Global news for Hawaii 

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

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 consumers participated in the survey and a whopping 96 percent indicated they intend to travel for vacation in the coming year with nearly 90 percent stating they will take the same or more trips in 2019. The overwhelming majority (76 percent) are planning at least two... Read More
Global news for Hawaii 

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

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 going to be another boon year for the travel industry. More than 3,500 consumers participated in the survey and a whopping 96 percent indicated they intend to travel for vacation in the coming year with nearly 90 percent stating they will take the same or more... Read More
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ACLU of Hawaii welcomes new Development Director

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 vigilant and fight back," as the organization announced the hiring of a new Development Director. K.D. Segura was added to the ACLU team where in her position she will be part of a strategic expansion by the local ACLU affiliate to build its capacity and reach... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

HTA: Hawaii timeshares top hotels in occupancy rates

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 of 90.1 percent statewide in the third quarter of 2018, which was the same as the third quarter of 2017, according to the Hawaii Timeshare Quarterly Report: July-September 2018, issued today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). In comparison, hotel properties statewide averaged occupancy of 79.7... Read More
Global news for Hawaii 

Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

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, and fake press releases? Obviously, these opponents want to stop Airbnb from doing business in cities around the United States. eTN was one of the media targeted with authentic looking “fake news” yesterday. eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz explained: “After eTN was unable to reach Airbnb, some of... Read More
Global news for Hawaii 

Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

Airbnb delivers opportunity, not direct threat, to South African hotel industry 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, and fake press releases? Obviously, these opponents want to stop Airbnb from doing business in cities around the United States. eTN was one of the media targeted with authentic looking “fake news” yesterday. eTN Publisher Juergen... Read More
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Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst

U.S. airlines carried 72.3 million passengers in December 2017, a new all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). U.S. airlines carried 72.3 million passengers in December 2017, a new all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Holiday travel is defined as flights that depart between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31 each year. A flight delay is when... Read More
Global news for Hawaii 

Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst

U.S. airlines carried 72.3 million passengers in December 2017, a new all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Holiday travel is defined as flights that depart between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31 each year. A flight delay is when one that arrived at its destination 15 minutes or more behind schedule or was canceled altogether. Depending on the airport, the potential for flight delays... Read More
News for Visitors 

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

When traveling to the Aloha State of Hawaii forget about renting a car or taking an Uber on the Island of Oahu, but think about riding a Charley’s.  The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the “Bankrate Best States for Drivers Study. In Hawaii roads are so bad, that there is a fair likelihood of damage to your car,... Read More
News for Visitors 

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

When traveling to the Aloha State of Hawaii forget about renting a car or taking an Uber on the Island of Oahu, but think about riding a Charley’s.  The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the “Bankrate Best States for Drivers Study. In Hawaii roads are so bad, that there is a fair likelihood of damage to your car,... Read More