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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, ...
On Tuesday, Guam Visitors Bureau will unveil the Norbert “Bert” R. Unpingco Visitors Center in Tumon. The building will be renamed and dedicated to ...
Honoring the late "Mr. Guam Tourism", a special ceremony was held today unveiling the Norbert "Bert" R. Unpingco Visitor Center down in Tumon.
GCC and Hyatt Regency Guam strengthen ties for student training ... Eric Ji, GCC Hospitality & Tourism Department chair, said the goal of the ...
Guam Community College and the Hyatt Regency Guam are formally ... Eric Ji, chairman of the GCC Hospitality & Tourism Department, said, "The ...
Visitor Center renamed to honor 'Mr. Tourism' Norbert 'Bert' Unpingco ... The Guam Visitors Bureau renamed its visitor center to honor Norbert “Bert” ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has proudly renamed its visitor center to honor one of Guam's pioneers in the tourism industry. The Norbert “Bert” R.
Would Virgin Orbit's plan affect air space and commercial air flights to and from Guam? With tourism being our island's top industry and job creator, ...
Guam's tourism numbers also continue to rise and the Calvo administration trusts that the "new administration's talent and leadership will ensure these ...
Guam – The Guam Visitors Bureau is donning a new name in honor of the late “Mr. Guam Tourism,” Bert Unpingco. Since the 1970's Norbert Reyes ...
“The proposed flights can help boost the region's tourism industry and develop ... direct commercial flights due to a large Ilonggo population in Guam.
Doug Ducey said in a statement on Friday. The Arizona Office of Tourism will help ensure restrooms are cleaned, trash is collected and shuttle buses ...
Guam welcomed 132,850 visitors in November, according to Guam Visitors Bureau statistics, breaking a record for November tourist arrivals.
I've spent many years serving on the Guam Visitors Bureau Board of Directors, and one of the aspects I enjoy in serving with my colleagues is working ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau is reporting that visitor arrivals rose 8.6 percent in November to 132,850. That breaks the previous record for the month set ...
Guam welcomed more than 132,000 visitors for the month of November. Tourism officials say it's an increase of 8.6% when compared to the previous ...
26, 2018) – Scientists in Hong Kong, the Philippines and Guam have found that whale shark tourism in Tan-awan, Oslob, the Philippines, has led to ...
Håfa adai! Please indulge me as I talk about business during this holiday season. Guam Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the November arrivals ...
We encourage and support the Government of Guam in protecting the financial health of our tourism industry and the GovGuam tax base which ...
Government of Guam collected $5 million more in total general fund ... Special funds from tobacco and alcohol taxes, tourism and solid waste ...
“Although they recognize our improving economic activity and strong tourism industry,” said Rojas, S&P is “still concerned about the government's ...
Guam's economy didn't grow in 2018, University of Guam Economics ... Ruane expects tourism revenue to continue to decrease in 2019, due to ...
AsianScientist (Dec. 26, 2018) – Scientists in Hong Kong, the Philippines and Guam have found that whale shark tourism in Tan-awan, Oslob, the ...
Guam's economy may decline next year, says UOG economist ... The bad news is, our number one economic driver—tourism—is looking bleak.
Other factors that would affect the local economy include lower tourism and government of Guam spending. However, the report emphasized the ...
The economies of Japan and South Korea — the island's top tourism markets — may ... Guam-based businesses create jobs and hire local workers.
At a Guam Visitors Bureau forum, she faulted the administration for failing to fight crime. She said, “We need to put more police officers on the street.
A new era of governance and political leadership awaits Guam in the ... Although more visitors are coming to Guam, according to Guam Visitors ...
"This event is for our residents and visitors to thank them for supporting Guam's top industry and show them how tourism works for all," GVB President ...
Crowds gathered in Tumon Monday night as the Guam Visitors Bureau and T Galleria by DFS presented a New Year's Eve fireworks show and food ...
Efforts to start a new industry on Guam to help diversify the island's ... two industries – the military and tourism – which should be a warning signal to ...
Hundreds of charter flights are expected to be available for Guam this year, with the Guam Visitor's Bureau predicting a good year for the tourism ...
