|Above, the "infinity pool" at the Sheraton Waikiki. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
One of the benefits of a booming economy is that people feel more comfortable in taking vacations and spending more.
Such is the case with Hawaii. The October numbers are in and they bode well for Hawaii tourism.
According to U.S. News & World Report:
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Tourism Authority says the number of visitors to the state rose nearly 3 percent in October compared to the year before.
The state tourism agency said Thursday spending by travelers topped $1.3 billion during the month. That's an increase of more than 4 percent compared to the same month last year.
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