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.
(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce 12 new bus shelters are being installed in Tumon along San Vitores Road.
Visitor arrival numbers for April 2017 surpassed the previous record held 20 years ago. Guam welcomed 122,622 visitors, breaking the 1997 record of 105,586 visitors.
(Hagåtña, Guam ) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) announces that a new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Manny Crisostomo will launch on May 5, 2017 at the Guam Museum from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
(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.
Guam’s tourism industry continues to grow. Our island welcomed 140,662 visitors in March 2017, breaking the previous record of 136,728 visitors set four years ago in March 2013.
(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.
(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.