Travel Weeklys Hawaii E-letter: July 17, 2006

THE NAPILI KAI BEACH RESORT on Maui has upgraded its Web site, adding a live webcam, video and a photo gallery that enables users to send postcards from the Web site. The property, on 10 beachfront acres, is offering agent familiarization rates of $95 per night for three nights with a 50% discount on rack rates thereafter from Aug. 19 to Oct. 13, Nov. 11 to 17, and Dec. 2 to 15. Call (800) 367-5030 or visit  

STARWOOD VACATION OWNERSHIP has launched sales at the Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, the first Westin-branded timeshare property on Kauai. Work on the project started in June, with the first units set to open in 2008 on what is described as a classic, plantation-style resort, with 179 timeshare villas and six hotel rooms.


UNITED VACATIONS IS OFFERING A FREE ALAMO car rental for complete Hawaii vacation package booked from Aug. 20 through Dec. 1. Car upgrades at steeply reduced rates are another option on select dates. Packages are available on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island and Kauai, with four-night stays starting at under $400 per person, double, including fuel surcharge. Call (800) 328-6877 or book on


THE HANALEI COLONY RESORT on Kauais North Shore is now home to The Mediterranean Gourmet Restaurant, featuring fresh fish with a Mediterranean twist. The oceanside restaurant, once home to Charros, adds a fine-dining option for visitors to Kauais scenic North Shore and is within a few minutes of Haena Beach.  

PLEASANT HOLIDAYS has added commission protection to its travel-protection program for all fully-paid bookings. Protection covers up to $100 in agent commissions.

Hawaii Editor:

Allan Seiden

Phone: (808) 734-4677

[email protected]

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