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Hawaii Tourism Authority awards $3.56 million to Hawaiian culture, natural resources and community programs

HTA funding to support 130 programs in the Hawaiian Islands The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today the awarding of more than $3.56 million in funding to support 130 programs in the Hawaiian Islands that will perpetuate Hawaiian culture, protect natural resources, and showcase community events and programs in 2019. Funding recipients are qualified nonprofit groups, community organizations and individuals statewide who have demonstrated through proposals submitted to HTA their commitment... Read More
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Hawaii Tourism Authority publishes Visitor Satisfaction Report

Waikiki Beach The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today the results of its Visitor Satisfaction and Activity report for the first and second quarter of 2018, offering valuable information and demographic data from visitors about Hawaii not provided in any other study from HTA. Published by HTA’s Tourism Research Division, the report’s findings analyze the opinions of visitors to Hawaii from eight major global markets – U.S. West, U.S. East, Japan,... Read More
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Latest Travel restrictions for 11 Million Chinese Tourists: List growing!

In 2020 every Chinese tourist allowed to travel abroad will be a loyal follower of the Chinese communist party. Currently 11.14 million people from flights and 4.25 million from taking high-speed train trips, because of the way they think or behave.  In 2020 every Chinese tourist allowed to travel abroad will be a loyal follower of the Chinese communist party. Currently 11.14 million people from flights and 4.25 million from taking... Read More
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Latest Travel restrictions for 11 Million Chinese Tourists: List growing!

In 2020 every Chinese tourist allowed to travel abroad will be a loyal follower of the Chinese communist party. Currently 11.14 million people from flights and 4.25 million from taking high-speed train trips, because of the way they think or behave. Millions of more Chinese visitors currently seen Hawaii, Thailand, London, Paris or anywhere else in the world will no longer be able to travel. They won’t be able to buy airline... Read More
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Visitors to the U.S. and Canada: Do not eat Romaine Lettuce

Tourism authorities in the United States and Canada should make a special effort that also visitors to the United States and Canada should be aware of an outbreak of E.Coli infections linked to romaine lettuce. Anyone having romaine lettuce in a refrigerator should throw it out and disinfect the refrigerator. Tourism authorities in the United States and Canada should make a special effort that also visitors to the United States and... Read More
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Visitors to the U.S. and Canada: Do not eat Romaine Lettuce

Tourism authorities in the United States and Canada should make a special effort that also visitors to the United States and Canada should be aware of an outbreak of E.Coli infections linked to romaine lettuce. Anyone having romaine lettuce in a refrigerator should throw it out and disinfect the refrigerator. It’s important to share this information also with visitors, specifically with non-english speaking tourist. People should not eat romaine lettuce until... Read More
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Aloha, as in goodbye, to Scoot airline

Low-cost airline Scoot is saying goodbye to the Hawaiian Islands effective June 2019. The airline made its inaugural flight from Singapore to Honolulu in early December of last year, but now the airline is saying the demand for this service has been low. Scoot is an arm of Singapore Airlines Group and was utilizing a 329-seat Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner for the Singapore-Honolulu route that was scheduled to fly 4 times a... Read More
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Hawaii’s economy continues growing at a slower pace

The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its fourth quarter 2018 Statistical and Economic Report today.  In this report, DBEDT revised its projection on Hawaii’s economic growth downward to 1 percent for 2018 from 1.5 percent projected in the previous quarter.  The downward revision mainly resulted from the recent economic data released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), which showed that Hawaii’s economic growth during the... Read More
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Hawaii Tourism publishes comprehensive report for 2017

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today the publishing of the 2017 Annual Visitor Research Report, the most comprehensive collection of research and analysis about the performance, characteristics and visitor profiles of Hawaii’s tourism industry in 2017. The 188-page report provides businesses and stakeholders involved in tourism with a better understanding about Hawaii’s leading industry and keeps them informed when developing new products, creating marketing strategies and staying competitive. Highlights of... Read More
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Juergen Steinmetz Appointed to Caribbean Tourism Organization Foundation Board

The Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Foundation, Jacqueline Johnson, welcomed Juergen T. Steinmetz, publisher of eTurboNews, as its newest board member. The Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Foundation, Jacqueline Johnson, announced that the Board has welcomed Juergen T. Steinmetz, publisher of eTurboNews Group, as its newest member. Mr. Steinmetz, who is also Chairman of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) and acting Chairman of the African... Read More