There was not a whisper of volcanic action nor tropical storm anywhere in sight during the recent Global Tourism Summit in Hawaii.
That was good news for organizers, who had some nervous moments prior to the event, given the succession of natural calamities that had swept through the islands... more ›
Hawai'i Global Tourism Summit Tackles The Fundamentals
The Global Tourism Summit in Honolulu has just wrapped up and delegates are once again leaving the islands with the sense that the some of the solutions to the world's environmental woes rest in the Aloha state.
A conference agenda heavy on tourism sustainabilty and cultural conservation... more ›
Free Air Promotion Launched
In a concerted effort to stimulate tourism, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), along with the Island of Hawai`i Visitors Bureau, hosted a private event in Hilo yesterday - attended by PressToday's Greg Coates - to celebrate the culture, history and people of Hawaii.
The cruise line also announced... more ›
Consumer Choice Trumps America First
Donald Trump’s exhortation of “America First” and all the debate around NAFTA might have some in the travel industry wondering: how does this affect me?
Quite likely much more than you think, writes Brett Walker in an exclusive commentary in this week's digital edition of Canadian... more ›
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The Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina has introduced Camp Kohola at the Hideaway, with a variety of cultural activities for keiki (children) that celebrate Hawaiian traditions and encourage kindness and empathy.
From hula dancing to lauhala weaving to “glamping” under the stars or... more ›
Hawaii And Partners Host Trade In Toronto
Hawaii Tourism Canada hosted Toronto area travel trade types at the Raptors game against the L.A. Clippers last night.
And while the Clippers trimmed the Raptors – 117 to 106 – the warm welcome of the Hawaiian Islands made the evening all worthwhile.
Check out the Go Hawaii website –... more ›
See What You've Been Missing
It’s a far different Waikiki that surfing pioneer Duke Kahanamoku oversees now, and hopefully he would be pleased, reports western editor, Ted Davis in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier.
The famous spokesman of the surf, whose statue borders the beach, would see that the last... more ›
Hawaii's Equus Hotel is offering a 12% discount off the best available rate for cruise passengers who are embarking or disembarking in Honolulu.
The hotel is located just 15 minutes from the cruise ship docking location and provides a great value for passengers requiring a pre- or... more ›
Upscale Hotels, Cruises, Local Air Are Compelling Selling Points
An upcoming luxury collection by Air Canada Vacations is being readied for release in about a month, and will help drive more traffic to the Aloha state, says ACV.
The new luxury collection brochure will be released this November, and will feature the Ritz-Carlton Residences, the Royal Hawaiian... more ›
Forecast Bullish For Islands' Future Air Lift
Economic sustainability for the Hawaii tourism industry relies almost exclusively on the volume of airline traffic that flies into the islands, and between the islands.
So delegates to the recent Global Tourism Summit held in Waikiki were pleased to hear a generally bullish outlook in the... more ›