Senator Elect Tina Muna Barnes will lead the 35th Guam Legislature as ... Committee on Health, Tourism, Historic Preservation, Land and Justice: Sen ...
elect Tina Muna Barnes will lead the 35th Guam Legislature as Speaker. ... Committee on Health, Tourism, Historic Preservation, Land and Justice: ...
He said it would be a good way to start 2019 by giving the Guam market an ... Paz said Resorts World Manila also caters to Guam's medical tourism ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce that Guam welcomed 1.55 million visitors in 2018, the best Calendar Year in the island's ...
Guam set new records in tourism history, marking December as the best month and 2018 as the best calendar year the island has ever seen.
It was another record year for tourism. The Guam Visitors Bureau reports 1.55 million visitor arrivals in 2018 - the best year ever. The month of ...
GUAM. Pacific island Guam welcomed 1.55 million visitors in 2018, a marginal rise (0.4%) compared to a year earlier and a new annual record, ...
... growth including the potential economic slowdown in Japan and South Korea, which are the two main source markets for Guam's tourism industry.
The Guam Visitors Bureau on Monday announced that Guam welcomed 1.55 million visitors in 2018, calling it "the best calendar year in the island's ...
... Tina Muna Barnes why senators were moving out of the Guam Congress Hall. ... Terlaje's oversight of Tourism, Land, Justice, Health and Historic ...
“I'd like the business community to take notice and see the opportunity for sports tourism and the number of people that will come to Guam for this ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau projects 1.61 million visitor arrivals for fiscal 2019 and expects the South Korea market to continue to eclipse the formerly ...
The change to predominantly South Korean tourists in Guam's visitor industry became apparent at the end of fiscal year 2018. That budget year, Japan ...
After what the Guam Visitor's Bureau declared a record-shattering December and calendar 2018, the bureau forecasts an even more successful 2019.
To reassure Korean travelers of the recovery of the Marianas following Supertyphoon Yutu in October 2018, the Marianas Visitors Authority and ...
HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Lotte Hotel Guam's operations will ... The change to predominantly South Korean tourists in Guam's visitor ...
Other unimplemented laws include one that creates the Guam film office, one aimed at ... Our tourism industry is still volatile, and debt has skyrocketed.
Bill would give tax exemption to businesses with Guam Product Seal permit ... More: Opinion: Tax credit would help Made in Guam program ... history - and can be a great for tourism and the bill would attract the smallest of business.
In Guam politics, it's rare to have a former governor becoming a part of ... governor and statesman, particularly in stimulating the tourism economy.
SAIPAN – The Marianas Tourism Education Council Tourism Summit for CNMI Public School System students will be held on Jan. 24, the Marianas ...
Guam – Considered a major hub for travel in Southeast Asia, Manila is often a connecting stop for Guam travelers to the rest of the world, if their ...
If this problem persists, this eventually could hurt Guam's tourism-reliant ... its impact could ripple through the local economy if air travel is disrupted, ...
Håfa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau team hopes that you were able to join us at the annual New Year's Eve Fireworks Show and Food Truck Festival ...
Håfa Adai! This past week, Guam Visitors Bureau's membership elected four members of the GVB Board of Directors. GVB warmly welcomes the ...
Just like eyebrows raised over a delegation of elected Guam officials taking a trip up to the capital of the Commonwealth in the middle of this month to ...
He becomes the first delegate from Guam to serve on the "exclusive ... and flows independently from tourism and the military, all within the existing ...
Along these lines, During the forum organized by Guam Visitors Bureau, now Governor Guerrero expressed her support for the legalization of ...
It was back in 2015 when the Hagatna Restoration and Re-development ... "And it's been a challenge to get the tourism in, the people to come.
The Guam Chamber of Commerce fears the decision by the Department of ... “The island's other professional needs such as healthcare and tourism ...
"Tumon is the center of Guam's tourism industry and thus, improving service reliability to Tumon will greatly benefit the people of Guam and ...
HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — The Guam Chamber of Commerce ... “The island's other professional needs such as healthcare and tourism ...
