Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy by James Mak

By James Mak

Constructing a Dream vacation spot is an interpretive heritage of tourism and tourism coverage improvement in Hawai`i from the Sixties to the twenty-first century. half 1 appears on the many adjustments in tourism on the grounds that statehood (1959) and tourism's imprint on Hawai`i. half 2 stories the advance of public coverage towards tourism, starting with a narrative of the making plans strategy that begun round 1970--a complete decade earlier than the 1st finished country Tourism Plan used to be crafted and carried out. It additionally examines kingdom govt regulations and activities taken relative to the taxation of tourism, tourism merchandising, conference middle improvement and financing, the surroundings, Honolulu County's efforts to enhance Waikiki, and the way the Neighbor Islands have coped with explosive tourism progress. alongside the way in which, writer James Mak deals interpretations of what has labored, what has no longer, and why. He concludes with a bankruptcy at the classes discovered whereas constructing a dream vacation spot over the last part century.

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The reasons for the sharp decline of Japanese travel to Hawaii remain somewhat of a mystery. 4 million. ⁴⁶ Unlike the generally welcome reception waiting for Japanese tourists, Japanese takeover of existing Hawaii tourism businesses and, in particular, undeveloped land, golf courses, and residential housing, stirred up much controversy and public resentment, despite the fact that the State government had worked vigorously to attract Japanese capital to Hawaii. Rumors spread quickly that the Japanese would be bringing in their own workers and local workers would not be able to find employment.

Honolulu Advertiser, February 27: A1–A2. Downs, Anthony. 1991. Japanese Real Estate Investment in Hawaii. New York: Solomon Brothers. Ebel, Robert, and James Mak. 1974. Current Issues in Hawaii’s Economy. Honolulu: Crossroads Press. Ebel, Robert, James Mak, and James Moncur. 1977. , Tourism and Regional Growth (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff Social Sciences Division): 20–48. tourism in hawaii 43 Edmonds, Christopher, and James Mak. 2005. ” Paper presented at the 2005 APEC Economic Outlook Symposium: The Economic Effects of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism, June 22–23, East-West Center, Honolulu.

28. Towill et al. simulated the effects of an increase in tourist spending on real wages in Hawaii and concluded that “residents are better off when visitor spending is not accompanied by a growth in the labor force” (p. 28). 102. Mak (1993), p. 21. The planes could easily land on the shorter runways but could not take off fully loaded with fuel. They had to take off partially fueled and then top the fuel tanks in Honolulu. 103. Arakawa (June 5, 2005), p. F2. 104. Nearly identical resident reaction surveys—with a few changes in the questions asked from year to year—were conducted in 1988, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2005, and 2006.

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