Property Is Company’s 24th Hotel in the Hawaii Market
Honolulu, Hawaii- December 12, 2012- Aqua Hotels & Resorts will welcome the New Year with the addition of its 24th hotel in the Hawaii market. On January 1, 2013, Aqua will assume management of the Waikiki Joy Hotel, a boutique property in the heart of Waikiki. Located at 320 Lewers Street, the hotel is within walking distance to the area’s best beaches, shops, dining and nightlife. Under the new Aqua management, the Waikiki Joy will undergo a significant renovation in 2013 that will transform it into an urban-centered, stylish boutique hotel.
“Aqua is thrilled to continue to expand its portfolio in Waikiki and offer our guests another great vacation option,” said Elizabeth Churchill, senior vice president sales and marketing. “Our current combination of stylish boutique accommodations, life-style services and pricing to fit any budget has really resonated with our guests, helping Aqua to grow to one of the largest hotel management companies in Hawaii.”
The Waikiki Joy is a relaxed retreat and a great home base for experiencing the abundant offerings in Waikiki and throughout the island of Oahu. The intimate 91-room boutique hotel currently features an open-air lobby and comfortable guest rooms a nd suites. Room categories include Standard, Superior, Club Suite, Junior Suite and One-Bedroom Executive Suite. Guest rooms have private balconies, in-room jet spas, WiFi access, refrigerators, coffeemakers and some categories include kitchenettes. Complimentary Continental breakfast is available in the lobby area. The hotel also has a fitness center, swimming pool, sauna, Japanese restaurant and karaoke venue.
The Waikiki Joy announcement follows another recent addition to Aqua’s portfolio, the Polynesian Plaza. On December 17, Aqua assumes management of the Polynesian Plaza located at 2131 Kalakaua Ave. The 55-room property is scheduled to undergo complete renovations in the coming year.
Aqua – Investing in Hawaii
The only company with hotels on six Hawaiian Islands, Aqua’s on-going mission is to reinvigorate the image of Hawaii. The company is currently completing over $40 million of enhancements across a number of its 24 hotels. Comprehensive improvements range from lobbies to rooms to meeting space. A sample of properties currently undergoing or recently completed renovations includes Aqua Skyline at Island Colony, Aqua Park Shore Waikiki, Lotus Honolulu, Hotel Wailea Maui, Aqua Kauai Beach Resort and Volcano House.
About Aqua Hotels & Resorts®
Aqua Hotels & Resorts is a Hawaii-based management company founded in 2001. The company provides independent hoteliers and individual owners with full-service management including sales, marketing, Internet distribution, individualized branding, reservations as well as revenue management to maximize profitability. Currently representing 24 contemporary properties on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii Island, Aqua offers lifestyle full-service resorts, stylish boutique hotels, comfortable budget properties and a historic hotel within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For more information on the company and individual hotels, visit www.aquaresorts.com or call 1-808-943-9291.
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