May 16, 2016

Speculation persists about the possible construction of a new Atlantis Resorts property at Ko Olina on the west coast of Oahu, according to M&C's sister publication, Travel Weekly.

Jack Richards, the president and CEO of Los Angeles-based Pleasant Holidays, brought up the potential development project earlier this week at Travel Weekly's annual Hawaii Roundtable, an on-the-record conversation with a collection of tourism executives and stakeholders held Wednesday at the Sheraton Waikiki.

"We've been in discussions with Atlantis, and they have an option on the land next to the Aulani," Richards said, referring to a vacant beachfront property neighboring the Disney resort at Ko Olina. "I don't know if it's going to happen or not, but according to them, it is going to happen."

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