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HONOLULU, HAWAII  — Forbes Travel Guide has recently unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Trump International Hotel Waikiki as one of the recipients of the 2019 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel Award, maintaining its place as the only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel on the island of Oahu.

Trump International Hotel Waikiki, which opened in 2009, has been recognized with this coveted and prestigious designation for the fifth consecutive year since 2015.  Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury travel, sends anonymous professional inspectors around the world to assess hotels, restaurants and spas against up to 800 objective standards focused on service and facilities.

“We are honored to have been bestowed, yet again, with the distinction of the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award,” said Scott M. Ingwers, regional vice president and managing director, Trump International Hotel Waikiki.  “We are humbled to be recognized for delivering the highest in customer service and quality.  This achievement demonstrates our associates’ continued commitment to remain focused every day on the hundreds of standards that are required of a Five-Star establishment, not to mention those elements that are challenging to measure such as balancing an appropriate level of elegance and warmth with a heartfelt aloha, and the genuine desire to exceed guest expectations,” added Ingwers.

“We are delighted to celebrate the 2019 Star Rating winners, an outstanding collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service,” said Filip Boyen, chief executive officer of Forbes Travel Guide. “We congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties recognized today,” said Boyen.

About Trump International Hotel Waikiki — Trump® International Hotel Waikiki opened its doors in 2009 and was quickly recognized as a world-class destination, being the first hotel on the island Oahu to ever receive the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel award, bestowed to the hotel for five consecutive years in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

The ultra-luxurious Trump International Hotel Waikiki offering 462 guest rooms and suites is less than a two minute walk away to the beach and is located within the heart of Waikiki’s exclusive restaurants, shops, entertainment and nightlife. Spacious and residential-style accommodations sleep up to eight guests and feature fully-equipped kitchenettes in guest rooms, and suites feature fully-equipped gourmet kitchens, as well as in-suite washer and dryer units, providing the ultimate comfort and convenience for luxury travelers and families. For reservations, please call toll-free 1.877.683.7401 or visit  Join us on Facebook at or follow us on Instagram @trumpwaikiki or Twitter at #trumpwaikiki.

About TRUMP HOTELS™ — Trump Hotels™ is a brand of five-star luxury hotels and resorts with a mission of providing extraordinary customer experiences and luxury accommodations.  Its exceptionally designed hotels in iconic locations put guests at the heart of each destination. Each property provides a variety of offerings including signature programs designed with the guest in mind, and every hotel has a distinct design that is culturally-relevant, with iconic architecture that is contextual to the destination. The brand’s “Never Settle” philosophy permeates its everyday work culture, with dedicated leaders and talented associates priding themselves on impacting the guest experience with exacting standards and keen attention to detail. Reservations can be made at

About Forbes Travel Guide — Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Our anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on up to 900 objective standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through our independent inspection process. For our full award winners list, daily travel stories and more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit

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