Coco Palms Resort Set to Reopen as a Kimpton Luxury Retreat in 2026

(IN SHORT) Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, in collaboration with Coco Palms Resort, is set to introduce the first-ever Kimpton property in Hawaii, Coco Palms, A Kimpton Resort, in 2026. Situated amidst the stunning landscapes of Kauai’s Wailua valley, the resort will undergo a meticulous restoration to revive its former glory as a haven for Hollywood… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Marks Five Years in Hawaii with Sunset Movie Series Sponsorship

Join Southwest each month in Waikiki on Queen’s Beach for free movie screenings under the stars. (IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines celebrates five years of service in Hawaii by collaborating with Waikiki Improvement Association as the Presenting Sponsor of the revitalized Sunset on the Beach movie screening series. The monthly events, starting from June 22, 2024,… Read the full press release

Grand Wailea Unveils Kilolani Spa: Hawaii’s Largest Luxury Spa Sanctuary

Maui’s iconic Wailea resort opens its new spa, debuting a new era of wellness with premier treatments and time‑honored Hawaiian rituals (IN SHORT) Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, introduces Kilolani Spa, a luxurious open-air spa spanning 50,000 square feet, making it the largest in Hawaii. Designed to honor Maui’s wellness culture and local traditions,… Read the full press release

OUTRIGGER Kona Resort & Spa Announces Geoff Pearson as New General Manager

Hawaii, 2023-Oct-3 — /Travel PR News/ —  OUTRIGGER Hospitality Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Geoff Pearson as the new General Manager of OUTRIGGER Kona Resort & Spa on Hawaii Island. In this role, Pearson will assume the responsibility of overseeing the daily operations and management of the resort. His duties will encompass… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Elevates Daniel Chun to Regional Vice President, Strengthening Commitment to Hawai‘i and Community Engagement

HONOLULU, HAWAII, 2023-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has promoted Daniel Chun to regional vice president – Hawai‘i, in a move that underscores the airline’s enduring commitment to the Aloha State. In this newly created role, Chun serves as the senior executive for Alaska Airlines in Hawai‘i, leading the long-term strategy for the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Offers Extensive Support for Maui Wildfire Recovery in Hawaii

DALLAS, TX, 2023-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The western slope of the island of Maui, Hawaii, particularly evident in the historic town of Lahaina, continues to recover from the destruction and displacement of devastating wildfires. In the days following the destruction, Southwest launched a robust plan to support our Employees, Customers, and organized relief… Read the full press release

OUTRIGGER Resorts & Hotels Rides a Wave of Expansion with Maui’s Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel in Hawaii

OUTRIGGER adds its footprint to the number one ranked beach in the United States   HAWAII, 2023-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — OUTRIGGER Resorts & Hotels has finalised its acquisition of the iconic Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel, situated on the sands of world-famous Kā‘anapali Beach – recently ranked as the No. 1 beach in the U.S. and… Read the full press release

OUTRIGGER Hospitality Group to Acquire Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel on Maui

The 432-key property sits on the No. 1-ranked beach in the United States and seamlessly aligns with OUTRIGGER’s emphasis on barefoot luxury and authentic cultural experiences HONOLULU, 2023-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Premier beach resort company OUTRIGGER Hospitality Group today announced its plans to acquire Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel, a beachfront resort on the Island of… Read the full press release

Cirque du Soleil and Outrigger Announce New Multi-Year Resident Show for Hawaii

  HONOLULU, 2023-Apr-13— /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel and Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group have teamed up to bring Honolulu residents and visitors a new multi-year resident show, exclusive to Hawaii. Executives from both organisations were joined by Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi to make the announcement on 10 April. Anticipated to open in… Read the full press release

Outrigger in Hawaii Announces Promotions in Operations and Sales

HONOLULU, 2023-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Resorts & Hotels announced the promotions of Edwin Torres to Complex General Manager for Outrigger Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel and OHANA Waikiki East by Outrigger; Kiana Beimes to Hotel Manager for OHANA Waikiki East by Outrigger; and Asari Tashima to Director, Market Development – Asia. As Complex General Manager,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea Launches Seasonal Program to Educate Young Travelers on Hawaii’s Culture and Environment

Four Seasons Maui Academy and Camp Manitou are back in session, providing children and teens opportunities to connect with each other and the destination Hawaii, Maui, U.S.A., 2023-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea welcomes Spring Break travellers with the relaunch of Four Seasons Maui Academy, a seasonal program replete with complimentary activities… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Oahu unveils Manalo Lounge, Celebrating Hawaii’s Diverse Mix of Cultures with Seasonal and Locally Sourced Cuisine and Signature Cocktails

Relax at the water’s edge at the Resort’s all-new casual and relaxed lounge Hawaii, Oahu, U.S.A., 2023-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina debuts Manalo Lounge, the Resort’s all-new lounge located alongside the water’s edge.  Meaning “sweet water” in Hawaiian, Manalo Lounge celebrates Hawaii’s diverse mix of cultures that have influenced the… Read the full press release

‘Tis the ‘Sea-Sun’ to Save: Outrigger Launches Annual Cyber Sale in Renowned Global Beach Locations

Outrigger Cyber Sale

Rejoice in Outrigger’s biggest deals of the year, with up to 50% off Asian and Pacific properties and 40% off in Hawaii PHUKET, THAILAND, 2022-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Resorts and Hotels has announced a lineup of savings for travellers looking for a slice of paradise this winter high season. With savings up to… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for WestJet operations in Hawaii

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet and Swissport are expanding their cooperation in Hawaii. The Canadian airline now relies on Swissport’s ground services at all four destinations it serves on the islands. The expansion also brings the addition of a new airport to Swissport’s vast and growing global network: Kona Airport on… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea announces the 33nd Annual Day of Hope Run/Walk

