Aqua-Aston Hospitality Appoints Remigio Sabado as General Manager at Maui Kaanapali Villas
Aqua-Aston Hospitality | February 17, 2023
Lahaina, Hawaii (February 17, 2023) – Aqua-Aston Hospitality’s Maui Kaanapali Villas announces the appointment of Remigio Sabado as general manager. In his new role, Sabado will manage teams from housekeeping and maintenance to revenue management, as well as foster guest relations. With resort condominium-style amenities, such as full in-room kitchens and an on-site spa and concierge service, Maui Kaanapali Villas is an idyllic beachfront getaway for leisure travelers. The property is situated steps from golden Kahekili Beach Park and a short drive from the island’s Kaanapali resort area – a destination for shopping, dining and go...
Botánika Osa Peninsula, Curio Collection by Hilton, Opens in Costa Rica
Hilton | June 9, 2022
PUERTO JIMÉNEZ, Costa Rica – Botánika Osa Peninsula, Curio Collection by Hilton, a premier eco-resort in Costa Rica's unspoiled South Pacific Coast, is now open. Managed by Aqua-Aston Hospitality, Botánika Osa Peninsula promises to deliver a distinctive resort experience and exclusive access to some of the region’s best sportfishing and eco- and adventure-tourism activities. Located beside two of Costa Rica's most prized natural jewels -- Corcovado National Park and the Pacific Ocean's Golfo Dulce -- Botánika Osa Peninsula is in perfect harmony with nature, set across 21 acres of lush flora and fauna. The resort provides travelers...
Adero Scottsdale Appoints Chantelle Nikkel as Director of Sales And Marketing
ADERO Scottsdale | April 27, 2021
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – April. 27, 2021 – The new ADERO Scottsdale, an Autograph Collection hotel, is proud to announce the appointment of Chantelle Nikkel to director of sales and marketing for the region’s only Dark Sky Zone resort. Nikkel brings a wealth of hospitality knowledge and expertise to the 177-room luxury resort, managed by Aqua-Aston Hospitality, and is responsible for overseeing ADERO Scottsdale’s sales and marketing strategies. In her role, Nikkel leads all sales initiatives surrounding the property’s 16,800 square feet of versatile indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces. The event spaces provide an idyllic sett...
Aqua-Aston Hospitality Appoints Dieter Schmitz as General Manager for ADERO Scottsdale
ADERO Scottsdale | January 13, 2021
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2021 – ADERO Scottsdale, an Autograph Collection hotel, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dieter Schmitz to the role of General Manager for the region’s only Dark Sky Zone resort. The 177-room property, managed by Aqua-Aston Hospitality, opened in October 2020. The resort features elevated Sonoran Desert views of Arizona’s famed Four Peaks and McDowell Mountain Range and aspires to be guests’ gateway to the outdoors. Spread out over 17 wide-open acres, ADERO Scottsdale is a basecamp for adventure enthusiasts with convenient access to 55,000 acres of desert terrain, desert-inspired treatments at...
Aqua-Aston Hospitality Adds CopperWynd Resort & Club in Scottsdale, Arizona to Management Portfolio
Aqua-Aston Hospitality | May 21, 2019
HONOLULU-- May 21, 2019 --Aqua-Aston Hospitality, a leading hotel and resort management group and an operating business of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: VAC), is pleased to welcome CopperWynd Resort & Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, to its portfolio of nearly 40 properties. CopperWynd is the company's first managed resort in Arizona. The property is currently undergoing an extensive $60-million renovation and expansion, and following the development's anticipated completion in 2020, CopperWynd will join the ranks of Autograph Collection Hotels. Marriott International's Autograph Collection celebrates individuality and in...
Aqua-Aston Hospitality Promotes Kimari Pada to Hotel Manager of Aqua Bamboo Waikiki
Aqua-Aston Hospitality | September 27, 2018
Honolulu, Hawaii (September 27, 2018) – Aqua-Aston Hospitality, a leader in hospitality management known for its owned brands in Hawaii, the continental United States, and Central America, has announced the promotion of Kimari Pada to the role of hotel manager. Formerly the hotel's guest service manager, Pada has been promoted from within, and will now lead operations at the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki hotel. She reports to Jeff Caminos, vice president of operations, Aqua-Aston Hospitality. Aqua Bamboo Waikiki is a boutique hotel located on Kuhio Avenue in the heart of Waikiki, featuring an outdoor sanctuary complete with a waterfall pool...
Aqua-Aston Hospitality Names Jim Franklin General Manager of Orlando Properties, The Fountains at ChampionsGate and Tuscana Resort Orlando
Aqua-Aston Hospitality | August 7, 2018
Orlando, Florida (August 7, 2018) – Aqua-Aston Hospitality, a leader in hospitality management known for its owned brands in Hawaii, the continental United States and Costa Rica, announced the appointment of Jim Franklin to the role of general manager to lead its managed Orlando properties, The Fountains at ChampionsGate and Tuscana Resort Orlando. He reports to Lesli Reynolds, senior vice president of operations, Aqua-Aston Hospitality. Tuscana Resort Orlando by Aston and The Fountains at ChampionsGate are just moments away from Orlando's theme parks such as Epcot®, Magic Kingdom® Park, Universal Studios Florida™ an...
Aqua-Aston Hospitality Appoints Chris Port as New Chief Development Officer
Aqua-Aston Hospitality | May 10, 2018
Honolulu, Hawaii – Aqua-Aston Hospitality, a top hospitality company known for its owned brands in Hawaii, the continental United States, and Costa Rica, announced the appointment of Chris Port to the role of chief development officer. He reports to Kelvin Bloom, chief executive officer, Aqua-Aston Hospitality. In this role, Port is responsible for the expansion of Aqua-Aston Hospitality by optimizing the potential of its existing portfolio of hotels and resorts, and focusing on the company's growth in the markets it currently serves, as well as by identifying new markets. "We are very pleased to announce the addition of Chri...
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