Virtual series on Hawai‘i tourism reopening features airline executives

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Dolly M Omiya, (808) 956-5645
Public Info Officer, College of Business-External Relations Office
Posted: Oct 9, 2020

Featured panelists from Hawai‘i's airline industry
Featured panelists from Hawai‘i's airline industry

Two days before Hawai‘i is scheduled to relaunch tourism with a pre-travel testing program, Hawai‘i airline executives share “Impacts and Forecast of the Airline Industry” as part of a webinar series presented by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business Alumni Association and Travel Industry Management (TIM) International, the alumni association of the TIM School. The Hawai‘i Reopening Consortium Webinar series is designed to stimulate ideas that can be implemented by Hawai‘i businesses, tourism stakeholders, hospitality workers and the general public. 

The third of seven webinars is on Tuesday, October 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will feature: Daniel Chun, sales, community and public relations director—Hawaiʻi, Alaska Airlines; Avi Mannis, senior vice president, marketing at Hawaiian Airlines; Tim Sakahara, public information officer, State of Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation; Hiroshi Shibata, vice president and general manager, Honolulu office, All Nippon Airways; and Jeff Tarpey, regional general manager, United Airlines.

Register online for the webinar series.

The series will continue every Tuesday until November 10. 

Upcoming webinars:

October 20: Impacts and Forecast of the Hotel Industry

October 27: Restoring Travel from Japan

November 3: Impacts and Forecast of the Retail & Shopping Center Industry

November 10: Impacts and Forecast of the Restaurant & Food Industry