Category: Tourism

Social Hook: The Lowdown on Social Gatherings

In many social gatherings, you can get to know different kinds of people. From the eccentric to the most reserved, characters differ from one person to the next. Often, social activities like parties and evening dinners serve as springboards for building networks of contacts and acquaintances. In this day and age, however, social gatherings have

Hawaiian Charity Walk Successfully Raises $1.67 Million

Last Saturday, the 35th annual Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association (HTLA) Visitor Industry Charity Walk successfully raised a record $1,671,436. Julie Arigo, this year’s Charity Walk chairman and general manager of Waikiki Parc Hotel said, “Our visitor industry works hard all year to put together this event that serves Hawaii’s non-profits and communities. I’m so proud

Amsterdam’s Rijks Museum Reopens After 10 Years

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, the national museum of arts and history founded in 1800, reopened to the public after undergoing a 10-year refurbishment worth €375 million ($489 million). Spanish architect Cruz y Ortiz lead the renovation of the museum. He brought back the original design of architect Pierre Cuypers who completed the project in 1885. Rijksmuseum is