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Aloha Friday wrap: Hawaiian Airlines’ new services and hire, tips for satisfying loved-up clients + MORE

This edition of the Aloha Friday wrap has a bit of a romantic vibe about it. However, that’s not to say we’ll be handing out roses or anything.

Hawaiian Airlines offers new option for Aussies wanting to fly Vegas to Maui

Australians will soon have a new way of getting to Hawaii from Las Vegas, courtesy of Hawaiian Airlines.

The carrier has announced it will launch a four-times-weekly service between Maui and Las Vegas on 15 December.

Hawaiian Airlines has also announced it has commenced sales for two other new A321neo routes – a thrice-weekly non-stop service between Honolulu and Seattle, which launches on 7 January, and a seasonal winter service between Maui and Los Angeles from 14 December to 5 January.

Read more about the new services here.

Las Vegas, USA - November 15, 2010: The Airbus A330 Hawaiian Airlines takes off from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on November 15, 2010. Hawaiian Airlines is the biggest and longest serving airline in Hawaii and was rated the #1 airline serving Hawaii in 2011 by Travel + Leisure.

How your clients can celebrate romantic milestones in the Hawaiian Islands

There’s are many reasons couples from around the world choose to celebrate their major relationship milestones in the Hawaiian Islands.

From the warmth of the aloha spirit, to the majestic beauty of the landscape, this tropical paradise is the perfect place to take your relationship to the next level.

Click here for a quick guide on five romantic milestones that are worth your clients celebrating in the Hawaiian Islands.

Proposal in Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines appoints first head of industry sales for Australia

Hawaiian Airlines has announced the appointment of its first head of industry sales for Australia.

The appointment comes as the airline realigns its regional strategy to expand focus on trade and industry partnerships throughout Australia.

Find out who it is here. We’ve provided a clue below:

Andrew Best

10 Hawaiian locales that are perfect for celebrating love

Are your clients thinking of tying (or re-tying) the knot? The Hawaiian Islands is one of the best places in the world to celebrate their wedding or renew their vows.

Why? Because there are so many unique, beautiful and interesting places to get married or renew your vows. From barefoot tiki bars to secluded beaches, the Hawaiian Islands have the perfect place for your clients’ special ceremony.

Click here to discover 10 of the top spots:

Couple in Hawaii

Hawaii’s national carrier a key economic driver of US state, report finds

Hawaiian Airlines generated the equivalent of $9.3 billion in economic benefit for the state of Hawaii and supported more than 60,000 jobs in 2018, according to a new report.

The analysis, conducted by global consulting services company ICF in recognition of the airline’s 90th year of service to the state and its people, examined the most recent publicly available full-year data to assess Hawaiian’s economic impact to its home state.

Check out the report’s other findings here.

Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330

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