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Volcanic Tsunami Warning: Manila airport closed

Manila‘s Ninoy Aquino International Airport is closed until further notice. The largest airport in the Philippines closed Sunday night at 6.30 pm after a dramatic explosion of the Philippines’ second-most active volcano on Sunday has prompted warnings of a possible “volcanic tsunami” and required tens of thousands of people to be evacuated. Approximately 5 percent of tsunamis are formed from volcanoes and approximately  16.9 percent of volcanic fatalities occur from tsunamis. A... Read More
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African Tourism Board is now a non profit company with Aloha

African Tourism Board was approved by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission of South Africa to become a Non-Profit Company. A certificate was issued on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 “A new era for ATB starts from today”, says Doris Woerfel, CEO of the African Tourism Board. ATB Chairman  Cuthbert Ncube echoed expressing his excitement and commitment to expressing his desire for the African Tourism Board to become the prime voice of... Read More
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ANA expands its Narita-Honolulu route fleet with new A380 FLYING HONU

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, will be launching the third of its specially designed “FLYING HONU” Airbus A380s, allowing for ANA to offer both daily flights between Narita and Honolulu on these unique aircraft. ANA currently provides two flights daily on the Narita-Honolulu route, with 10 flights served by Airbus A380s and four operated by Boeing 777s. Starting on July 1*1, ANA will... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

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
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Helicopter Sightseeing Tours in Hawaii not safe by Congressman Ed Case

Helicopter Sightseeing Tours in Hawaii not safe by Congressman Ed Case How safe is it to get on a helicopter tour or sightseeing plane in Hawaii?  When U.S. Congressman Ed Case is questioning safety for visitors to his own State Hawaii, it can become a statement, that has wide consequences not only for the niche he attacks but for the travel and tourism industry for  Hawaii altogether. Tourism is everyone’s business... Read More
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Helicopter Sightseeing Tours in Hawaii not safe by Congressman Ed Case

Helicopter Sightseeing Tours in Hawaii not safe by Congressman Ed Case How safe is it to get on a helicopter tour or sightseeing plane in Hawaii?  When U.S. Congressman Ed Case is questioning safety for visitors to his own State Hawaii, it can become a statement, that has wide consequences not only for the niche he attacks but for the travel and tourism industry for  Hawaii altogether. Tourism is everyone’s business... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

Tour helicopter missing off Kauai, Hawaii, seven people feared dead

Tour helicopter missing off Kauai, Hawaii, seven people feared dead A helicopter, on a tour of the coast of the northwestern island of Kauai, Hawaii, went missing in “challenging” weather conditions on Thursday evening. No electronic signals from the helicopter have been picked up. The US Coast Guard is currently conducting a search for a missing chopper. According to the officials, there were seven people on board of the aircraft. The... Read More