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Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa Named One Of Ten Best Family Beach Resorts By Parents Magazine
February 16, 2010
HONOLULU - Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa has been named "Number Eight" on Parents magazine's Ten Best Family Beach Resorts in the United States and Caribbean in the magazine's March 2010 issue. From a survey conducted among family travel agents and tourism boards, Parents made the final choices by evaluating the range of family activities, the quality and uniqueness of the supervised children's program, the size and quality of the room, safety factors such as lifeguards, fun features for parents, the overall value for your money, and much more. Magazine subscribers began receiving their issues in early February; the issue hit newsstands on Tuesday, February 16.
According to the Parents survey, the 10 Best Family Beach Resorts are:
1. Atlantis - Paradise Island, Bahamas
2. The Franklyn D. Resort, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
3. South Seas Island Resort, Captiva Island, Florida
4. Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Florida
5. Beaches, Turks & Caicos
6. Loews Coronado Bay, San Diego
7. Club Med Ixtapa Pacific, Ixtapa, Mexico
8. Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, Hawaii
9. Winnetu Oceanside Resort, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
10. Wild Dunes, Isle of Palms, South Carolina
"The best family vacation destinations are both fun for kids and relaxing for adults," says Dana Points, editor-in-chief of Parents. "The beach resorts on our new list are affordable, yet they offer perks that moms and dads will remember from their pre-kid days. These resorts grant everyone's vacation wishes--from kiddie pools to swim-up bars."
"This is an extraordinary list of some amazing resorts," said Jerry Gibson, area vice president and managing director, Hilton Hawaii. "We are grateful to Parents and its readers for recognizing the Hilton Hawaiian Village as a family-friendly destination. This also comes as a great time as families are planning their summer trips for the year."
About Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa
Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa is Waikiki's only self-contained destination resort. A vacationer, business traveler or conventioneer finds everything necessary for a visit to paradise, yet also is within walking distance of everything Waikiki offers. The resort spans 22 acres, offering the widest stretch of beach on Waikiki, a beachfront lagoon, waterfalls, six pools, gardens, an exquisite art collection and exotic wildlife, as well as nightly entertainment a Aloha Friday celebration of music and dance that ends with a brilliant fireworks display on the beach. In addition, the Village also boasts more than 90 shops, more than a dozen restaurants, lounges and bars, and the independently owned and operated Mandara Spa. For reservations, call toll-free at 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) from the U.S. and Canada, call the resort directly at (808) 949-4321, or visit www.hilton.com. For more information on Hilton Hawaiian Village and the Hilton ohana in Hawaii, visit www.hiltonfamilyhawaii.com.
Cynthia Rankin, Hilton Hawaiian Village
Dara Young, Hilton Hawaiian Village