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Hawaii’s New Tourism Age Is a Model for Other Regions

Hawaii’s New Tourism Age Is a Model for Other Regions

At the height of the pandemic, I spoke with John DeFries, chairman of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, about how tourism in the state (and the island of Oahu, the largest tourist destination) could change permanently when travel finally reopens. DeFries was just starting out, and his responses shed light on how various groups of Hawaiian …

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Hawaii Travel Update – A Brand New Surf Vacation Experience Is Coming to Oahu

Oahu’s North Shore is famous for its surf barrels, but Hawaii’s newest surf experience is so much more. … [+] less scary. getty Hawaii is the birthplace of surfing, and Hawaii legend Duke Kahanamoku, a 5-time Olympic swimming medalist, popularized the sport beyond the islands. It brought him from Honolulu to what would become world-famous …

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Disabled travelers question operators’ language on ‘inclusive’ and ‘accessible’ holidays

The number of tourist attractions in Queensland promoting themselves as wheelchair accessible is on the rise, but some visitors find the use of the term misleading and want operators and the tourism industry to be more transparent about their accessibility claims. Vacationers Clyde and Robin Paterson on a recent trip to Cairns struggled to find …

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Golf Travel – This Hidden Gem Destination is Perfect for Fall, Winter and Beyond

Entrada in Snow Canyon, by the world-famous St. George is the latest stunning track to open in Utah. … [+] David McLay Kidd, famous architect of Bandon Dunes. All Rights Reserved 2022 @BrianOar – BrianOar.com Great courses, great price, great weather and amazing scenery – what’s not to like? Welcome to the best golf destination …

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The Power of Spanish Consumers in the Travel Industry

Hispanics travel more than non-Hispanics, traveling twice as much on average. Hispanics spend an average of $300 more when traveling than non-Hispanics and are more likely to travel with a larger group of people, which means spending more dollars per trip. ADVERTISEMENT Hispanics are a lucrative market and their culture often influences them. One study …

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Strong dollar makes European travel very attractive right now – with one important caveat

Faced with record high inflation and interest rates, many Americans cannot afford to travel right now. But for the lucky ones who can, this might be the perfect time to book a trip to Europe. The British pound slid to an all-time low against the US dollar on Monday, and the euro, which has fallen …

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