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Aloha Friday Wrap: Virtual events aplenty, Hawaiian Airlines’ familiar new hire + MORE

Fridays aren’t the same without a bit of Aloha Spirit, so you can count yourselves lucky that we’re bringing you a wrap of all things Hawaii.

Get your clients in the Aloha Spirit with these virtual events

Image source: Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor Johnson

Just because your clients can’t visit Hawaii right now doesn’t mean they can’t partake in some of the festivities being hosted in the US island state.

We’ve compiled a list of virtual events that they can attend at the click of a button.

Check them out here.

Former Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka joins Hawaiian Airlines board

Hawaiian Holdings, the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines has announced the addition of Former Jetstar Group CEO Jayne Hrdlicka to its board of directors.

Hrdlicka, who served as CEO of New Zealand’s a2 Milk Company after her time at Jetstar parent Qantas Airways, has substantial experience in the airline and retail sectors.

Joining Hrdlicka on Hawaiian Holdings’ board of directors is Michael McNamara, executive vice president and CIO of Target Corporation.

Read the full story here.

The Hawaiian hotel lowdown

Image source: Hawaii Tourism Authority/Vincent Lim

Hotels across Hawaii have been revitalising themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic by carrying out renovations and refurbishments, as well as creating virtual experiences to keep would-be guests engaged.

Catch up on everything that’s been happening lately at some of Hawaii’s most popular properties here.


Featured image source: Hawaii Tourism Authority/Kenji Abe

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