded in 2001 by Hawaii hotelier Mike Paulin. The company provides independent hoteliers and individual owners with full-service administration including revenue management, Internet distribution, sales, reservations, as well as individualized and brand advertising and marketing for maximum profitability.
Currently representing contemporary hotels and resorts located on Oahu, Maui and Molokai where there are eight properties in the Aqua Boutique Collection, each with their own unique identity and features. The Lite line represents the company’s transitional and value product with six comfortable and affordable hotels.
Headquartered in Waikiki, Aqua became Hawaii’s first employee-owned hotel company in 2008 when it executed an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. For more information on the company and individual hotels, visit www.aquaresorts.com or call 1-808-943-9291.
|Also See:||Starwood Assuming Management and Marketing of the 62-unit Molokai Ranch & Lodge; Kenny Ching Continues as GM / December 2001|