Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE: HGV) announced the opening of Ocean Tower by Hilton Grand Vacations Club with a traditional Hawaiian blessing and ceremony. The resort is HGV’s fourth property in Waikoloa and its first on Hawaii Island with direct oceanfront views.
Over the course of this multi-phase project, there will be approximately 350 units comprised of studios, one-, two- and three- bedroom suites including upgraded penthouse residences. The project’s initial phase, which is now complete, features 72 units consisting of 18 studios, 24 one-bedroom suites, 24 two-bedroom suites and six three-bedroom suites.
“We are thrilled to open this magnificent oceanfront resort in one of the most beautiful destinations in the world,” says Mark Wang, president and CEO of Hilton Grand Vacations. “Ocean Tower continues to showcase our strong relationship with Hilton and Park Hotels & Resorts, marked by our first property within the iconic Hilton Waikoloa Village. Our expansion in Hawaii reflects our long-term commitment to providing a lifetime of vacations for our owners and guests in their most sought-after destinations.”
All completed suites offer resort or ocean views, and have a full kitchen, private balcony, sleek walk-in shower with soaking tub and spacious living and dining areas. A unique Hawaiian design is showcased throughout the resort with textures and finishes that are native to the Big Island’s rich, natural environment.
Amenities include a check-in and departure lounge and an exclusive fitness center, which will be available in the near future. Owners and guests will also have access to the amenities of the Hilton Waikoloa Village, including three pools, a salt water lagoon, Dolphin Quest, tennis courts, a tram and boat system, resort shops, restaurants and the Kohala Spa.
As part of HGV’s plan to grow its inventory in Hawaii, Ocean Tower became its ninth property to open in Hawaii. Future openings are targeted for Maui in 2021 and Waikiki in 2022. Other select properties in HGV’s Hawaii portfolio include The Grand Islander by Hilton Grand Vacations Club, Waikiki, which opened in 2017; Kings’ Land by Hilton Grand Vacations Club (2008); Kohala Suites by Hilton Vacations Club (2006) and The Bay Club at Waikoloa Beach Resort (1997).
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