Author: Maralyn D. Hill

Hawaiian Hospitality Makes Traveling to Three Outrigger Offerings on Kauai a Breeze

      NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                                   Date: November 7, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                             Release Number: 68/13   Hawaiian Hospitality Makes Traveling to Three Outrigger Offerings on Kauai a Breeze Nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Lihue make traveling to Outrigger Kiahuna Plantation, Outrigger at Lae nani and Outrigger Waipouli Beach Resort better than ever         Download Images here:  Photo Credit: Outrigger Hotels and Resorts   KAUAI, HAWAII – Resort condominiums by Outrigger Hotels and Resorts offer the comfort and convenience of a home-away-from-home for guests who want to explore golden beaches framed by rugged coastline, or simply enjoy ocean breezes and the laidback island lifestyle. With the added convenience of seasonal nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Lihue on Hawaiian Airlines, a stay at any condo in the Outrigger Kauai condominium set is now easier than ever. Starting in November, guests can experience Hawaiian hospitality from shore to shore while earning 150 HawaiianMiles per night during their stay.   Nestled on lush, rolling landscaped lawns, Outrigger Kiahuna Plantation is located on Kauai’s most famous shore – Poipu Beach. Inspired by Kauai’s 19th-century plantation past, these casual vacation condos offer all the amenities of modern-day living, including a full kitchen, spacious living and dining area, and private lanai, ideal for taking advantage of Kauai’s wonderful weather. At Outrigger Kiahuna Plantation, guests can relax and enjoy the soothing sense of seclusion with championship golf courses, tennis...

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Truffles & Wine Dinner | Michelin Star Chefs | 4th Annual Napa Truffle Festival

Foward to a friend  If you have trouble reading this email, click here. 4th annual Jan 17-20, 2014 .JanJan . Truffles & Wine Dinner . announcing 2014’s superstar . Michelin Star Guest Chefs . . Some foods are sublime, others ambrosial… and when you put the two together you get something quite extraordinary—a dining experience that borders on transcendent. Such is the power of the black Périgord truffle (aka black diamond) when prepared by the some of the best chefs in the world. . Not just any chefs—Michelin star chefs—the superstars of the restaurant world, converging from around the globe to perform as your personal chefs for the fourth annual Napa Truffle Festival weekend, including winery truffle lunches, cooking demos and the festival’s signature SaturdayTruffles & Wine Dinner.Truffles & Wine Dinner Truffles anyone?  These unusually fragrant and beguiling winter, earthy gems will be center stage at the Napa Truffle Festival’s signature Truffles & Wine Dinner at La Toque where a fabulously exquisite and over-the-top multi-course menu will be prepared by four superstar Michelin star chefs.  It’s not every day that you’ll get FOUR world-class Michelin star chefs in the same kitchen to prepare your meal! MEET THE CHEFS Host Chef Ken Frank Executive Chef and Owner La Toque, Napa, CA Chef Alessandro Boglione Executive Chef and Owner Ristorante al Castello, Castello di Grinzane di Cavour, Italy Chef Carrie Nahabedian Executive Chef and Owner NAHA, Chicago,...

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New OCEAN VODKA Craft Distillery Draws Rave Reviews

– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –   ALOHA…VODKA? MAUI ‘S NEW OCEAN VODKA CRAFT DISTILLERY DRAWS RAVE REVIEWS “The Only Spirit in the World Made with the Sun, Ocean and Organic Earth.”   (Maui, Hawaii) November 6, 2013 – For more than seven years, the Smith Family has worked diligently to bring their special Ocean Vodka from the Island of Maui to the far reaches of the world.  The opening of a new craft distillery for public tours and tastings on their 80-acre organic farm is a dream come true for the family’s mission: to create a superior, organic, value-added agricultural product from Hawaii that supports the local economy, competes globally on quality, operates with environmental responsibility and raises awareness for oceanic conservation. More than five thousand visitors from around the world have toured the Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Craft Distillery in Kula since the April Grand Opening, and the reviews have been excellent.  Located a short drive from Maui’s Kahului International Airport, Ocean Vodka is produced about 1,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean, with breathtaking panoramic views of the North and South Shores of Maui, the West Maui Mountains and 10,000 ft. Mount Haleakala.  Ocean Vodka is the only spirit in the world distilled from organically farmed sugar cane, blended with deep ocean mineral water and powered by the sun.  Certified USDA Organic and 100% gluten-free, Ocean Vodka uses a proprietary column distillation process to produce an ultra-clean,...

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Five Fast Facts about Insight Vacations!

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2013 FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact: Arnelle Kendall Telephone: (561) 330-0850 Email: Five Fast Facts about Insight Vacations!   Did you know that… … Insight Vacations’ fantastic 2014/2015 Gold Luxury Brochure provides Signature Insight Experiences while traveling in unrivaled luxury? Insight’s newest brochure features 15 Escorted Journeys that perfectly blend luxurious hotels of distinction, fine epicurean dining, and exemplary service — giving you the choices you desire most while vacationing. When you decide to travel in style, Insight Luxury delivers the Gold standard.   … Insight’s Gold Luxury Escorted Journeys venture to some of the world’s most sought-after destinations, including Europe, Greece, North America, and Hawaii? Observe the famous windmills of La Mancha and watch artisans create their distinctive Toledo masterpieces on Spanish Gold, bask in spectacular sunsets and unforgettable views during theElegance of Athens, Mykonos, and Santorini tour, and discover St. Simons Island’s exclusive hideaway beaches on yourSouthern Elegance exploration.   … every Gold Luxury hotel is handpicked using the highest quality standards? Many properties are members ofinternationally recognized elite hotel associations such as the Leading Hotels of the World and Relais & Châteaux. You are guaranteed to stay in some of the world’s most incredible places. Whether enjoying boutique lodgings, manor houses, châteaux and palaces, or picturesque regional hotels, you’ll be staying in the heart of your destination. This means plenty of time to explore the nearby shopping, dining, entertainment, and cultural options!   … Insight’s Gold Luxury offers the most elegant...

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CONTACT: Sally Andrews PHONE: 800-637-5029 FAX: 206-262-5934 EMAIL:   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     HOLLAND AMERICA LINE WINS EIGHT 2013 READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS FROM PORTHOLE CRUISE MAGAZINE   Accolades earned include Top Itineraries, Best Private Island and Best Shore Excursions   Seattle, Wash., Nov. 1, 2013 — Holland America Line, a leader in premium cruising, once again earned top honors with eight 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards from Porthole Cruise Magazine, one of the world’s leading consumer cruise travel publications.   The awards include Best Alaska, Canada/New England and Central America Itineraries, Best Shore Excursions, Best Medical Facilities, Best Facilities for Physically Challenged Passengers, Best Private Island for Half Moon Cay and Best Private Island Cabana for Half Moon Cay, the line’s exclusive island in the Bahamas.   “To be recognized by the well-traveled readers of Porthole Cruise Magazine in so many categories is an honor and testament to our dedication to providing an exceptional cruise experience,” said Richard Meadows, executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest programs for Holland America Line. “We work continuously to enhance our offerings, whether it’s adding beach villas at Half Moon Cay or introducing new Land+Sea Journeys in Alaska, and it’s rewarding for our efforts to be recognized.”   Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards are determined by thousands of the publication’s readers who vote on their favorite cruise lines in a variety of categories.   “The readers of Porthole are well-traveled cruisers,” said Bill Panoff, publisher and...

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