HALEKULANI PARTNERS WITH NIKE
TO OFFER PREMIUM GOLF EXPERIENCE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HONOLULU, HI – March, 2007. Honolulu’s acclaimed luxury resort, Halekulani – famous for exceeding even the most discerning traveler’s expectations – is thrilled to announce its solution to the traveling golfer’s greatest dismay, the additional, yet essential piece of luggage: golf clubs. Halekulani has partnered with NIKE GOLF to offer a convenient, sophisticated and professional Halekulani Golf Club Experience. Featuring NIKE’s premiere Slingshot Irons and SasQuatch woods, guests are encouraged to utilize the 14-set luxe club, preferred tee-time reservations, VIP transfers to and from Oahu’s most acclaimed golf courses and post-round massages at SpaHalekulani at the oasis of Halekulani.
“Halekulani understands travelers’ needs, as we are dedicated to providing guests with unsurpassed quality and service,” said Janis Clapoff, General Manager of Halekulani. “Only a decade ago, Halekulani’s guests had to fly to nearby islands to play on the best golf courses. Now, Halekulani is not only partnered with the finest golf courses on Oahu, but we are proud to offer top-of-the-line Nike Golf Clubs that are easily accessible to our valued guests.”
Whether Halekulani’s guests prefer playing in lush mountain settings or along the ocean shores, Hawaii’s serene environment offers a golfers paradise. Oahu’s exquisite natural surroundings provide an idyllic backdrop for Hawaii’s finest golf courses – all of which are Halekulani’s preferred partnered golf courses. Halekulani’s guests may choose to play at one of four spectacular courses, including: Ko Olina Golf Club, recognized as Oahu’s premier golf course; Kapolei Golf Course, one of the finest creations of famed course designer Ted Robinson; Luana Hills Country Club, a hilly, 18-hole course surrounded by the rugged beauty of a lush valley; or Koolau Golf Club, a spectacular course offering breathtaking views of the majestic 2,000-food high cliffs of the Koolau Range and Pacific Ocean. Halekulani reservations and concierge are available to assist guests with NIKE Golf Clubs and preferred tee times.
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Consistently ranked among the world’s best hotels, Halekulani is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and Okura Hotels & Resorts, two exclusive organizations pursuing service excellence and standards of the highest quality. Travel + Leisure ranked Halekulani as #1 hotel in Oahu and #19 worldwide in 2006; while naming the Vera Wang Suite at Halekulani one of the 50 most romantic destinations in the world. Also in 2006, the three year-old SpaHalekulani was named a “Leading Spa of the World” and the #2 best resort spa in North America by Conde Nast Traveler. In addition, Halekulani’s fine dining restaurant La Mer is Hawaii’s only AAA-Five Diamond Restaurant, holding this esteemed rating for 17-consecutive years, as well as being voted #8 of “America’s Top 100 Hotel Restaurants” by Zagat in 2006. The Leading Hotels of the World, ltd. has bestowed Halekulani with its annual Quality Award, making the Waikiki resort the only Leading Hotel to achieve this prestigious honor in either the United States or Canada.
Halekulani is managed by the Hotels and Resorts of Halekulani, a brand management division of the Honolulu-based Halekulani Corporation, which also manages Waikiki Parc Hotel. For reservations and information contact your travel planner or the hotel at (800) 367-2343 or (808) 923-2311. Reservations can also be made through Halekulani’s website at www.halekulani.com.