HVCB slates third annual 'Makeke'

HONOLULU -- The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau will hold its third annual Hawaii Travel Makeke June 6 to 9 next year, at the Kauai Marriott & Beach Club.

The event brings together wholesalers and tour operators worldwide with Hawaii suppliers in a series of individual appointments.

HVCB said for the first time the event will be held in June, when suppliers have new rates.

The first makeke (marketplace in Hawaiian) was held in May. Last year's took place in April.

The HVCB expects 250 participants at the 1999 meeting.

For further information, call the event's operator, Picolla International, at (510) 729-6146.

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