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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GVB’s Regina Nedlic excels at tourism institute program in Hawaii

July 12, 2016

(Tumon, Guam) One of Guam’s daughters recently returned home from a program that helps tourism professionals take their skills to a new level. Regina Nedlic, Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Marketing Manager Pacific, attended the 38th Executive Development Institute for Tourism (EDIT) at the University of Hawaii (Manoa).

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3rd Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival returns May 29

May 9, 2016

(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and Lotte Duty Free announced today that the 3rd annual Guam Live International Music Festival is set for Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Governor Joseph Flores Memorial (Ypao Beach) Park in Tumon. Keeping in tune with the Festival of Pacific Arts (FestPac), this single day music festival will highlight top musicians from around the Pacific, as well as hit makers from around the world.

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Philippine arrivals soar in March 2016

April 18, 2016

Visitor arrivals for March 2016 increased over last year by 0.8% or just over one thousand more travelers. Overall, this is the second best March in Guam’s tourism history with 133,335 visitors welcomed to the island. March 2013 is still the top March with 136,728 visitors recorded.

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GVB returns from successful sales mission in Taiwan

April 15, 2016

(Taipei, Taiwan) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) recently went to Taiwan for an important sales mission in Taipei and Kaohsiung. Accompanied by Speaker Judi Won Pat of the 33rd Guam Legislature, their goal was to cultivate the growing relationship between Guam and Taiwan and share the island’s upcoming signature events and activities that could further expand this market segment.

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April 12, 2016

(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau, with sponsors Dusit Thani Guam Resort and United Airlines, invite Guam’s government, tourism and business communities to participate in the Pacific Asia Travel Association Annual Summit from May 18 – 21, 2016 at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort in Tumon.

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February marks best month in Guam tourism arrivals

March 14, 2016

Guam welcomed 142,332 visitors in February 2016. That is the most arrivals in a single month in Guam’s tourism industry. It exceeds March 2013, which held the previous record with 136,728 visitors. In comparison with February 2015, this is a 12.9% increase.

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February 17, 2016

(Tamuning, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter will be offering pre and post tours to the islands of Micronesia as part of the upcoming PATA Annual Summit, which is slated for May 18-21, 2016 at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort.

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2015 is Guam’s best year in tourism history

January 14, 2016

More tourists visited Guam in 2015 than any other year in the history of tourism on Guam. With a recorded 1,409,033 visitors landing on Guam to enjoy our gorgeous sunsets and white, sandy beaches, 2015 shatters the old record of 1,381,513 set in 1997.

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