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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Tourism Authority has refused the Ultimate Fighting Championship's $6 million offer to bring an event to the islands, shuttering communication between the two parties ... Eddie Calvo signed a bill implementing the rules for a medical marijuana program, a Guam official said.
Visitor arrivals from Korea are making up for a decline in arrivals from Japan, but since last summer, Guam Visitors Bureau officials have noted the average Korean tourist spends much less on island than the average Japanese tourist. Lately, they've been spending about one-third of what the average ...
... the medical marijuana program, set for 2 p.m. Tuesday. Rodriguez's Committee on Health, Tourism, Military Affairs and Senior Citizens invited representatives from the Department of Public Health and Social Services, Grassroots Movement, the Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association and the general ...
Almost four years after Guam voters decided that the island needed a medical marijuana program to help residents suffering from debilitating diseases and ... The Committee on Health, Tourism, Military Affairs and Senior Citizens will hold an informational hearing on the status of the medical marijuana ...
“This is the second year of United's title sponsorship, and we've enjoyed a close working relationship with them and Guam Visitors Bureau this past year to promote UGM overseas, said Ben Ferguson, managing director of Guam Sports Events Inc., the organizers of UGM. "We had good international ...
Nate Denight, president and CEO of Guam Visitors Bureau, said, “We've been working since last year to promote UGM in our source markets. Sports events such as UGM are great for the island, because it allows the community to come together with our visitors to share our Hafa Adai spirit. Thousands of ...
From a tourism perspective, the marathon was a huge success. About 4,000 runners converged in front of our office for Guam's largest international running event. Half of the event's participants were international runners from our source markets — Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. In all ...
The guests of Resorts World Manila's familiarization tour were given a taste of Taiwan's beauty during the final port stop aboard the SuperStar Virgo. As part of Resorts World Manila's familiarization tour from March 5 to 10, media outlets from Guam, Saipan, and tourism specialists from Hawaii were given ...
A total of 20 additional flights from Tokyo/Narita and Nagoya to Guam to run from August 2 to 27, 2018. ○ Provides leisure travelers in Japan with more schedule choices for flights to Guam during summer busy season. GUAM, Apr. 10, 2018 – United Airlines announced today that it will operate a total of ...
“We are pleased to see that the demand for summer travel is increasing to Guam,” said Sam Shinohara, United's managing director of operations for the Asia/Pacific. “Our team continuously monitors the market for opportunities to add flights.” Guam's tourism industry lost nearly 200,000 flight seats a year ...
Things may be looking up in Guam's Japan market. Since the threats aimed on the island by North Korea, the number of Japanese tourists has decreased significantly. Officials from the Guam Visitor's Bureau met with Guam Legislature Tourism Chair Senator Dennis Rodriguez, Jr. this morning for an ...
The decline in visitor arrivals from Japan continues, but flights arriving from Japan last month were nearly 90 percent full — a good sign there's still demand in Japan for Guam travel, Guam Visitors Bureau officials told lawmakers Tuesday. The problem is airlines this fiscal year have cut the number of ...
Watabe Guam, Inc., doing business as Watabe Wedding, was incorporated on Guam in 1995. Albeza is the first employee in the Guam branch who has finished the entire new hire process, from intern to completion of a bachelor's degree in tourism and hospitality at University of Guam in 2017 to ...
... of Public Works wants to improve road safety. John O'Connor/The Guam Daily Post ... Major roads leading to the island's tourism district will be upgraded with features such as a median and guard rails for safety, DPW Director Glenn Leon Guerrero said. Speaking before the Rotary Club of Tumon Bay ...
“This is great news for Guam," said Guam Visitors Bureau President Nathan Denight, "as we continue our efforts with (the A.B. Won Pat Guam International Airport Authority) to increase air seat capacity from Japan." Denight thanked United Airlines for its commitment to the island, adding, "This will ...
In a phone interview after the informational briefing, Denight told The Guam Daily Post that GVB initially offered $5,000 for each charter flight in 2017; although he said that was negotiable and not every travel company received that amount. The charter support program cost GVB about $800,000 last year ...
The numbers presented by the Guam Visitors Bureau in a legislative hearing Tuesday foreshadow that tourism, which is Guam's chief economic engine outside of ... Guam really needs to continue to think deeper with some self-evaluation as to what really is causing Guam tourism to lose its shine.
We are pleased to see that the demand for summer travel is increasing to Guam, which is great news for our local economy. The entire United team remains committed to working closely with Guam Visitors Bureau and stakeholders to support Guam's tourism industry and provide the connections that our ...
Most medical referrals from the CNMI go to Guam, Hawaii, or the U.S. mainland. According to a statement from Philippine Airlines assistant vice president Bryan Ang, one of the challenges of expanding medical tourism in the CNMI is numbers. “The number from Saipan unfortunately remains small; ...
KOROR, Palau – Palau took the top award of Best Diving Area Overseas and was placed second in the Best Dream Area Overseas category at the annual Marine Diving Fair in Japan held from April 6 to 8. Palau ambassador to Japan Francis Matsutaro and Palau Visitors Authority Managing Director ...
An article “Japan Airlines doubles daily flights," by Tihu Lujan, March 26, 2018, predicted benefits from Japan Airlines adding a direct flight from Narita to Guam. The goal of the Guam Visitors Bureau is to increase visitors to 2 million per year by 2020, according to the GVB 2020 Strategic Plan. Personally ...
... we love diving, surfing, we love rugby, everybody loves rugby, it's close to Japan, it's close to Hong Kong. It's a terrific community so. Everyone at Morrico has lived here, and we love Guam!" This month, we catch up with a woman not only plays a valuable role in Guam's tourism industry, but doubles as ...
Meet Yukiko Aricayos. She's going on 26 years as a United Airlines flight attendant. When she's not working the Japan route - helping visitors with translation, service, and safety - she's working the field as a Special Olympics Guam Coach. "If I go there," she said gratefully, "they give me so much energy ...
McDonald feels there's no better place to host the office than in the heart of Tumon, where Guam's "most vital asset" is based – tourism. "This new space will greatly benefit our operations," McDonald said. "For the first time, we have an official office." McDonald said the organization has been very ...
Manglona said Rota is not asking a lot, and the $500,000 for tourism would have helped the island. He then left the Senate chamber. Quitugua said, during the conference committee meeting, it was pointed out that Rota was already getting funds from the Marianas Visitors Authority for the island's ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau dipped into its rainy-day fund and used $650,000 out of the $2.1 million in the account, in another attempt to stem the decline in Japanese visitor arrivals, a fiscal year 2017 audit report released Sunday states. The $650,000 was paid to airlines and travel agents as incentives ...
Rota has benefitted from Cape Air's flights service since 2005. Not only did it create jobs on the island, but the tourism industry was able to stay afloat.” United Airlines said launching a mainline service between Guam and Saipan is part of its incoming 50th anniversary operation. United Air international ...
