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JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa to Offer Allergy-Friendly Guestrooms


KO OLINA, OAHU, HAWAII—The JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina is the first property in Hawaii and one of the first in the nation to adopt the PURE system which creates an allergy-friendly environment. All of the hotel’s 13 guestrooms and Presidential Suite on its 17th (top) floor have been converted to the system, and indoor meeting facilities and the Ihilani Spa will be converted by the end of the year. The allergy-friendly environment can help ease respiratory problems, asthma and allergies that affect more than 70 million Americans.

“By providing PURE allergy-friendly hotel rooms and conference spaces, we offer our guests the benefit of being in healthy, more productive environments,” says Steve Glen, general manager of the JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa. “It has always surprised me how many travelers suffer from allergies and make special requests such as having down pillows removed. We are now exceeding their expectations by offering the ultimate allergy-friendly room environment.”

The PURE system reduces or minimizes biohazards and other irritants from all room surfaces and filters them from the air.

“Bedding, carpeting, walls, furniture, air-conditioning systems, and practically everything in the room is specially treated to remove contaminants and significantly hinder their return,” Glen says.

A Better Sleep Experience

One of the first to experience an allergen-friendly room at the JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa was Kelly Owen of Seal Beach, California, who stayed in the Presidential Suite.

“The suite was fabulous,” Owen says. “I can really feel the difference, especially the smell of the room. I slept better and feel better.”

The innovative and rigorous conversion process designed by Pure Solutions ensures air conditioners are deep cleaned and sanitized and equipped with the company’s patented Tea Tree Oil Cartridge, an all-natural antiseptic and disinfectant. Soft surfaces are cleansed and sanitized to minimize contaminants that trigger allergies and a bacteriostatic barrier called Pure Shield is applied on virtually all surfaces to minimize the growth of bacteria.

To maintain ideal conditions in the room, a state-of-the-art air purification system is installed, creating air quality that averages four times cleaner than the threshold for asthma patients. In addition, special, micro-fiber hypoallergenic pillowcases and mattress covers are used in the room to eliminate dust and dander and dust mite-related allergens usually associated with common bedding. The special purification technique is a one-of-a-kind high-tech cleansing and maintenance process developed by Pure Solutions, North America.

“It’s a credit to the JW Marriott Ihilani that they are extending this convenience to their guests,” says Brian Brault, Pure’s CEO. “They are on the leading edge of the wellness trend and today’s customers are looking for that.”

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