Category: Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: News and developments

Hawaii Tourism to remain closed for visitors: Not yet official, but predicted
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Hawaii Tourism to remain closed for visitors: Not yet official, but predicted

George Taylor George Taylor- July 10, 2020

Juergen Steinmetz, publisher of Hawaii based eTurboNews now predicts the US State of Hawaii will not be ready to welcome ... Read More

Did 6 fully loaded Boeing 737 Max crash in the US? The new normal in America
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Did 6 fully loaded Boeing 737 Max crash in the US? The new normal in America

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 10, 2020

960 passengers and crew dead. This would be the result if 6 fully booked Boeing 737 - Max 7 crashed ... Read More

GVB Board selects Gutierrez & Perez to continue leading Guam Visitors Bureau
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GVB Board selects Gutierrez & Perez to continue leading Guam Visitors Bureau

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 9, 2020

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has announced that former Governor Carl T.C. Gutierrez will remain as GVB President and CEO, ... Read More

Wear a mask in Waikiki! Hawaii Tourists take an oath administrated by the mayor
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Wear a mask in Waikiki! Hawaii Tourists take an oath administrated by the mayor

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2020

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell today arrived on a bicycle wearing shorts, a red and white shirt with a matching facemask. ... Read More

Four Emergencies Airlines are facing – what is the way ahead?
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Four Emergencies Airlines are facing – what is the way ahead?

mm Vijay Poonoosamy- July 5, 2020

Quarantines, economic recession, and health fears are likely to continue to weigh on airline passenger numbers. The COVID-19 crisis has ... Read More

Fort Lauderdale Tourism message of Aloha for Hawaii: Save lives!
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Fort Lauderdale Tourism message of Aloha for Hawaii: Save lives!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 4, 2020

Happy 4th of July from America!  Today is our Nation's birthday. Today Fort Lauderdale in Florida and the Island State ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines resumes US Mainland flights
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Hawaiian Airlines resumes US Mainland flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 1, 2020

Hawaiian Airlines today announced it will resume a reduced schedule between Hawaii and most of its U.S. mainland gateway cities ... Read More

Will travel and tourism reopen? A difficult truth revealed
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Will travel and tourism reopen? A difficult truth revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 1, 2020

COVID 19 has been forcing the global travel and tourism industry to its knees. Organizations including UNWTO, WTTC, ETOA, PATA, ... Read More

Brilliant! Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC: How to eliminate the hoax?
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Brilliant! Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC: How to eliminate the hoax?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 30, 2020

Of course, a Safe Travels stamp of approval by WTTC is not a hoax. It's a brilliant and timely move ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor arrivals down 98.9 percent in May
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Hawaii Tourism: Visitor arrivals down 98.9 percent in May

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 29, 2020

In May 2020, visitor arrivals to the Hawaiian Islands decreased 98.9 percent compared to a year ago due to the ... Read More

WTTC Safe Travels Stamp: A hoax?
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WTTC Safe Travels Stamp: A hoax?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2020

The Economy or health - what is more important? Tourism or Health, what is the best way forward? Gloria Guevara, ... Read More

First Buzz Digital Travel Expo raises the curtain
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First Buzz Digital Travel Expo raises the curtain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2020

5 days, 24 hours, more than 600 exhibitors, top 50 keynote speakers – streaming in social media! BUZZ has created ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority begins search for new President and CEO
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Hawaii Tourism Authority begins search for new President and CEO

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 26, 2020

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state’s tourism agency, announced today it is seeking a new President and Chief Executive ... Read More

Hawaii Vacation Rentals are Down, Down and Down
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Hawaii Vacation Rentals are Down, Down and Down

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 25, 2020

In May 2020, the total monthly supply of Hawaii vacation rentals was 326,200 unit nights (-64.8%) and monthly demand was ... Read More

Rebuilding Travel New Cooperation with Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre
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Rebuilding Travel New Cooperation with Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 24, 2020

Yesterday, Rebuilding Travel (rebuilding.travel) announced a cooperation MOU with the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre and appointed its ... Read More

Is preventing Tourism in Hawaii unconstitutional?
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Is preventing Tourism in Hawaii unconstitutional?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 24, 2020

US President Trump has been fighting to reopen the country for business.  The US Island State of Hawaii was able ... Read More

Tourism industry’s new campaign promotes Guam as a safe destination for visitor
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Tourism industry’s new campaign promotes Guam as a safe destination for visitor

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 24, 2020

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has launched a new online campaign designed to reassure incoming visitors that Guam is a ... Read More

WTTC launches Safe Travels protocols for attractions, car hire and short-term rental
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WTTC launches Safe Travels protocols for attractions, car hire and short-term rental

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is rebuilding travel.  The London based tourism organizations with some of the largest ... Read More

ACLU concerned about facial recognition technology use at Hawaii airports
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ACLU concerned about facial recognition technology use at Hawaii airports