The Chamorro culture was and still may be the strongest on Rota, Rota is situated closer to Guam and the majority of tourist to the Marianas, Rota's lifestyle is more representative of the archaic island lifestyle that many tourists want to experience. Many tourist would actually prefer islands like Rota and ...
“I don't think I'm much of a fan of these changes,” said Lena Leishman of Hagatna, Guam. “I enjoyed the flexibility of the flights especially this last trip so I could fly quickly after work and fit in two days of diving before I fly back for work. The new flight times wouldn't make it easy for a quick weekend trip.”.
Despite a net loss of more than $300,000, the Guam Visitors Bureau has received a "clean" Fiscal Year 2017 audit by the Guam OPA. This marks eight consecutive years where auditors did not find any significant problems with GVB's Report on Internal Control over financial Reporting and Compliance.
“This is really going to benefit the people of Guam. Because now, right down here it will help deter, you know, crimes that are down here in our most vital asset which is you know, our tourism. So, you know , I welcome anyone to come down here, this is not only Guam Crime Stoppers' home but your ...
The tourism workers who go home at night, tired after serving tourists in Tumon Bay, navigate Guam streets on dimly lit roads, poorly marked lanes and indistinguishable, dangerous curbs. Safety is a priority for tourists, apparently, but not so much for the island's residents. And while Guam roads and ...
Guam's biggest critics complain the island's accommodations are in disrepair and unclean, as the Guam Visitors Bureau predicts an 8 percent dip in overall arrivals for this year. "I was in Guam for four days," posted Dave T. from San Diego, California, on Yelp. "It was three days too long." To be clear, the ...
More than 135,000 tourists visited Guam during March of this year. It's a drop of about 5,000 from March 2017. However, there has been major improvement, as tourism numbers show flights from Japan to Guam were at nearly 90 percent filled. This edges-out the arrivals from Korea and making Japan ...
Japan tourists to Guam continue to decline, visitor arrival numbers for March show. There were 135,746 total visitors in March — the third-highest March in Guam tourism history, after March 2017 (140,662) and March 2013 (136,728). However, arrivals from Japan were down 14.3 percent compared to ...
Guam needs to find new and innovative ways to attract more visitors to come to Guam. In recent years, the number of tourists from Japan have been on the decline. In March, arrivals from Japan were down 14.3 percent from the same time last year. In 2017, Japan arrivals were down 16.8 percent from ...
HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Guam's biggest critics complain the island's accommodations are in disrepair and unclean, as the Guam Visitors Bureau predicts an 8 percent dip in overall arrivals for this year. “I was in Guam for four days,” posted Dave T. from San Diego, California, on Yelp. “It was ...
HAGÅTÑA — Amid a relative slowdown in tourist arrivals to Guam during the first quarter, local tourism officials are making a conservative forecast of performance for the rest of the year. Based on the current trend of arrivals, the Guam Visitors Bureau's Research Department is anticipating Guam to ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau reports that March 2018 was the island's third best March for tourism, with more than 135,000 visitors coming to the island. Guam's highest March tourist count was last year, with 140,662 visitors. After projecting an 8 percent dip in visitor arrivals for 2018, GVB has updated their ...
For the Guam Visitors Bureau, it's important to not only pay attention to tourists' feedback, but also be a part of proactive steps to address whatever issues may arise that can tarnish the entire industry over time. A lackadaisical attitude on the part of GVB would risk the livelihoods of so many island families ...
Our island also has abundant opportunities to make a living — many of which are directly related to or are a trickle-down effect from the tourism industry. ... Two bills are on the table to reduce our island's plastic bag usage: my Bill 268 and the Guam Youth Congress Bill 242. These are the starting points ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau reports that March of this year was the island's third best March for tourism, with more than 135,000 visitors. Guam's highest March tourist count was last year, with 140,662 visitors. After projecting an 8 percent dip in visitor arrivals for this year, GVB has updated its projection to ...
At the end of this trail, you'll find several small latte stones, though they won't look like the ones branded across Guam tourism. The signature stones stand upright and are mostly aligned, signifying the site of an ancient dwelling. Ecstatic from the exciting finds while exploring the jungle, move your ...
Officials with the Guam Visitors Bureau have expressed different opinions on the impact a sales tax would have on the island's tourism industry. During an informational briefing at the Legislature on April 10, Kaneko Hiroshi, GVB sales manager for Japan, said he doesn't see a negative impact from the ...
"The fair is in partnership with (GEDA) and its Guam Product Seal holders, and will also incorporate the participation of GVB's Philippine travel trade industry partners, airlines, travel agents and potential Meetings Incentives Conventions & Exhibitions (MICE) coordinators," according to the GVB marketing ...
Outbound travel from Korea may have peaked after surging over the past 20 years. Last year, according to figures from the Guam Visitors Bureau, 24 million Koreans traveled outside their country, nearly half of South Korea's population of 51 million. “It's a tremendously high ratio,” GVB President Nathan ...
Buenas yan håfa adai! As we prepare for Tourism Month in May and to celebrate GVB's 55 years of service to the community, we have many exciting activities planned to celebrate the more than 21,000 workers who support Guam's No. 1 industry. The most exciting event happening in the coming weeks ...
Overall, Bill 276-34 is in response to the internet becoming an essential utility of the 21st century, according to Rodriguez, chairman of the legislative committee on tourism. The bill says it would be interesting to learn how companies would provide wi-fi service at low or no cost to Guam and enter into a ...
Tourism numbers are off this year by 3.4%, as the Japanese market continues to drag. Slowly but surely though, the Guam Visitors Bureau is trying to revive the once-dominant market. Speaking before the Guam Chamber of Commerce, GVB president Nate Denight explained that in the last five years the ...
The Guam Community College on Wednesday broke ground on its Building 300, which will house a new and expanded multipurpose auditorium. ... The building previously housed classrooms for the Hospitality and Tourism program, the kitchen for ProStart students from nearby George Washington ...
As a sign of the times, the Guam Visitors Bureau has added social media influencers to its marketing strategies, in addition to using traditional marketing agencies in an effort to woo back the Japanese market. During the first three months this year, Guam's arrivals from Japan dipped 18 percent, ...
​TAMUNING, Guam—A Guam senator has introduced a bill that seeks to provide internet access to the entire island. Sen. Dennis G. Rodriguez Jr., chairman of the Committee on Tourism in the Guam Legislature, introduced late Tuesday afternoon Bill 276-34 (LS), seeking out an operator to design a ...
The top male and female finishers of the Enduro division in KONQER Saipan will have their entry fees waived for the Guam and Palau KONQER races. ... The MVA, as part of its sports tourism program, has included KONQER Saipan in its promotional package as tourists will be given the chance to ...
