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6 November 2024

Destination Hawaii, Oahu

Destination Hawaii — Northstar’s destination-specific hosted-buyer event — brings together the most highly-qualified meeting and incentive buyers with top destinations, hotels/resorts, cruise lines, DMCs, DMOs, technology and merchandise providers, and tourism offices from the islands of Hawaii. Attendees participate in one-on-one pre-scheduled appointments, gain industry insights from our guest speakers and network with this exclusive…

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Maui Beckons Tourists to Stave Off Economic Disaster

From Northstar Meetings Group: Crucial tourism revenue has plummeted since the wildfires hit, and unemployment is surging as restaurants and tour companies lay off workers. Richie Olsten has been in the helicopter tour business on Maui for half a century — so long he’s developed a barometer for the tourism-dependent economy: the number of rental…

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Outside Lahaina, Maui Business Events Are Encouraged

From Skift Meetings: Maui is grappling with the aftermath of the deadly blaze that devastated the historic town of Lahaina on the west side of the island. Tourism officials stress that the rest of the island is open for business meetings and incentives. As of August 20, the death toll from the Lahaina fire in…

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29 August 2023

Destination Hawaii, Wailea, Hawaii

Destination Hawaii—Northstar’s destination-specific hosted-buyer event—brings together the most highly-qualified meeting and incentive buyers with top destinations, hotels/resorts, cruise lines, DMCs, DMOs and tourism offices from the islands of Hawaii. Attendees participate in one-on-one pre-scheduled appointments, gain industry insights from our guest speakers and network with this exclusive group. This unique event is hosted by Northstar…

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Roe v. Wade: Making Event Site Selection Political Decisions

On the back of a flash survey, Editor James Lancaster talks with Loren Edelstein, VP Content Director at Northstar Meetings Group, about how the US Supreme Court’s about turn on Roe v. Wade could inflence where international associations meet, and whether organisations should be being political about site selection. Photo: Ted Eytan. From Association Meetings International…

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Coronavirus: Mixed Association Voices Discuss Strategy III

The COVID-19 crisis is a great time for associations to rethink the way they function and deliver value. In this third article in a series, Iceberg partner Boardroom’s Advisory Board, a mix of key association voices, talks about “standing stronger together” and offers ideas on partnership and collaboration. From Boardroom…

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Hawaii Meetings and Incentives Continue Despite Volcano

Although it may seem dramatic, the eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has had little effect on meetings or incentives, the Big Island’s hotels and resorts being on the other side of the island. Meet Hawaii has said that there’s no need to change plans to visit the archipelago’s islands. Photo: Brocken Inaglory. From Successful Meetings…

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26 August 2018

Destination Hawaii, Maui

Paradise Awaits! Connect with the top hotels, CVBs, DMCs, and venues from across the Hawaiian Islands in pre-scheduled one-on-one appointments and unique experiential networking events, while enjoying a fully hosted, three-night stay at the Wailea Beach Resort Marriott Maui. Invaluable business connections, targeted education, and unforgettable experiences—all while experiencing the magic of the Hawaiian Islands.

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24 September 2017

Destination Hawaii 2017, Maui

Invaluable business connections, targeted education, and unforgettable experiences—all while experiencing the magic of the Hawaiian Islands. This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s leading brands—Successful Meetings, Meetings & Conventions, and Incentive Magazine—in partnership with Meet Hawaii, Maui Visitors Bureau, and The Wailea Beach Marriott.

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Conservation in Hawaii – Last Place on Earth?

You might think Hawaii was one of the last places on earth to need more conservation. Yet with one of the highest concentrations of endangered plants and animals in the world, the argument for hosting the World Conservation Congress there in 2016 was almost unanswerable. From Association Meetings International… Conservation in Hawaii – Last Place…

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