VistanaTM Signature Experiences, formerly Starwood Vacation Ownership and now an operating business of Interval Leisure Group℠, announced that Angela Nolan has been appointed to area managing director, Hawai‘i. In this role, Nolan has been uniquely positioned to oversee all of the Vistana Signature Experiences properties in the Hawaiian Islands – Kaua‘i’s The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, Maui’s The Westin Kā‘anap ali Ocean Resort Villas and The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas, which is scheduled to open in 2017. She will ensure that the region is maximizing its strategic value to the company.
Since August 8, 2011, Nolan has served as general manager of The Westin Kā‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas, where she has overseen all resort operations, strategic planning, Homeowners Association board and owner relations. Under her leadership, the resort has been recognized for its outstanding achievements in sustainability, food & beverage, financial success, associate engagement and for its avid support in the community. She also led the resort to its first AAA Four Diamond distinction, which it has held for six consecutive years.
“Angela has been an inspirational leader for The Westin Kā‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas and a great role model for her team,” said Thorp Thomas, senior vice president, Vistana Signature Experiences. “Her strong performance, passion for our customers and commitment to the islands made her an obvious choice to lead our Hawai‘i resort operations.”
While still in college, Nolan began her career in the hospitality industry in 1995 as an intern at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa and secured a coveted Management Trainee position immediately following college graduation. She has held multiple leadership positions at the Kapalua Bay Hotel; Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa; the Trump International Hotel, Las Vegas; and the Planet Hollywood Towers by Westgate, Las Vegas before serving as hotel manager for The Westin Kā‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas.
Additionally, Nolan supports many organizations, including the Kā‘anapali Beach Resort Association, the American Resort Development Association (ARDA), Maui Cultural Lands and Nā Wāhine Kū ‘Ilima o ka Leo Kamaehu. She is also President of the Kā‘anapali North Beach Master Association, Chair of the Maui Visitors Convention Bureau Board and Vice Chair of the Maui Hotel & Lodging Association.
Nolan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Business Administration from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania.
About VistanaTM Signature Experiences, Inc.
VistanaTM Signature Experiences, Inc. (Vistana) is a leading developer, owner and operator of 22 high-end vacation ownership resort properties. Founded in 1980, Vistana is the exclusive licensee of the Westin® and Sheraton® brands in vacation ownership and uses related trademarks under license from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Vistana offers its more than 220,000 owners Gold status in the industry-leading
Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG) program and drives value for guests by delivering exceptional levels of service and programming that are unique to the brands and distinct in the market. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Vistana is an operating business of Interval Leisure GroupSM, Inc. (NASDAQ: IILG), a leading provider of professionally delivered vacation experiences. For more information, please visit: vistana.com.