The tourism dream team today are from both Koreas namely Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae. It's a great day for global tourism safety and an even better day for tourism to South Korea, Guam, and Hawaii. It's a day of telling tourists from Japan or China not to worry about traveling to the United States or ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau expressed its full support, calling the bill "an important step to leveling the playing field for all accommodation services within the tourism industry on Guam." A previous legislative hearing shows nearly $24 million in short-term vacation revenue may have escaped being taxed ...
However, as Guam Economic Development Authority officials noted during a meeting this month, the bond proceeds were intended for capital improvement projects related to tourism attractions, including the reconstruction of the Palåsyo, or El Palacio – the residence and seat of the government of Spain ...
The Marianas Visitors Authority and Guam Visitors Bureau are working together to maintain reliable connectivity between Guam and the Marianas and have been in separate talks with United Airlines and Cape Air about the Rota-Guam and Rota-Saipan flights. In particular, talks are focusing on the ...
Everyone is either a dancer or musician committed to teaching the CHamoru language and culture to Guam's youth and abroad, and to helping enhance the tourism industry. "What started out as an extracurricular activity has become a way of life," Terlaje said. "But I would also like to acknowledge the ...
The leaders said cancelation of the grant program would be devastating to their economies as tourism remains the largest economic sector in the region and the safety of airports is a major concern. The Micronesian forum likewise discussed workforce issues and possible measures that will strengthen ...
Guam Community College's graduation will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 11, at the UOG Calvo Field House. ... This year's "Distinguished Graduate," meanwhile, is Katrina Mae Tahimik, whose Associate of Science in Tourism and Travel Management degree is a direct result of her participation in the ...
The leaders said cancellation of the grant program would be devastating to their economies as tourism remains the largest economic sector in the region, and the safety of airports is a major concern. The Micronesian forum likewise discussed workforce issues and possible measures that will strengthen ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau partnered with the Japanese girl group AKB48 to boost Japanese tourism in April, hoping to draw 600 visitors. Visitors were able to watch the J-pop music group perform only by purchasing a Fan Club Tour Package, sold through overseas travel agent partners, GVB President ...
We thank our brothers and sisters from Micronesia who traveled to Guam to share their culture, unique traditions, history, arts and crafts for Guam's residents and visitors. We enjoyed hosting delegations from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei, Yap, the ...
“The area where lava is coming to the surface is very far from resort areas,” said George Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority.
The local government is considering providing financial assistance due to the importance of the Guam-Saipan route for tourism, business, and medical ...
Have a Gaycation in Guam! The Guam Visitors Bureau is looking to tap into a new market that has reached full bloom worldwide. The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer - or LGBTQ - tourist market is generating billions of dollars, and Guam is looking to take a bite out of that pie. “They have a ...
Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto. By. Juergen T Steinmetz. -. May 10, 2018 ... GVB believes the legalization of same-sex marriage in Guam provides an opportunity to develop the LGBT targeted tourism marketing. Guam's beautiful natural scenery ...
In an effort to promote the island to the lucrative lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer market, the Guam Visitors Bureau has spent an estimated $30,000 on two trips this month. GVB's Japan marketing manager and two beauty queens were approved to attend the Tokyo Rainbow Pride event in ...
Celebrating 55 years of tourism on island, 35 exhibitors set up displays to mark the opening of the Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association's Pacific Hotel and Restaurant Expo, or PHARE, on Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Guam. The expo continues today from 10 a.m to 5 p.m.. In blowing the conch ...
Cheered by their educators, friends and family, hundreds of Guam Community College graduates received their credentials Friday at the University of ...
Guam Community College students were met with cheers and roars, as they ... 20, earned her an associate degree in tourism and travel management.
The Guam Visitors Bureau's recent efforts to promote the island to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer travelers raises that interesting ...
The University of Guam Sea Grant program is developing a feasibility study to ... Environmental Fee, which charges a $100 departure tax per tourist.
PROCLAMATION: Nathan Denight, left, president and chief executive officer of the Guam Visitors Bureau, reads the proclamation designating May as ...
As South Korean tourists continue to dominate Guam's overall visitor market, some of the island's businesses attribute an uptick in sales to tourism ...
Buenas yan håfa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau received a proclamation from Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio that established May as Tourism Month and ...
The latest preliminary arrivals from Japan are in, and the forecast shows a lingering cloud over the Guam Visitors Bureau's ability to stem the slide.
This shows for LGBT Travelers spending money on Malta holidays. ... looking for the LGBT Tourism Dollar, one of the latest is another island, Guam.
Previously, Tiyan High School and the University of Guam hosted similar ... He cited record tourism arrival numbers, despite factors beyond Guam's ...
HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — The latest preliminary arrivals from Japan are in, and the forecast shows a lingering cloud over the Guam Visitors ...
... to Long Beach and a 14-day Hawaii cruise round-trip from Long Beach. ... crossing the International Date Line, then visit Guam, and Kota Kinabalu, ...
As Guam's first transgender candidate for public office, Lasia says she knows that the road to where she stands now hasn't always been easy to travel ...
Visitor arrivals were down 4 percent last month when compared with April 2017, but April 2018 was still the second best April on record, according to a ...
Overall tourist arrivals in April posted a 4 percent decrease compared with the same month last year, preliminary Guam Visitors Bureau numbers show ...
GVB participated at the Taipei Tourism Expo (TTE), which is considered Taiwan's largest travel fair during the first half of the year. With nearly 300,000 ...
From Japan, travelers can easily connect to top vacation islands in the ... to other cities around Southeast Asia, Guam or Australia via Manila or Cebu.
Visitors to the War in the Pacific National Historical Park provided about $28.7 million in economic benefits to Guam in 2017. “National parks connect ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau recently participated in the Taipei Tourism Expo. Considered Taiwan's largest travel fair during the first half of the year, the ...
The reasons behind the Guam Visitors Bureau's visitor safety officer program that initially launched in 2014 were twofold. To improve visitor ...
Buenas yan håfa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau released the April 2018 arrivals report, which confirmed that Guam received 117,689 visitors, ...
Illegal birth-tourism business owner sentenced ... underground birth-tourism operation," said Shawn Anderson, U.S. Attorney for Guam and the CNMI.
“We're paying for the careless overuse of this material,” Lee said. “We could see a decline in tourism if we don't get our trash problem under control.” ...
Sen Sun sentenced in illegal birth tourism scheme ... U.S. Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the CNMI Shawn Anderson said the Department of ...
"I could have told you this, I could have saved you whatever money you spent on it and told you, 'This is what people are gonna say.'" – Bart Jackson ...
2018 Pacific Century Fellows pose with Marianas Visitors Authority ... with the remaining 10 percent made up of visitors from Guam, the U.S. mainland, ...
