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H.I.S. pushes Japan-bound tours in isles

The travel company is expanding as it aims to book more business in Hawaii

By Allison Schaefers

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 13, 2013

~~<p>H.I.S. Hawaii Corp., the state's second-largest travel seller to Japa&shy;nese inbound visitors, is now looking to be the one-stop shop for tours from Hawaii to Japan.</p>
<p>While the company is projecting significant growth in its inbound bookings from Japan, which increased 20 percent in 2012 over 2011, the company also is bullish on its emerging outbound market. To that end, H.I.S. has opened a third Hawaii location at 1046 Bishop St., Suite A. It also announced a partnership with Scott Suzui, host of &quot;Ultimate Japan,&quot; a popular travel show on OC16, to officially launch the company's We Go Japan! campaign to promote outbound tours. Suzui also owns Tenkaippin Ramen restaurant on Kapa&shy;hulu Avenue.</p>
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H.I.S. Hawaii Corp., the state's second-largest travel seller to Japa­nese inbound visitors, is now looking to be the one-stop shop for tours from Hawaii to Japan.

While the company is projecting significant growth in its inbound bookings from Japan, which increased 20 percent in 2012 over 2011, the company also is bullish on its emerging outbound market. To that end, H.I.S. has opened a third Hawaii location at 1046 Bishop St., Suite A. It also announced a partnership with Scott Suzui, host of "Ultimate Japan," a popular travel show on OC16, to officially launch the company's We Go Japan! campaign to promote outbound tours. Suzui also owns Tenkaippin Ramen restaurant on Kapa­hulu Avenue. Login for more...



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