Resort invites participants from around the globe to support cancer patients in Hawaii Hawaii, Maui, U.S.A., 2022-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea announces the 33nd Annual Day of Hope Run/Walk, with proceeds benefitting Pacific Cancer Foundation, Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, and the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge. A virtual 5K and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea announces return of Four Seasons Maui Wine & Food Classic this Labor Day Weekend

Luxury resort invites guests to a weekend of epicurean experiences with celebrity chefs and world-class vintners Hawaii, Maui, USA, 2022-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hawaii’s Five-Star, Five-Diamond Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea announces the return of Four Seasons Maui Wine & Food Classic this Labor Day Weekend, September 2-4, 2022. Developed in collaboration with “wine therapist to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai plants 50,000th tree within Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Legacy Forest

Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, the first and only AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star Resort on Hawaii Island, announces the planting of its 50,000th tree within Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Legacy Forest. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is a leader in environmental stewardship and has made sustainability a priority. This collaboration… Read the full press release

Outrigger Promotes Luxury Maui Experience in Hawaii

The exclusive offer at Honua Kai Resort & Spa includes a private catamaran and helicopter tour with chauffeur services and a three-bedroom suite MAUI, 2022-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group’s luxury vacation property, Honua Kai Resort & Spa, located between the Pacific Ocean and West Maui Mountains in Hawaii, has unveiled an… Read the full press release

Renewed Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort Sets Sail

Outrigger’s flagship property celebrates official grand opening following US$80 million transformation HONOLULU, 2022-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group celebrated a significant milestone 25 April with the official grand opening of the company’s flagship property, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, following an extensive US$80 million transformation. Approximately 500 VIP guests, including elected officials, key… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces more options for California travel; new service for Hawaii, the Pacific Northwest, and the Caribbean

Beginning June 5, Southwest offers San Diego Customers more California service with 20 weekday flights to both San Jose and Sacramento, and 14 weekday flights to Oakland San Jose grows with additional California service and more flights to the Pacific Northwest Southwest also brings more interisland flights within the State of Hawaii DALLAS, TX, 2022-Apr-13… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Cargo adds two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its fleet

Alaska Air Cargo will convert two Alaska Airlines passenger jets to an all-freight aircraft for cargo service in 2023 Five dedicated 737 freighters to meet cargo demand across the Alaska network  NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Cargo announced today (March 24, 2022) it will add two Boeing 737-800 aircraft… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Hawaiian Airlines’ new daily nonstop service to Kailua-Kona

Hawaiian will serve all four main islands from the East Bay Oakland, Calif., 2022-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hawaiian Airlines is offering Bay Area travelers more convenient options to visit Hawaii this summer by adding daily nonstop service between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Kailua-Kona (KOA) on Hawaii Island. Seats are on sale now… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for Hawaiian Airlines’ operations in Sydney and Brisbane airports

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Hawaiian Airlines have signed a ground services contract for the airline’s Australian operations at the Sydney and Brisbane airports. The contract adds to the strong international partnership between the airline and Swissport. Swissport has won a contract extension with Hawaiian Airlines, a leading carrier for… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai in Hawaii voted Best American Hotel by Hemispheres’ 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards

Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2021-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, the idyllic oceanfront oasis located on the pristine Kona-Kohala coast of the island of Hawaii, has been recognised as the Best American Hotel by Hemispheres’ 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards. Voted directly by United Airlines passengers and Hemispheres readers, the magazine’s second-annual Readers’ Choice Awards showcases the best travel… Read the full press release

Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa Opens With Blessing and Up To 30% Off

Scenes from the Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa ceremony, 25 August.

KONA, Hawaii, 2021-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group officially welcomed Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa into its portfolio of premier beach resorts with a traditional Hawaiian blessing and ceremony, 25 August, and introductory rates of up to 30% off. On its first day of the resort being an Outrigger, a traditional blessing… Read the full press release

Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa in Hawaii Announces Leadership Team

Christine San Nicolas and Steve Solberg

Kona, Hawaii, 2021-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group has announced two management appointments at the Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa – the nine-hectare (22-acre) oceanfront property on Hawaii Island that is scheduled to re-open under the Outrigger brand in late August. Seasoned hospitality executive, Steve Solberg, will be the resort’s General Manager… Read the full press release

Outrigger Resumes Acquisition of Hawai‘i Island Resort

The new Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa

The premier beach resort brand further expands its footprint with planned purchase of 509-room oceanfront Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay HONOLULU, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group announced today that it has revived its plan to acquire ownership of Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay, a 509-room property… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ expanded service to Hawaii

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2021-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines has announced it will expand service to Hawaii from San Diego International Airport (SAN) by adding nonstop service to three Hawaiian cities and expanding their Honolulu service from one flight daily to two flights daily beginning June 6. New nonstop service from San Diego International Airport to: City/Airport… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches new service to Hawaii from Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Phoenix

Southwest to offer additional Hawaii flights from San Diego; Long Beach, Calif.; San Jose, Calif.; and Oakland Southwest Customers in 40+ cities now able to reach Hawaii on connecting service DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (May 13, 2021) published new service to Hawaii beginning in June 2021… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines offers Hawaii-bound customers Pre-Clear convenience

Hawaii-bound Customers flying Southwest from five gateway airports in California now can verify compliance with State of Hawaii COVID procedures before departing the mainland, streamlining airport arrivals on-island DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has introduced an added convenience for Customers flying to Hawaii on Southwest Airlines®—an ability to present… Read the full press release