The former CMO of Gold Coast Tourism, Jan Hutton, has been appointed ... Before Gold Coast Tourism, Hutton was head of brand and marketing for ...
Guam Visitors Bureau President Nathan Denight, second from left, on ... said promoting culture is an integral part of tourism and the book is also a tool ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau will hold its first #instaGuam Fair June 1-3 in Manila to promote Guam as the closest U.S. destination for travelers from the ...
Guam Education Board Chairman Mark Mendiola, right, on Wednesday ... have been made available by the Guam Visitors Bureau to public schools.
The Bank of Guam President was the latest Adelup hopeful to appear before the Rotary Club of Guam. In her speech she said tourism will continue to ...
The gubernatorial candidate also proposed the establishment of a tourism ... "I know that you share my concern that Guam is not safe," said Leon ...
The populations in the developed world are going into a nosedive and Guam will soon be hit in a big way. In the short term, our tourism industry seems ...
The Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority administers various programs to assist low-income residents find and maintain affordable housing.
With the Guam Visitors Bureau pumping millions of dollars into sports tourism annually for marathons and golf tournaments, volleyball nets very little of ...
Christopher J. Fejeran, the vice mayor of Agat, invites visitors to come down and enjoy one ... More: Military, tourism limit affordable housing on Guam.
The Guam Visitors Bureau has released a request for information to determine public interest and the desired direction regarding the development, ...
Guam won the Best Booth Design award at Russia's 22nd Pacific International Tourism Expo, held in the Primorsky region May 18-20. An estimated ...
The official said the top markets of the Philippines for medical tourism are US, Canada, Indonesia, Pacific Island Nations, Palau, Guam, Middle East, ...
They stand by the scenic shores of Guam's tourism district, ready to rescue distressed ... “People visit Guam every day to relax and enjoy the sun.
A cruise ship industry on Guam could be taking shape. The Guam Visitors Bureau will be gathering data, as they have plans to design specifications ...
Guam made a mark in Russia recently after taking home the Best Booth design award at Russia's 22nd Pacific International Tourism Expo. The event ...
I would like to thank Shaun Murphy and the entire Westin Resort Guam ... out and encourage all the men who work in tourism to wear pink that day.
The A.B. Won Pat Guam International Airport Authority warned taxi ... in Asia," calling it a "cancer" that would eventually kill Guam's tourism industry.
This is especially true for Guam, Jones said, where product prices are already on ... Jones recalled shortly after 9/11, when tourism hit an all-time low.
The upcoming fiscal year will be another record one for Guam's tourism, that coming from Guam Visitor's Bureau president Nate DeNight during their ...
Speaker Benjamin Cruz, D-Tumon, during a budget hearing Tuesday for the Guam Visitors Bureau, encouraged the hotel industry to increase its ...
Guam – Guam Visitors Bureau is requesting a one percent budget hike for FY19. Asking senators for almost $26 million, the bureau is selling its ...
Splash into summer and join the Outrigger Guam Beach Resort in its World ... June 5: 5 to 7 p.m. – "Safe and Sustainable Marine Tourism for Hotels" ...
The speaker said having more than $64 million in "ice" infiltrating Guam's ... Cruz on Tuesday, during a budget hearing, called on the Guam Visitors ...
The additional income, he said, would allow the Guam Customs and ... "Guam can't be a visitor paradise for anyone if it is drowning in drug-related ...
“We all think this is a great opportunity, especially if you make it back to Guam with our thriving tourism industry,” said EJ Calvo, FD's associate head ...
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . ... international projects and partnerships, tourism and hospitality, film, ... Mr. Jon Nathan Denight, President & CEO – Guam Visitors Bureau, Guam, ...
Along with a PhD in tourism network and destination development from ... Mr. Jon Nathan Denight, President & CEO - Guam Visitors Bureau, Guam, ...
A new niche to benefit Guam, the music tourism industry has been growing, bringing more and more international DJs and tourists every year. Watch a ...
This year the expo received 300,000 visitors, a 12 percent increase over last year. The event attracted 350 exhibitors, including the MVA, Guam ...
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the ... Tourism Board, Nepal; Mr. Jon Nathan Denight, President & CEO – Guam ...
Upon hearing the news of the talented team's trip, the artist's Guam-based buddies, ... “It shows humanity, and that there's life here outside of tourism.
Danang is the second-most popular destination among solo travelers, followed by Tokyo, Bangkok and the U.S. territory of Guam, according to Ticket ...
Philippines' Iion Perez crowned Mr Universe Tourism ... Keoni Kane Jastillana of Guam and Nitat Na Wayo of Thailand finished among the Top 5 ...
From a tourism perspective, Guam Spraycation is a beautiful gift to the island. I enjoy the murals not only for their artistic value, but as an art form ...
Guam needs more of these collaborations on our island, and our Guam Visitors Bureau should look to support more of these opportunities.
Gutierrez, who served two terms as Guam governor between 1995 and ... hurt tourism by increasing "the already high cost of airline travel to Guam.".
The pledge was made during GAR's brokers forum at the Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort. The pledge also wrapped GVB's Tourism Month 2018 ...
While there may be potential upsides to legalizing recreational marijuana, debatably in the areas of tourism and new government revenues, it must be ...
While acknowledging the needs of the hospital and public schools, Camacho said sales tax would hurt tourism, Guam's prime industry. The law ...
Alcohol, gaming, cockpit, combat boards could be consolidated on Guam ... There are flights coming in at 2 a.m. or 3 a.m., for example, and tourists ...
Tony Ada, formally filed their candidacy papers with the Guam Election ... He reviewed the accomplishments of their two terms, citing record tourism ...
"With morning departures from Japan and afternoon returns from Guam, the flight schedule makes it possible for visitors to maximize their valuable ...
Our tourism and security are tied to U.S. ties with the South Korean and ... Guam is a very patriotic community, with a lot of families having sons, ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau announced that 113,804 visitors arrived in May, a drop of 4.2 percent from May 2017. May is designated as Visitor Month, ...
Multiple events held throughout Tourism Month helped to attract more visitors to the island. The Guam Visitor's Bureau says 113,804 visitors came to ...
In May, the Guam Visitors Bureau recorded 113,804 tourists, a 4 percent ... Guam's Japanese arrivals for May reflect a 31 percent plunge in arrivals ...
I was taking part in Thanda's rhino-trekking experience, an add-on to its twice-daily safari trip. For an additional $125, this up-close-and-personal ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau has already said that it uses the money from the Hotel Occupancy Tax to subsidize flights from Japan in order to make ...
Buenas yan håfa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau team was in Seoul, South Korea, when the unprecedented summit between President Donald ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau and tourism partners recently returned from promoting the island at the Hana Tour International Show held in Seoul, South ...
Madeleine Bordallo, who's running for re-election, said in a statement that the beaches and oceans are what attract visitors to Guam and are a key ...
