ITB Berlin: UNWTO says no, ICTP says yes on child protection through tourism

HawaiiNewsOnline- February 28, 2018 0

Sexual exploitation of children through tourism, human trafficking of children because of tourism – these are sad realities in today’s visitor industry. Leading stakeholders in ... Read More

Hawaii’s Visitor Statistics Results for January 2018

Juergen Steinmetz- February 28, 2018 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.69 billion in January 2018, an increase of 4.9 percent compared to January 2017, according to ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending generated $1.69 billion in January 2018

HawaiiNewsOnline- February 28, 2018 0

George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement regarding Hawaii’s visitor statistics results for January 2018. “We ... Read More

Outrigger deemed ‘extraordinary’ during 61st Annual Adrian Awards

Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2018 0

HONOLULU – This month, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts joined the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) in New York City for the 61st annual ... Read More

NEW REPORT SHOWS CONSUMER DEBT INCREASED FASTER IN HAWAII THAN THE NATION IN 2017

Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2018 0

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report today, “2017 Quarterly Consumer Debt Report,” which shows total consumer debt ... Read More

Noble House Hotels & Resorts Names Lou Cirelli Director of Sales for Kona Kai Resort & Spa

Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2018 0

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (February 20, 2018) – Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., a hotel ownership and management group with an upscale portfolio of 15 ... Read More

I live in a museum: Life as a snowbird in Waikiki’s Discovery Bay

Linda Hohnholz - editor- February 24, 2018 0

By Dr. Anton Anderssen On the mainland, when the groundhog sees his shadow, there are six more weeks of winter on the horizon. In Hawaii, ... Read More

Life as a Hawaii snowbird

HawaiiNewsOnline- February 24, 2018 0

On the mainland, when the groundhog sees his shadow, there are six more weeks of winter on the horizon. In Hawaii, when the flamingo sees ... Read More

Caught and official: Hawaii Tourism Authority’s incompetent

Juergen Steinmetz- February 23, 2018 1

Leslie H. Kondo, Hawaii State Auditor said,  we express our appreciation to the officials and staff of the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority and other individuals whom ... Read More

Maui No Ka Oi leads the way in Hawaii tourism

Linda Hohnholz - editor- February 23, 2018 0

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) Tourism Research Division issued report’s findings utilizing data compiled by STR, Inc., which conducts the largest and most comprehensive survey ... Read More

Hawaii hotels start the year off with a bang

HawaiiNewsOnline- February 22, 2018 0

“We anticipated January would be a good month for Hawaii’s hotels statewide given the additional airlift coming into the state,” said Jennifer Chun, Hawaii Tourism ... Read More

Benchmark names new Vice President and Managing Director for Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu, Hawaii

HawaiiNewsOnline- February 22, 2018 0

Benchmark has appointed Jerry Gibson vice president and managing director for Turtle Bay Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located on the North Shore ... Read More

“Ke Au Hawaii: the Year of the Hawaiian” honors the history, traditions, language and culture of Hawaiian people

HawaiiNewsOnline- February 21, 2018 0

On February 16, Governor Ige declared 2018 as “Ke Au Hawaii: the Year of the Hawaiian” in honor of the history, traditions, language and culture ... Read More

World’s 2018 Best Beaches named

HawaiiNewsOnline- February 21, 2018 0

The winners of the Travelers’ Choice awards for Beaches were announced today. The gorgeous Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos won the top honor as ... Read More

ACE MICE is waving the eTurboNews Flag at Istanbul Congress Center

HawaiiNewsOnline- February 21, 2018 0

The larges Meeting and Incentive trade show ACE MICE was opened this morning in Istanbul, Turkey. eTurboNews is a media partner for the largest Turkish ... Read More