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LOS ANGELES – The rapidly growing kathy ireland Weddings and Resorts branch of the Lifestyle Designer’s highly diversified kathy ireland Worldwide products and services empire, has branched outside the United States for the first time to license and develop two resorts in the South Pacific island nation of Fiji. The company’s thriving luxury destinations for exotic weddings, special occasions and corporate events already encompasses five locations in Hawaii and California. On the occasion of the move, Kathy announced that the kathy ireland Weddings and Resorts head, Thomas Meharey, who has so powerfully developed the division’s success, has been promoted to Vice President of kathy ireland Worldwide and will report to Rocco Ingemi, Vice President of Brand Management and Retail, and Stephen Roseberry, President and COO. The dual announcement was made by Mr. Ingemi.
“Thomas is an extraordinary executive. His service as a marine is a testament to his leadership skills and dedication to our country. Thomas has a brilliant future and we are delighted that he has chosen to share his genius with our team at kathy ireland Worldwide,” said Kathy Ireland.
Mr. Meharey’s addition of the two Fiji destinations marks the first locations outside of the United States for kiWW’s popular wedding settings, each specifically and uniquely designed to an elected theme and incorporating Kathy’s popular Style Guides™ which are seen in her collection of bridal gowns and amenities reflecting the division’s dedication to “..finding solutions for people in love™.”
The expansion is designed to accommodate the high demand for present kathy ireland Weddings and Resorts destinations which include Villa Elizabeth, former Hawaiian beach home of Dame Elizabeth Taylor and Beachfront, former home of John Travolta and Kelly Preston. kiWW California destinations are available in Santa Barbara, Palm Springs and Hollywood.
Describing the two new Fiji destinations, Mr. Meharey noted, “These two private Villas at the new Nanuku Cove resort, TAKALI and TINIKATOLU, will submerge nuptial celebrations in the unforgettable hospitality and lush tropical settings that is Fiji.”
Among the unique amenities and attractions of the Fijian destinations, Mr. Meharey revealed, are exotic indoor and outdoor showers, daybed pavilions, infinity pools and baths, and luxurious furnishings…just steps away from the azure South Pacific. Both are home to large equipped gourmet kitchens, indoor and outdoor dining areas, spacious lounge room, separate home movie theater pavilions, and outdoor jet spa Jacuzzis. The comfort and detail of these incomparably romantic destinations will leave nothing to the imagination.
About kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW®):
Founded in 1993, the kathy ireland Worldwide® brand, celebrates a lifestyle. The missions of “...finding solutions for families, especially busy moms™,”
“...finding solutions for people in love™,” and
“...finding solutions for people in business™,” translate to all kiWW® collections, including: fashion, fine jewelry, intimate apparel, skincare, accessories, weddings, home, office and more. kiWW’s unique capability to design and translate fashion trends for all markets and price points allows it to develop product for a wide variety of customer tastes.
Listed as the 28th most powerful brand globally, by License Global Magazine, with annual merchandise sales of $2 billion, according to Forbes Magazine, the success of kathy ireland Worldwide® is the result of teamwork and dedication. According to Fairchild Publications, Kathy Ireland is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion.
Kathy and kiWW® support many non-profits including; YWCA, Dream Foundation, Providence Educational Foundation, 911 for Kids/AEFK, Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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