News Releases


October 17, 2017

Guam continues to increase its visitor arrivals with about 1.56 million people from around the world, primarily Asia, coming to enjoy Guam’s beautiful culture and beaches during Fiscal Year 2017. That’s a 3.2% increase over the previous year, breaking last fiscal year’s record and making FY2017 the top fiscal year in Guam’s history.

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GVB wins PATA Gold Award for Shop Guam e-Festival

October 2, 2017

(Macau, China) The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) recently presented the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) with its distinguished PATA Gold award for the “2016 Shop Guam e-Festival Mobile Campaign” in the “Marketing Media – Mobile Travel Application MA” category. PATA’s panel of judges reviewed 220 submissions from 77 organizations and individuals from around the world.

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Guam welcomes Air Seoul’s inaugural flight

September 13, 2017

(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), in partnership with the A.B Won Pat International Airport, welcomed nearly 200 passengers that arrived on Air Seoul’s inaugural flight from Seoul, Korea early Wednesday morning.

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August arrivals slightly decline, still 2nd best month

September 12, 2017

Guam welcomed 143,677 visitors in August 2017, a 0.7% decrease when compared to the previous year. While arrivals fell short of surpassing the record of 144,758 visitors in August 2016, it still was enough to record the second best arrivals month in Guam’s history.

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Guam hosts GVB TripAdvisor Training Camp

July 14, 2017

(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), together with the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, recently hosted a training camp for over 100 of the island’s tourism industry professionals at the Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

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130 travel trade professionals attend Håfa Adai Study Tour

July 5, 2017

(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), along with the Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association (GHRA), Japan Guam Travel Association (JGTA), United Airlines, Japan Airlines, t’way, Korean Air, Jin Air & Cebu Pacific teamed up to conduct the annual Håfa Adai Study mega familiarization tour (HAST) from June 30- July 3, 2017, to help travel trade professionals from the island’s various visitor markets learn more about Guam.

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7 delegations confirmed for 29th Guam Micronesia Island Fair

April 25, 2017

(Hagåtña, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce that 7 delegations will come together for the 29th Guam Micronesia Island Fair (GMIF). With this year’s theme of “Celebrating the love of culture,” Guam will be joined by delegations from Palau, Yap, Pohnpei, Marshall Islands, Chuuk and special guest country, Taiwan, at the Paseo de Susana from May 3-7, 2017.

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Commemorating the SMS Cormoran II

April 6, 2017

(Tumon, Guam) As part of the 100th anniversary commemoration of the SMS Cormoran II, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), in partnership with the U.S. National Park Service, invites the public to attend a lecture series at the T. Stell Newman Visitors Center in Sumay through April 12th.

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Full streetlight rehabilitation in Tumon Bay to begin

April 6, 2017

(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) announces the second phase of the San Vitores Streetlight Improvement Project is now underway in the island's tourism capital. GVB has contracted Polyphase Inc. to fully repair and refurbish streetlight infrastructure and fix long-standing issues in Tumon.

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