Tag Archives: tourism

Sean Dee officially named to HTA board

BY DAVID CAREY — It gives me great pleasure to announce that Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Sean Dee has officially been confirmed by the state Senate to the HTA (Hawaii Tourism Authority) board of directors. Sean’s term … Read More.

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Disruption and reinvention

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Bitsy Kelley and I recently traveled to Spain to attend the World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Global Summit, which was held this year in Madrid. Each of these summits raises awareness of the global … Read More.


Outrigger Resorts to support local golf pro Alex Ching on PGA Tour China

BY NANCY DANIELS — China is an important market for Outrigger’s expanding global portfolio, so our marketing team continues to explore opportunities that will increase awareness of our brand among this burgeoning market. With that in mind, Outrigger recently signed … Read More.

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Getting dirt under our fingernails to demonstrate Tourism’s benefits

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — While the global Travel & Tourism industry is typically perceived positively, it is not always seen in a flattering light, particularly in political campaign season when some candidates are looking for a handy target. Very … Read More.

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Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort participates with LEI ClimbHI

BY SHERYL TSUGAWA — On Friday, April 10, the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort (ORF) had the pleasure of participating in the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority-sponsored workforce development program LEI ClimbHi. We hosted 30 students, mentors and teachers from different public … Read More.

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Dr. Richard Kelley nominated for “Hotelier of the World” award

BY DR. CHUCK KELLEY — I was delighted to learn earlier this week that Dr. Richard Kelley has been nominated as a finalist for HOTELS magazine’s Hotelier of the World award for 2015! Read More.

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Was this “SKYGOD” my pilot?

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — In 1942, at age 8, I was part of a group of women and children in Honolulu who were herded onto an enormous Pan American World Airways seaplane – a “Flying Clipper” – heading for … Read More.

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Outrigger Resorts global roadshow to Australia and New Zealand

BY DONNA PARKIN — By Donna Parkin — Outrigger Resorts sales and marketing representatives from Hawai‘i, Mauritius, the Maldives, Fiji and Thailand joined their Australian counterparts for the Outrigger Resorts Global Showcase in Australia and New Zealand last week to … Read More.

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International travelers: one billion PLUS!

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Despite all the troubles the world is experiencing, international travel continues to grow. So says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) in a detailed report, Travel & Tourism Economic Impact 2015, released earlier this … Read More.


Outrigger underscores its global brand at ITB Berlin 2015

BY MARK SIMMONS — Outrigger was well represented at ITB Berlin, which took place in the German capital March 4-6. We had our own Outrigger Resorts booth in Hall 26B of the largest travel industry tradeshow in the world. Read More.

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