Travel Weekly's Hawaii E-letter: May 28, 2007

PLEASANT HOLIDAYS is offering discounted rates for its Diamond Level accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa. Diamond Level extras include access to the Regency Club Lounge, daily continental breakfast and car transportation within a 5-mile radius of the central Waikiki hotel. In addition, a fourth-night-free promotion is being offered on bookings from July 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. Call (800) 448-3333 or visit www.pleasantagent.com.

THE HOTEL HANA-MAUI is offering the Hana Summer Escape for bookings through Aug. 20. The special includes breakfast when booking a Bay Cottage Junior Suite or an oceanview Sea Ranch Cottage at discounted daily rates of $395 and $495, respectively. In addition, Bay Cottage Junior Suite bookings made through June 30 receive an upgrade to an Ocean View Sea Ranch Cottage at time of booking, based on availability. Call (800) 321-HANA or visit [email protected].

SMART DESTINATIONS has launched its prepaid Go Maui Card, a commissionable, prepaid activity card that includes 21 attractions and activities. The Maui launch follows the introduction the Go Oahu Card. The card is issued in two-, three-, five- or seven-day increments. Once activated, the card grants unlimited access to listed attractions and activities, including high-ticket options like a Molokini snorkel cruise, travel on the Sugar Cane Train, and a Haleakala downhill bicycle ride. Prices start at $269. Call (800) 887-9103 or visit www.gomauicard.com.

THE HILTON KAUAI BEACH RESORT has introduced the Summer Splash package, which includes daily buffet breakfast for two and a compact rental car starting at $209, with a two-night minimum required. The special is available from June 1 through August 31. The package is subject to taxes and a daily resort fee. A complimentary hotel shuttle is available to transfer guests to and from the airport, nearby shopping and golf courses. Call (800) HILTONS or visit www.kauaibeachresort.hilton.com.

APPOINTMENTS

" ResortQuest Hawaii has appointed Dana Washofsky director of marketing. Washofsky previously served as the marketing communications manager for Marriott International and managed media and creative strategies for both Outrigger Hotels and Resorts and Ohana Hotels.

" Aqua Hotels & Resorts has named Amber Record to the newly created position of e-commerce manager. Record has worked in the e-commerce field since 1999, first as traffic manager for Netaddress, then as webmaster for the parent corporation, USA.net.

CORRECTION: Incorrect information on contacting the Embassy Suites Beach Walk appeared in the May 21 Hawaii E-letter. To contact the hotel, call (800) EMBASSY or go to www.embassysuiteswaikiki.com.

Hawaii Editor: Allan Seiden

Phone: (808) 734-4677

[email protected]

For promotional opportunities in the Hawaii E-letter, contact Debbie Joseph at [email protected].

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