As an advocate for giving back to the community she has been involved in works of the Guam Tourism Education Council, the Guam Young ...
A local tour guide recently told The Guam Daily Post that the presence of homeless people at the Plaza de España in Hagåtña has created a bad ...
"As an advocate for giving back to the community she has been involved in works of the Guam Tourism Education Council, the Guam Young ...
A lack of access to restrooms and the presence of homeless people at Guam's public parks are tarnishing the island's image to visitors, according to a ...
The guide, who is certified by the Guam Visitors Bureau, said he wished to remain anonymous but is concerned about the impact these issues may ...
“We are extremely pleased to offer our customers more opportunities to travel between Tokyo, Narita and Guam during the spring and Golden Week ...
Håfa Adai! Guam Visitors Bureau was pleased to receive insight form United Airlines and Japan Airlines about their charter schedule for Japan's 2019 ...
Ridgell is hopeful a cannabis industry on Guam would spur tourism to the island as both medicinal and recreational use is still prohibited in countries ...
The Leon Guerrero-Tenorio has named top executives for the Guam Visitors Bureau and the Commission on Decolonization: • Guam Visitors Bureau ...
If the bill becomes law, it would also open up Guam's tourism economy, ... The measure, known as the Guam Cannabis Industry Act of 2019, would ...
Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero's administration announced on Friday additional appointments to cabinet positions, including members of the Guam Visitors ...
The Leon Guerrero administration has named the top executives for the Guam Visitors Bureau and Commission on Decolonization: Pilar Laguaña is ...
Ridgell is hopeful a cannabis industry on Guam would spur tourism to the island as medicinal and recreational use still is prohibited in countries such ...
But such proposals were met with skepticism by the Guam Visitors Bureau about two years ago, when then-Gov. Eddie Calvo attempted to pass his ...
Guam would see more tourist arrivals if recreational marijuana becomes legal on the island, say some of its proponents. What these proponents fail to ...
For Japanese, Guam is one of the most popular overseas tourism and wedding destinations. More than 900,000 Japanese visit the island, which is ...
Guam – Light it up? Well, it depends on who you ... More street lights and I think it could overall help and benefit Guam in tourism. All kinds of different ...
Japan and Guam have seen a significant increase in tourism between the two countries. People flying out of Nagoya, Japan to Guam will retain ...
WAVE: The Guam Visitors Bureau welcomed more than 1,000 Welcome All Visitors Enthusiastically (W.A.V.E.) Club members at the Tourism ...
Guam could become the next US territory to legalize recreational marijuana. Democratic Senator Clynton Ridgell introduced the Guam Cannabis ... to the positive effect it would have on both Guam's local and tourism economies.
21, professional chefs from all over the island will gather at the Guam ... well as great entertainment and a tour of the Guam museum's exhibit gallery.
There will be 86 fewer seats on Japan Airline's daily Narita-Guam route, despite a Guam Visitors Bureau statement highlighting 113 additional seats ...
"This is insulting to us," Santa Rita Mayor Dale Alvarez said of Vice Speaker Telena Nelson's Bill 33, which seeks to put the Guam Visitors Bureau in ...
... tourism industry, potentially we can establish a seasonal use of H-2B visas for hotel workers and hospitality,” Hasselback said. On Guam, he said, ...
... three-day 26th Travel Tour Expo (TTE) features 400 travel and tourism-related entities, including eight national tourism organizations (NTO) -- Guam ...
... including eight national tourism organizations (NTO) — Guam Visitors Bureau, Hong Kong Tourism Board, Japan National Tourism Organization, ...
Mayors sounded off against a bill by Vice Speaker Telena Nelson that seeks to appropriate $500,000 in Guam Visitors Bureau's rainy day fund to ...
The Travel Tour Expo opened on Friday and will run until today. ... These include tourism organizations of Guam, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, ...
"There is no question that the black-market tourist industry exists on this island," Speaker Tina Muña Barnes said. The government of Guam, ...
But for every tourist who comes to Guam to smoke weed, more would no longer come here. The Guam Visitors Bureau has made it clear that Guam's ...
