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2017

12/28/17 Hawaii Visitor Spending Increased 4.5 Percent to $1.29 Billion in November 2017

12/27/17 HTA Issues Japan-Taiwan LGBT Travel Studies

12/21/17 Revenue Per Available Room for Hawaii Hotels Grew 5.5 Percent in November 2017, Hotel Occupancy and Average Daily Rate Also Increased Year-Over-Year

11/30/17 Hawaii Visitor Spending Increased 4.4 Percent to $1.3 Billion in October 2017

11/29/17 Travelers Should Not Be Alarmed by Monthly Test of Attack Warning Signal

11/28/17 Revenue Per Available Room for Hawaii Hotels Rose 3.8 Percent in October 2017, Hawaii Hotel Performance Year-to-Date Outpacing 2016

11/21/17 Hawaii Tourism Authority to Publish Monthly Hawaii Hotel Performance Report

11/20/17 Hawaii Tourism Authority Appoints Jennifer Chun as Director of Tourism Research 

11/9/17 Ceasing of Interisland Flight Operations by Island Air

10/26/17 Hawaii Spending Rose 7.1 Percent to 12.56 Billion in First Three Quarters of 2017. Arrivals Increased 4.9 Percent to 7 Million Visitors

10/11/17 Travel Industry Notification from the HTA. RE: 1% TAT Increase Takes Effect January 1, 2018

10/10/17 Hawaii Tourism Authority Awarding $3.5 Million to Support 124 Hawaiian Culture, Natural Resources and Community Programs in 2018

9/28/17 Hawaii Visitor Spending Grew 6.1 Percent in August 2017

9/13/17 ADVISORY: Global Tourism Summit Schedule Announced

9/12/17 HTA Extends Partnership with Hawaii Open WTA Tournament through 2019

9/11/17 Student Debate Competition to Highlight Opening Day of Global Tourism Summit

9/8/17 Hawaii Marketing Outlook, Activities Being Emphasized at Global Tourism Summit

9/6/17 HTA Requesting Attendees to Register for Global Tourism Summit by September 11

8/30/17 Hawaii Visitor Spending Increased 9.8 Percent in July 2017

8/29/17 Ted Allen of the Food Network to Deliver Keynote Address at 2017 Global Tourism Summit in Honolulu, September 20

8/24/17 Hawaiian Culture a Key Focus at Global Tourism Summit, September 19-21

8/8/17 Olof Yrr Atladottir of Icelandic Tourist Board to Deliver Keynote Address at 2017 Global Tourism Summit in Honolulu, September 21

7/27/17 Hawaii Visitor Spending Increased 8.7 Percent to $8.4 Billion in First Half of 2017 Visitor Arrivals Increased 4.3 Percent to 4.6 Million

7/26/17 Early-Bird Savings to Register for the 2017 Global Tourism Summit Ends July 31 Sustainable Tourism is the Summit Theme, September 19-21

7/13/17 Neil Everett of ESPN to Deliver Keynote Address at 2017 Global Tourism Summit in Honolulu, September 20 [pdf]

7/10/17 B2B Networking Sessions and Japan Summit Offer New Business Leads at 2017 Global Tourism Summit [pdf]

6/29/17 Hawaii Visitor Spending Increased 8.7 Percent in May 2017 [pdf]

6/21/17 HTA Offers Funding to Programs Supporting Hawaiian Culture, Hawaii's Natural Resources and Community-Based Events in 2018 [pdf]

6/19/17 Registration Opens for 2017 Global Tourism Summit in Honolulu, Sept. 19-21 [pdf]

5/25/17 Hawaii Visitor Spending Rose 9 Percent in April 2017 [pdf]

5/19/17 Hawaii Tourism Authority Welcomes Sherry Menor-McNamara and Kelly Sanders to Serve on its Board of Directors [pdf]

5/9/17 Welcome Message for the U.S. Travel Association [pdf]

