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Hawaii Tourism Says Aloha in Dublin

Hawaii Tourism Says Aloha in Dublin

Aloha was the bye word for the presentation of the wonderful State of Hawaii on their first trip to Ireland. Regional Tourist Offices headed by Hawaii Tourism and hotel groups and resorts greeted the trade at Trinity City Hotel in Dublin to present their varied and exciting products.

Sola Thomson ,Hawaii Tourism at the event.

Sola Thomson, Hawaii Tourism, at the event

Hawaii singers Cookie and Nick (husband and wife) entertained at the pre-lunch reception and Cookie gave a brief explanation of the traditional greeting ‘Aloha’, which means ‘Love and Compassion’.

Nick,Liz Wright;TORAMERICA and Cookie  meet at the Hawaii event.

Singers Nick and Cookie meet Liz Wright, Tour America, at the Hawaii Tourism event

There was a warm reception from all the representatives, led by Hawaii Tourism UK and Ireland representative Sola Thomson and those of Visitors Bureaux from Kaua’i – Maile Brown; O’Ahu – Noelani Schilling-Wheeler; Maui – Sherry Doung; and Hawaii Big island – Teresa Cosgrove; who made sure to meet members of the Irish trade and were ably assisted by hotel representatives from Starwood Hotels and Resorts – Karin Jones; Hyatt Resorts and Spas – Renee Archer Nakashima, and Hilton Hotels and Resorts – Wanda Williams Rietow.

Jackie Herssens.Travel Mood;Austin Carroll,Platinum Travel and Wanda Williams Rietow;Hilton Hawaii.

Jackie Herssens, Travel Mood; Austin Carroll, Platinum Travel; and Wanda Williams Rietow, Hilton Hawaii

The Irish trade were salivating at the prospect of visiting this warm and hospitable region of the USA.

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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