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July 25, 2016 (KAPALUA BAY, HAWAII) - Richard A. Holtzman, vice president, managing director at Montage Kapalua Bay, has announced the appointment of Anthony Freda as resort manager; bringing with him nearly 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

With a track record for success, Freda is known as a well-respected hospitality executive throughout the market in Hawaii. Prior to joining Montage Kapalua Bay, he served as director of rooms at The Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu where he oversaw day-to-day operations of the luxury resort, including supervising guest services, reservations, activities and the VIP program. Previously, he was director of food & beverage at The Fairmont Kea Lani on Maui, and Four Seasons properties in Lana'i, New York, Atlanta, and Miami. Freda also spent two years managing The Kapalua Bay Villas next to Montage Kapalua Bay.

"We are pleased to welcome Anthony Freda to the Montage Kapalua Bay Ohana," said Holtzman. "I am confident that Anthony will excel as resort manager and will be a great asset to our team."

Originally from Newark, New Jersey, Freda studied business administration at Brookdale Community College in Middletown, New Jersey, and earned certifications as a hotel administrator and food and beverage executive from the American Hotel and Lodging Association.

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About Montage Kapalua Bay

The 24-acre Montage Kapalua Bay is an intimate, 50 residences and 6 grand residences, ranging from one to four bedrooms. Comfortable accommodations offer spacious living rooms, large private lanais, fully equipped kitchens, elegant master suites and luxurious bathrooms with designs that beautifully reflect the resort's Hawaiian heritage. Overlooking the picturesque Kapalua Bay, guests are able to relax by the multi-tiered lagoon pool, which cascades down the center of the resort; or they can enjoy island-inspired cuisine in one of the resort's restaurants or lounges. Harnessing the essence of Hawaii, Spa Montage serves exceptional palette of spa therapies, beauty treatments and wellness offerings - all inspired by the tropical surroundings. For more information, please contact Montage Kapalua Bay at (808) 662-6600; or visit the resort's website at

Contact: Catherine Hutchison / (808) 662.6639

About Montage Hotels & Resorts

Montage Hotels & Resorts is a hotel and resort management company founded by Alan J. Fuerstman. Designed to serve the luxury traveler and homeowner, the company features an artistic collection of distinctive hotels, resorts and residences in stunning settings that offer comfortable elegance, a unique sense of place and spirit, impeccable hospitality and memorable culinary, spa and lifestyle experiences. The portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences includes Montage Laguna Beach, Montage Beverly Hills, Montage Deer Valley, Montage Kapalua Bay, Montage Palmetto Bluff, and opening in 2018, Montage Los Cabos. In 2014, the company launched Pendry Hotels, a new luxury brand that will be each destination's most inspired guest house. Pendry San Diego will open late fall 2016 and Sagamore Pendry Baltimore will open early 2017. In addition, the company also operates some of the country's premiere golf courses, including Spanish Peaks Mountain Club in Big Sky, Montana and The May River Golf Club in Bluffton, South Carolina. For more information, please visit

Contact: Courtney Schuermann / (212) 255.6541

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