5/5/2017 HTA Statement: Tourism Industry Encouraged to Recognize Hawaii's #FacesofTravel [pdf]

4/28/2017 Hawaii Visitor Spending Increased 12.3 Percent in March 2017 [pdf]

4/20/2017 HTA Statement: Rat Lungworm Disease is Very Rare and Easily Preventable in Hawaii [pdf]

4/13/2017 HTA Statement: Proposed Legislation Impacting Hawaii's Tourism Future [pdf]

3/29/2017 VIsitor Spending Increased 11.5 Percent in February 2017 [pdf]

3/16/2017 Hawaii Tourism Authority Issues State's First-Ever Studies on LGBT Travel [pdf]

3/9/2017 Hawaii Tourism Authority Issues Two Studies on Alternative Accomodations [pdf]

2/28/2017 Hawaii Visitor Statistics Results for January 2017 [pdf]

2/27/2017 Hawaii Tourism Authority Supporting 128 Hawaiian Culture, Environment and Community Programs in 2017 [pdf]

1/31/2017 Hawaii Convention Center’s Green Efforts Help 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress Achieve Coveted Sustainability Certification [pdf]

1/30/2017 Hawaii Visitor Statistics Results for 2016 [pdf]

1/13/2017 Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority RE: Delta Announces New Daily Nonstop Flights Between Seattle and Kauai [pdf]

1/4/2017 HTA, L.A. Clippers Team Up for Hawaii Night Celebration at STAPLES Center [pdf]

 

 

2016

12/28/2016 Hawaii Visitor Statistics Results for November 2016 [pdf]

12/21/2016 Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority RE: Hawaiian's Haneda-Kona Service Expands Hawaii's Appeal to Japan Travelers [pdf]

12/20/2016 Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority RE: National Showcase for Hawaii Bowl, Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic [pdf]

12/5/2016 HTA Teams Up with the L.A. Clippers on Hawaii Marketing Partnership [pdf]

12/1/2016 Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority RE: New Customs Facility in Kona Opens the Skies to International Flights [pdf]

11/30/2016 Hawaii Visitor Statistics Results for October 2016 [pdf]

11/17/2016 Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority RE: Hawaii Hosting First-Ever WTA Tennis Tournament, November 20-27 [pdf]

11/9/2016 Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority RE: HTA Partners with ESPN on State Farm Armed Forces Classic in Honolulu [pdf]

10/27/2016 Hawaii Visitor Statistics Results for September 2016 [pdf]

10/26/2016 Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority RE: Hawaii Makes History Hosting Women's Tennis Fed Cup for Second Straight Year [pdf]

10/13/2016 HTA Issues RFP Seeking Executive Producer for 2017 Hawaii Tourism Conference, September 19-21, 2017 [pdf]

9/30/2016 August 2016 Visitor Statistics [pdf]

9/30/2016 Hawaii Visitor Statistics Results for August 2016 [pdf]

9/28/2016 Surfing Legends Buffalo Keaulana and George Downing Honored with Tourism Legacy Awards at Hawaii Tourism Conference [pdf]

9/22/2016 Hawaii Virtual Reality Experience to Debut at Tourism Conference, Sept. 26-30 [pdf]

9/21/2016 Culture, Diversity and Innovation Highlights Hawaii Tourism Conference, Sept. 26-30 [pdf]

9/14/2016 Hawaiian Culture Being Showcased at the Hawaii Tourism Conference, Sept. 26-30 [pdf]

9/6/2016 Tourism Conference Focusing on Hawaii's Travel Future, Sept. 26-30 [pdf]

9/2/2016 Hurricane Lester Continues its Trek North Away from Hawaii [pdf]

9/2/2016 Hurricane Lester Moving Farther Away North from the Hawaiian Islands  [pdf]

9/1/2016 Hurricane Lester Expected to Weaken, Pass North of Hawaii this Weekend  [pdf]