Ray Tenorio and Lou Leon Guerrero are asked if they would support legalizing gambling to improve Guam's tourism economy during a forum at GVB's ...
During their first meeting after Barnes became speaker, she and Chatfield discussed Guam's main economic engines, including tourism and the ...
Guam's tourist arrivals for January 2019 have reached a new record high in a single month, the Guam Visitors Bureau announced, as the Japan ...
If approved, this new legislation would mean that Guam residents and visitors can finally gamble for two weeks in July every year, during the annual ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau has announced that arrivals for January 2019 have reached a new milestone, setting the record for the most visitors ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau joined Skydive Guam Inc. in celebrating tandem skydive instructor Vasili Mlandinov's 26,000th jump last Feb. 9, 2019.
In just a few weeks of his regained role as executive director of the Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority, Ray Topasna has found himself in ...
The pledge was administered by Guam Visitors Bureau officials at the Yona ... Nico Fujikawa, GVB acting director of Tourism Research, thanked the ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau board approved the appointment of Pilar Laguaña as GVB president and chief executive officer Thursday afternoon.
More than 1,000 Rotary club members will be gathering on Guam next ... island off, especially now because we've lost so much tourism from Japan." ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau Board of Directors has named Pilar Laguaña as the tourism agency's ... “Pilar is no stranger to GVB nor the tourism industry.
The new president and CEO of the Guam Visitor's Bureau has officially ... As a seasoned tourism-marketing executive, Laguaña began her career at ...
The report notes that enhancing Guam's bottom line can only be ... A similar program is credited the development of Guam's tourism industry decades ...
Håfa dai! The Guam Visitors Bureau team joins Guam's business and academic communities in celebrating the life and contributions of Karri Trahin ...
The transition report prepared for the Leon Guerrero administration characterizes Guam Visitors Bureau efforts as “disjointed,” even though “there are ...
A new week brings a new head of the Guam Visitors Bureau. Work for Pilar Laguana as the agency's new President and CEO began on Friday, after ...
Håfa adai! As I wrap up almost eight great years at the Guam Visitors Bureau, the GVB team and I were able to proudly look back on some of the work ...
Tourism is a major industry in Guam, and the travel and tourism industry including hotels and resorts are well prepared for a storm like this. Visitors ...
As for the tourists, the Guam Visitors Bureau and tourism-oriented businesses need to improve on the delivery of the storm safety message. Most of our ...
Buenas yan håfa adai! After my first full week leading this exceptional Guam Visitors Bureau team, I thought I'd introduce myself and talk a little about ...
"For example, in Guam our strength is our geographic location, and so we have an increased military buildup tourism is very strong, and we are ...
The governor added she'd let Gevelber know more about Guam. ... worker shortage and the importance of the Japanese tourism market to Guam.
Governor to testify before congressional committees on state of Guam ... The meeting also discussed the importance of Japanese tourism to Guam, ...
The additional seats are good news for Guam's tourism industry. Guam's Japan market declined substantially about a decade ago and only recently ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau had similar concerns when recreational ... been no study on how recreational marijuana would affect the tourism industry.
Without realizing it, the two books I brought on my recent trip to Japan, neither of which mentions Japan, helped me understand why I was going there ...
... Color Run benefitting the Make-A-Wish Foundation Guam and CNMI and the Commonwealth Cancer Association, and Tourism Education Council's ...
I think about our visitors who had planned their perfect trip to Guam, only to have the storm derail their plans. Thankfully, we are seasoned in storm ...
Pilar Laguana, an international tourism veteran, is now in charge of the Guam Visitors Bureau. She thinks out of the box, she has a global mindset, and ...
Ordot-Chalan Pago Mayor Jessy Gogue said when he returned to Guam in 1993 after leaving the Marine Corps, the top of the Ordot dump's garbage ...
A nominee to the Guam Visitors Bureau board of directors outlined his plan to update the island's Tourism 2020 plan during his confirmation hearing ...
The company recognizes the event generates interest from Guam's visitor source markets and promotes Guam as an active sports destination, ...
“Many leaders in our tourism industry, including government officials, have expressed their support in venturing into public-private collaborations.
