Hawaii State tourism officials predict visitor arrivals won’t top 3.5M this year.
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|State projects visitor arrivals won’t top 3.5M
The state Department of Businesses and Economic Development is projecting that the visitor industry in the islands won’t open in earnest until September, and that visitor arrivals for 2020 will top out at 3.4 million. That’s a level of tourism not seen seen the late 1970s and a decrease of 67.5% from 2019’s 10 million visitors. In a new economic outlook, the state is also projecting that tourism recovery will be painstakingly slow. Hawaii News Now.
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