HONOLULU, HI (October 10, 2014) — Aqua Hospitality and Aston Hotels & Resorts, operating businesses of Interval Leisure Group (IILG), combined to win 20 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards, one of the premier awards recognizing top travel organizations and professionals worldwide. From such contemporary campaigns as Aqua’s “Volcano House Back, Hotter Than Ever” to Aston’s “One Million HawaiianMiles” sweepstakes and “Kids Ski Free” promotion, the companies amassed a total of seven Gold awards and thirteen Silver awards in the areas of web marketing and print advertising.
“The Magellan Awards are one of the premier award programs for the travel industry and we’re grateful that experts at Travel Weekly continue to recognize our team’s innovative and exceptional ideas,” said Elizabeth Churchill, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “It is the mission of our companies to be as creative as possible and deliver an exceptional guest experience.”
The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honor the best in travel and salute the outstanding travel professionals behind it all. The winners will be featured in a special issue of Travel Weekly that is dedicated to this year’s awardees. The Magellan Awards are judged by a one-of-a-kind panel consisting of top notch travel experts from across the hospitality industry. A complete list of winners is currently being featured online at: www.travelweeklyawards.com/winners.
Aqua Hospitality® is a Hawaii-based management company founded in 2001. The company provides full- service management including sales, marketing, Internet distribution, individualized branding, reservations, as well as revenue management to maximize profitability. Currently representing 29 contemporary properties on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Hawaii Island, and, Guam. 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, individual hotels, and its three hotel brands – Monogram Hotel Collection, Aqua Hotels and Resorts and Lite Hotels, visit www.aquahospitality.com or call 1-808-943-9291.
Aston Hotels & Resorts
Aston Hotels & Resorts operates a diverse range of condominium resorts and hotels with accommodations from hotel rooms and condominium suites, to villas and cottages that suit any lifestyle, taste or budget. Based in Honolulu, the company manages over 4,000 units in 27 properties on the four major Hawaiian Islands; South Lake Tahoe, California; Lake Las Vegas, Nevada; Orlando, Florida; and Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.AstonHotels.comor call toll free 866-774-2924.
Aston Hotels & Resorts and Aqua Hospitality are operating businesses of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.
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Aqua Hospitality and Aston Hotels & Resorts
Bryan Cheplic, 808-202-5756
Public Relations Manager