8/30/2016 Hurricane Madeline Weaking, but Maintaining Trek to Pass South of Hawaii  [pdf]

8/30/2016 Hawaii Visitor Statistics Results for July 2016 [pdf]

8/29/2016 HTA Issues RFPs to Provide Funding Support of Hawaiian Culture, Environment and Community Programs in 2017 [pdf]

8/10/2016 Hawaii Surfing Association Contests Statewide Benefiting from HTA Support [pdf]

8/8/2016 New GoHawaii App Offers Travel, Safety Advice for Enjoying the Hawaiian Islands [pdf]

8/4/2016 HTA Awards Hawaii Sports Marketing Contract to Ascendent Sports Group [pdf]

8/1/2016 HTA's Expanded Hawaii Tourism Conference, Sept. 26-30, Focuses on Transforming Tourism Together [pdf]

7/28/2016 Hawaii Visitor Statistics Results for June 2016 [pdf]

7/28/2016 June 2016 Visitor Statistics

7/20/2016 The Passing of U.S. Representative Mark Takai [pdf]

6/30/2016 Hawaii Visitor Statistics Results for May 2016 [pdf]

6/30/2016 May 2016 Visitor Statistics

6/9/2016 HTA Welcomes Hawaii Open to Oahu [pdf]

6/7/2016 HTA Appoints Kalani Kaanaana Director of Hawaiian Cultural Affairs [pdf]

6/2/2016 HTA Teams Up With Lifeguards Statewide to Offer Junior Lifeguard Program [pdf]

6/1/2016 NFL Exercises Opt-Out Clause for 2017 Pro Bowl; Game is Moving from Honolulu to Orlando [pdf]

5/26/2016 Hawaii Visitor Statistics Results for April 2016

5/26/2016 April 2016 Visitor Statistics

5/24/2016 HTA Expands to Hong Kong  [pdf]

5/17/2016 HTA Awards Marketing Contracts for United States, Canada, Japan and Global MCI [pdf]

5/16/2016 HTA Earns President's "E" Award for Export Service of Tourism [pdf]

4/28/2016 March 2016 Visitor Statistics

3/30/2016 HTA Issues RFP for Sports Marketing/Events Agency [pdf]

3/29/2016 February 2016 Visitor Statistics

3/28/2016 HTA Issues RFPs for Market Research Services

3/14/2016 HTA Opposes Legislaton to Reduce Its Budget [pdf]

3/10/2016 HTA Issues RFPs for Destination Marketing Management and Meetings Conventions & Incentives Services [pdf]

2/25/2016 Hawaii Celebrates the 'Eddie' [pdf]

2/25/2016 January 2016 Visitor Statistics

2/24/2016 Impact of Reducting HTA Funds on Tourism Marketing, Community Programs [pdf]

2/12/2016 HTA Applauds State's Efforts to Prevent Mosquito Borne Illness [pdf]

2/9/2016 HTA Informs Travelers About State of Emergency for Hawaii Island [pdf]

1/29/2016 Hawaii Welcomes ANA Upgrade of Japan-Honolulu Service with Newer, Larger Aircraft [pdf]

1/28/2016 December Visitor Statistics

1/27/2016 Hawaii Tourism Authority Supporting 162 Community, Environment and Cultural Programs in 2016 [pdf]

1/7/2016 Hawaii Tourism Authority Announces Three New Management Appointments [pdf]

 

 

2015

12/30/2015 Hawaii Tourism Authority Issues RFP to Redesign GoHawaii.com Website [pdf]

12/29/2015 November Visitor Statistics

12/2/2015 HTA Selects Four Organizations for External Destination Marketing Management Services and Two Organizations for Destination Representatin Services [pdf]

11/30/2015 October Visitor Statistics

11/5/2015 HTA Releases Request for Qualifications for Hawaii Tourism Conference [pdf]

10/30/2015 HTA Announces Selection of Cruise Consultant [pdf]

10/28/2015 September Visitor Statistics

 

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