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Hawaii Hotels Pulling in More Money than Last 2 Years

“The peak summer season ended with August revenue and room rates remaining strong for Hawaii’s hotel industry statewide compared to August 2019,” said John De Fries, HTA president and CEO. “However, the rise in COVID-19 cases and subsequent hospitalizations caused by the Delta variant reminds us that we’re still in a fluid situation as we approach the seasonally slower fall period for travel.” - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More
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New Hawaii Tourism Vision is Economic Suicide, but not pono to”talk stink”

Forget the COVID-19 crisis, record COVID death and statistics in Hawaii. Forget tourism arrivals that peaked two weeks ago and is back on its knees now. The most important discussion for the Hawaii Tourism Authority is how to discourage travel and dream of a Hawaiian way of life that has not been sustainable for decades. Is there a death wish for tourism in the Aloha State? - eTurboNews | Trends |... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

New Hawaii Tourism Vision is Economic Suicide, but not pono to”talk stink”

Forget the COVID-19 crisis, record COVID death and statistics in Hawaii. Forget tourism arrivals that peaked two weeks ago and is back on its knees now. The most important discussion for the Hawaii Tourism Authority is how to discourage travel and dream of a Hawaiian way of life that has not been sustainable for decades. Is there a death wish for tourism in the Aloha State? - eTurboNews | Trends |... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

UNWTO’s Hate for WTTC Includes a Tweeted Love Photo

Julia Simpson, the new CEO for WTTC, and Zurab Pololikashvili, UNWTO Secretary-General, were enjoying a nice dinner together in London. This was the intended version of a photo just tweeted by the UNWTO advisor Anita Mendiratta. Unfortunately this is not the full story. Caught in the crossfire is Maribel Rodriguez, a VP for the World Travel and Tourism Council. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More