Aqua Hotels & Resorts, a division of Aqua Hospitality, is pleased to announce that Aqua Bamboo Waikiki and Aqua Kauai Beach Resort are recipients of the Hawaii Green Business Award. The award recognizes achievements byHawaii businesses and entities in the area of energy efficiency.
Aqua Bamboo Waikiki is a second-time recipient of this prestigious award and received a Pookela (Excellent) rating for its overall conservation efforts. Aqua Kauai Beach Resort is a first-time Green Business Award recipient, receiving a Kaulike (Good – To Achieve Balance) rating for implementing its green initiatives.
The annual awards are sponsored by the state Department of Health, the state Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism and the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii. Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui presented the awards to the Aqua Hospitality team during a ceremony at the State Capitol on Friday, July 11, 2014.
“Aqua Hospitality recognizes the importance of minimizing the impact on our environment with earth-friendly practices at our hotels,” said Elizabeth Churchill, senior vice president of sales & marketing. “As part of Aqua’s ongoing commitment to green initiatives, the Aqua Kauai Beach Resort and Aqua Bamboo Waikiki have made the transition to being eco-conscious.”
Aqua Hospitality is a member of the Hawaii Ecotourism Association, a non-profit committed to protecting Hawaii’s unique natural environment and cultures. Its members include government agencies, educational institutions, environmental organizations and others.
About Aqua Hospitality®
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 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 brands of hotels – Monogram Hotel Collection, Aqua Hotels and Resorts and Lite Hotels – visit www.aquahospitality.com or call 1-808-943-9291. Aqua Hospitality is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.