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Former Kauai Sands Hotel Undergoing $10 Million Renovation and Offers Sneak Peek Special

Honolulu, Hawaii- June 3, 2014– Currently undergoing a $10 million renovation, Kauai Sands Hotel will be reintroduced this July as Kauai Shores, an Aqua hotel. The reinvigorated property will be part of the Aqua Hotels & Resorts brand and offers a vibrant, resort-like experience with stylish guest areas and rooms, as well as upgraded services and amenities.

“It’s exciting to breathe new life into a property with such great tradition and charm,” said Elizabeth Churchill, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Kauai Shores will soon offer the style and design to match its phenomenal location on the Royal Coconut Coast.”

In anticipation of its debut, guests can take advantage of a “sneak peek” special during the final stages of the work that offers an additional 15 percent off stays through June 30, 2014. Reservations can be made by visiting or toll-free at 866-970-4169. Ask for promo code: SP15. Some black-out dates and restrictions may apply.

Aqua has overseen the $10 million dollar renovation since taking over management of the property in 2012. The renovation project which is being done by Summa International includes guest rooms, corridors, common areas and the restaurant, as well as exterior upgrades to the building and grounds. The new design incorporates elements from the hotel’s original character and combines them with modern updates to create a relaxed, contemporary hotel with lively spaces that speak to today’s savvy traveler.

Kauai Shores offers a relaxing, oceanfront getaway situated along a secluded beach on Kauai’s windward side – the two-story, low-rise property features 200 rooms, two outdoor pools, and six acres of lush tropical lawns and gardens. Minutes away are the widely acclaimed Ke Ala Hele Makalae Corridor or “The Path That Goes By The Coast”, Wailua Golf Course, Wailua River, Wailua Coconut Marketplace Shopping Center and the historic town of Kapaa. The property is located at 420 Papaloa Road, Kapaa, Kauai.


AQUA HOTELS & RESORTS offer stylish hotels with excellent service and plenty of personality. Savvy travelers will appreciate the many added amenities that make a stay at Aqua Hotels & Resorts fun, friendly and positively practical.

About Aqua Hospitality®
Aqua Hospitality is a Hawaii-based management company founded in 2001. The company provides full-service management including sales, marketing, Internet distribution, individualized branding, reservations, as well as revenue management to maximize profitability. Currently representing 29 contemporary properties on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Hawaii Island and Guam, Aqua offers full-service resorts, stylish boutique hotels, comfortable budget properties and a historic hotel within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For more information on the company, individual hotels, and its three brands of hotels – Monogram Hotel Collection, Aqua Hotels & Resorts and Lite Hotels – visit or call 1-808-943-9291. Aqua Hospitality is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.