Category Archives: Our Industry

Outrigger says Nihao to China’s Lux Market at ILTM

BY MARK SIMMONS — Outrigger sent a strong sales and marketing team to the International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM), Asia’s leading luxury travel event held this year in Shanghai from May 30 to June 2. Read More.

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National Travel & Tourism Week

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — This past week, many who work in or are connected with Travel & Tourism took a few moments to recognize and salute our industry for all it does not only for the U.S. but for … Read More.

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Team Outrigger Resorts descends on FTE in force

BY DONNA PARKIN — A high level sales force representing Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort and Castaway Island, Fijji, gathered last week for the third annual Fijian Tourism Expo (FTE), May 2-5. Read More.

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Outrigger says G’day as Aloha Roadshow goes Down Under

BY DONNA PARKIN — The Aloha Down Under Roadshow arrived in Sydney May 2 and Sydney-based sales manager Maria Alaveras was on hand to highlight the excellence and points of difference of the Outrigger brand. Read More.

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Tourism brings benefits around the globe

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Earlier this month, I traveled to Dallas, Texas, to attend the Global Summit, an extraordinary gathering of many of the world’s Travel & Tourism leaders. Organized by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the … Read More.

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Tourism & Terrorism

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Terrorism struck again this week. This time, the target was Brussels, Belgium, the unofficial “capital” of Europe, owing to the location there of the headquarters of both the European Union (EU) and NATO. Powerful explosions … Read More.

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Outrigger flies the flag at ITB Berlin 2016

BY MARK SIMMONS — The Outrigger Resorts team was active at ITB Berlin and the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) in the German capital last week from 7-9 March. Read More.

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Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort hosts Kawananakoa Middle School

BY ROBERT MCCONNELL — For the third consecutive year, the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort management team was proud to host students from Kawananakoa Middle School. Read More.

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Hawaii Tourism Oceania (HTO) welcomes Australian country manager

BY DONNA PARKIN — Senior team members from the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) Honolulu office were in Sydney recently to welcome the authority’s new Australian country manager, Kerri Anderson. Read More.

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Groundhog Shadow Day

BY NIEL MASON  — “So, how much do you get paid?” Don’t you just love the frankness of an inquisitive high school student? Read More.

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