Hawaii’s visitor industry making plans to mitigate coronavirus risks
By Allison Schaefers firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb. 28, 2020
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A couple wore masks while waiting for transportation Thursday at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.
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Visitor arrivals and visitor spending grew in January before tourism began to feel the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Arrivals from the Asia-Pacific region, particularly China and South Korea, declined. Hawaii Tourism Authority President and CEO Chris Tatum said the agency has suspended its marketing campaigns and promotions for China and, to a certain extent, South Korea.