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By James Mak

Constructing a Dream vacation spot is an interpretive background of tourism and tourism coverage improvement in Hawai`i from the Nineteen Sixties to the twenty-first century. half 1 seems to be on the many adjustments in tourism considering that statehood (1959) and tourism's imprint on Hawai`i. half 2 reports the advance of public coverage towards tourism, starting with a narrative of the making plans technique that begun round 1970--a complete decade prior to the 1st complete country Tourism Plan used to be crafted and applied. It additionally examines country govt regulations and activities taken relative to the taxation of tourism, tourism promoting, conference heart improvement and financing, the surroundings, Honolulu County's efforts to enhance Waikiki, and the way the Neighbor Islands have coped with explosive tourism progress. alongside the best way, writer James Mak bargains interpretations of what has labored, what has now not, and why. He concludes with a bankruptcy at the classes realized whereas constructing a dream vacation spot during the last part century.

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68. See, for example, DBEDT (2000), pp. 8–9. 69. DBEDT (1996), p. 3. 70. Mak (September 26, 1996). 71. Bonham, Edmonds, and Mak (2006). 72. Grandy (2002). 73. See, for example, Gee (September 20, 1993), p. C1; Shiraya (June 7, 1993), p. D1; and Wright (April 11, 1994), p. C1. See also DBEDT (July 1999), pp. 15–18. 74. Honolulu International Airport was shut down for two full days, and when 40 developing a dream destination commercial flights were resumed on September 13, it took a week to catch up.

S. ” Journal of Travel Research 45(1): 99–110. See also University of Hawaii at Manoa Economics Department Working Paper No. pdf. Bonham, Carl, and Byron Gangnes. 2001. The Effect on Hawaii’s Economy of the September 11 Terror Attacks (November). html. Brown, Frances. 2000. Tourism Reassessed: Blight or Blessing? Boston: Butterworth Heinemann. Butler, Richard W. 1980. ” Canadian Geographer 24: 5–12. Callies, David L. 1992. , The Price of Paradise: Lucky We Live Hawaii? (Honolulu: Mutual Publishing): 169–173.

Ibid. 21. Honolulu Advertiser (November 15, 2004), p. C3. 22. DBEDT (2005), p. 12. 23. Hawaii Visitors Bureau (1970), pp. 0–1 and Ebel, Mak, and Moncur (1977), fn. 30, p. 47. 8 million. S. military personnel and dependents spent R & R time in Hawaii. By 1970, the number had dropped to 90,000. 24. Bank of Hawaii Research Department (July/August 1988), p. 1. 25. Mak (2004), chapter 8. 26. A New River Media interview (circa 2002), reproduced in Mak (2004), p. 94. 27. Mak (2004), chapter 8. 28. Most of the benefits of airline deregulation in the United States stemmed from the entry of low-cost carriers such as Southwest Airlines.

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