MVCB TripAdvisor Seminar Invitation

Posted on May 22, 2014

Aloha Maui, Molokai and Lanai partners,

We have a great marketing opportunity available at no charge to you!

We are hosting a TripAdvisor.com update and seminar in June. It will be held on Thursday, June 19th from 9:30-10:30 am in the Maui room at the Maui Beach Hotel, 170 Kaahumanu Ave in Kahului.

Todd Skelton from TripAdvisor.com will cover:

  • Enhancing your TripAdvisor listing
  • Enhancing your website with free TripAdvisor tools
  • Maintaining a positive online reputation
  • Responding to guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • Implementing strategies to help get more reviews on TripAdvisor

If you cannot attend personally you can attend remotely via the phone and Internet. Call in to hear the seminar at (877) 395-3421, access code: 9326-6620, and view the presentation on the TripAdvisor website at: www.tripadvisorslides.com/todd.

If you would like to attend in person please RSVP by Friday, June 6th, to me at Lynn@Mauivb.com.

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BIVB Public Relations Update Webinar – May 10, 10 am

Posted on May 7, 2012

Big Island Visitors Bureau
Public Relations Update Webinar
Thursday, May 10, 2012
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Aloha kakou!

The Big Island Visitors Bureau (BIVB) and its public relations team at McNeil Wilson Communications will provide an update on past, present, and future outreach initiatives for Hawai’i, the Big Island.

If you are interested in learning more about how you and your clients can get involved in efforts to promote Hawaii Island to the North America market, please join us for this interactive webinar. Along with hearing about PR initiatives, you will be able to ask questions and provide feedback.

Please click here to RSVP for this program. There is no cost to participate.

If you have any questions, please contact me at Nathan.Kam@AnthologyGroup.com. We look forward to catching up with you on May 10!

Mahalo,
Nathan Kam
Vice President, Travel & Tourism
McNeil Wilson Communications

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PATA TTRA Airport and Airline Update – May 9, 2012

Posted on April 28, 2012


PATA-TTRA

 

The Pacific Asia Travel Association & The Travel & Tourism Research Association Present:

2012 Hawaii’s Annual Airport and Airline Update:
Current and Upcoming Developments and Trends

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 10:00 am – 1:15 pm
Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, Mauna Kea Ballroom

As an adjunct to our February 2012 Seminar, let’s hear from experts about some of the most important and critical issues facing Hawaii’s visitor industry – access and airlift as well as an efficient and modern airport infrastructure!

10:30 am – 11:15 am
Session I: “Airport and Airlift Updates”

  • Ford Fuchigami – Deputy Director for Airports, Department of Transportation, State of Hawaii
  • Chris Kam – Senior Director, Market Insights, Hawaii Visitors & Convention
    Bureau

11:30 am – 1:15 pm
Session II with Lunch: “Carrier Perspectives”

  • Daniel Chun – Regional Manager, Sales & Community Marketing, Alaska Airlines
  • Peter Ingram – Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Hawaiian Airlines

 

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PATA/TTRA Members = $60 each
Guests = $75
Reserved Table of 7 = $400 (for seven people)

Registration: 10:00am – 10:30am

Parking $7 self-parking or $9 valet available.

Payments accepted through Constant Contact reservation or mail check to:
PATA – Hawaii Chapter
P.O. Box 6436, Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744

Phone: 808.864-7214
email: PATAHI@patahawaii.org

A printable version of this information can be downloaded here.

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Maui Visitors & Convention Bureau TripAdvisor Seminar Invitation

Posted on March 29, 2012

Maui, Molokai and Lanai members are invited to a free informational session on TripAdvisor.com with Todd Selton of TripAdvisor.com on Friday, April 20th at 10am.  Todd will cover:

  • Enhancing your TripAdvisor.com listing
  • Enhancing your website with TripAdvisor tools
  • Maintaining a positive online presence
  • Responding to guest reviews on TripAdvisor.com
  • Strategies for getting more reviews on TripAdvisor
  • Updates on what is new at TripAdvisor.com

If you would like attend in person on Maui at Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau office, 1727 Wiil Pa Loop in Wailuku, you must RSVP to Lynn Erfer, MVB Senior Director of Marketing, at Lynn@Mauivb.com by April 6th as space is limited in their office conference room.

Alternatively, you can attend remotely by using this online link:
www.tripadvisorslides.com/todd

and/or calling in to this conference number:

  • Dial in:  866-835-7035
  • Conference code:  4385575082

We look forward to your participation! If you have any questions about the items to be covered you can contact Todd Skelton at tskelton@tripadvisor.com. If you have facility questions you can call Lynn Erfer at 808-442-8722.

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China Tourism Seminars To Be Held on Oahu and Maui

Posted on August 18, 2011

As we all know China is in the news everyday regarding tourism and business opportunities. With APEC on the horizon, a lot of businesses are asking how they can work with China. We wanted to remind you about the upcoming workshops on this topic.

Wednesday, August 24th
Wailea Marriott Resort and Spa, Maui
7:30 am to 5:00 pm.

or

Friday, August 26th
Hawaii Convention Center, Oahu
7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Each workshop will feature three interactive workshops and panel discussions. The registration fee is $175.00 per person.  Three Chinese tourism specialists are attending to speak on:

  • Hotel Industry in China – Past, Present and Future
  • What is a “Satisfied Chinese Traveler”?
  • Current Trends On China’s Outbound Tourism Market

Go to http://oahu.chinatourismseminar.com to learn more and register for one of the seminars.

Aloha

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China Tourism Seminar to be held on Maui August 24, 2011

Posted on July 27, 2011

Aloha Maui Nui Members,

As we all know China is in the news everyday regarding tourism and business opportunities. With APEC on the horizon, a lot of businesses are asking how they can work with China. As a co-sponsor, we wanted to make our members aware of an exciting seminar coming to Maui in August.

This event will be held at the Wailea Marriott Resort and Spa on Wednesday, August 24th from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.  There will be three interactive workshops and panel discussions. The registration fee is $175.00 per person.  Three Chinese tourism specialists are attending to speak on the following:

  • Hotel Industry in China – Past, Present and Future
  • What is a “Satisfied Chinese Traveler”?
  • Current Trends On China’s Outbound Tourism Market

If you are wondering how the China market works, this might be for you.

For further information you may click: http://maui.chinatourismseminar.com to register and learn more about the seminar.

Mahalo,

Maui Visitors & Convention Bureau

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