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 22, 2020

The ACLU of Hawaii Foundation (ACLU of Hawaii) writes with serious constitutional, civil rights, and privacy concerns about the announcement ... Read More

Thailand and Hawaii set global trends for reopening tourism?
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Thailand and Hawaii set global trends for reopening tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2020

There is no room in the current global COVID-19 crisis to not face reality. Mr. Thanet Supornsahasrungsi acting President of ... Read More

Carbon Nation Cult Leader illegal vacation in Hawaii ended
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Carbon Nation Cult Leader illegal vacation in Hawaii ended

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2020

Jail instead of a Hawaii vacation what Carbon Nation cult leader Eligo Bishop faced after pleading guilty of violating quarantine ... Read More

Opening Hawaii Tourism early to save the Economy? A good idea?
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Opening Hawaii Tourism early to save the Economy? A good idea?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2020

Hawaii Governor Ige announced last week the extension of his 14-day quarantine order for anyone arriving in the State of ... Read More

Ready to go on a cruise? Why it may become the safest way to travel?
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Ready to go on a cruise? Why it may become the safest way to travel?

mm Bruce Nierenberg- June 8, 2020

Dr. Peter Tarlow or safertourism.com  and Bruce Nierenberg  of Bruce Nierenberg & Associates will be discussing why cruises could emerge ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Finished? HTA Chief about to escape to Colorado
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Hawaii Tourism Finished? HTA Chief about to escape to Colorado

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2020

The emergency for the Hawaii visitor sector became even greater today when Chris Tatum, President of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, ... Read More

President Trump Slammed the Phone on US Governors When Discussing Military Against Protesters
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President Trump Slammed the Phone on US Governors When Discussing Military Against Protesters

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2020

Governors from throughout the country met this morning on a conference call with President Donald Trump to discuss the President's ... Read More

Hawaii Governor announces re-opening of inter-island air travel
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Hawaii Governor announces re-opening of inter-island air travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 2, 2020

Hawaii Governor David Ige, at a press-conference today, announced that the State of Hawaii will re-open inter-island air service without ... Read More

Trump: Heavily armed military will restore order in the United States
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Trump: Heavily armed military will restore order in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2020

Did the President of the United States, Donald Trump, just declare war on the American people? Is the US on ... Read More

New Bamboo Waikiki Hotel Selects Management Company
Hotel & Resort News

New Bamboo Waikiki Hotel Selects Management Company

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 1, 2020

Castle Resorts & Hotels has added the new Bamboo Waikiki Hotel to its portfolio of hotels and resorts in Hawaii. Castle ... Read More

rebuilding.travel added reopeningtourism.com, financial strategies, and climate-friendly discussions
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rebuilding.travel added reopeningtourism.com, financial strategies, and climate-friendly discussions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2020

Rebuilding.travel, a grassroots organization started by the Travel News Group. Rebuilding Travel is currently 569 tourism leaders strong. Rebuilding travel ... Read More

Tourism: Reality, Plans, Regulations in 217 countries: The Future of Travel
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Tourism: Reality, Plans, Regulations in 217 countries: The Future of Travel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2020

A Global Review for Tourism report was released today. It looked at the measures of 217 destinations worldwide The research shows ... Read More

Trump Giving the Finger to WHO will kill not only Americans
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Trump Giving the Finger to WHO will kill not only Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 30, 2020

Pulling the United States of America out of the World Health Organization (WHO) is a shock not only to most ... Read More

Highest and Lowest Risk Regions in the World for Coronavirus identified
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Highest and Lowest Risk Regions in the World for Coronavirus identified

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2020

San Marino had the highest number of deaths, Italy, Belgium, Spain are also in similar shape but are now taken ... Read More

Flights to Hawaii: Get ready for 72 hour testing prior to boarding
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Flights to Hawaii: Get ready for 72 hour testing prior to boarding

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2020

The United States and the world can learn a lot from the State of Hawaii. The world should learn from ... Read More

Visitor arrivals to Hawaiian Islands decreased 99.5 percent in April
Hawaii Travel News

Visitor arrivals to Hawaiian Islands decreased 99.5 percent in April

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 28, 2020

In April 2020, visitor arrivals to the Hawaiian Islands decreased 99.5 percent compared to a year ago due to the ... Read More

Hawaii vacation rental occupancy sluggish in April 2020
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii vacation rental occupancy sluggish in April 2020

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

In April 2020, the total monthly supply of Hawaii vacation rentals was 319,500 unit nights and monthly demand was 16,000 ... Read More

Australia and New Zealand Get Ready for Your Hawaii Holidays!
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Australia and New Zealand Get Ready for Your Hawaii Holidays!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2020

Protecting the people of Hawaii - and not ratings - is the priority of Mayor Kirk Caldwell of the City ... Read More

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