Category: Guam

Guam Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Guam is a U.S. island territory in Micronesia, in the Western Pacific. It's distinguished by tropical beaches, Chamorro villages and ancient latte-stone pillars. Guam’s WWII significance is on view at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park, whose sites include Asan Beach, a former battlefield. The island’s Spanish colonial heritage is evident in Fort Nuestra Señora de la Soledad, atop a bluff in Umatac.

USA officially declared 2020 New Year 14 hours before Washington DC: Biba Anu Nuebu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2019

The United States officially stepped into the new decade 14 hours before Washington DC did. Happy New Year! Biba Anu ... Read More

Guam Request for Proposal: Tourism Destination Marketing Representation Services in Southeast Asia

editor editor- December 23, 2019

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), a public, non-stock, non-profit membership corporation, has issued a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) soliciting proposals ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau teams up with local artist for ongoing mural series

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 25, 2019

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce the non-profit membership corporation is working with local artist Lee Hiura ... Read More

Guam and Karatsu friendship strengthened in Japan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 12, 2019

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) helped to strengthen friendship ties with the small Japanese coastal city of Karatsu from November ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau: Over 200 offers available in eighth year of Shop Guam e-Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce that 142 local businesses are taking part in the eighth annual ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau seeks tourism destination marketing representation in Philippines

editor editor- October 7, 2019

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), a public, non-stock, non-profit membership corporation, has issued a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) soliciting proposals ... Read More

South Pacific Cruise Alliance welcomes Guam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 22, 2019

The South Pacific Cruise Alliance is pleased to announce the Micronesian US Territory of Guam has joined the organization. “Guam ... Read More

2.99 million Japanese tourists will travel overseas this summer: Guam, Saipan and Hawaii popular

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 5, 2019

According to a report in the Japan Times the number of people who will travel overseas from Japan during this ... Read More

Guam achieves best tourism month numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 21, 2019

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Research Department confirmed that visitor arrivals for May 2019 have broken a 22-year-old record to ... Read More

AVIAREPS Japan Ltd selected as Guam Tourism Board Japan Marketing Representative

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2019

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has announced the appointment of AVIAREPS Japan Ltd to provide tourism destination marketing representation services ... Read More

Celebrating PRIDE month: Guam’s first woman Governor signs first PRIDE Pledge

editor editor- June 10, 2019

In an historic first in the nation, the Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration of Guam signed a PRIDE Pledge, along with its ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you ... Read More

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Flori-Anne dela Cruz, the youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, is today named as the ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around ... Read More

Strong interest in Guam grows at travel fair in Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019

Guam continues to generate strong interest in Malaysia and was one of the newer and popular destinations featured at the ... 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

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

Guam achieves best Calendar Year with 1.55M visitors welcomed in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce that Guam welcomed 1.55 million visitors in 2018, the best Calendar ... 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

PATA Micronesia Chapter: New Board of Directors and Chairs

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019

This past month marked the end of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter’s directorship for 2017 – 2018. ... Read More

GVB visitor center renamed to honor Mr. Guam Tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 20, 2018

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has proudly renamed its visitor center to honor one of Guam’s pioneers in the tourism ... Read More

Air Partner delivering humanitarian aid

editor editor- December 19, 2018

Air Partner delivers relief goods and humanitarian aid to those in need throughout the year. Read More

Strong 7.5 Pacific Ocean Earthquake: No tsunami threat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018

A strong 7.5 earthquake occurred Wednesday night 185 miles South of Loyalty Islands. Local authorities in Vanuatu issued a local ... Read More

From the latest tech to simple story telling: Planners achieve business success at IMEX America

editor editor- October 17, 2018

Business continues apace during the second day of IMEX America currently taking place in Las Vegas. “This has been our ... Read More

GVB wins PATA Gold award for #instaGuam campaign

editor editor- October 4, 2018

Photo caption: GVB receives the PATA Gold Award for its #instaGuam campaign at the PATA Gold Awards 2018 in Malaysia. ... Read More

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018

It was a first for Top Resa to welcome Zacatecas as a destination showcasing their tourism product. The Hon. Gabriella ... Read More

PATA honors Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 23, 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of three PATA Chapters and one Student Chapter in Langkawi, Malaysia ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 14, 2018

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and the Alumni Association of UiTM Students' Representative Council ... Read More

Guam: Stay indoors for the all clear on Typhoon Mangkhut

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 10, 2018

Currently, it's 4 am Tuesday morning in the US Territory of Guam. Locals and tourists are mostly safe in hotels, ... Read More

PATA: Inspiring the tourism leaders of tomorrow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 3, 2018

The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘Inspiring Tourism Leaders of Tomorrow’, will take place on the first day of ... Read More