2018 marks the third best March in Guam’s tourism history; Guam continues to welcome a record number of visitors.
Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) recently hosted a Korean Air VIP Familiarization (FAM) Tour, which consisted of the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Korean Air’s major travel agencies.
(Tumon, Guam) Taiwan visitors will soon have more flight options to Guam. China Airlines, the only carrier with direct service to Guam from the Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), announced it would increase its flight frequency to five times weekly, effective March 25, 2018.
Second best January recorded and 3rd best February recorded for Guam
(China) Guam welcomes its first Chinese incentive group for 2018 from Shanghai Jinjiang Travel. The delegation of 109 people arrived in Guam on Friday, March 16 and today, March 19, on United Airlines’ Shanghai flight.
(Shanghai, China) Ctrip, China’s leading Online Travel Agency (OTA), selected Guam as the recipient of “The Best Overseas Self-driving Tour Destination” award for its stunning coastal routes and driving experience.
(Manila, Philippines) Guam recently took home the award for best booth performance at the 25th Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) Travel Tour Expo, which occurred at the SMX Convention Center in Manila, Philippines from February 9-11, 2018.
The Guam Visitors Bureau’s Research Department has confirmed 1,543,990 visitors were recorded for calendar year 2017, making it the best calendar year in Guam’s tourism history.
Guam welcomed 122,377 visitors in November 2017, marking the second best November in Guam’s tourism history. November 2016 still remains as the top November with 124,442 visitors recorded.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the launch of its new Visit Guam 2018 campaign. With powder sand beaches, striking sunsets, and stunning vistas, Guam is the perfect instant vacation destination to make moments and memories that can be shared on social media. This is all part of the exciting Visit Guam 2018 theme of “#InstaGuam.”
Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) invites residents and visitors to celebrate the New Year together in the heart of Tumon from 5:00 p.m. on Dec. 31 to 12:30 a.m. on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2018.
(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.