Holidays announced three official travel packages for the
NFL Pro Bowl weekend, Feb. 9 to 13. Each package includes roundtrip
air fare, lei greeting, hotel transfers, Waikiki accommodations,
game tickets, transfers to Aloha Stadium on game day (Feb. 12) and
Pro Bowl VIP tailgate party admission complete with food, beverage
and interaction with players and cheerleaders.
The MVP package
includes four nights at a Waikiki hotel and upper-level,
sideline-section tickets beginning at $1,179 per person for West
package includes four nights at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort
& Spa, lower-level, side-section ticket seating and a
Friday-night party with food, beverage and entertainment, beginning
at $1,689 per person.
The Platinum Plus
package includes four nights' oceanview accommodations at the
Halekulani hotel, club-seating game tickets and entrance to the VIP
party, starting at $2,479 per person.
will sell land-only options for the weekend. In addition, Pleasant
will arrange for extensions to outer islands for clients who wish
to travel beyond Oahu for their vacation. Agents are also able to
prebook optional activities throughout the islands, each of which
Visit www.pleasantagent.com to view Hawaii brochures online
or call (800) 5-HAWAII for more information.
Regency Waikiki redone
Those booking the
NFL Pro Bowl weekend Platinum package should know that the
Hyatt Regency Waikiki recently completed a $16
million redesign of the 1,230-room property. The new theme is
"simple Hawaiian elegance," according to Mike Jokovich, general
In addition, the
hotel has added wireless Internet throughout. Guests can log on for
a cost of $9.95 per 24-hour period. Public areas will be wired and
Internet-accessible, and the hotel will maintain cable modem
hook-ups in 120 of its guest rooms.
hotel's Na Ho'ola Spa has initiated two new
programs: yoga and hula-cise classes. The spa offers yoga classes
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and hula-cise classes on Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays. Both will operate from 7 a.m. to 8
The cost is $15
plus tax, per person. Hotel guests and nonguests are welcome to
join the classes for the same fee.
information, call (808) 923-1234 or go to www.hyatt.com.
Bay to hold tourney
Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu will host the
Champions Tour Turtle Bay Championship of Golf
Jan. 23 to 29.
includes a 36-hole professional/amateur competition and a separate
54-hole pro tourney, both on the Palmer Course. Each will be
broadcast live on the Golf Channel. The resort has signed a
four-year agreement with the Professional Golfers' Association to
host the tournament until 2008.
Go to www.turtlebayresort.com for more
group tackles gas crisis
Resorts & Hotels had consumer fuel price worries in
mind when it launched a "T'anks" promotion that
includes discounted room rates and a car rental with
Rates per night
for the promotion begin at $97 on Oahu, $99 on the Big Island, $135
on Maui and $179 on Kauai.
resorts are Island Colony and Waikiki Shore on Oahu; Kamaole Sands
on Maui; Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Kona Reef and Kona Bali Kai on the
Big Island; Kiahuna Plantation & the Beach Bungalows, Poipu
Shores, Makahuena at Poipu, Lae Nani and Lanikai Resorts and the
Kaha Lani Resort on Kauai.
367-5004 or visit www.castleresorts.com.
reporter Brian Berusch, send e-mail to [email protected].