August 22, 2012
After years of “staycations,” many families are taking real vacations again and parents are looking for deeper, more enriching travel experiences for their kids. In addition to sitting on some of the world’s most famous beaches, Hyatt Resorts and Spas in Hawaii –Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa and Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa – offer families opportunities for authentic learning vacations. Each resort offers a host of activities that invite families to experience Hawaii’s authentic culture, environment and people. From valued-added resort programs and a new farm-to-table culinary initiative, to experiential offerings including wildlife tours and an astronomy program, Hyatt’s Hawaii resorts offer families an ideal destination vacation. Sweetening the mix is a compelling travel deal that lets families save on their stay by booking an extra night.
“While families are traveling, parents are still conscious of cutting back on vacation costs when possible,” said Carlos Cabrera, senior vice president, field operations for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. “At Hyatt Resorts and Spas in Hawaii, families can have meaningful experiences far from home without breaking their budgets, and the memories made through the experiences are truly priceless.”
According to a recent annual survey conducted by TripAdvisor*, cultural trips are at the top of the list for leisure travelers, and it’s just that – Hawaii’s Native Hawaiian and multi-cultural history and traditions – that set the Hawaiian Islands apart from other beach-destination competitors. In addition to exploring Hawaii’s festivals and events and historical landmarks, families can get cultured at Hyatt Resorts and Spas in Hawaii through activities including:
New crop of culinary connoisseurs
For a growing number of travelers, eating well on vacation has evolved beyond surf and turf to seeking out farm-to-table cuisine that offers a local “taste of place.” Through extensive research, Hyatt learned that kids today have more sophisticated palates as well. Families can enjoy Hawaii’s rich food traditions incorporating fare from island purveyors though revamped menus at Hyatt’s Hawaii resorts reflecting Hyatt’s “Food...The new offerings also include a three-course organic menu developed by renowned chef and sustainable food pioneer Alice Waters.
Culinary programs like Hyatt Regency Maui’s sushi school ($35 per person) also educate families about local farms and Hawaii’s food culture through a fun, hands-on activity.
Hyatt Resorts and Spas in Hawaii understand that it can be pricy when traveling with the entire family. The resorts all offer free activities to add to memories and not to the bills upon parents’ return home. Examples include:
For a nominal fee, Camp Hyatt also offers kids their own vacation fun at Hyatt Resorts and Spas in Hawaii...Included is one free night (four-night minimum) and free breakfast for two. http://www.hyatt.com/hyatt/resorts/hawaii.
Hyatt Resorts and Spas in Hawaii
A hospitality pioneer in Hawaii beginning with the opening of Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa on Oahu in 1976, Hyatt Resorts and Spas in Hawaii offer guests the opportunity to discover the best the Hawaiian Islands have to offer. With premier beachfront locations, spanning the islands of Oahu, Maui and Kauai, Hyatt’s four Hawaii properties offer innovative guest programing representing Hyatt’s renowned brands – Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®. For the original version on PRWeb visit: http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb2012/8/prweb9824353.htm