BEN LYONS - BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT WITH THE HOTTEST MOVIES IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME
Ben Lyons is the lead host of IMDb’s Golden Globes and Academy Awards coverage. Over the years Ben has worked as the film correspondent for E!, EXTRA, Oscar.com, and Yahoo!, covering every major awards show and film release. He can be heard on ESPN radio in Los Angeles and is the chief correspondent and “voice of the fans” at Derek Jeter’s theplayerstribune.com. Ben is the Executive producer of the upcoming film Spaceman starring Josh Duhamel that hits theaters on August 19th. Born and raised in New York City, Ben is the grandson of legendary New York Post columnist Leonard Lyons, and is the son of film and theater critic Jeffrey Lyons. The Lyons family has been covering pop culture in American media for more than 80 years.
ALOHA FRIDAY WITH BRENT LAUSTERER, DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING AT THE WESTIN MAUI RESORT & SPA, KA’ANAPALI
Mission Delicious To Delight Young ‘Uns
The culinary team at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa is pushing the limits to deliver nutritious and delicious options as part of Westin Hotels & Resorts’ global competition to reinvent recipes for the brand’s Eat Well Menu for Kids. Westin Maui’s executive chef and director of food & beverage Garret Fujieda and his team are collaborating closely with island farmers to showcase their local flair and culinary creativity in recreating the kids menu for today’s smallest guests. Westin will share the winning recipes with its hotels and resorts worldwide.
Enjoy Poolside Sips With The Click Of An App
Feeling parched and in need of a refreshing drink, but prefer not to leave the comfort and privacy of your poolside or beachfront cabana or gazebo? Well, there’s an app for that at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa. The resort’s Drink Point App offers guests the luxury of staying in their cabana or gazebo and ordering their favorite cocktails, refreshments as well as delectable menu options from the Beach Bar such as Porky Pines, The Bumbucha Dog, Surf Tacos and Mauna Nachos with just a swipe and a click. Visit http://www.westinmaui.com/dining/beach-bar
Crafted at Westin Cocktails
Award-winning mixologist Freddie Sconfienza most recently introduced six handcrafted cocktails at Relish Oceanside. Located oceanfront at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, the restaurant bar features the new “Crafted at Westin” bar styling concept with fun and exciting cocktails made from scratch, utilizing natural ingredients. Favorites include Elderflower Punch cocktail with Maui’s organic Ocean Vodka, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, passion fruit puree, pineapple hot sauce, fresh strawberries and honey as well as Westin Fresh Martini with elements of Westin Fresh by Juicery such as carrot, orange, ginger, turmeric and mango juice. Visit http://www.westinmaui.com/dining/relish-oceanside
Relish Oceanside to introduce evening lounge dining with LIVE entertainment starting July 14. Follow us on facebook @TheWestinMaui to learn more.
Heavenly Spa by Westin Unveils New Spa Indulgences
The Heavenly Spa by Westin™ at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa presents new spa treatments featuring distinctive experiences. These include Island Escape Glow that uses Maui-made sea salt scrub and a choice from four scents to customize the treatment. Other new spa services designed to delight spa lovers range from refreshing facials such as Botanical Organic Facial and Triple Action Facial to Healing Hydrotherapy Bath and ultra-pampering spa packages including Papalani Package with a body scrub, massage, facial, manicure-pedicure and lunch for complete spa renewal. For reservations, call 808-661-2588 or visit http://www.westinmaui.com/spa/overview
Move Well / Play Well
#Westin Maui Photo Scavenger Hunt
Resort guests are invited to connect with family and friends as they embark on a delightful social media adventure within the beautifully surroundings of The Westin Maui Resort & Spa. This fun selfguided activity includes exploring and capturing photos and selfies within the natural paradise of this award-winning beachfront resort. From unexpected views of Mauna Kahalawai (West Maui Mountains) and the shimmering Pacific Ocean to historic art pieces and sculptures, colorful wildlife amidst lush gardens, moments of awe and other inspiring details, each photo celebrates captivating moments and an idyllic holiday in Maui, Hawaii.
From spacious oceanfront suites to personalized touches of comfort, families are finding new ways to enjoy their time in the Islands and discovering great values. At The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, travelers seeking exclusiveness are able to give themselves the “suite escape” they deserve. The resort’s newly renovated Executive Suites in the Ocean Tower feature brand new furnishings and spacious luxury. More pampering continues within the resort’s Luxury Suites as featured on ABC’s television series The Bachelorette. These oceanfront suites offer multiple balconies to enjoy spectacular views of Maui’s island sunsets and whale watching (seasonal). For special offers, visit http://deals.westin.com/Westin-Maui-Resort-1028/special-offers
Excellence In Sustainability Award
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa took home Excellence in Sustainability award at the 2016 ‘Aipono Restaurant Awards ceremony in Maui, Hawaii. Managed by Westin Hotels & Resorts, one of the eleven brands under the umbrella of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Westin Maui unquestionably achieved an elevated level of innovation through various sustainability efforts. The resort is also actively involved in Starwood’s landmark environmental initiative 30/20 by 20, which calls for a 30 percent reduction in energy use and a 20 percent reduction in water consumption per built hotel room globally by 2020.
Underwater Wedding Experiences At Westin Maui
Couples can plunge into their new life together at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa with “Splash Into A New Beginning” wedding ceremony. Here, couples can exchange vows within the resort’s magnificent aquatic playground with five outdoor pools, cascading waterfalls and a swim-through grotto. On-hand to assist bridal couples are Westin Wedding Specialists who will guide them through every step of the planning process, including processing their marriage license and coordinating their wedding day. From intimate ceremonies in oceanfront settings to extravagant celebrations, destination weddings are trending at this resort on Ka’anapali Beach. Visit http://www.westinmaui.com/weddings/overview for weddings information and http://www.westinmaui.com/honeymoons/overview/ for honeymoon surprises.
STEVE EVANS – THE MOVIE GUY
GREAT MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND AND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS AND HOPES. FIND OUT WHAT MOVIES ARE WORTH YOUR HARD EARNED MONEY. GET SET FOR THE WEEKEND.