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Outrigger Named ‘Hawai‘i’s Best Hotel Brand’ at 2022 TravelAge West WAVE Awards


Outrigger’s Geri Harvey-Gundlach (global account manager) and Bob Froio (director of sales and marketing – North America)

HONOLULU Outrigger Hotels and Resorts was honored with two TravelAge West 2022 Editor’s Pick Awards in the categories of Best Hotel Brand, Hawai‘i and Best Hotel Brand for Families, Hawai‘i, at the TravelAge West WAVE (Western Advisors’ Votes of Excellence) Awards in Marina del Rey, Calif., on June 9.

Outrigger was selected by more than 2,500 travel professionals throughout 15 Western states and readers of TravelAge West who voted on the best of the best from a list of Editor’s Pick award recipients. Review methods included product analysis, on-site visits, a survey of a select group of travel advisors and online research. This is the 4th time Outrigger has been awarded the honor as Hawai‘i’s Best Hotel Brand and the 3rd time for Hawai‘i’s Best Hotel Brand for Families.

“Outrigger celebrates 75 years as a Hawai‘i-born hospitality company in September and this recognition shows a continued vote of confidence from our valued travel agent partners,” said Sean Dee, executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Outrigger Hospitality Group. “We have a stellar team of hosts and are incredibly grateful for them providing exceptional care in servicing our travel agent partners; we look forward to further strengthening these partnerships as we solidify our standing as the premier beach resort company in the world.”

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