The latest state tourism data shows that the last five years have brought record numbers of visitors to enjoy the city's pristine beaches and ...
Håfa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau and its tourism partners recently returned from a productive week of promoting Guam at two major travel shows ...
Guam – Some good news for the island's tourism industry, United Airlines has announced that it will be increasing its flights between Guam and Narita ...
More: Jeju Air launches new Kansai-Guam route ... more seats from Japan to Guam,” said Nathan Denight the tourism agency's president and CEO.
Limited gaming, restricted primarily to tourists, is among the initiatives Sen. ... 1 industry, tourism, through the establishment of an "integrated resort ... acknowledged that some government of Guam employees would lose their jobs.
... officials to talk about the buildup, tourism and meet with potential investors, ... Calvo said he's always supported the military buildup on Guam and ...
Things are looking up for Guam's longtime top tourism market of Japan. Both United Airlines and Japan Airlines have announced they are increasing ...
Håfa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau received some great Japan tourism news after an intense year of working closely with stakeholders and tourism ...
Calvo on Monday told reporters he met with Japanese officials from the private and public sector in his trip to discuss Guam's economy and the military ...
$498,272 for the Guam Community College Tourism Programs Assistance ... $107,112 for the Guam Public Health and Social Services Building and ...
Office of the Lt. Governor – $498,272 in scholarship funding to extend opportunities for over 90 local students in the Tourism and Travel Management ...
Guam Receives $2.5 Million in Grant Funding, $500K for HIES ... at the Guam Contractor's Association Trades Academy and GCC's Tourism and ...
About a half million will be spent on training more than a hundred students at the GCA Trades Academy, another half million for tourism, travel, and ...
Mascot tackles trash, supports sustainable tourism .... In addition to being a treasured takeaway for Guam tourists, Gumamon champions a cause close ...
Eddie Calvo recently talked about tourism and the military buildup with officials in ... “They're looking more about the progress on Guam,” Calvo said.
Currently dealing with a shortage of personnel, the Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency will get some relief as the Department of Administration is ...
Guam is known for tourism, its unique culture and for its beauty. The island offers sites not common all over the world and many teens use that to their ...
... said a government of Guam-wide freeze on hiring, pay raises, payment of ... Suspension of funding appropriation for off-island travel or per diem unless travel ... under the Residential Treatment Fund, or for the promotion of tourism.
Tourism, operating a new business and utilizing social applications for the current digital age were some of the main topics several guest speakers ...
Guam – Guam Visitors Bureau President Nate Denight responds to Speaker BJ Cruz's proposal to increase the Hotel Occupancy Tax by 4%, stating ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau is "very concerned" about the impact of raising the hotel occupancy tax and the business privilege tax, according to GVB ...
As for the training center, Guam would be one of the early visitors of the newly built facility that has a main artificial turf, a mini pitch, offices, rest rooms, ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau outlined some of the potential adverse effects to the tourism industry that would come from a bill that seeks to increase the ...
One of the main showcases for Guam's tourism has a problem. An algae invasion is turning Tumon Bay into an unappealing sight and could threaten ...
Amid the debate over raising taxes, concerns are rising that a higher hotel occupancy tax could derail Guam's strongest economic engine. In an effort ...
Eradicating the algae is not on the table, as biologists and tourism officials are still studying the species and the success of Sunday's cleanup efforts.
The agency along with the Guam Visitors Bureau hosted a cleanup to remove an invasive algae known as Chaetomorpha. "We're taking it out of the ...
There are more signs that the Japanese tourism market may be picking up. Citing an increase in demand, United Airlines is restoring four weekly ...
This is the foundation in which the tourism industry was built upon. In celebration of Liberation Day, The Guam Museum will offer free admission on ...
TAMUNING, 16 JULY 2018 (UNITED AIRLINE) – In response to an increase in demand for travel between Japan and Guam, United Airlines (UAL) is ...
The tax lien was filed June 2017 in the District Court of Guam. ... The Guam Visitors Bureau and Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association took a strong ...
PNC will cover testimony on those bills in a separate report, but suffice it to say that neither Guam Visitors Bureau, nor Guam Hotel & Restaurant ...
Increasing the hotel occupancy tax would hurt Guam's tourism industry. ... Two recently introduced bills would have a negative impact on Guam's ...
TAMUNING, GUAM, July 16, 2018 – In response to an increase in demand for travel between Japan and Guam, United Airlines (UAL) is restoring four ...
Appropriations Chairman BJ Cruz's Bill 314-34 (COR) to increase the Hotel Occupancy Tax from 11 to 15 percent drew caution from Guam Visitors ...
In the July 2 Pacific Daily News an article, “Denight: Boosts for Japan travel to Guam welcome,” implied that plans announced by United Airlines and ...
HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — While Japanese tourist arrivals decreased by 28 percent in June, the governor's office and the Guam Visitors ...
There have been developments of major consequence to the many thousands of Guam workers whose livelihood is tied to tourism – in the joint ...
While Japanese tourist arrivals decreased by 28 percent in June, the governor's office and the Guam Visitors Bureau are highlighting Guam's overall ...
Denight: Honoring the heroes of the visitor industry ... On July 27, GVB and the Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association will host the annual Hotel ...
June was another record-setting month for tourism arrivals. GVB says Guam welcomed more than 125,000 tourists, compared to last June's record of ...
Even if we could compete with Japan for tourists from Korea, Russia, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, tourism on Guam is still headed for trouble, ...
Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part letter on the Guam Memorial ... a beautiful, tropical island, a friendly and generous people, and clean tourism ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), a public, non-stock, non-profit membership corporation, issues this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) soliciting proposals ...
He cited two reasons: first, it would raise costs for every consumer; and second, it would hurt the tourism industry by ending Guam's status as a duty ...
Frontline employees in Guam's tourism sector representing largely the various hotels, but also employers servicing tourists, were considered for ...
As we have said in previous editorials, Guam must protect tourism because it is the island's top industry and job creator. We are heartened that many ...
Håfa adai. The Guam Visitors Bureau recently released the June 2018 arrivals numbers — 125,411 visitors, making it the best June on record. This is ...
She made the remarks when meeting a delegation from Guam led by Governor Eddie Galvo at the Presidential Office. Guam Visitors Bureau ...
Guam was recently selected as one of the world's safest destinations in 2018 for female travellers fro China, the Guam Visitors Bureau announced ...
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of monthly tourism topics offered by the Guam Visitors Bureau leadership.
The Guam Visitors Bureau board issued a statement saying they are "assessing the impacts this increase will have on the tourism industry and the ...
Guam recently was selected as a top safety destination in 2018 for female travelers by the People's Daily newspaper of China. According to the Guam ...
Gov. Eddie Calvo, the Guam Economic Development Authority and the Guam Visitors Bureau hope to bring more Taiwanese visitors to Guam, ...
