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Who are they, asks Southwest Airlines Executive Shuffle?

The changes strengthen Southwest's Executive Leadership Team as we work to achieve our goals for 2024 and outside, according to President &amp, Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Airlines and outspoken Bob Jordan, who defied Texas ' restrictions on the vaccination mandate during COVID. Who in the SouthWestAirlines Structure was promoted or given a new position of authority? Managing – Justin Jones Justin Jones, who was promoted from SVP Operations &amp, Design... Read More
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The new head of the Hawaii Tourism Authority is Mufi Hannemann.

Mufi Hannemann, a longtime business executive and political leader, was chosen by the Hawaii Tourism Authority ( HTA ) Board of Directors to lead the organization's new board meeting today. The appointment takes effect right away. Mahina Paishon, an investor in education and social effect, will continue to lead the table as vice chair. According to Chair Hannemann, "HTA has a responsibility to often act in the best interests of Hawaii... Read More
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Hawaii Island Visitor Education &amp, HVCB-Awarded Brand Management

On October 4, the Hawaii Tourism Authority ( HTA ) published a Request for Proposals ( RFP 24- 06 ) as part of the procurement process. The deal was given to the Hawaii Visitors &amp, Convention Bureau after careful consideration by an examination committee. The awardee may help HTA's complete user education initiatives, including pre-arrival initiatives of its World Marketing Team throughout the U.S., Canada, Japan, Oceania, Korea, China, and Europe,... Read More
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HVCB CEO John Monahan steps down: Hawaii Tourism Future Uncertain

A legend, a pillow for tourism, and a top leader for Hawaii Tourism is resigning. December 31 will be the last day for John Monahan to serve as CEO of the agency in charge of marketing Hawaii, the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) ohn has been leading HVCB through good and bad times and almost lost HVCB’s marketing contract to the  Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA), an organization that was... Read More
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Visit Maui is the best way to assist there right then.

The historical town of Lahaina, a beloved and unique piece of Maui, is no more. Its homes, cultural and historical sites, businesses, and 99 residents were all lost forever to the devastating wildfires that engulfed the town on August 8 and destroyed many of its properties in the Kula district of Upcountry Mau. The spirit and tenacity of Maui residents are also sturdy despite their ongoing grief, recovery, and attempts to... Read More
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Profits and occupancy at Hawaii Hotels Increase in October

In comparison to October 2022, Hawaii hotels reported higher revenue per available room ( RevPAR ), average daily rate ( ADR), and occupancy. Statewide ADR and RevPAR increased in October 2023 compared to pre-pandemic October 2019, but tenancy decreased. In comparison to October 2022, the statewide RevPAR was$ 258 ( +5.2 % ), with ADR at$ 347 ( +2.0 % ) and an occupancy of 74.5 percent ( +2.3 percentage points... Read More
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Kidnapping and killing kids is a crime.

Hawaii is where America vacations. With its distinctive story of the Hawaiian Kingdom still intact and a paradise on earth, many contend that Hawaii is the most tranquil and laid-back position in the nation. Israel and Gaza are engaged in a bloody battle on the other side of the globe, by the clear waters off the Mediterranean Sea. The majority of visitors to Hawaii do not want to think about this,... Read More
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Japan’s US Customs and Border Inspection

After an all-night trip to Hawaii, Chinese visitors to Honolulu may already be able to complete U.S. immigration and customs procedures there, avoiding lengthy lines. According to Governor Josh Green, Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Hawaii is the main point of entry for visitors from Japan to another Hawaiian Islands. Prioritizing immigration before exit aims to make entry easier, possibly allowing for quick links or continuations to nearby islands... Read More
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Pre-Date Hawaiian Thanksgiving Holidays for American Pilgrims

It was a time for eating, sporting events, and religious rituals. Makahiki took place between November and February, during the rainy season, when there was n't much agricultural work to be done. As a result, individuals could concentrate on appreciating and celebrating the wealth of the produce. All wars and conflicts were prohibited during Makahiki, but it was still customary to ask God to strike down one's foes. People from various... Read More

Trump International Hotel Waikiki buyback of management deal

After more than ten years of operation, Trump Hotels and Irongate, the owner of the front office system, announced today that they have reached an agreement for a sizeable purchase of both the resort management and permit contracts for the Trump International Hotel, Waikiki. This opulent hotel is located in a 38-story building and is part of the Waikiki Beach Walk advanced. Waikiki Beach and the Royal Hawaiian Center are both... Read More