Aqua Hotels and Resorts

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Aqua Hotels and Resorts is a Honolulu-based hotel chain operating a multi-branded line of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties in Hawaii. It has been listed by the BBB since 2002 with an A rating.[1]


Aqua Hotels & Resorts is a Hawaii-based management company founded in 2001 by Hawaii hotelier Michael Paulin. The company provides independent hoteliers and individual owners with full-service management including sales, marketing, Internet distribution, individualized branding, reservations as well as revenue management to maximize profitability.[2] They represent 22 contemporary properties on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii Island, and offer full-service resorts, boutique hotels, budget properties and a historic hotel within a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In 2013, Aston acquired Aqua Hotels and Resorts, and in 2015 it rebranded as Aqua-Aston Hospitality.[3]

On September 1, 2018, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation acquired ILG, Inc., the parent company of Aqua-Aston Holdings, and its subsidiaries and brands, including Aqua-Aston Hospitality.[3]


There are a total of 29 Aqua properties across 6 Hawaiian island and Guam. There are fifteen on Oahu located in Waikiki, as well as two on Maui, one on Molokai, two on Kauai, one on the Big Island, and one on Lanai.


  1. ^ "BBB Business Profile - Aqua Hotels & Resorts LLC". Retrieved 9 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Online reservation system & booking". Retrieved 9 July 2018.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b "The History of Aqua-Aston Hotels". Retrieved 2 November 2018.

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