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Volcanic Tsunami Warning: Manila airport closed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020

Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport is closed until further notice. The largest airport in the Philippines closed Sunday night at ... Read More

African Tourism Board is now a non profit company with Aloha

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2020

African Tourism Board was approved by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission of South Africa to become a Non-Profit Company. ... Read More

ANA expands its Narita-Honolulu route fleet with new A380 FLYING HONU

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, will be launching the third of its ... Read More

Helicopter Sightseeing Tours in Hawaii not safe by Congressman Ed Case

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2019

How safe is it to get on a helicopter tour or sightseeing plane in Hawaii?  When U.S. Congressman Ed Case ... Read More

How a United Nations Agency UNWTO want to silence the press?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2019

UNWTO (the World Tourism Organization)  has its own interpretation when it comes to the freedom of the press,  and it ... Read More

Burnham Sterling advises Hawaiian Airlines on Japanese financing of 6 Airbus aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Burnham Sterling & Co. LLC today announced it acted as exclusive financial adviser and placement agent to Hawaiian Airlines for ... Read More

Honolulu airport named best in US to fly from this Thanksgiving

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019

According to a new report, Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International (HNL) is the best US airport to fly this Thanksgiving ... Read More

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after major Molucca Sea earthquake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019

Powerful Magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck at Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 14 November 2019. No tsunami warning for Hawaii ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism sponsors campaign to combat sex trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association (HLTA) are sponsoring workshops in the “Campaign for ... Read More

The Republic of Kiribati: A new untouched tourism potential 1800 miles from Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2019

Paradise on a remote untouched Pacific Island with friendly people who welcome visitors like family.  This is a reality for ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism awards contracts for China, Korea, Southeast Asia & Taiwan

editor editor- October 10, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for each of its 4 main markets on June ... Read More

Emergency Sirens triggered in Hawaii : 911 not answering, Civil Defense unreachable

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 19, 2019

Tourists in Waikiki are running to hotels for safety Wednesday afternoon. Hawaii Civil defense sirens went off around 5.00 pm ... Read More

President Trump confirms U.S. Travel Warnings are politically motivated

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 10, 2019

Should Americans believe American Travel Warnings or Advisories? President Trump doesn't really think so. For many years travel advisories for ... Read More

Hawaii visitors spending less

editor editor- July 30, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $8.88 billion in the first half of 2019, a decrease of ... Read More

Another Hawaii tourist contracts rat lungworm disease

editor editor- July 10, 2019

The sixth case of rat lungworm disease has been confirmed in an adult tourist who had visited the Big Island ... Read More

Peace Through Tourism: Why IIPT matters now more then ever

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 17, 2019

This is a letter published by Anita Mendiratta who was honored by Louis D’Amore, the Founder and President of the International ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 million ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no ... Read More

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited (“CENTEL”) (SET: CENTEL) today announced that the shareholders in their AGM 1/2562 have passed ... Read More

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

editor editor- April 24, 2019

Shark attack! The United States is the most dangerous country in the world when it comes to bloody encounters between ... Read More

Cardiac Arrest took PATA Life Member: Alwin Zecha, Founder Pacific Leisure Group

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

The funeral of Alwin Zecha, chairman and founder of Pacific Leisure Group, was held at Saturday at Rangsit Methodist Church ... Read More

US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

The Flight Manual for the Boeing 737 Max 8 is inadequate and almost criminally insufficient. These are the words of ... Read More

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a ... Read More

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2019

Pilar Laguana, an international tourism veteran, is now in charge of the Guam Visitors Bureau. She thinks out of the ... Read More

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The U.S. National Park Service issued a statement on the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It reads: Over ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when ... Read More

Typhoon Wutip: What tourists should expect in Guam and Northern Mariana Islands?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 22, 2019

Typhoon Wutip is headings towards the Pacific U.S. territory Guam as a category 2 typhoon. As of Saturday 2 am ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The ... Read More

Honolulu ranked #1 most desired Valentine’s Day romantic getaway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Are chocolates and diamonds really the most sought-after Valentine's Day gifts? Not so, says the latest study. According to the ... Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018

editor editor- January 5, 2019

Hawaii has a dark track record of 117 people that died on its roadways in 2018. Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Line adds San Francisco to its West Coast port network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line today announced that for the first time, it will offer a series of cruises from San Francisco, ... Read More