Marriott manager takes on Hawaii Tourism: What is his vision?

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 28, 2018

The Aloha State of Hawaii has had its challenges when it comes to tourism in 2018. From a volcano spewing lava and ash and opening ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending ‘nearly flat’ in November

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 27, 2018

Hawaii visitor arrivals rise, spending remains flat Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.29 billion in November 2018, which was nearly flat ... Read More

Christmas eve for homeless in Honolulu means Sweeps

Juergen Steinmetz- December 24, 2018

The ACLU of Hawai‘i reached out to the office of the Mayor this weekend, urging the City to reconsider and cancel its planned “sweep” of ... Read More

Waikiki Beach Marriott workers overwhelmingly vote to ratify new contract

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 22, 2018

UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at Waikiki Beach Marriott voted overwhelmingly today to ratify a union contract that covers nearly 500 workers. The ... Read More

Waikiki Beach Marriott workers overwhelmingly vote to ratify new contract

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 22, 2018

Waikiki Beach Marriott workers ratify union contract UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at Waikiki Beach Marriott voted overwhelmingly today to ratify a union ... Read More

Hawaii Special Alert: Federal Government Shutdown

Juergen Steinmetz- December 22, 2018

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has created a special Alert page on its website providing industry partners, visitors and residents with information and online resources ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat growth

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 21, 2018

The Tourism Research Division of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) issued findings utilizing data compiled by STR, Inc., which conducts surveys of hotel properties in ... Read More

HawaiianMiles expands partnership with Points to enhance travel program

Linda Hohnholz - editor- December 20, 2018

Points today further expanded its partnership with Hawaiian Airlines to enable HawaiianMiles members to earn frequent flyer miles when booking hotels. Through a single integration with ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Line adds San Francisco to its West Coast port network

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 18, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line today announced that for the first time, it will offer a series of cruises from San Francisco, with Carnival Miracle operating a ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Line adds San Francisco to its West Coast port network

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 18, 2018

Carnival Miracle to sail to Alaska, Hawaii and Mexico from San Francisco Carnival Cruise Line today announced that for the first time, it will offer ... Read More

Hawaii tops list of 2019 most desirable U.S. travel destinations

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 18, 2018

The results of a recent consumer travel trends survey suggest 2019 is going to be another boon year for the travel industry. More than 3,500 ... Read More

Hawaii tops list of 2019 most desirable U.S. travel destinations

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 18, 2018

U.S. destinations consumers are most interested in traveling to in 2019 is Hawaii The results of a recent consumer travel trends survey suggest 2019 is ... Read More

ACLU of Hawaii welcomes new Development Director

Linda Hohnholz - editor- December 18, 2018

ACLU of Hawaii Executive Director Joshua Wisch said, “In times like these when civil rights are under constant attack, we need the resources to stay ... Read More

HTA: Hawaii timeshares top hotels in occupancy rates

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 14, 2018

In the Hawaiian Islands, timeshare properties reported an average occupancy rate of 90.1 percent In the Hawaiian Islands, timeshare properties reported an average occupancy rate ... Read More

Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

HawaiiNewsOnline- December 13, 2018

Opponents and those competing with Airbnb are hotels, resorts, and community activists. Are these opponents now in the business of producing fake news, fake videos, ... Read More