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Can Tourism Sustain Hawaii?

Hawaii is projecting its first 9 million visitor year in 2017. What does this mean for the tourism industry? Dr. Jerry Agrusa is a professor of Travel Industry Management at Hawaii Pacific University, and Dr. Frank Haas is the principal of Marketing Management, Inc. Jerry Agrusa and Frank Haas visit Community Matters with Jay Fidell […]

Changes in the Hawaii Tourism Authority – Transforming Tourism Together with the HTA

George Szigeti and Leslie Dance share changes in the Hawaii Tourism Authority. We’ll hear about their conference IUCN World Conservation Congress, the demographic of the attendees, notable speakers, local participation and how it compares with other conferences from the Convention Center’s earlier years. ThinkTech Hawaii streams live on the Internet from 11:00 am to 5:00 […]

Hawaii Tourism Then and Now

Dr. Jeffrey Akaka shares his successful story of securing the American Psychiatric Association convention with the help of the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s Elele Program. Debbie Zimmerman is the Elele Program Director for the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Join Business in Hawaii for a discussion of Hawaii’s Tourism industry over the years and how it has changed […]

Activities and Resources at DBEDT

Jamie Lum, Economic Development Specialist at DBEDT and Mark J. Ritchie, Chief, Business Support Branch at DBEDT join Reg to discuss the activities and resources of the Hawaii Department of Business and Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). ThinkTech Hawaii streams live on the Internet from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm every weekday afternoon, Hawaii Time, […]