New York Times features upswing in tourism arrivals to Hawaii

Jamie Winpenny

The New York Times ran a featured story discussing an encouraging upswing in visitor arrivals to Hawaii as foul weather has blasted the continental United States for the past several weeks. Favorable international exchange rates and President Barack Obama’s regular visits to Hawaii are also cited as possible contributing factors to the recent rise in arrivals to the state.

Various officials from the Hawaii Tourism Authority, Hawaii pacific University, Outrigger Hotels, and Hilton Hawaii are quoted in the lengthy article regarding the factors and impact of increased arrival and visitor spending statistics in recent weeks. 

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