Hawaiiwide renovations now complete says Marriott Hotels and Autograph Collection

first_img Travelweek Group Share Posted by HAWAII — Marriott International has big news to share: it has completed its multi-million-dollar improvements and renovations across its Marriott Hotels and Autograph Collection Hotels in the Aloha State.At six Marriott Hotels and Autograph Collection Hotels across four Hawaiian Islands, all resort properties have completed improvements in the past 18 months, including room and pool enhancements, transformation of meeting and event spaces, enriched cultural experiences, and the introduction of new and repositioned oceanfront resorts.Here are the renovation highlights:Mauna Kea Beach HotelMauna Kea Beach Hotel, part of Autograph Collection Hotels (Waimea, Hawaii Island): The property unveiled new meeting spaces including the Kauna’oa Ballroom following a $4.5 million renovation. It also debuted the Copper Bar with its team of mixologists.Koloa Landing ResortKoloa Landing Resort at Poipu, part of Autograph Collection Hotels (Koloa, Kauai): In March 2017, the resort became the newest addition to the company’s Hawaii resorts following its multi-year, $110 million expansion. This included a new 12,000 square-foot grand ballroom and two outdoor lawns. The resort also features the newest pool complex in Hawaii, comprised of a new saline lagoon-style pool with swim-through grottos and cabanas, as well as a new poolside bar & grill concept in collaboration with celebrity chef Sam Choy.Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa (Honolulu, Oahu): The resort’s $22 million transformation in February 2016 included a redesigned lobby and event spaces, as well as a new bourbon bar featuring Waikiki’s only prime rib buffet. This year, the resort will begin redesigning its 1,310 rooms.Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & SpaWaikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa (Waikoloa, Hawaii Island): A multi-million-dollar investment, completed in summer 2017, features a new arrival experience, premium guestrooms and modern interiors. This year, the resort will debut a transformed luxury wing and private open-air showers on the ground floor room lanais. It also recently debuted Aka’ula Lanai, a new espresso bar that transitions to a cocktail lounge at sunset.Kaua’i Marriott Resort – Marriott, Maui (Wailea, Maui): The $100 million reimagined property debuted in December 2016 and now boasts a new arrival experience, five pools with one featuring Hawaii’s longest waterslide, Kid’s club, multi-generational GameSpace, Movie House, Escape Room, and redesigned rooms and suites, along with the total modernization of all indoor/outdoor meeting and event spaces.Improvements across the collection meet the demand for travel to the 50th state as Hawaii continues to be a sought after destination for leisure and group travel. According to the Hawaii Tourism Authority, the state has seen a fifth consecutive year of record growth in visitor arrivals and visitor spending. In addition, increased airlift from the mainland in 2017 and beyond from major airline carriers means greater accessibility to the islands. Marriott’s Hawaii Resorts continues this trajectory of growth as it prepares for a further increase in tourism to the state. Tuesday, February 27, 2018 last_img

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