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Hawaii visitor spending up in October: Reaches $1.3 billion

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site HONOLULU, Hawaii – Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.3 billion in October 2017, an increase of 4.4 percent compared to a year ago, according to preliminary statistics released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). “The impact of strengthening air access is reflected in the results for the island of Hawaii, which shows the value of Japan Airlines re-launching daily service between Tokyo and Kona in mid-September. Seeing the island’s visitor spending increase…

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Hawaii visitors: Attack Warning Sirens sound mean war?

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Monthly test of Attack Warning Signal being introduced by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Tourism is the number one industry in the Aloha State of Hawaii. Any threat of war between the United States and North Korea could bring Hawaii visitor’s arrival numbers down. This would mean empty airlines seats, available hotel beds, and restaurants without a waiting line. More than anything it would mean less profit for the booming travel and tourism industry in Hawaii. With…

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HTA: Hawaii visitors should not be alarmed by Attack Warning Signal tests

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Monthly test of Attack Warning Signal being introduced by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement to reassure visitors to Hawaii about a monthly test of an Attack Warning Signal being introduced by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. “For decades, the State of Hawaii has sounded a one-minute test of the Outdoor Warning Siren followed by a…

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