WOW! The other day, news broke that Hilton Grand Vacations is acquiring Diamond Resorts! This acquisition will undoubtedly have global implications. But, looking closer to home, the acquisition adds a few properties to Hilton Grand Vacations' presence in Hawaii too. … [Read more...] about Hilton Grand Vacations Acquiring Diamond Resorts!
The Modern Honolulu
The sale of The Modern Honolulu has closed, and now The Modern Honolulu will become a timeshare. … [Read more...] about The Modern Honolulu Will Become a Timeshare
Guess what? A Las Vegas-based timeshare company is buying The Modern Honolulu. … [Read more...] about Timeshare Company is Buying The Modern Honolulu
A few weeks ago I reported that the Modern Honolulu would be ending its licensing agreement with Chef Masaharu Morimoto, better known as the Iron Chef Japanese. The property, however, had stated that the restaurant would remain open and retain all of its staff, even through its planned close date of December 8. What wasn't clear, however, was what exactly the restaurant space … [Read more...] about Modern Honolulu Names its New Restaurant
As I reported a couple of weeks ago, the Morimoto Waikiki is closing on December 8, 2016. The reasons for the closure was, and continues to remain unknown to the public. But some additional details have recently come to light, and it's interesting. Especially when you consider the relationship of the overall Modern Honolulu and Morimoto Waikiki. According to the … [Read more...] about The Modern Honolulu and Morimoto