Despite an acknowledgment from GVB that Guam is becoming a more expensive destination for its core visitor markets, certain senators, under ...
“Naturally, they can't come out and say sometimes things that are contrary to what Guam Visitors Bureau or the board says, so they choose not to ...
Guam – The island's tourism industry has begun its charge against the Hotel Occupancy Tax hike. During yesterday's session, legislators reached a ...
Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association president Mary Rhodes telling ... hit - even though GVB has been touting record tourism numbers lately.
"Guam is a key market for us and we are proud to offer medical tourism packages in partnership with St. Luke's Medical Center, which has some of the ...
With the recent variety of proposals to hit the tourism industry with various forms of tax increases, the Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association ...
"Even the tourism industry is hurting, so GovGuam needs to rethink its ... Tourism businesses that are a part of the Guam Hotel and Restaurant ...
Guam's location makes it a choice destination for visitors from Japan and Korea, Blas said. However, if the budget bill passes, he said tourists may ...
Will a higher tax on hotel rooms hurt Guam tourism? ... Guam Department of Education will hold a back-to-school fair at the Agana Shopping Center on ...
And in this corner are the exorcists and acolytes evangelizing in the name of that golden calf: tourism. The gurus of tourism — the Guam Visitors ...
It's that time of year again. The HERO Awards - short for Hospitality Employees are Outstanding - is an annual event hosted by the Guam Visitors ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), a public, non-stock, non-profit membership corporation, issues this Request for Proposal (RFP) soliciting proposals ...
Today Guam senators will continue to wrangle over whose pockets get hit ... With tourism's struggles, the second leg of Guam's economy – defense ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau is on record as saying that the proposed increase in the hotel occupancy tax would make Guam a more expensive ...
Republican Party of Guam Chairman Jerry Crisostomo blasted the ... could hurt the tourism industry or further significantly squeeze the pockets of ...
The measure, Bill 333-34, establishes the Guam Guardian Travel Enhancement Program. 'One possible solution' to budget crisis. Proponents ...
As a recent physician visitor to Guam, where I covered for neurosurgeon Dr. Weingarten while out on vacation, I was both impressed and dismayed ...
Wil Castro and Joe San Agustin introduced Bill 333-34 on Tuesday, announcing in a joint press release that their proposed Guam Guardian Travel ...
It will not hurt working families right away, but it will undermine Guam's more than 20,000 tourism jobs in the long run. The short-term gain for the ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau and Lotte Department Store launched “Guam Eco Wave,” an art exhibition, at the store's Yeongdeungpo Gallery in Seoul ...
Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association President Mary Rhodes told ... For Japanese travelers, it's more expensive to fly to Guam than it is to fly to ...
He said he will seek Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's help in asking President Donald Trump to get a visa waiver for Filipino visitors to Guam.
With Guam's primary election less than two weeks away, now is a good time ... Starting this week, The Guam Daily Post will run a series of candidate profiles. ... A blow to tourism, our island's top industry and job creator, will create a ...
Watch highlights of the artists painting in Inarajan on the Guam Visitors Bureau's YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yItiR47v9ZU.
IWorld of Travel (IWOT) and the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) have teamed up to create an exclusive experience for travelers who scour the world ...
Tourist arrivals from Japan decreased by 22.5 percent in July, while arrivals ... Japan, which used to make up nearly 80 percent of the Guam tourism ...
While a tourism-focused economy like ours can never neglect these sectors, Guam's families need additional paths to prosperity. That's why I worked ...
Letter: Financial burden for Guam's taxpayers ... Life on Guam is hard. ... the tourism industry, many whom are in low-wage positions with no benefits.
Your favorite spot on Guam: My grandpa's house in Maite, where I have ... businesses to create jobs, diversify our tourism industry and infrastructure, ...
He also cautioned Guam won't help make the tourism market recover by proposing to increase fees and taxes. It's not a political statement, he said; ...
Speaking with local reporters during his first trip here as CEO, Munoz says United is committed to Guam and its 1,000 employees here. He says while ...
Håfa adai! We've been talking about prioritizing the Tourism Attraction Fund to reinvest in Guam's tourism industry. With Guam welcoming a record ...
Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part report on the visit by United Airlines Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz to Guam over the weekend.
Rotary Club of Tumon Bay President Monte Mesa presented Guam Animals In Need ... Luhr noted that stray animals can have a big effect on tourism.
The market is being piloted for six weeks through a Guam Visitors Bureau grant that subsidizes vendor and food truck fees. Eighteen of the 23 vendor ...
The stray animal problem also harms tourism, Guam's top industry and job creator. Visitors who come to enjoy Guam's natural beauty don't want to see ...
The Guam Daily Post asked the four Democratic gubernatorial teams to ... to our tourism industry and a terrible harm to the livelihoods of our people.
Håfa Adai! On Aug. 31, Guam's visitors, military community and local residents will have something new to enjoy: the Friday Night Market at the Acanta ...
Håfa adai! Welcome to the second installment of the Guam Visitors Bureau's monthly column. On behalf of GVB, where I serve as board vice chairman ...
Joining hands with United Airlines, the sole airline flying between Guam and Hong Kong, Guam Holidays, Hong Thai Travel, Travel Expert, United ...
The Tumon Friday Night Market is expected to provide another attraction in Guam's tourism district. It is also in line with the Guam Visitors Bureau's aim ...
“As Guam's hometown airline for 50 years, United is fully committed to supporting tourism, Guam's number one industry and economic driver.” (United) ...
Tourism is the island's number one industry. Though no studies have been done on Guam, Luhr reports how stray dog populations - many of which ...
Emails circulating among some of the former longtime officials in Guam's tourism industry expressed alarm over the Guam Visitors Bureau's apparent ...
It also receives financial support from Auckland Tourism Events and ... Flynn was a fixture in Guam baseball development from 1994 to 2002.
Tourists take a boat ride down the Talofofo River to experience Guam's ancient sites and customs at the Valley of the Latte Adventure Park on Feb.
The Guam Visitors Bureau confirmed Monday that its board and management have decided to reorganize the operations of the bureau's Japan office.
HAGÅTÑA — The Guam Visitors Bureau will outsource its marketing operations in Japan as part of its strategic plan to recover Guam's once robust ...
A major reshuffling of the Guam Visitors Bureau's Japan marketing operations is underway. GVB is hiring a private contractor to take over, and will shut ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau will be reorganizing operations at its Japan office, according to a news release from the bureau. The Guam Visitors Bureau ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau is rolling out its Shop Guam for the seventh year, ... GVB's winter promotional season will heavily feature the Shop Guam ...
After Japanese officials alerted travelers from that country to be careful because of recent crimes on Guam, the Guam Visitors Bureau announced it is ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau confirmed two tourists had been assaulted, ... The assault case is the third crime committed against Japanese visitors in just ...
