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Know Someone Who Wants to Study Tourism in Hawaii?

editor editor- January 8, 2020

Do you know of a high school senior who attends one of Hawaii’s public schools or a community college student, ... Read More

Hawaii Symphony: “Guilty Pleasure” Lacked Pleasure

Iotete Tahuata Iotete Tahuata- January 2, 2020

On New Year’s Eve, the Hawaii Symphony presented “The Music of ABBA,” so we are told. Someone must have tipped ... Read More

Hawaii Governor pledges support for striking Honolulu Airport workers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 members working at HMSHost Honolulu met with Hawaii Governor David Ige to secure his pledge to ... Read More

How Many More Millions did Hawaii Hotels Earn Last Month?

editor editor- December 19, 2019

According to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report published by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), statewide RevPAR increased to $205 (+8.1%), ... Read More

Hawaii tourists spent US$1.33 billion in October

editor editor- November 27, 2019

Tourism dollars from the Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) helped to fund a number of community events statewide in the land ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: October was a mixed bag for Hawaii vacation rentals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) released the Hawaii Vacation Rental Performance Report for October 2019 today. In October 2019, the ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Occupancy and revenue up in October

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019

In October 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy ... 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 named #1 Top Glamping Destination this winter

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

Contrary to what most might think, camping is NOT just a summer activity, and Hawaii residents are proving that to ... Read More

Castle Hospitality Group announces new senior management

editor editor- November 6, 2019

Castle Hospitality Group has announced new senior management hires, both of whom have returned to Castle after gaining extensive leadership ... Read More

Visitors spent $13.35 billion in Hawaii so far in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $13.35 billion in the first three quarters of 2019, which is ... 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

World Spa Awards names Maui Healing Retreat “Hawaii’s Best Wellness Retreat 2019”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

The inauguration of the World Spa Awards in 2015 marked a shift happening in the vacation retreat industry. An increasing ... Read More

Why hotel rates in Hawaii are now more expensive?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019

The cost for a hotel in Waikiki, Maui or Kauai has been going up. The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)Research Division ... Read More

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019

Hawaii is known for acupuncture and spas, and so is Eastern Hawaii.  Russian love it and flock to Hainan, China, ... Read More

Did Hurricane Lane impact Hawaii hotels?

editor editor- September 18, 2019

In August 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy ... Read More

Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 15, 2019

A tsunami threat has been issued for Kermadec Islands.  Kermadec Islands, volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, 600 ... Read More

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

OLS Hotels & Resorts, a hotel company with 24 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., announced that effective June 10, ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of ... Read More

British Airways responds to demand for more flights from Italy to US

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

British Airways, thanks to its partnership with American Airlines, added three direct flights from Italy to its US offer: New ... Read More

Los Angeles Rams John Johnson III, Pisa Tinoisamoa & Cheerleaders to visit Hawaii June 14-17

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

In advance of the Los Angeles Rams’ preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, August 17 at Aloha Stadium ... Read More

Southwest Airlines flies nonstop to Nashville and Raleigh/Durham from San Jose International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Summer travelers have more reasons to choose Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) with Southwest Airlines' launch yesterday of nonstop ... Read More

Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Visiting Hawaii and wanted to take your clothes off?  Nude surfing and naked boogie boarding in Hawaii are popular on ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

eDreams, Europe's online travel agent, has analyzed flight bookings for travel between June 1st and the 30th September 2019 to reveal this summer's ... Read More

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

editor editor- June 1, 2019

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These famous ... Read More

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

Wyndham Destinations  launches new club brand identities, and shakes up timeshare with urban resort openings and evolution across the company. ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared ... Read More

Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

Tourism is the biggest business in Hawaii.  Ocean activities and hiking are the most popular activities on the Hawaiian island ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording ... Read More

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached ... Read More

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority remains silent on the fact that 75% of slugs ... 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