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Aloha Friday wrap: Amazing Hawaiian famil & agent incentives, Month of Lei celebrations + more

Yes, it’s the second Aloha Friday wrap in as many weeks! There’s just so much news coming out of the US island state right now.

Amazing Hawaiian famil and agent incentives

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There are a couple of awesome Hawaii famil and agent incentives on offer.

Hawai‘i Tourism and Excite Holidays are sending two lucky agents to paradise. Book the Hawaiian Islands with Excite Holidays between Monday 29 April and Sunday 12 May 2019, and the two agents that demonstrate the highest growth in paid room nights will win.

Furthermore, Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania and Hawaiian Airlines are taking nine lucky agents on a unique famil that will begin on the inspiring Island of Hawaii, where the agents will spend five nights exploring lush rainforests, crystal-clear ocean, jet back lava fields and the most vivid sunsets.

Click here to find out more about these offers.

 

Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania kicks off Month of Lei celebrations

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Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania (HTO) is celebrating the ‘Month of Lei’ in 2019 by presenting several events and destination training to trade media and travel agents during May.

Across the Hawaiian Islands, Lei Day is celebrated on 1 May annually, recognising Hawaiian culture. The lei symbolises the Aloha spirit – an expression of hospitality, unity and kindness.

For the month of May, HTO is hosting hosting events, launching famil incentives and campaigns providing the travel trade with plenty of holiday inspiration.

Representatives from the visitor bureaux of Maui, O‘ahu, Kaua‘i and the Island of Hawai‘i are joining HTO for the celebrations.

Read more about HTO’s Month of Lei celebrations here.

 

WIN a Samsung S10e mobile with Norwegian’s Hawaii competition!

Aloha Fridays [6]Only Norwegian cruises four different islands in seven days year-round with sailings departing every Saturday.

To help you learn more about this amazing cruise experience and win spectacular prizes along the way, Norwegian Cruise Line has launched an exciting Hawaii competition.

Over four weeks, it will be giving away amazing prizes worth a total prize pool value of almost $5000!

To find out more, including how to enter, click here.

 

The ultimate wellness escapes on the Hawaiian Islands

Island of Hawaii

The Hawaiian Islands are destinations abundant in experiences for wellness travellers. From the moment you step off the plane, you are met with the spirit of Aloha, encouraging altruism, kindness and mindfulness.

With everything from spa retreats to reconnecting with nature and active adventures, the Hawaiian Islands have a diverse range of choices for travellers looking to refresh both mind and body.

Each of the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Oahu, Kauai and the Island of Hawaii offer wellness experiences for all kinds of travellers.

Read all about them here.

 

Hawaiian Airlines announces May fare sale

Hawaiian Airlines plane

Hawaiian Airlines has sale fares from Sydney and Brisbane to Honolulu from $899 return per person including tax.

Fares include two pieces of 32-kilogram luggage, complimentary meals and beverages, entertainment and more.

Click here to find out more.

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