IT&E teamed up with Bank of Guam and sister-company IP&E to host the ... the Marianas Tourism Education Council, the 2018 Miss Universe Guam ...
Meanwhile, Taylor, a native Floridian, says he's familiar with the challenges of a tourism-based economy like Guam's, which often comes down to a ...
They also sought help to invite the visitors back. He concluded, "And have them experience Guam the way they should have experienced it, enjoying ...
The Japanese consulate did the right thing as it advised Japanese travelers to be cautious at night while trying not to harm Guam's reputation as a ...
Speaking on behalf of the staff and management of Bank of Guam, Larry ... A healthy environment is key to a healthy tourism industry in the CNMI.
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association (GHRA) strongly recommend to hotels to enforce shelter-in-place ...
Håfa adai! Guam Visitors Bureau recently announced that it will be immediately increasing its visitor safety officer presence in Tumon in light of recent ...
Guam's own Taste of Korea will feature live food stations and a variety of ... KFPI is supported by Korea's tourism council and promotes Korean food ...
Tom Ada, who introduced the bill, said the Guam Racing Federation significantly contributes to the promotion and growth of sports tourism, notably the ...
The security clearance program was meant to secure Guam under the .... This opened opportunities for Guam's tourism industry as we know it today.
The Guam Visitors Bureau was right in the midst of the action, sending some of our team to support Guam Homeland Security and the Office of Civil ...
For SK Telecom, they see an opportunity in the huge growth in Korean tourism to Guam. The tie up with IT&E enables them to can offer their customers ...
With South Koreans now making up the majority of visitors in Guam's tourism market, the move is meant to not only improve the Korean tourist ...
The program ultimately hopes to allow for more people from Guam to get a career in the tourism and hospitality, or in the construction industries.
Guam Community College and the GCA Trades Academy will begin ... high school graduates interested in free courses in the construction and tourism ...
The 16th annual Tourism Cup Championship Golf Tournament will be held Nov. 10-11 at the LeoPalace Resort Country Club. Show time for the ...
... for tuition grants to learn construction trades at GCA Trades Academy or learn culinary arts or tourism management at Guam Community College.
... as scholarship funding for more than 90 students in the Tourism and Travel Management and Culinary Arts programs at Guam Community College.
Håfa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau team wrapped up a great week in Japan at one of the most important and largest tourism trade shows of the year ...
Håfa adai! Welcome to the Guam Visitors Bureau's monthly column. Si Yu'us ma'åse to The Guam Daily Post for this opportunity to share tourism ...
“Therefore, I am glad to recall my fruitful meeting with my Japanese colleague Mr. Kano in Baku during his recent trip to Azerbaijan. We have strong ...
"I am a supporter of the military buildup," declared Brooks. "Guam has two major economies," she said, tourism and the military. "Anything that we can ...
They really like us! That's the word coming from the Guam Visitor's Bureau, as Guam is noting another one for the record books. The administration ...
Guam welcomed 145,817 visitors in August, the highest number of arrivals in any August or any other month, according to the Office of the Governor.
Japan has now shrunk to 42 percent of the total visitor market for Guam, ... a 13.5 increase for August, according to the preliminary visitor arrivals.
Hafa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau team recently announced the August 2018 arrival numbers for Guam, which set a new record. Guam welcomed ...
Investment rating business Standard & Poor's has upgraded the credit rating on the A.B. Won Pat Guam International Airport Authority's general ...
TOKYO – Guam showed a strong presence at one of the world's largest travel trade exhibitions – Tourism EXPO Japan. Nearly 1,500 companies and ...
29 during the 24th annual Guam International Coastal Cleanup. ... clean because recreational water activities are important to Guam's tourism industry ...
Guam recently participated in Tourism EXPO Japan, in which almost 1,500 companies and organizations represented 130 countries and 47 ...
It's a sentiment that rings just as true at the franchise's Tumon location: nestled in the heart of Guam's tourism hub, Eggs 'n Things invites locals and ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau has received the Pacific Asia Travel Association Gold Award in the marketing media – social media campaign category for ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce it has received the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold award in the “Marketing Media ...
Håfa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau is excited to announce our global Visit Guam 2018 #InstaGuam campaign received the Pacific Asia Travel ...
Officials from the Guam International Raceway are calling on the community to show support for legislation that would grant ... The nonprofit has promoted the growth of sports tourism by constructing sports facilities, including an oval ...
Through sports tourism, Dailey sees Guam as a tourist destination for attracting competition, signature events, annual international youth basketball ...
HAGÅTÑA — In August last year, the world's attention was riveted to Guam, which was then trending on Google search. But it was not exactly the kind ...
Guam's Kmart shoppers expressed surprise and dismay upon learning that the ... "It's really good for our tourism industry," the Kmart employee said.
Peak tourist season in Guam welcomes a flood of visitors and revenue. However, in recent years, it also has caused a shortage of hotel rooms.
University of Guam graduate student Hyunhi Chong launched a backyard farming ... "If linked with the 1.5 million (person) tourism industry ... through a ...
Håfa adai. The Guam Visitors Bureau is proud to announce our participation in the American Cancer Society's Real Men Wear Pink national campaign ...
Young Hong, vice chairwoman of the Guam Visitors Bureau Korea Marketing Committee, is originally from Korea and has been a resident of Guam for ...
She says the Philippines challenges are very different from Guam's, but both rely on tourism to varying degrees. “My experience in the Philippines is ...
Joe Bradley, chief economist at the Bank of Guam, outlined the effects ... Algae is not the only threat to Guam's well-being and tourism economy.
The Guam Visitors Bureau and members of the island's tourism industry completed a successful roadshow in three South Korean cities from Oct. 10 to ...
The keynote speaker at the Bank of Guam's Economic Forum, Gina Lopez, got the ... "Tourism must benefit the local communities as well," Lopez said.
Birds also eat spiders, and a recent study found that Guam has more ... of recent clean-up efforts organized by the Guam Visitors Bureau and Guam ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau just reported that fiscal year 2018 is the second best fiscal year in our island's tourism history — we welcomed 1.52 million ...
Håfa adai! As we continue to conversation about raising awareness for the fight against cancer, Guam Visitors Bureau would like to pay tribute to one ...
Guam – How to preserve our environment and culture while benefiting from a tourist-driven economy… that was the focus of the Bank of Guam Fall ...
Guam welcomed 1.52 million tourists in fiscal year 2018, making it the second-best fiscal year in local tourism history, the Guam Visitors Bureau stated.
Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio, Lou Leon Guerrero face off over tourism economy ... Topics included Guam's tourism economy, taxes, legalized gambling and ...
Arrivals from Japan, which used to be the main source of Guam's tourists, and for whom the island's tourism infrastructure is geared toward for the most ...
