ST. PETERSBURG, FL (Dec. 18, 2014) — Hyatt Vacation Ownership (HVO), an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (ILG) (NASDAQ: IILG), has announced the highly anticipated opening of the luxury Hyatt Kā’anapali Beach, a Hyatt Residence Club Resort. Located on one of Maui’s most sought-after beaches, the 131-unit property joins 15 other upscale shared ownership resorts marketed and managed by HVO. The project is a joint venture with an affiliate of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
“It’s extremely gratifying to open our first resort in Hawaii in a nearly impossible-to-duplicate site and offer our members and guests an incomparable vacation experience,” said John Burlingame, president of HVO, the operator of Hyatt Residence Club. “We’re excited that owners, who have purchased in the past year, will now be able to enjoy every aspect of the Hyatt Kā’anapali Beach, from the striking design to the elegant interior decor to the lavish amenities.”
Craig M. Nash, ILG’s chairman, president, and CEO, added, “We’re very proud to celebrate the opening of this remarkable resort, in partnership with Host Hotels & Resorts. We expect this project to be a meaningful contributor to HVO.”
Hyatt Kā’anapali Beach shares 1,800 feet of beachfront and 40 tropical acres with the award-winning Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa. Spacious one-, two-, and three-bedroom residential-style accommodations have expansive lanais, fully equipped gourmet kitchens, handcrafted dining tables, widescreen HD LED TVs, and sleeper sofas. Most of the units have breathtaking ocean views and the remainder feature vistas of the West Maui Mountains.
Extensive amenities include an 8,000-square-foot open-air lobby; beachfront Pau Huaka’i tiki bar; Lahaina Provision Company marketplace; lagoon pool, with zero-entry children’s area; separate infinity pool; Day Lounge relaxation areas, with TVs, Wi-Fi, showers, and lockers; and a 3,000-square-foot state-of-the-art fitness center. Members and guests can also access the adjacent Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa and its array of services and amenities, including restaurants, bars and lounges, pools, waterslide, beach activities center, fitness facilities, the only oceanfront spa on Maui, a full-service salon, Camp Hyatt, Kā’anapali golf courses, and boutique shops and galleries.
Hyatt Residence Club provides vacation ownership opportunities in regionally inspired properties. Members are automatically entitled to all the privileges of the Hyatt Gold Passport® program, as well as access to the Interval International resort network. Additionally, members can convert their points to stay at any of the 16 Hyatt Residence Club locations, all offering the brand’s world-class, authentic hospitality.
Hyatt Residence Club properties span some of the most desirable destinations from the far western U.S. to Florida and the Caribbean:
- Hyatt Piñon Pointe – Sedona, Arizona
- Highlands Inn – Carmel, California
- Northstar Lodge – Truckee, California
- Hyatt Grand Aspen – Aspen, Colorado
- Hyatt Mountain Lodge – Avon, Colorado
- The Residences at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek – Avon, Colorado
- Hyatt Main Street Station – Breckenridge, Colorado
- Hyatt Siesta Key Beach – Siesta Key, Florida
- Hyatt Coconut Plantation – Bonita Springs, Florida
- Hyatt Beach House – Key West, Florida
- Hyatt Sunset Harbor – Key West, Florida
- Hyatt Windward Pointe – Key West, Florida
- Hyatt Kā’anapali Beach – Lahaina, Hawaii
- Hyatt High Sierra Lodge – Incline Village, Nevada
- Hyatt Hacienda del Mar – Dorado, Puerto Rico
- Hyatt Wild Oak Ranch – San Antonio, Texas
About Hyatt Vacation Ownership
Hyatt Vacation Ownership (HVO) has been developing, marketing, and managing shared ownership resorts in diverse vacation destinations since 1994. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, HVO operates Hyatt Residence Club (HRC), a flexible points-based program with more than 30,000 members who have access to 16 HRC resorts, along with hundreds of Hyatt hotels and resorts worldwide via the popular Hyatt Gold Passport® guest loyalty program. HRC members also have exchange privileges through Interval International’s network of approximately 2,900 other resorts in over 80 countries, as well as additional benefits and services. HVO is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (ILG) (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of non-traditional lodging, encompassing a portfolio of travel, leisure, membership, exchange, resort management, and rental businesses. ILG and its subsidiaries use the Hyatt Residence Club and Hyatt Vacation Ownership marks under license from affiliates of Hyatt Hotels Corporation. www.HyattResidenceClub.com
Source: Interval Leisure Group
Hyatt Vacation Ownership
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