Aloha and welcome to another podcast, brought to you by Hawaii Aloha Travel!
Today we’ll be talking about a variety of things that is sure to interest you, beginning with some local Honolulu news about one of the most loved nightclubs of downtown. Indigo, a restaurant and bar located on Nuuanu Avenue, closed down its doors this past week after nearly two decades of business. And there is already a replacement restaurant lined up, but you’ll have to listen to today’s show to find out who! (We’ll add this: not sure how this restaurant will fare in the trendy, college scene of Chinatown…)
We’ve also heard that Hawaiian Airlines is expanded their creature comforts to include iPad Mini’s for their travelers. Get the details and pricing on this progressive airline addition on our podcast! Next you’ll hear about the recent HTA meeting and where the tourism industry is heading for 2014 and beyond. While there is some fear in a slowdown, President and CEO of HTA Mike McCartney uplifts the crowd and gives some positive words. Our last news topic is on a recent nationwide survey that was conducted by Travel Leaders Group. Find out what Americans had to say about the potential of cell phone usage during flights, eliminating TSA security measures, their airport security satisfaction, coach class and airport wait times. Would you be within the minority or majority of this survey statistics? Find out on today’s show!
Our main discussion topic for the day is Maui and it’s quaint little towns. We’re not going to tell you which ones we’re highlighting, because we want you to tune into the podcast. But we will tell you that this topic gives listeners a quick guide to sightseeing in Maui, plus recommendations for nightlife, restaurants and shopping around the Valley Isle.