Makena Beach _amp; Golf Resort Named a Top Resort for Meetings by fdh56iuoui


									Contact:           Jovelyn Bonilla
                  PR Coordinator
                  Makena Beach & Golf Resort
                  (808) 875-5818

        Makena Beach & Golf Resort Named a Top Resort for Meetings
            The resort wins a 2010 Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings magazine

Makena, Maui, Aug. 5, 2010… Makena Beach & Golf Resort has again been named one of
country’s top hotels and resorts for meetings, incentive travel and group events, according to an
annual listing by Successful Meetings magazine.

The resort is a recipient of the magazine’s prestigious Pinnacle Award, which has been awarded
to select hotels and resorts for 26 consecutive years. The resort previously won in 2007.

Makena Beach & Golf Resort is among a select group of four hotels and resorts on Maui and nine
hotels and resorts in Hawaii to be selected for the award in 2010. Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s
sister property, Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu, also won for the second time. A
full listing is available at

Makena Beach & Golf Resort offers six indoor meeting rooms, seven outdoor locations, and a
5,200-square-foot ballroom overlooking formal gardens and koi ponds. It is also backed up by
Benchmark Hospitality International’s award-winning expertise as a meetings and events leader,
and provides the latest in audiovisual and meetings support equipment. In January 2010, the
resort opened the Makena Vista outdoor event space nearly 600 feet above the Pacific Ocean on
the slope of Mt. Haleakala.

The Pinnacle Award is one of the most credible symbols of excellence among meeting planners
and hoteliers. Recipients are chosen by readers of Successful Meetings magazine, who registered
to vote via online ballots and gave feedback based on their professional experiences. The awards
also recognize conference centers, national tourist offices, and convention and visitors bureaus.

Successful Meetings is a monthly magazine that reaches more than 72,000 readers with articles
covering meeting, special-event, incentive, convention and trade-show planning and execution.

Makena Beach & Golf Resort is currently offering several meeting and event package discounts:

    •      Kamaaina Appreciation Package: Spend $2,000 and save $500; spend $5,000 and save
           $750; spend $10,000 and save $1,000. Cuisine is also available at special pricing.
    •    Alakai Conference Package: Ocean-view rooms; waived meeting room rental; room
         upgrade for every 30 rooms booked; complimentary night for every 40 rooms booked;
         discounts on activities and cuisine. 

    •    Value Dates and Rates Package: Ocean-view rooms; waived resort services fee; $100
         resort credit; and daily continental breakfast. 

For more information on Makena Beach & Golf Resort and for reservations, call 800-321-
MAUI (6284) or 808-874-1111, or visit

Makena Beach & Golf Resort is situated on 1,800 acres of the southern shore
of Maui in the Makena district of the island. The property offers 310 guestrooms and suites, each featuring
private lanais, and commands sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, as well as vistas of Maui's diverse
landscape and the 10,000-foot Mt. Haleakala.

The resort also features championship golf on the acclaimed Makena Golf Course, a Robert Trent Jones,
Jr., 18-hole course that runs along the Pacific coastline, adjacent to the hotel. With stunning views from
nearly every hole, the course is renowned for its ancient Hawaiian rock walls, natural gullies and stream
beds, which were incorporated into the course's design. Makena Beach & Golf Resort is owned by Area
Property Partners

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