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OUTRIGGER Repeats as ‘Hawai‘i’s Best Hotel Brand’ at 2023 TravelAge West WAVE Awards


OUTRIGGER’s Rob Taylor (global account manager), Geri Harvey-Gundlach (global account manager), Angela Murphy (vice president sales – The Americas and Bob Froio (senior director of global account manager team)

HONOLULU – OUTRIGGER Resorts & Hotels was honored to accept two TravelAge West 2023 WAVE 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 8.

OUTRIGGER was selected by more than 6,500 travel professionals throughout the U.S 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 5th time OUTRIGGER has been awarded the honor as Hawai‘i’s Best Hotel Brand and the 4th time for Hawai‘i’s Best Hotel Brand for Families.

“OUTRIGGER is celebrating 75 years as a Hawai‘i-born hospitality company this year and a continued vote of confidence from our valued travel agent partners is truly validation of the exceptional care we take in servicing them,” said Sean Dee, executive vice president and chief commercial officer at OUTRIGGER Hospitality Group. “I am incredibly proud of our team and 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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