ADVISORS' latest report has reported the first decline in
hotel room revenue in Hawaii in five years. The 2% decrease was
accounted for by declines on Oahu and Maui, while Kauai and the
island of Hawaii registered increases. All four islands reported
decreases in occupancy rates.
HONOLULU AIRPORT HOTEL, just recently rebranded, has
completed a $6 million renovation that included guest rooms, the
restaurant and public areas. Service upgrades were part of the
rebranding, with free (up to the first 15 minutes) local and long
distance telephone calls to the U.S. mainland and Canada, free
wireless Internet access in the lobby and complimentary airport
shuttle service. Through Dec. 21, the property is offering a rate
of $125 per night, which includes either breakfast for two daily or
overnight parking. Call (800) 462-6262 or visit www.ohanahotels.com.
HOLIDAYS is offering a package that takes aim at Los
Angeles Lakers fans. The Lakers In Hawaii package is set for
October 8 to 12. Beginning at $1,289 per person, the package
includes a four-night stay at the Sheraton Waikiki, roundtrip air
from Los Angeles, roundtrip hotel transfers and two tickets to two
preseason games against the Golden State Warriors on Oct. 9 and 11.
Also, there will be an arrival reception and autograph signings.
Call (800) 223-4471 or visit www.pleasantholidays.com.
WAIKIKI has introduced a commissionable "day rate" of $99
for stays between 12 a.m. and midnight (no overnights allowed) on
bookings through Jan. 4. The offer is for travelers seeking a place
to stay on a late-night departure or with an extended layover
between flights. Call (866) 346-4679 or visit www.wylandwaikiki.com.
KAANAPALI BEACH HOTEL on Maui has introduced the
four-night Beauty and the Beach package, valid Aug. 15 through Dec.
17. The offer includes a four-night stay with a triple-category
room upgrade, daily breakfast, midsize rental car and choice of
massage or facial. The package is priced at $899 per couple. Call
KAUAI BEACH RESORT AT MAKAIWA is offering a
fourth-night-free special on bookings of four nights or longer.
Rates start at $211 per night, with the offer available in all room
categories. The offer, available on bookings through Dec. 18,
includes a $50 food-and-beverage credit (based on a four-night
minimum stay), a two-for-one dinner luau and free activities, meals
and merchandise for kids. Call (800) 321-2558 or visit www.resortquesthawaii.com.
Editor: Allan Seiden
Phone: (808) 734-4677
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