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Honolulu airport named best in US to fly from this Thanksgiving

Honolulu airport named best in US to fly from this Thanksgiving

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

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after major Molucca Sea earthquake

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after major Molucca Sea earthquake

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

Hawaii Tourism sponsors campaign to combat sex trafficking

Hawaii Tourism sponsors campaign to combat sex trafficking

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hawaii visitors spending less

Hawaii visitors spending less

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

Another Hawaii tourist contracts rat lungworm disease

Another Hawaii tourist contracts rat lungworm disease

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

Peace Through Tourism: Why IIPT matters now more then ever

Peace Through Tourism: Why IIPT matters now more then ever

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were ... Read More

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

President Trump loves Boeing Max 8: Vietjet means America First but Ethiopian Airline and China show leadership

President Trump loves Boeing Max 8: Vietjet means America First but Ethiopian Airline and China show leadership

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

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

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

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

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

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cutting $19.31 an hour pay makes many TSA workers sick

Cutting $19.31 an hour pay makes many TSA workers sick

TSA workers walk out on the job calling in sick Read More

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

Hawaii tops list of 2019 most desirable U.S. travel destinations

Hawaii tops list of 2019 most desirable U.S. travel destinations

The results of a recent consumer travel trends survey suggest 2019 is going to be another boon year for ... Read More

Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

Opponents and those competing with Airbnb are hotels, resorts, and community activists. Are these opponents now in the business ... Read More

Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst

Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst

U.S. airlines carried 72.3 million passengers in December 2017, a new all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of ... Read More

Travel alert! Everyday Carry Shirt to prevent pickpocketing?

Travel alert! Everyday Carry Shirt to prevent pickpocketing?

A former U.S. State Department Security Officer has a safety message for business travelers and advice for tourists with ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority banks on Marriott with two key appointments to lead Visitors Industry

Hawaii Tourism Authority banks on Marriott with two key appointments to lead Visitors Industry

Hawaii Tourism Authority is finalizing a new leadership for the Hawaii Travel and Tourism Industry. The Hawaii Tourism Authority ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In ... Read More