HONOLULU -- Higher commissions, free air fare and package discounts
were unveiled by three Hawaii wholesalers.
Travel Impressions increased commissions to 15% on all Hawaii
packages booked through Aug. 31 for travel by Dec. 31. Its land
prices start at $169 per person, double, for a five-night Waikiki
stay at the Outrigger Hobron. Participating carriers are American,
Continental, Delta, and Hawaiian Air.
Phone: (800) 284-0044Classic Custom Vacations announced a free air promotion,
effective for travel through Dec. 15. The offer provides one free
air ticket from the West Coast to Honolulu per room, or an
equivalent credit from other cities. It can be combined with hotel
specials, including free nights at 36 participating properties, and
with a free rental car offer. Clients must stay a minimum of seven
nights at any combination of hotels and must buy Classic's change
and cancellation waiver. Classic has offered the promotion in
previous years, but not during peak summer season, according to Ron
Phone: (800) 221-3949United Vacations said it is offering a $250 discount per couple
off listed prices for air-inclusive Hawaii packages for stays
through Aug. 31. Packages must include stays at Hilton, Sheraton,
Outrigger or Aston properties. The discount is being offered "to
stimulate summer sales and to gain momentum going into the fall
season,'' it said. The firm also has changed the minimum stay
required for its Aloha Aloha program featuring Oahu and Kauai.
Previously the minimum stay was three nights on Oahu and three
nights on Kauai; now the minimum is two nights on each island
through the rest of the year.
Phone: (800) 32-TOURS