Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau Media Press Room Updates The latest news from the HVCB media site. http:///statewide/press-room 27 November 2014 22:30:0 Hawaii Standard Time en-us http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Copyright 2014 Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau. All rights reserved. 5 WHAT'S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014 http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/11/What's New in the Hawaiian Islands - Nov/Dec 2014 NEW DEVELOPMENTS Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa  on Oahu began work on $100 million in extensive renovations to 1,230 guest rooms. Completed in phases, three floors at a time, the expected guest room remodel is slated ... HVCB http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/11/What's New in the Hawaiian Islands - Nov/Dec 2014 PST WHAT'S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014 http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/09/What's New - Sept/Oct NEW DEVELOPMENTS Work on a $4.5 million room renovation at the   New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel  in Waikiki, Oahu is scheduled to wrap up this fall just it time for the hotel’s 50th golden anniversary. The upgrade has focused on ... HVCB http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/09/What's New - Sept/Oct PST HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU NAMES MICHAEL NI DIGITAL STRATEGIST http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/08/HVCB - Michael Ni The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) has recently hired Michael Ni as digital strategist. He reports to Kara Imai, senior director, digital marketing. Ni will be responsible for developing and executing HVCB’s global ... HVCB http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/08/HVCB - Michael Ni PST HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU WELCOMES GEORGE JOHNS AS REGIONAL DIRECTOR, TRAVEL INDUSTRY SALES http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/08/George Johns Release The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) announced today that George Johns has joined the Bureau as regional director of travel industry sales. He reports to Robyn Basso, senior director of travel industry partnerships. ... HVCB http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/08/George Johns Release PST BUSINESS AS USUAL IN HAWAII AS HURRICANES ISELLE, JULIO PASS ISLANDS WITH LIMITED IMPACT http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/08/Post-Hurricane Release Hurricanes Iselle and Julio have passed the Hawaiian Islands well to the south and north respectively without significantly impacting the Aloha State’s visitor industry. The National Weather Service forecasts show Julio ... HVCB http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/08/Post-Hurricane Release PST WHAT'S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - JULY/AUGUST 2014 http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/07/What's New in the Hawaiian Islands - July/August 2014 NEW DEVELOPMENTS Montage Hotels & Resorts announced the grand opening of   Montage Kapalua Bay, spanning 24 acres on Maui’s northwest coast. The property, formerly the residences at Kapalua Bay underwent a $15 million renovation ... HVCB http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/07/What's New in the Hawaiian Islands - July/August 2014 PST LEARNING THE ROPES OF POLYNESIAN VOYAGING IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/06/Polynesian Voyaging Hokulea, Hawaii’s traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe, has set sail on a three year worldwide expedition covering 47,000 nautical miles, 85 ports, and 26 countries. Crew members, continuing their ancestor’s voyaging traditions, ... HVCB http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/06/Polynesian Voyaging PST HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU NAMES MICHELLE DRENKER MARKET INSIGHTS ANALYST http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/06/HVCB - Michelle Drenker The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) announced today that Michelle Drenker has joined the Bureau as market insights analyst. She reports to Chris Kam, senior director, market insights. Drenker is responsible for ... HVCB http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/06/HVCB - Michelle Drenker PST HVCB AND HAWAII TRAVEL PARTNERS RECOGNIZED WITH PRESTIGIOUS TRAVEL TRADE AWARDS http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/06/HVCB TravelAge West Wave Awards Travel trade professionals throughout the Western U.S. honored the outstanding visitor satisfaction of the Hawaiian Islands and service of the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB), with awards for “Destination with the ... HVCB http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/06/HVCB TravelAge West Wave Awards PST HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU PROMOTES ROBYN BASSO TO SENIOR DIRECTOR, TRAVEL INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/06/HVCB Promotes Robyn Basso The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) is pleased to announce the promotion of Robyn Basso to senior director of travel industry partnerships. She previously served as regional director of travel trade marketing. In her ... HVCB http:///statewide/press-room/news-releases/-articles-/2014/06/HVCB Promotes Robyn Basso PST