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Kaua‘i Tourism Up Despite Global Conditions

By Léo Azambuja From left to right, David Nahoopii, Kaua‘i Visitors Bureau Executive Director Sue Kanoho, Hawai‘i Tourism and Lodging Association Mufi Hannemann, Joyce Vidinha, Sandi Kato-Klutke and Jarred Higashi, during the Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Meeting at the Kaua‘i Marriott Resort last December Despite global environments — strengthening of the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:49+00:00 January 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Record Tourism, Stronger Construction Driving Hawai‘i’s Expansion

Waikiki Hawai‘i’s economic outlook continues to look bright, according to the newest University of Hawai‘i Economic Research Organization (UHERO) report. Tourism is pushing toward new records and the construction upswing is building in strength. The overall expansion remains solidly on track, delivering better labor market conditions and the prospect of further household income [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:00+00:00 October 4th, 2015|0 Comments

2014 Hawai‘i Tourism Economy Should Surpass 2013

Makua Beach on Kaua‘i's North Shore. The latest numbers released by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority — from January to November — indicate the tourism economy in the Aloha State in 2014 will surpass the previous year’s numbers. Hawai‘i's tourism economy continues to pace slightly ahead of last year, contributing $293 million more toward the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:31+00:00 December 31st, 2014|0 Comments

Increased Visitor Arrivals, Spending through August

Hawai‘i’s visitor industry has continued to surpass last year's record-breaking numbers in both arrivals and spending, according to a recent press release from the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority. Visitor arrivals during the first eight months of the year reached 5,597,764 (+0.1%) while visitor expenditures reached nearly $10 billion (+2%), which translates to nearly $1.1 billion in [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:38+00:00 October 6th, 2014|0 Comments

HTA Releases RFP for Representation Services in Korea

The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, the state’s tourism agency, has issued on June 10 a request for proposal for tourism destination representation services in Korea. The HTA welcomes submittals from qualified organizations that have proven experience in destination management and representation services in the Korea market. The HTA will select the offer determined most advantageous to [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:50+00:00 June 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Hawaiian Begins Flights from LA, Oakland in June

For the first time, Hawaiian Airlines will offer non-stop flights to Kaua‘i from the U.S. Mainland, with the launch of service from Los Angeles and Oakland starting in June. The increase in service from Kaua‘i’s two largest markets comes at the perfect time with travel demand peaking during summer. Three flights weekly will be offered [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:50+00:00 June 17th, 2014|0 Comments