Category Archives: Our ‘Ohana / Personnel

Australia Day antics in Fiji

BY DONNA PARKIN –There was no shortage of guests eager to test their talents at Castaway Island, Fiji’s activities as part of the resort’s January 26 Australia Day celebrations that included beach cricket, tug-o-war and relay races. Read More.

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The buddy system

BY SIRICHATCHA LEKAPAS — Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort hosts ushered in the New Year with an activity to promote good relations in our host family. Read More.

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MAD warriors armed with purpose

BY SHERYL TSUGAWA — Saturday, Jan. 28, members of the Embassy Suites by Hilton™-Waikiki Beach Walk® (ESH) Make A Difference committee joined with the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association in a Kapiolani Park beautification project. Read More.

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Outrigger ‘Brands Phuket’

BY MARK SIMMONS – In Thailand, Outrigger is proud to be one of the founding members of the newly launched Phuket Hotels Association (PHA), which unveiled its branding at the Thailand Tourism Forum in Bangkok Jan 23. The forum was attended … Read More.

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Shedding kilos at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

BY DONNA PARKIN – Buoyed by the success of the Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort weight-loss campaign held two years ago, General Manager Peter Hopgood has launched a new contest challenging hosts at the resort to lose at least a combined 300kg … Read More.

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Whoop Whoop for Woman of the Year!

BY KATHY FOLEY — That’s what could be heard at last week’s Na Po‘e Pa‘ahana Awards luncheon, sponsored by the Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association, where Barbara Campbell was honored as the 2017 Woman of the Year by the Women … Read More.

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Team spirit tales at the Outrigger Guam Beach Resort

BY CLARISSA SACLA — The Outrigger Guam Beach Resort rang with cheer last month, not just with guest activities, but in the back-of-the- house as well. Our front office, food and beverage and property services departments got together for a … Read More.

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History revisited at the Holiday Inn Resort® Waikiki Beachcomber

BY JANICE NG — Our Paddle Four activity was a great opportunity for our hosts to share and refresh some of the interesting stories and early history of the place we call Waikiki and the Holiday Inn Resort® Waikiki Beachcomber … Read More.

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Celebrating hosts of the fourth quarter 2016

BY ASHLEY CABRADILLA — Outrigger ohana gathered at the OHANA Waikiki East by Outrigger®, Jan. 18, to honor Hosts of the Quarter (HOQ) for the fourth quarter of 2016. Barbara Campbell, Bruce Schneider, Charlene Goo, David Carey, Paul Richardson, Sean … Read More.

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Statewide top honors for Kawika Maeda

BY PAUL RICHARDSON — Congratulations to Kawika Maeda from the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort who was named Bell/Valet Person of the Year at the 27th Annual Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association Na Poe Paahana Awards held Jan. 12 at … Read More.

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