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Gerald Glennon Appointed as Managing Director for The Modern Honolulu,
353-room Boutique Hotel in Waikiki, Hawaii

HONOLULU, HI (October 25 2012) – The Modern Honolulu is pleased to announce the addition of a new role to its team of experts. Gerald Glennon, a seasoned luxury hospitality specialist, has been appointed Managing Director at the 353-room boutique property located in bustling Waikiki. Glennon’s addition to the existing team of hospitality professionals will complement the hotel and further enhance its performance as it approaches its third successful year in operation.

Prior to joining The Modern Honolulu, Glennon’s extensive hospitality experience includes tenure with luxury global brands such as Sofitel, and most recently more than 11 years at Hawaii’s iconic Halekulani. During his leadership at Halekulani, he was responsible for instilling a culture of exceptional service, complemented by multiple physical property enhancements, ensuring the reputation of this legendary resort. Halekulani Living, a luxury lifestyle series, was introduced and developed by Glennon resulting ultimately into Halekulani Living, an award-winning magazine.

As Managing Director, Glennon will work cohesively with Modern Management Services and The Modern Honolulu’s executive team, led by General Manager V Calamur; Glennon will also work closely with ownership and investors, in addition to being the hotel’s brand ambassador and liaison to the local community. He will be instrumental in implementing several exciting new projects being rolled out at The Modern Honolulu in 2013.

About The Modern Honolulu

A cutting-edge lifestyle hotel where innovative design meets barefoot luxury, The Modern Honolulu debuted in October 2010 overlooking one of America’s finest beaches on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The Modern Honolulu exudes care-free luxury and is brilliantly laid back. The 353-room urban resort is noted for its chic, but not overdone design, friendly service and unparalleled guest experiences in a world-class destination like Waikiki. These include a restaurant by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto; the local hotspot Addiction nightclub and lobby bar; two unique pools: one with lushly landscaped gardens; and the other with its own lagoon and spectacular views of the Pacific.


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131 varick street, 909, new york, ny 10013
office 212.924.3600   fax 212.898.1361   cell 406.498.4269


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Vittal Calamur Appointed as General Manager of The 353-room Modern Honolulu in Waikiki, Hawaii / April 2012

Bankrupt M Waikiki LLC, Owner of the Modern Honolulu, Proposes Reorganization Plan / January 2012

M Waikiki LLC Files for Bankruptcy Protection Following New York Court Order to Return Operational Control to Marriott International; Owners Intend to Continue Operating Hotel as The MODERN Honolulu Under Reorganization Plan / September 2011

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