TravelAge West Announced its Editors Picks as Part of the Magaz

first_imgAston Kaanapali Shores Selected as a Finalist for Best Resort for Families, HawaiiAston Kaanapali Shores has been named as an Editor’s Pick for Best Resort for Families, Hawaii by TravelAge West, as part of the WAVE (Western Agents Vote of Excellence) Awards. Now in its sixth year, the goal of TravelAge West‘s WAVE Awards is to give travel agents in the Western U.S. the opportunity to recognize the outstanding qualities of services of their travel-supplier partners. The Editor’s Picks were chosen by Editor-in-Chief Ken Shapiro and the entire editorial team of TravelAge West, based on a survey of selected travel agents, site visits, online research and product analysis.Aston Kaanapali Shores, located on Maui’s world-famous Kaanapali Beach, is perfectly suited for families. Accommodations provide a home-like setting with spacious suites with full kitchens, allowing the freedom to dine in and relax together. The resort features an on-site beachfront restaurant, two swimming pools, two jet spas, arcade room and a fitness center.  Free scuba lessons and free tennis on two lighted courts, pickleball and shuffleboard courts are ready for the active family. Families can also journey through the arts and cultures of the Pacific with the resort’s complimentary, weekly Polynesian Show. The resort’s year-round children’s program, Camp Kaanapali, offers a variety of fun, educational activities including hula and ukulele lessons, Hawaiian arts and crafts and beach exploration, and is available to kids from 5 to 12 years of age. Families come back, year after year, to enjoy the adventures of Maui. Aston Kaanapali Shores makes that experience more affordable with the year-round Kids Stay, Play & Eat FREE program and the free Aloha Book, containing over US$2,500 in savings on dining, shopping, and activities.For the next phase of the TravelAge West WAVE recognition program, all the Editor’s Pick finalists will be submitted to the readers of the magazine, both online and in the print edition, during the month of April. Their vote will determine the best in each category. Travel agent professionals throughout 14 Western U.S. states, along with readers of TravelAge West, are invited to vote on the Editor’s Pick award recipients in 47 award categories. The WAVE Awards are presented at the 2011 Awards Gala, June 2, at The Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, CA. Source = Aston Hotels & Resortslast_img read more