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.

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

Guam postpones reopening of travel for Japan, South Korea & Taiwan
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Guam postpones reopening of travel for Japan, South Korea & Taiwan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 26, 2020

Prioritizing the safety of island residents and travelers, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has announced that the reopening of travel ... 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

Guam Visitors Bureau Meets New Consular General Kobayashi of Japan
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Guam Visitors Bureau Meets New Consular General Kobayashi of Japan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 19, 2020

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) met with the new Consular General of Japan Toshiaki Kobayashi on June 17, 2020, to ... Read More

Dusit adds beach hotel and shopping Center in Guam
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Dusit adds beach hotel and shopping Center in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2020

Dusit International has expanded its management agreement with Tanota Partners, a Guam real estate investment and property development company, to ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau has a new incredible President and CEO
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Guam Visitors Bureau has a new incredible President and CEO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2020

The new person in charge of Guam Tourism is  In the US Territory Guam former Governor Carl Guitierrez. Guitierrez was ... Read More

New era begins for Guam Visitors Bureau: Pilar Laguaña retires after 40 years
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New era begins for Guam Visitors Bureau: Pilar Laguaña retires after 40 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2020

A travel and tourism celebrity is retiring after 40 years of service in the travel and tourism industry in the ... Read More

Guam asks the world to Give Us A Moment in new awareness campaign
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Guam asks the world to Give Us A Moment in new awareness campaign

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2020

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has launched a new awareness campaign that extends Guam’s Håfa Adai spirit to the world ... Read More

February arrivals  to Guam decline as Guam Tourism mitigates coronavirus impact
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February arrivals to Guam decline as Guam Tourism mitigates coronavirus impact

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2020

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has released the preliminary visitor arrival reports for the first two months of 2020. January ... Read More

USA officially declared 2020 New Year 14 hours before Washington DC: Biba Anu Nuebu
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Guam Visitors Bureau: Over 200 offers available in eighth year of Shop Guam e-Festival

mm 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
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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
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South Pacific Cruise Alliance welcomes Guam

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

mm 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
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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
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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?
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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

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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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