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Hawaii To Allow Vaccinated Travelers And Alaska Lifts Testing Requirement

Hawaii To Allow Vaccinated Travelers And Alaska Lifts Testing Requirement

Share The Article As the Covid-19 situation continues to improve in the U.S. some states are already working on recovering their shattered tourism sectors. Alaska has announced that all U.S. travelers will no longer require proof of a negative Covid-19 test while Hawaii is planning a new program that will allow for vaccinated American travelers […]

United Airlines Makes Travel to Hawaii Easier For Americans

United Airlines Makes Travel to Hawaii Easier For Americans

United recently unveiled their new ‘Travel-Ready Centre’, a tool in which ‘customers can review COVID-19 travel requirements, find local testing options and upload any required testing and vaccination records for domestic and international travel, all in one place.’ The airline is also allowing all customers to fly standby on another flight to the same destination […]

Hawaii Airlines Cuts 1,000 Jobs

Hawaii Airlines Cuts 1,000 Jobs

Hawaii’s largest carrier, Hawaiian Airlines, today announced more than 1,000 job cuts as COVID-19 continues to ravage travel demand and lockdowns fuel economic distress. Peter Ingram, Hawaiian Airlines president and CEO, announced today in a letter to employees that there will be more than 1,000 the new job cuts. The letter explained that furlough notices […]

United Airlines adding new nonstop flights to Africa, India and Hawaii

United Airlines adding new nonstop flights to Africa, India and Hawaii

United Airlines today announced plans to expand its global route network with new nonstop service to Africa, India and Hawaii. With these new routes, United will offer more nonstop service to India and South Africa than any other U.S. carrier and remains the largest carrier between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii. Starting this December, United […]

John De Fries is the new President and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority

John De Fries is the new President and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority

John De Fries has accepted the offer to become the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s new president and CEO. The HTA Board of Directors unanimously agreed during the August 27 board meeting to make an offer to De Fries. He will start on September 16. “Hawaii’s pathway to economic recovery and enhanced community well-being will require unprecedented […]

Aloha to Tourism in Hawaii: Visit Hawaii as of October 15

Aloha to Tourism in Hawaii: Visit Hawaii as of October 15

What are the restrictions to visit Hawaii after October 15? Pack your suitcase soon and experience the magic and hospitality of the Aloha State Again. Today the Hawaii visitors industry had excellent and long-awaited news. Hawaii Governor David Ige announced this afternoon that the State of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program will start on October 15, […]

Hawaii hotels report substantially lower revenue and occupancy

Hawaii hotels report substantially lower revenue and occupancy

In August 2020, Hawaii hotels statewide continued to report substantially lower revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and occupancy compared to the previous August due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report published by the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s (HTA) Tourism Research Division, statewide RevPAR declined to $34 (-85.9%), […]

Sudden Massive Volcano Eruption on Hawaii Island

Sudden Massive Volcano Eruption on Hawaii Island

On Hawaii Island (Big Island of Hawaii) the Hawaii County Civil Defense reported the The Halemaʻumaʻu Crater within Kīlauea Caldera suddenly erupted after 9.30pm Hawaii time Sunday night. Hawaii Island media reports that according to HVO (Hawaiian Volcano Observatory), it looks like it’s all contained within the crater, however, the National Weather Service did say […]

Hawaii is the most rule-abiding state in America

Hawaii is the most rule-abiding state in America

We’ve all heard that “rules are meant to be broken,” but some of us take that aphorism too far. In a year of excessive disobedience — people refusing to wear masks and even presidential candidates ignoring debate protocols, for example — it’s fair to wonder where Americans flout the rules more than others. As we […]

WestJet Expands New Hawaii Testing Program To BC and Ontario

WestJet Expands New Hawaii Testing Program To BC and Ontario

As a negative COVID-19 test from an approved laboratory, taken within 72 hours of departure, is required for entry to Hawaii without a two-week quarantine period, the news that WestJet is offering more testing locations will be welcomed by travelers. The decision to expand pre-flight testing indicates that WestJet’s program operating out of YYC has […]

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