DBEDT tourism forecast

Forecasts–3rd Quarter 2017 (released on Aug 11, 2017)

Visitor arrivals are expected to increase 3.2 percent in 2017, 1.2 percentage point above the previous forecast. The forecast for visitor days in 2017 also increased 1.2 percentage point to 3.4 percent. The 2017 forecast for visitor expenditure growth was revised upward to 6.5 percent, from 5.1 percent growth projected in the previous forecast. For 2018, the growth rate of visitor arrivals, visitor days, and visitor expenditures are now expected to be 1.4 percent, 1.2 percent, and 2.2 percent, respectively.


Trends of Key Variables for Hawaii Tourism

(Since this trend section is updated more frequently, some of the recent developments in this section may not be reflected in our tourism forecasts above)