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Visitor Spending for December 2021 Declined 5.5 Percent from Pre-pandemic December 2019
According to preliminary visitor statistics released by DBEDT, total spending by visitors who came to the islands in December 2021 was $1.66 billion.
Visitor Spending for December 2021 Declined 5.5 Percent from Pre-pandemic December 2019
Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 5.7 Percent in December
DBEDT today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 5.7 percent compared to 6.0 percent in November.
Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 5.7 Percent in December
Hawaii’s Leading Tech Job Fair Returns in 2022
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC is bringing back its annual Tech Job Fair after a two-year hiatus, through a local partnership with the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii and its “Hawaii is Hiring initiative”.
Hawaii’s Leading Tech Job Fair Returns in 2022
Proposals to be Re-solicited for Hawaii Tourism Marketing & Management in the United States
The Hawaii Tourism Authority issued a request for proposals in October for a contractor to provide tourism destination brand marketing and management services for the United States commencing January 1, 2022. At the end of a months-long process, an initial award was rescinded.
Proposals to be Re-solicited for Hawaii Tourism Marketing & Management in the United States
Visitor Spending for November 2021 Decreased 11.5 Percent from Pre-pandemic November 2019
According to preliminary visitor statistics released by DBEDT, total spending by visitors who came to the islands in November 2021 was $1.18 billion.
Visitor Spending for November 2021 Decreased 11.5 Percent from Pre-pandemic November 2019
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