Hawaii Tourism Authority saw a lift of 28.3% in convention & conference delegates for 2017, despite experiencing a 26.9% drop in incentive delegates.
A new Atlantis resort has been announced for Ko Olina on O’ahu in Hawaii.
Hawaii gets its first Relais & Châteaux property.
Mantra Group Limited has bought the Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Guests on Hawaii Tourism Oceania and Hawaiian Airlines’ recent MICE famil were lucky enough to meet Iron Chef Morimoto at his restaurant in the Modern Honololu in Waikiki.
Hawaii is targeting a greater share of the Australian outbound MICE market in 2012 and beyond thanks to a strong Australian Dollar and Hawaiian Airlines’ addition of more than 11,000 seats per year on the Sydney-Honolulu route.
Thanks to the introduction of daily flights between Sydney and Honolulu from April 5 until August 5, Hawaiian Airlines is targeting the groups and incentive market with some great deals on offer.
Aston Hotels and Resorts has announced the return of the Waikiki Beachside Hotel to the Aston portfolio of hotels and condominium resorts, increasing the number of hotel and resort properties in the United States to over 27.
Hawaii continues to be a popular conference destination for Australian companies, despite the economic downturn and a weaker Australian dollar.
Hawaii remains strong in the short-term for the Australian incentive and conference market despite a significantly lower Australian dollar and uncertainty in global financial markets, according to leading US operators.