“The Hapalua is the perfect opportunity for Outrigger to continue our commitment to local sporting events and encourage travelers to visit our islands to join the competition,” said Bitsy Kelley, vice president of corporate communications.
WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII (PRWEB) March 03, 2014
Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Hits the Ground Running as Official Hotel Sponsor of the Hapalua
Participants and spectators of the April 13 half marathon can take advantage of special rates at Outrigger and OHANA Hotels in Waikiki
WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII – Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, a long-standing sponsor of local sporting events, has signed on as the official hotel sponsor of the 2014 Hapalua, Hawaii’s Half Marathon. Runners will take their marks on April 13 for the 13.1-mile race that will take runners through Waikiki to downtown Honolulu and back, finishing with a loop around stunning Diamond Head toward Kapiolani Park, the traditional finish line for the Honolulu Marathon.
As the official hotel sponsor, Outrigger is offering participants and spectators special rates starting at just $105 per night at participating Outrigger and OHANA hotels in Waikiki, with each hotel conveniently located within walking distance to the race’s start and finish lines. Participating properties include Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, Outrigger Reef on the Beach, OHANA Waikiki East, OHANA Waikiki Malia and OHANA Waikiki West. For reservations, log on to http://www.outrigger.com/actionsports.
As part of this year’s Hapalua, runners have the option to join a fundraising team and raise money for a cause. Participants who register as part of a fundraising team will receive a code for a discounted entry fee of only $20 (a savings of $95) for their fundraising efforts. Participants using the code can run the 13.1 miles individually for only $20 (a savings of $97) or they can run on a relay team of 4-7 people for only $40.
For a full list of charitable teams, including Team Outrigger running in support of the Visitor Industry Charity Walk, click http://www.crowdrise.com/TheHapalua2014.
“The Hapalua is the perfect opportunity for Outrigger to continue our commitment to local sporting events and encourage travelers to visit our islands to join the competition,” said Bitsy Kelley, vice president of corporate communications for Outrigger Enterprises Group. “We’re proud to be the official hotel sponsor of The Hapalua and a part of an event that provides participants not only the opportunity to compete but to raise funds and awareness for wonderful causes.”
For more information on The Hapalua, Hawaii’s Half Marathon, or to book your stay for the big day, click http://www.outrigger.com/outrigger-sports/hapalua.
About Outrigger Enterprises Group
Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging, retail and hospitality companies in the Asia-Pacific and Oceania regions and continues to expand its presence throughout the area. A family-owned company with 66 years of hospitality experience, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded portfolio of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Hotels and Resorts, OHANA® Hotels and Resorts, Embassy Suites®, Holiday Inn®, Best Western®, Wyndham Vacation Ownership® and Hilton Grand VacationsTM. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 46 properties with approximately 11,000 rooms located in Hawaii; Australia; Guam; Fiji; Bali; Thailand; Mauritius, Vietnam; and Hainan Island, China. Outrigger Enterprises Group also operates and develops hotel properties and hospitality-related retail and real estate opportunities for partners in Hawaii, the Pacific, and Asia. For on-line information, log on at http://www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com and http://www.outrigger.com.
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