News Releases

January 2017 rises to best January ever in tourism history

February 9, 2017

January 2017 is the best January of all time for visitor arrivals. When compared to the previous year, January arrivals increased by 5.2% with 136,029 visitors welcomed to our shores. Guam also just experienced its best year in tourism with over 1.53 million visitors coming to Guam in 2016.

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Discover the power of TripAdvisor

January 17, 2017

(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and TripAdvisor have teamed up to host an industry seminar on January 23, 2017 at the LeoPalace Resort Zefiro Banquet Room from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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FY2016 smashes 1997 record in tourism arrivals

October 11, 2016

More than 1.5 million men, women and children traveled to Guam’s shores in the last fiscal year. From October 2015 to September 2016, Fiscal Year 2016, 1,510,944 people from around the globe came to our island — that’s more than nine times our population.

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GVB launches new campaign: Visit Guam 2017 – The Year of Love

October 7, 2016

(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce the launch of its new Visit Guam 2017 campaign. From breathtaking panoramic views to soft white-sand beaches and spectacular sunsets, Guam is a perfect destination for cultivating love and romance. This is why the theme for Visit Guam 2017 is the “Year of Love.”

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September 26, 2016

(Tokyo, Japan) Guam continued to shine bright on the final day of the JATA Tourism Expo with added star power from half Chamorro, half Japanese pop sensation Alice and over 80 dancers from the Guam Chamorro Dance Academy.

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June visitor arrivals break new record

July 22, 2016

Guam welcomed 118,373 visitors in June 2016, a 17.1% increase over the previous year. It also tallies up to be the best June in Guam’s tourism history, beating out a 21 year old record set in June 1995 of 116,718 visitors.

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July 14, 2016

(Tumon, Guam) – The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) announced today that opening weekend for the Guam Summer Beach Fest at Governor Joseph Flores Memorial Park (Ypao Beach) in Tumon, begins this Saturday, July 16 with a festive line-up of live entertainment from local and international performers from Guam and Japan and beach friendly activities for the entire family.

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