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Waikoloa Village Welcomes New Kohala Spa Director Bridget Phillips
7, 2010 - Hilton Waikoloa Village, a 62-acre Pacific playground located on the
Kohala Coast of Hawaii's Big Island, proudly welcomes Bridget Phillips to the
executive team as the new Kohala Spa director. A Hawaii native, Philips graduated
from Maui Community College and began her career in the hospitality industry as
a Camp Menehune coordinator at Hilton Waikoloa Village.
leader in the spa industry for more than a decade, Philips has continued to advance
resort spa services and treatments through her drive to create experiences unlike
any other for guests of her facilities. Her career in spa management includes
executive positions at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, the St. Regis Princeville
Resort and Spatality Spa Consultants in Denver, Colo.
Spa Director, Phillips will lead an accomplished group of spa treatment experts
in enhancing the Waikoloa guest experience through pampered immersion into Hawaiian
methods of wellness. Utilizing her expertise in spa management, Phillips will
continue to advance the Kohala Spa experience based on current trends in the spa
industry and in the local Big Island and Hawaii communities.
award-winning Hilton Waikoloa Village is a 62-acre Pacific playground and alluring
destination unto itself. The resort offers island hospitality with 1,240 beautifully
appointed guest rooms and beautiful vistas of Waiulua Bay. Amenities include three
fresh-water swimming pools; an ocean-fed snorkeling lagoon; waterfalls and waterways;
locally inspired treatments at the Kohala Spa; Dolphin Quest educational center;
nine dining outlets; a Museum Walkway; Camp Menehune children's program; Legends
of the Pacific Luau; an 18-hole seaside putting course and expansive tennis complex.
Hilton Waikoloa Village and Waikoloa Beach Resort are gateways to cultural immersion,
engaging travelers in the area's rich history through such interactive cultural
entertainment as hula and ukulele lessons and historic Petroglyph tours. Adventures
within Waikoloa Beach Resort range from two championship golf courses to world-class
shopping and activities at Queens' Marketplace and Kings' Shops.
more information about Waikoloa Beach Resort and Hilton Waikoloa Village, visit
or call 1-800-HILTONS.
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