AK recognizes that this event generates interest from Guam's visitor source markets and promotes Guam as an active sports destination. AK supports ...
Buenas yan håfa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau and Guam's top industry are anticipating a very busy April with the much-anticipated United Airlines ...
Models painted like the night sky and zodiac symbols mingled with distinguished guests from Guam's tourism industry. Vanese Sanchez, an aerial ...
Guam's tourism would increase tenfold. And on and on. What is preternaturally eerie about these prophesies is that, in every single case, Trump was ...
The island is dependent on tourism for dollars and claims significant local pride, but has a rather difficult way of showing such pride. Only with strict ...
Guam's tourism would increase tenfold. And on and on. PATHETIC What is preternaturally eerie about these prophesies is that, in every single case, ...
During a presentation, Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency Guam, UOG economics professor Claret Ruane said tourism is not expected to contract as ...
UOG Professor: Guam economy will decline slightly in 2019 ... With military and tourism making up major legs of Guam's economy, Ruane is ...
February saw about 10,000 fewer visitors than January, but finished as the second strongest February in tourism, according to recent Guam Visitor's ...
Japan and South Korea each take up for 43 percent of Guam's tourist arrivals for a combined 86 percent. Arrivals from the U.S. mainland and Hawaii ...
Economist: Tourism issues could weigh down growth ... Ruane delivered an updated assessment of the 2018 Guam Economic Report to Gov.
Guam – This February ranks the second best February in Guam's tourism history, according to Guam Visitors Bureau. Visitor arrivals for February 2019 ...
WASHINGTON -- When President Trump autographed Bibles while visiting an Alabama church last week, some reacted with dismay. They shouldn't ...
As the military begins reviewing its programmatic agreement with Guam and ... He noted that the Guam State Historic Preservation Office and the CNMI ... one of the island's economic mainstays along with tourism and government.
A University of Guam study predicts that the Guam economy is still growing ... Tourism arrivals were down 2 percent in fiscal 2018 but are starting an ...
The continuing growth in Guam's tourism industry and increasing arrivals in the other islands led to modest improvements in payroll employment and ...
WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump autographed Bibles while visiting an Alabama church last week, some reacted with dismay.
Guam's South Korean tourist arrivals once posted double-digit increases in previous years but in 2018, the tide shifted. South Korean arrivals last year ...
Håfa adai yan Biba Mes CHamoru! The Guam Visitors Bureau team has been enjoying the many beautiful Mes CHamoru displays, activities and ...
Don't rush a decision on recreational marijuana, the Guam Visitors Bureau urged senators in written testimony submitted to the Legislature over the ...
This means that even if marijuana were legalized on Guam, it would almost certainly be impossible to actively advertise marijuana tourism in Japan, ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau has previously taken a stance that the tourism markets Guam serves – primarily Japan and South Korea, which make up 86 ...
Guam was among the 272 organizations that were present to include travel and tour agencies, national tourism organizations, hotels, resorts, theme ...
Lou Leon Guerrero's fiscal team on Tuesday said the government of Guam is ... The island's tourism industry is on track to be a "record" year with total ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau has cautioned legislators not to rush the legislation, saying a study first must be conducted to determine its impacts, ...
The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) ... Tourism Madrid, Guam Visitors Bureau, U.S. Travel Association, Greater Fort ...
Investors in tourism and businesses supporting our military don't want Guam's image obscured by government-sanctioned smoke. Federal overseers ...
Guam Visitors Bureau invites the general public to the Ko'ko' Kids Fest from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24 at the Gov. Flores Memorial Park in Tumon.
The interest is still there, many people in Japan still love to travel to the ... This is due to the fact that the local tourism industry began more than 40 ...
The legislative debate over the Guam Cannabis Industry Act of 2019 got ... marijuana for recreational use would violate the Organic Act of Guam. ... to be conducted to measure the potential effects on the island's tourism industry.
The government of Guam missed an opportunity to collect an additional $2.6 ... Last week, tourism stakeholders again called for strengthening tax ...
Bangs, a junior at the Guam Adventist Academy, will compete in the girls 15 to 18 Open Division. Winning the Tourism Cup Golf Tournament at ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau hosted the half-day long festival, which they hope to make annual. In previous years, the bureau hosted an annual Ko'ko ...
