UHERO Taps Big Island for Biggest Visitor Growth in 2006

Among nuggets of interest to travel agents in the latest forecast by the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO) is that the Big Island will lead the pack in terms of the rate of growth in visitor arrivals again this year. According to the forecast, the Big Island will see an uptick in visitor arrivals this year of almost 6 percent. The forecast projects an increase for Kauai of more than 5 percent, a 4 percent rise for Maui and an increase of less than 1 percent for Oahu. Visit [www.uhero.hawaii.edu].

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