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WHAT'S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014
November 6, 2014

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 for completion in March 2015. 

WHAT'S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014
September 15, 2014

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.

HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU NAMES MICHAEL NI DIGITAL STRATEGIST
August 18, 2014

The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) has recently hired Michael Ni as digital strategist. He reports to Kara Imai, senior director, digital marketing.

HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU WELCOMES GEORGE JOHNS AS REGIONAL DIRECTOR, TRAVEL INDUSTRY SALES
August 14, 2014

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.

BUSINESS AS USUAL IN HAWAII AS HURRICANES ISELLE, JULIO PASS ISLANDS WITH LIMITED IMPACT
August 11, 2014

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 continuing its northern track leaving little behind but high surf on east facing shores.

WHAT'S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - JULY/AUGUST 2014
July 1, 2014

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 to upgrade suites and property amenities.

WHAT'S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - JULY/AUGUST 2014
July 1, 2014

NEW DEVELOPMENTS

Montage Hotels & Resorts announced the grand opening of Montage Kapalua Bay, spanning 24 acres on Maui’s northwest coast.

LEARNING THE ROPES OF POLYNESIAN VOYAGING IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
June 24, 2014

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. 

HVCB AND HAWAII TRAVEL PARTNERS RECOGNIZED WITH PRESTIGIOUS TRAVEL TRADE AWARDS
June 11, 2014

– TravelAge West Honors Hawaii as “Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, USA” and HVCB as the “Tourism Board Providing the Best Travel Agent Support” –

HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU NAMES MICHELLE DRENKER MARKET INSIGHTS ANALYST
June 5, 2014

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.

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