UNITED AIRLINES started a second daily flight June
7 from San Francisco to Kona on the Big Island using a 757
HAWAII IN NY: Happy Vacations is sponsoring an
Aloha Fest for travel agents July 25 at the Huntington Hilton Hotel
in Melville, N.Y., on Long Island from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The
Aloha Fest includes a trade show, seminar, buffet dinner,
entertainment and prizes. To reserve space at the event call (800)
877-3853, Ext. 3039 or e-mail Stan Enden at [email protected] with the name of the agency, an
e-mail address, and the name of the agent attending.
THE DOLE PLANTATION on Oahu will unveil a new
20-minute train ride attraction in October called the Pineapple
Express. The 2.2-mile ride will cost $7.50 for adults and $5.50 for
children and includes a tour of the plantation grounds with
information on the life of James Dole and the legacy of the
pineapple and agriculture in Hawaii. For more information check the
Web at www.dole-plantation.com.
ASTON HOTELS & RESORTS extended an offer to
pay travel agents 10% commission on travel agent rates through Dec.
22. Aston's agent rates are 50% off rack rates. Call (800) 922-7866
for more information or check the Web at www.astonhotels.com.
GANNETT and Stephens Media Group launched a new
Hawaii travel Web site at www.hawaii.com with information and packages sold by
Expedia. The site has 1,700 pages and in addition to selling
travel, it has information on history, culture and activities.