Revell Newton Brings More Than 25 Years of Industry Experience to the Culturally Rich Resort
KAILUA-KONA, Hawai’i (January 18, 2024) — King Kamehameha Kona Beach
Resort  is pleased to announce the appointment of Revell Newton as
the new director of sales and marketing of the 455-room property, set on
13 idyllic beachfront acres on the Island of Hawaiʻi. With a remarkable
25-year career in Hawaii’s hospitality industry, Newton brings a wealth
of experience and local expertise in his new role.
“We are pleased to welcome Revell to our leadership team at King
Kamehameha Kona Beach Resort, where his energy and knowledge have
already been strongly felt among guests, team members, and the
community,” said General Manager Edward Braunlich. “Revell’s
compassionate focus on the culture of Hawai’i and his strategic vision
will contribute to the growth and continued success of the resort.”
Prior to joining King Kamehameha Kona Beach Resort, Newton held key
leadership roles at luxury resorts across Oahu, Kauai, and Maui,
including the general manager of Aqua-Aston Hospitality and the vice president
of sales, marketing, and business development at Castle Hospitality
Group. Before that, Newton’s journey in the hospitality sector also led
him to serve as the General Manager of the Outrigger Waikiki, hotel
manager at the Sheraton Kona Resort, where he played a pivotal role in
enhancing guest experiences, as well as director of sales and marketing
for Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Waikiki, and director of sales and
marketing for Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa and Kapalua Bay Hotel (a
Luxury Collection Resort).
Newton’s dedication and contributions to the industry have been
recognized through his membership in Meeting Professionals
International, serving on the USS Missouri Memorial Association Board of
Directors, and as a past board of directors with the Aloha Membership
Chapter and the Professional Conference Managers Association.
At King Kamehameha Kona Beach Resort, Newton will spearhead sales and
marketing efforts, ensuring guest satisfaction, boosting revenue,
achieving property goals, and optimizing opportunities for leisure,
business, and group travelers, leveraging his dedication to the
destination and proficiency in hotel management and sales strategy.
Newton looks forward to enhancing strategy and reinforcing the resort’s
dedication to community, culture, and people in his new role.
The destination-defining resort is located on the land where King
Kamehameha the Great peacefully governed after uniting the Hawaiian
Islands under his rule. In honor of this deep history, visitors will
find an endless array of historical and cultural experiences throughout