(Hagåtña, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and its tourism partners have completed the largest familiarization tour in the island’s history this past weekend. Nearly four hundred Japanese travel agents, media and social media influencers were on Guam from November 30 – December 3, 2017 to attend a travel trade show, welcome fiesta and experience various optional tours and activities throughout the island.
Guam welcomed 113,526 visitors during the first month of Fiscal Year 2018. Events such as the Guam Ko’ko’ Half Marathon helped to attract more visitors and allow us to record the second best visitor arrivals for October in the island’s tourism history.
Seoul, Korea) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and its tourism partners recently returned from promoting the island at the fourth annual Mode Tour Travel Mart held in COEX, Seoul from November 16 - 19, 2017. The travel mart welcomed an estimated 80,000 visitors to the show during the four-day event.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce over 300 offers are now available for the 6th annual Shop Guam e-Festival. The GVB signature event launched on Friday, November 10, 2017 and will run through February 28, 2018.
(Taipei, Taiwan) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and its industry partners have returned home after promoting Guam’s unique Chamorro culture at the annual Taipei International Travel Fair (ITF), the largest and most popular travel show in Taiwan. The four-day event was held from October 27-30, 2017 at the Taipei World Trade Center and attracted 366,976 people.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), in partnership with Customs and Quarantine Agency (CQA), held a press conference to introduce the NEW Customs Declaration Form and discuss the phasing in period.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) successfully connected with over 300 travel agents, airlines and travel professionals during its three-day road show event in South Korea. The roadshows took place in the cities of Busan, Gwangju and Daegu from October 17-19, 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.
(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.
(Tokyo, Japan) Guam joined over 130 countries from around the world, including 47 domestic regions, during Tourism EXPO Japan 2017 from September 21-24, 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.
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.
(Tumon, Guam) Tourism supports one out of three jobs on Guam. With the livelihood of thousands of people on the line, reinvestment into Guam's top industry is needed now more than ever.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is excited to announce the start of 6th annual Shop Guam e-Festival (SGF) and is looking to partner with businesses interested in developing special offers.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), in partnership with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), has invited U.S. Commercial Service Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs David Gossack as the guest speaker for its Quarterly Membership Meeting.
Guam welcomed 132,952 visitors in July 2017, an 8.1% increase when compared to the previous year. July 2017 surpassed the top record held in 1997 to become the best July in Guam’s tourism history.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has released its findings from the 2017 Survey of Tourism Attitudes of Resident (STAR) survey.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce the upcoming Korean drama TV series, “Man Who Sets the Table,” shot four episodes on-island earlier this month.
(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.
Guam welcomed 122,749 visitors in June 2017, a 3.7% increase when compared to the previous year. June 2017 has become the best June in Guam’s tourism history.
(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.
Guam welcomed 118,853 visitors during May 2017, recording the second-best arrival numbers of Tourism Month. The current record of 120,046 was set in May 1997.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Vistors Bureau (GVB) announced today the official line-up schedule for the 4th Annual Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival on Saturday, June 3rd 2017 at Governor Joseph F. Flores Memorial (Ypao Beach) Park in Tumon.
(Tumon, Guam) U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented the Guam Visitors Bureau with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., May 22.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and Lotte Duty Free announced today that the 4th Annual Lotte Guam Live International Music Festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Governor Joseph F. Flores Memorial (Ypao Beach) Park in Tumon.