LAHAINA, Hawaii — (June 5, 2018) — Hawaiian Hotels and Resorts (HHR), a leading hotel management company, contributed over $28,000 to the 2018 Visitor Industry Charity Walk, a statewide annual event that engages members of Hawaii’s visitor industry to raise money for Hawaii’s charities. A record number of staff and their families from HHR’s flagship properties, Royal Lahaina Resort and Royal Kona Resort, participated in the walk held on Saturday, May 12 on Maui and Hawaii Island.
“Our family-owned business was built on a foundation of values that includes giving back to our community,” said Gary Hogen, CEO of Hawaiian Hotels and Resorts. “Our employees are our greatest assets and we are grateful for their significant effort and overwhelming support of this annual event.”
Over the past 10 years, Royal Lahaina Resort and Royal Kona Resort employees have collectively raised more than $250,000 in support of the Visitor Industry Charity Walk. In 2018, the charity walk celebrated its 40th year, raising over $2.5 million statewide to benefit local charities in Hawaii.
About Hawaiian Hotels and Resorts and Hogan Hospitality Group
As pioneers in hospitality and tourism, Hogan Hospitality Group is a hotel management company with a growing portfolio of properties. Its flagship business in Hawaii – Hawaiian Hotels and Resorts – manages over 1,200 rooms on Kauai, Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii. Born out of hotel ownership, Hogan Hospitality Group and Hawaiian Hotels and Resorts have a unique understanding of the hospitality industry, offering hotel owners measureable results in profitability and guest satisfaction, and unparalleled management experience. To learn more about Hogan Hospitality Group, visit www.hoganhospitalitygroup.com