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Hawaii hotels outperformed vacation rentals in December 2019

Hawaii hotels outperformed vacation rentals in December 2019 In December 2019, the total monthly supply of Hawaii statewide vacation rentals was 856,800 unit nights and monthly demand was 645,600 unit nights, resulting in an average monthly unit occupancy of 75.3 percent. In comparison, Hawaii’s hotels were 80.2 percent occupied in December 2019. It is important to note that unlike hotels, condominium hotels, and timeshare resorts, vacation rental units are not necessarily... Read More
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Hawaii Tourism rakes in almost $4.5 billion in 2019 hotel room revenues

Hawaii hotels statewide concluded 2019 with growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and occupancy compared to 2018. Hawaii hotels had the highest RevPAR and ADR during 2019 in comparison to other top U.S. markets. According to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report published by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), statewide RevPAR rose to $229 (+3.6%), with ADR at $283 (+2.5%) and occupancy of 81.2 percent (+0.9 percentage... Read More
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What are the most expensive luxury hotels in Hawaii?

According to a new survey, the most expensive luxury hotel rooms in Hawaii can be found on Ka’anapali Beach. The survey looked at rates for all luxury hotels in Hawaii, basing rankings on rates for the most affordable double room available at a property through February and March 2020, the months when Hawaiian hotels tend to charge the most. The Ka’anapali Beach-located Hyatt Residence Club Maui leads the pack, with minimum... Read More
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Are visitors in Waikiki really safe? The answer is simple…

How safe are visitors in Hawaii when staying as a tourist in Waikiki? The answer remains very simple. Two police officers dead, 12 buildings on fire – it was a crazy and tragic day Sunday in the Hawaiian Paradise so many returning visitors’ love –  Waikiki. Every national media reported about the senseless killing by a crazed surfer from the Czech Republic today in Waikiki. It was Chaos today in Waikiki... Read More
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Southwest Airlines expands nonstop service from San Jose to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines launches nonstop flights to Lihue, Kauai (LIH) and Kona (KOA), on the Island of Hawaii, from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) on January 19 and January 21, respectively. With the addition of these two destinations, Southwest now offers nonstop service from San Jose to all four main islands in Hawaii. Southwest will operate B737-800 aircraft on the two new routes. Flight details and bookings are now available on... Read More
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OLS Hotels & Resorts Continues Aggressive Growth in Hawaii

A leading independent hotel management company with 30 properties across the U.S., continues its aggressive growth throughout Hawaii with the addition of three new properties to its portfolio. OLS Hotels & Resorts has added White Sands Hotel, Pacific Monarch and Maui Beach Hotel. The new additions signify OLS Hotels & Resorts’ ongoing expansion into the Hawaii market with the intention to enhance Hawaii's tourism from a local perspective. Led by local... Read More
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Know Someone Who Wants to Study Tourism in Hawaii?

Do you know of a high school senior who attends one of Hawaii’s public schools or a community college student, who is ready to transfer to a university, that is interested in pursuing a career in the hospitality, tourism or culinary fields? The Hawaii Tourism Hooilina Scholarship is available for up to a total of 10 scholarships at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM), Shidler College of Business, School of... Read More
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Hawaii Symphony: “Guilty Pleasure” Lacked Pleasure

Hawaii Symphony: “Guilty Pleasure” Lacked Pleasure On New Year’s Eve, the Hawaii Symphony presented “The Music of ABBA,” so we are told. Someone must have tipped off the community, because there was a plethora of unsold seats to the concert. What we experienced appeared to be a grandmother and her friends, an obnoxious drummer, and a keyboardist who, bless his heart, tried very hard to entertain. I wish I had gone... Read More
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Find the best massage in Waikiki? Travel to Hawaii Trending on all islands in 2020

Find the best massage in Waikiki? Travel to Hawaii Trending on all islands in 2020 Hawaiian cowboys and cowgirls welcome visitors in 2020. A honey scrub is a massage in Waikiki you won’t forget. Exotic Hawaii tourism woke up to new treats in 2020. What is the best Hawaiian Island to visit in 2020?  Hawaii Tourism United States (HTUSA) released the 2020 Hawaii trend report today. The report names hotels you... Read More
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“Help, I want to live!” Responses from Hawaii to the UK ending Samoa Measles emergency

“Help, I want to live!” Responses from Hawaii to the UK ending Samoa Measles emergency Visitors are again welcome in Samoa, as long as arriving travelers have a certificate of vaccination against measles. Samos lifted their Measles State of Emergency. Samoa.travel  says: “Our warm, friendly culture and breathtaking scenery make Samoa the perfect Pacific island destination for tourism.” The 2019 Samoa measles outbreak began in September 2019. As of 26 December,... Read More