There is truly no better way to learn and explore a beautiful location than with the knowledge and history of those who call it home. The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) is an abundant source of that local knowledge, dedicated to keeping the demand for this popular vacation paradise sustainable and with local interests at heart. E Komo Mai! (Welcome!)
HVCB’s passion is to bring together the needs of the excited visitors while keeping the best interests of the local residents and economy in mind. Through tourism, they encourage sustainable growth and are contracted by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. They are constantly expanding the products and services Hawaii offers in the tourism market for you to pass along to your clients.
The mission of the Hawai‘i Visitors and Convention Bureau is to strategically manage Hawai‘i tourism in a sustainable manner consistent with the state of Hawai‘i’s economic goals, cultural values, preservation of natural resources, community desires, and visitor industry needs.
For Travel Agents
HVCB provides travel agents with an online resource at agents.gohawaii.com the resources and the personal knowledge to enable travel agents offer their clients a truly memorable vacation, supply the most up-to-date information for representation at trade shows, product launches, seminars, etc. If you’re looking for the latest in market research, HVCB’s Market Insights provides a monthly Market Insights Update newsletter that includes relevant information on tourism industry trends, consumer market research, and Hawaii’s performance as a destination. HVCB’s insights team also publishes weekly passenger arrival volume and a scheduled air seat outlook for the month.
The HVCB seeks to steadily increase the tourism industry, with emphasis on the spirit of aloha, the “Hawaii experience”, and the diversity of the islands. The goal is to create a balance between creating new visitors and appealing to repeat visitors. HVCB as part of the Meet Hawaii team is also marketing and promoting to meetings, conventions and incentive groups outside of the typical tourism demographic and creating products and services that cater more looking for locations for conferences and meetings, and more information may be found at meethawaii.com. Because of the beautiful setting of the islands, Hawaii has become a key marketing component for business gatherings, with an increase in attendance.