The Guam Ko'ko' Kids Fest is a Guam Visitors Bureau sports tourism and signature event. It included Trench Kids, Strider Bikes, and the Håfa Adai ...
Instead of spending money to improve the tourist experience while they are on Guam, we spend money sending government delegations made up of ...
Dr. Akimoto started with the Guam Visitors Bureau, asking for a pause on pot legalization in order to conduct a study. "GVB should have had plenty of ...
Håfa adai yan biba Mes CHamoru! The Guam Visitors Bureau thanks our island's families who were able to join us at the Ko'ko' Kids Fest on March 24 ...
WELLINGTON – New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she will travel to China at the end of the week for a meeting with ...
In addition to these numbers, tourism is expected to increase in 2019, as projections are showing that Guam will see more visitors in the year ahead.
Duenas and Benitez both implied if weed is legalized, two kinds of tourism cannot coexist. ... "The Republican Party took a position we believe that the conservative values of Guam don't go with this but if you're going to try and pass ...
The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) is following up its ... Tourism Madrid, Guam Visitors Bureau, U.S. Travel Association, Greater ...
As senators moved Guam closer to legal recreational marijuana for adults, ... Castro and the Guam Visitors Bureau are concerned with the potential ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau also submitted testimony against Bill 32-35, ... to learn as much as we can about how this will affect the tourism industry.
ARLUIS Wedding Guam will test a 5G multi-screen video live streaming ... Airlines Guam Marathon Organizer will test a series of 5G drones, tourism, ...
Guam continues to generate strong interest in Malaysia and was one of the newer and popular destinations featured at the country's top consumer ...
In an early morning travel alert, Wow Air urged ticket holders to look elsewhere to complete their trips, noting that other airlines may offer "so-called ...
"We rely on tourism and the military alone. Guam could really grab hold of this industry and cultivate it." The Guam Cannabis Industry Act of 2019, ...
Notwithstanding his support, Gillan also said Guam should look at its tourism markets to see if adult recreational use would create a negative impact.
But two agencies most impacted by the bill, Department of Parks and Recreation and the Guam Visitors Bureau expressed reservations about several ...
Sen. James Moylan's proposal to allow for a public-private partnership to maintain the island's parks got strong support from the Korean Guam Travel ...
The Guam Chamber of Commerce and tourism industry officials also opposed the cannabis bill, fearing it will impact Guam's family-friendly image.
The fee for articles of incorporation on Guam, for example, is only $100, she added. She also said raising fees only "discourages entrepreneurship ...
Schrage said Guam differs from mainland stores because of the territory's captive ... Schrage said the Japan-based company's closure had nothing to do with tourism. ... And Guam shoppers seemingly will continue to shop on island.
The Guam Visitors Bureau is committed to working closely with the marathon organizers, Guam Sports Events Inc., to grow and promote this event ...
The Committee on Health, Tourism, Historic Preservation, Land and Justice and the Committee on General Government ... and Housing will meet for a public hearing at 9 a.m. in the Guam legislatures' public hearing room, Hagåtña.
Like the ghost of problems past, the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Guam Visitors Bureau are once again being confronted with the ...
Like the ghost of problems past, the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Guam Visitors Bureau are once again being confronted with the ...
Not too late to register for United Airlines Guam Marathon ..... and international sales teams work year-round to achieve for sports tourism for Guam.
UGM has created a demand for travel to Guam during a time when it would otherwise be a slow period. United markets this event overseas and on ...
Get ready for some of the best racing action in the Pacific with the 39th Annual APL Smokin' Wheels, set for April 12-14 at the Guam International ...
Guam Sports Events Inc., organizers for UGM, along with title sponsor United Airlines and Gold Sponsors Guam Visitors Bureau and Pacific Islands ...
Amanda Shelton introduced Bill 80-35 Thursday to set the Guam Power ... You always hear the local tourism industry touting Tumon as a tropical ...
Olandez is a UOG graduate with bachelor's in fine arts/art and has a degree in tourism from the International Business College of Guam. She's also a ...
