SHERATON KAUAI RESORT will embark upon a $24 million
renovation project that will include upgrades to rooms and public
areas. The project, which begins in May, is set for completion by
September. For information, call (866) 478-2777.
INTERNATIONAL is seeking a Waikiki property to fit its
plans for expansion into Hawaii. The company is on the lookout to
buy property or sign a hotel management agreement. The Yacht Harbor
tower of the Renaissance Ilikai Waikiki Hotel is one possibility,
but no deal has been completed.
THEBIGDAY.COM, an online wedding registry,
selected Pleasant Holidays as its exclusive provider of honeymoon
travel to Hawaii and other Pleasant Holiday destinations. Signing
on with TheBigDay enables couples to make honeymoon travel a gift
option. Call (800) 304-1141 or visit www.thebigday.com.
VILLAS has introduced a Carefree and Car Free package that
includes a sixth night free and a Hertz rental car. Rates for the
one- and two-bedroom villas start at $259 per night for a Fairway
Villa. Also, Kapalua Villas is offering room and event package
rates for the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival. Package rates start
at $1,367 for a three-night stay, double, in a one-bedroom,
oceanview villa. Included are admission for two to the festival's
Grand Tasting and Seafood Festival. A two-bedroom oceanview villa,
priced at $2,467, quad, includes admission for four events at the
festival. For reservations, call (800) 545-0018, www.kapaluavillas.com.
OUTRIGGER REEF ON THE BEACH has introduced a free cultural
activity for guests. The two-hour-long Na Alii (The Royalty)
walking tour, led by Hawaii storyteller Woody Fern, offers insights
on Waikiki history and links to the royal past. Tours depart the
hotel on Saturdays at 9 a.m.