|Above, Diamond Head and Honolulu. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
When I visited Hawaii last May, I didn't spend a whole heck of a lot while there.
Sure, we spent on activities such as the Blue Hawaiian Helicopters tour of the Big Island, the Pearl Harbor tour and other things (mainly food). But others who went there during the past several months have spent more there than during the same period last year.
According to Pacific Business News:
Total visitor spending in Hawaii for the month of November was $1.2 billion, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to November last year, according to preliminary statistics released by the Hawaii Tourism Authority.
The HTA said it was the sixth consecutive month with a year-over-year increase in visitor spending on the Islands.To read more, go here.