To advocate for status quo means to accept the idea people on Guam are ... Trump promised Calvo massive increases to our economy and tourism ...
Hours before the address, the governor's office also announced Guam's ... Tourism, she said, is expected to continue its unprecedented growth.
April 11, 2019 6:30 p.m. Guam Congress Building in Hagåtña ..... I am confident that through the leadership of Guam Visitors Bureau President and ...
Tourism and ports. The governor expressed her confidence in the new leadership in place at the ports of entry and the Guam Visitors Bureau.
In our source markets, we worked closer with our partners Guam Visitors Bureau and Guam Sports Events, Inc. to leverage our resources in the ...
More than 4,000 runners turn out for United Guam Marathon ..... “We want to see an increase in sports tourism here on Guam,” said Sam Shinohara, ...
In our source markets, we worked closer with our partners Guam Visitors Bureau and Guam Sports Events Inc. to leverage our resources in the ...
Living on Guam, we always hear the local tourism industry promoting the island as a tropical getaway abundant with white sandy beaches, ...
Some 11,000 additional visitors from Japan are expected to flock to Guam from April 27 to May 3, or about a thousand more visitors a day. Sixty-eight ...
Håfa adai! The Guam Visitors Bureau is pleased to have wrapped up another successful United Airlines Guam Marathon weekend, where 4,000 ...
Island tourism officials are gearing up for a surge in Japanese arrivals at the end of ... It will be the longest Golden Week for Guam's tourism industry.
Corporate donations from Guam's telecommunications, health and tourism industries paid for the bulk of the transition-related expenses incurred by ...
The Tiyan High School Titans were also undefeated headed into Tuesday night's full slate of games, but their game against Guam High was ...
The Friars are at 8-0 and the Titans are 7-0 and both could have another win by Tuesday. FD plays 2-5 Guam High on Saturday and Tiyan plays 0-7 ...
"We are in a competition, and the competition is real," Naval Base Guam ... Grimes highlighted the Chinese interest in gaming and tourism in the CNMI, and ... "The Pacific is where it's at," Grimes said, and Guam's role is critical.
Joseph Guerrero, chairman of the House Committee on Commerce and Tourism, said he is looking forward to meeting the new MVA managing ...
Two South Korean tourists enjoying their last day on Guam told police they were robbed at gunpoint Thursday, leaving them without money. And their ...
The Guam Visitors Bureau reports the 146,332 tourists marked a 6.2 percent ... Tourism officials are expecting an even bigger surge for the upcoming ...
As tourism students of Simon Sanchez High School, we went on a field trip back in January to see our beautiful island through the eyes of tourists.
According to the Guam Visitors Bureau, there were 146,332 tourist arrivals in ... to the previous year's total for the same period, tourism officials stated.
Three nominees to the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority board of trustees testified Thursday before the Guam Legislature Committee on Health, Tourism, Historic Preservation, Land and Justice. Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero nominated ...
... of coral reefs, which is a large part of the island's economic engine – tourism; ... Additionally, according to new Guam Solid Waste Authority General ...
Two years later, he played for the Guam men's national team at the Micronesian Games. After a stint with a Division III college in Pennsylvania and a ...
Guam governor legalizes recreational marijuana use ... cannabis legalization law, along with the potential impact on health, taxation and tourism.
Grimes highlighted the Chinese interest in gaming and tourism in the CNMI, and infrastructure investments in the Federated States of Micronesia.
Guam's tourism industry also is growing, from about 1.3 million visitors in calendar year 2012 to 1.55 million in 2018. Yet, our police department has ...
The draft report projects a continuation of modest growth in Guam's economy this year with economic expansion driven by escalating tourist arrivals, ...
Joe Arnett, chairman of the Guam Chamber of Commerce, said the ... Arnett said a minimum wage increase would hit the tourism industry the hardest.
The Guam Visitors Bureau recently announced another record-breaking month for visitor arrivals. The March 2019 arrivals report shows that Guam ...
The tourism industry is the “economic engine for our island” states Moylan in a release. “Any crime against visitors is ... a crime against the community, ...