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Are visitors in Waikiki really safe? The answer is simple…

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020 07:11

How safe are visitors in Hawaii when staying as a tourist in Waikiki? The answer remains very simple. Two police officers dead, 12 buildings on fire - it was a ... Read More

Halekulani Hotel or Halepuna by Halekulani Hotel: What is the difference?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2020 10:35

Halekulani Hotel  - the famous 5 stars Waikiki Beach Resort, and legendary luxury hotel trademark in the Hawaii hotel and resort scene has a sister hotel. The Halekulani Hotel is ... Read More

Visitors spent $13.35 billion in Hawaii so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019 19:35

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $13.35 billion in the first three quarters of 2019, which is relatively similar (-0.1%) to the same period in 2018, according ... Read More

DFS Hawaii to lay off 165 due to dropping tourism numbers

editor editor- September 28, 2019 02:15

Due to Hawaii’s decreasing tourism numbers, around 165 layoffs are expected across 3 DFS Hawaii locations: the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport; and the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at ... Read More

Shackled body found in Hawaii Ala Wai Canal was a tourist

editor editor- September 25, 2019 02:45

Police recovered a body yesterday morning, Monday, September 23, 2019, from the Ala Wai Canal located on the island of Oahu. The body was identified by the Honolulu Medical Examiner’s ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:40

OLS Hotels & Resorts, a hotel company with 24 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., announced that effective June 10, 2019, the company is providing sales, marketing and revenue optimization ... Read More

Los Angeles Rams John Johnson III, Pisa Tinoisamoa & Cheerleaders to visit Hawaii June 14-17

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 01:45

In advance of the Los Angeles Rams’ preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, August 17 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, safety John Johnson III, Rams legend Pisa Tinoisamoa, ... Read More

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

editor editor- June 4, 2019 01:27

Trump Hotels™, the luxury brand of five-star hotels and resorts known for its exceptionally designed properties in iconic locations, shares insights on luxury corporate and incentive meetings and details how ... Read More

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:51

80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached an agreement with Keck Seng and Hilton—the owner and operator ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 15:30

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Hundreds of Local 5 members and ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 07:15

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in Waikiki. Tomorrow, Friday a rally of a Hawaii Union UNITE ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 19:25

Honolulu visitors and residents in search of a little family-friendly fun this summer in Waikiki will be pleased to know that Sunset on the Beach is returning to Oahu’s famed ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority finally under experienced leadership

editor editor- April 26, 2019 03:22

Tourism leader Chris Tatum  may very well be the most important person in the US State of Hawaii. The largest industry in Hawaii is tourism, and even if someone is not ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. Crime is not out of ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 19:55

In February 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported decreases in both average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) compared to February 2018. According ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 22:44

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in entertainment, stop saying "ALOOOOOOOHA".  There is no such word and ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts names John Dailey Hawaii Director of Sales

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 00:06

OLS Hotels & Resorts, a hotel management company of 23 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., announced the newest addition to its Hawaii team, Director of Sales John Dailey. In ... Read More

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 05:06

Starbucks is not the only one to blame when human decency in America is under attack. Pearlridge Mall on the island of Oahu is the second largest shopping mall in ... Read More

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers call for respect from management

editor editor- March 5, 2019 01:34

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers organized a public action in their hotel lobby this morning, demanding respect from management, safe workloads, and a fair process to decide ... Read More

Hawaii hotel performance overall declined

editor editor- February 26, 2019 22:36

In January 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported a small increase in average daily rate (ADR) but a decrease in occupancy resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) compared to ... Read More

Hawaii’s Turtle Bay Resort welcomes new Director of Food & Beverage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 19:05

Benchmark has appointed Andrew Spinelli director of food and beverage for Turtle Bay Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located on Oahu’s North Shore. Jerry Gibson, Benchmark’s vice president ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism issues report on accommodations in the Aloha State

editor editor- January 28, 2019 21:45

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has issued the 2018 Visitor Plant Inventory Report, which shows total visitor accommodation units throughout the Hawaiian Islands have increased slightly to 80,751 units (+0.1%) ... Read More

How did Hawaii hotels perform in 2018?

editor editor- January 25, 2019 21:56

Hawaii hotels statewide concluded 2018 with modest increases in revenue per available room (RevPAR) and average daily rate (ADR), and a small decrease in occupancy. Read More

Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria

editor editor- January 11, 2019 00:39

High bacteria levels in ocean water have caused the closing of three Hawaii tourist beaches in the Aloha State. Read More

Waikiki Beach Marriott workers overwhelmingly vote to ratify new contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 16:24

UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at Waikiki Beach Marriott voted overwhelmingly today to ratify a union contract that covers nearly 500 workers. The contract is modeled after the ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat growth

editor editor- December 21, 2018 21:41

Hawaii hotels statewide reported no growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR) Read More

Xenia Hotels & Resorts sells Residence Inn Denver City Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 18:08

Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced it has sold the 228-room Residence Inn Denver City Center in Denver, Colorado for a price of $92 million, or approximately $404,000 per ... Read More

Reason to celebrate: Skål International USA

editor editor- December 19, 2018 21:58

SKÅL International USA is currently the largest National Committee within Skål International with 2,000 members and 50 clubs nationwide. And the organization has reason to celebrate. Outgoing Skål International USA ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 07:47

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety and security. Read More

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 16:58

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the "Bankrate Best States for Drivers Study. When traveling to ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts strengthens presence in Hawaii with key appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 17, 2018 18:10

OLS Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce the appointments of three key management positions within the company’s Honolulu headquarters. eTN contacted Rose Public Relations to allow us to remove ... Read More

Canceled: Widespread tsunami threat for Alaska, BC, Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2018 10:42

UPDATE: The Tsunami Threat was canceled at 1.10 am local time. Earlier eTN Reported: If you are currently visiting a coastal area in Alaska, US Canadian West Coast, and Hawaii: You ... Read More

Outrigger Enterprises Group names new vice president, hotel operations – Waikiki/Guam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 2, 2017 18:01

Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Michael Shaff as vice president, hotel operations – Waikiki/Guam. Shaff will lead the repositioning of the Holiday Inn Resort® Waikiki Beachcomber, as well as oversee ... Read More

Outrigger hires new Chief Marketing Officer and Executive VP

editor editor- May 15, 2013 09:34

WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, OAHU, Hawaii – Global marketing expert Sean Dee has joined the Outrigger executive team as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, announced David Carey, President a Read More

Lani Misalucha Show opens in Waikiki

editor editor- December 10, 2011 02:13

HONOLULU, Hawaii – With true international recognition, Lani Misalucha will grace Waikiki with her outstanding vocal talents as well as her incredible presence. Read More

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