ENTERTAINMENT has competed the $109 million sale of
ResortQuest Hawaii to Interval Acquisition Corp., a subsidiary of
IAC/InteractiveCorp., a company headed by media mogul Barry Diller.
Gaylord maintains a minority interest in two ResortQuest
TRAVEL-HAWAII, a Honolulu-based Internet
booking service, has produced a comprehensive listing of resort
fees at Hawaii hotels. According to company owner John Lindelow,
the hotels' own online reservations systems don't make such fees
apparent. Visit www.travel-hawaii.com/hawaiiresortfees.html.
" ATA Airlines
begins service between Oakland, Calif., and Kona (the Big Island)
on June 14. ATA will also inaugurate daily service from Las Vegas
to Maui on June 14. Service between Oakland and Lihue (Kauai)
begins June 15. All flights provide connections with numerous
cities served by Southwest Airlines, ATA's codeshare partner.
According to ATA, seats for the new flights are already almost sold
out for summer.
" Alaska Airlines
has announced plans to begin year-round, nonstop service between
Seattle and both Honolulu and Kauai, with service to Honolulu
beginning Oct. 12, and to Lihue on Oct. 28. Seasonal service
between Anchorage and Honolulu will start Dec. 9.
Impressions has partnered with the Hyatt Regency Waikiki on a
package that includes a fourth night free and free parking for a
five-day Alamo car rental. Rates for new bookings for travel
through Aug. 15 start at $625 per person, double, including taxes
and service fees. Agents receive a 1% bonus commission for booking
online. Call (800) 284-0044 or visit www.travelimpressions.com.
" W Honolulu
Diamond Head has introduced the Wonder Woman package as a
girlfriends' getaway special. Created in conjunction with Bobbi
Brown cosmetics, it includes a gift pack of beauty aids and other
gifts at rates starting at $335. It is available thru November 18.
Call (866) 716-8112.
" The Sheraton
Keauhou Bay's Ultimate Wedding Package covers golf and spa services
for 12 people. Also included are the chapel, flowers and officiant.
Only the room portion of the $20,000 package is commissionable.
Call (888) 488-3535.
Editor: Allan Seiden
Phone: (808) 734-4677
opportunities in the Hawaii E-letter, contact Debbie Joseph at [email protected].