Guam Visitors Bureau News
Guam Visitors Bureau to host China Outbound Travel Market Symposium
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) invites local businesses to prepare for the anticipated increase of Chinese visitors to Guam by attending its symposium to learn the latest market trends and how it can benefit business. With the support of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), GVB will host a China Outbound Travel Market Symposium on May 22.
Guam Visitors Bureau launches first consumer promotion in Russia
Furthering their efforts to grow and diversify Guam’s tourism base, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) recently launched the island’s first Russia consumer promotion in Vladivostok during the city’s annual City Day holiday.
US Secretary of Commerce visits Guam Visitors Bureau at USTA International Pow Wow
US Secretary of Commerce John Bryson visited the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) booth on the convention floor during the US Travel Association’s 2012 International Pow Wow in Los Angeles, California.
Guam Visitors Bureau meets with US Consul General in Moscow
An official Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and Mariana Visitors Authority delegation is in Moscow, Russia, and met with the US Consul General and the US Commercial Service, including the Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs of the Embassy of the United States of America and the Chairwoman of the Visit USA Russia Committee.
GVB welcomes first Russian family on Guam since visa parole authority
On January 17, 2012, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) welcomed the first Russian visitors since the US Department of Homeland Security approved visa parole for Russian citizens on January 15, 2012.
Guam Visitors Bureau joins the US Travel Association
In a first for the US, President Barack Obama today announced a national strategy on travel and tourism to boost travel in the United States. The US travel industry is a cornerstone of the US economy, representing 1.8 trillion in economic output and supporting 14 million American jobs.
GVB launches Omoide Guam Campaign
Just in time for the New Year, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) officially launched the “Omoide Guam” Campaign in Japan, Guam’s largest visitor market. Omoide is the Japanese word for memory.
Guam launches buy local initiative
The US Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs recently funded a buy local program on Guam.
GVB prepares to promote Guam in Russia
Since the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security approving Parole Authority for Russian Visitors to Guam, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) continues to work to develop a promotion strategy that ensures the successful entering of the market.
Upgrades to Guam tourist district make Tumon brighter
The Guam Power Authority announced the completion of its Tumon Lighting Project on December 7, 2011. The agency installed energy-efficient lighting for the island’s tourism capital.
Guam Visitors Bureau receives Certificate from US Commercial Service
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) was recognized as a key player in US tourism and was awarded an Export Achievement Certificate by the US Department of Commerce signed by the Assistant Secretary and Director General.