Tourism, the principal driver of the island's economy, was the subject of the Guam Visitors Bureau's gubernatorial forum held Tuesday at the Lotte ...
Acting Speaker Therese Terlaje said Guam has existing good laws and ... If elected senator, Lasia Casil said she will work with the Guam Visitors ...
For travelers, this means a wealth of new destinations to explore – some sprung from deserts overnight and others that have for too long been left off ...
The program is Guam Visitor Bureau's cornerstone local community branding campaign. It has grown to more than 700 private businesses, ...
More: Some Guam DOE students can now access online learning, but ... “Forget about the military and tourism—how are those helping the people ...
"The luxury market has been going down," Streib said, "especially as Guam's tourism market is changing." The Guam Visitors Bureau recently reported ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau will be reaching out to industry partners to raise money and gather supplies for relief efforts. If your business would like to ...
Håfa adai! It's a pleasure to share my thoughts with you in Guam Visitors Bureau's monthly column. Serving in GVB's Board of Directors on and off for ...
The Hotel Association of the Northern Mariana Islands is working to get resorts and other tourist destinations up and running as soon as possible after ...
“Unemployment is the lowest it's been in decades, tourism numbers are the highest ... Pay raises for GovGuam employees, the lack of public transportation, concerns over the environment and funding for the University of Guam were ...
Guam candidates clash at 'Great Debate' ... “Unemployment is the lowest it's been in decades, tourism numbers are the highest in history,” he said.
After the devastation caused by Super Typhoon Yutu, Saipan and Tinian will be ready to welcome tourists back to their shores as early as Nov.
Cruz has stated that he has been trying to follow up on Guam's underground tourism industry, and last week, a constituent brought him some ...
Tenorio highlighted the growth in the island's economy and tourism, pointing out that Guam's gross domestic product has grown by a billion dollars ...
We will establish a Tourism Action Group (TAG) comprised of tourism .... We will work closely with the Guam Visitors Bureau, A.B. Won Pat Guam ...
The 30th anniversary was celebrated early, according to Guam Visitors Bureau, ... Guam shares a second sister point agreement with Lovers Point in ...
Lynch and Kim's girlfriend were married in the Superior Court of Guam in 2014. ... Kim's girlfriend had been residing with Kim since her entry into Guam. ... for not more than 45 days for the limited purposes of business and tourism.
The Saipan International Airport is scheduled to resume tourist flights Nov. 15, for the first time since the typhoon hit. Managaha Island, a crown jewel ...
Håfa Adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau was thrilled to announce that Ken Real Estate, a subsidiary of Ken Corp., has partnered with Jeju Air to launch a ...
“We do know that there has been an uptick in Russian nationals seeking asylum,” said Bart Jackson, a member of the Guam Visitors Bureau board.
A dozen Russian nationals have come to Guam and declared asylum over the ... Local Tourism officials are keeping a close eye on the development.
JMI-Edison is the first Guam company in nearly three years to receive ... in competition with the anticipated growth of the island's tourism industry.
Guam's economy grew slightly last year, by .3 percent, to $5.85 billion, according to the ... The bureau's report noted the shift in Guam's tourism market.
Hoping to recover some of the lost revenue to the tourism industry brought by Supertyphoon Yutu, Saipan prepared to reopen its only airport on ...
No date for reopening is mentioned in the letter, although Brown expressed hope that the tourism industry would bounce back soon after the airport ...
Tapped to market Guam in Hong Kong was Travel Link Marketing, whose contract became effective Nov. 1, according to GVB President and CEO ...
Håfa Adai! As we near the holidays, the Guam Visitors Bureau would like to give thanks where thanks is due: to the hardworking line employees, staff, ...
Aguon said Guam's tourism economy also benefits from having healthy ecosystems, so it's important to protect sea cucumbers from over-harvesting.
Guam welcomed 121,656 visitors to the island in October, according to Guam ... The Japan tourism market showed some recovery, with a 24.7 percent ...
APL doubling office space on Guam ... The company "wants to be an active contributor" to Guam's infrastructure development, tourism and commercial ...
Investors in South Korea are reviewing more investment opportunities in Guam, especially in hotel development and hospitality as tourism rises, said ...
Kana Kawamura Bangs is taking Guam's golfing world by storm, becoming the No. 1 ranked woman on island after carding a 70 and 73 to win the Tourism Cup ... At such a young age, Bangs has risen to the top of Guam's heap, most ...
Håfa Adai! Guam Visitors Bureau is counting down the days until we host the largest K-Pop concert in Guam's history — the MBC K-Pop Concert on ...
There's much work to continue developing the Greater China market, but we believe it's one of the keys to keeping Guam's tourism industry thriving ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau is partnering with MBC, one of Korea's top broadcasting networks, to produce and broadcast the concert. The event will be ...
On March 6, 2018, Mayor Atalig allegedly signed CNMI government travel ... in a partisan political rally held on June 23, 2018 in Mangilao, Guam.
It added that on April 19, the mayor signed CNMI government travel ... for himself and eight other government employees to travel from Rota to Guam, ...
The MBC Music K-Pop Concert, sponsored by the Guam Visitors Bureau and MBC, one of Korea's top broadcasting networks, drew about 5,000 music ...
In the five weeks since Super Typhoon Yutu, power and water has been restored to most of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and ...
"We are very committed to making sure the Marianas continues to be our region's preferred destination," said Marianas Visitors Authority Managing ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce that over 5,000 people attended the MBC Music K-Pop Concert on Guam at Governor Joseph ...
Destruction of businesses, along with damage to agriculture, fishing, and tourism would be detrimental to stable economic growth across Guam, and ...
Preliminary numbers, according to Guam Visitors Bureau Public Information Officer Josh Tyquiengco, show that about 3,000 to 4,000 Guam residents ...
Thousands of Guam residents and visitors screamed and chanted as the K-pop group TWICE made their way on stage, at a concert Saturday night.
You always hear the local tourism industry touting Tumon as a tropical getaway with all the trimmings, but it's not the only one on island. As you've ...
The list is based on the sales of various island tourism products and users' ... Rounding out the top five destinations were Palau, Fiji, Tahiti, and Guam. ... the tourism interest in South Pacific islands also grew rapidly in China. China ...
Guam – Not all visitor business is legitimate business. If you have no license and pay no taxes on Guam, you might want to be on the lookout for ...
Håfa Adai! Guam Visitors Bureau invites our island community and visitors to experience the magic of the holiday season with us beginning at 6 p.m. ...
The project has received a letter of support from the Guam Visitors Bureau, which stated that the addition of 246 hotel units will help Guam achieve its ...
MANILA, Philippines — A sustainable model for shark tourism needs to be ... the University of Guam (UoG) and the Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute ... National Geographic earlier cited Oslob for its shark tourism industry, ...