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HTA Issues RFPs for Destination Marketing Management Services

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2019
HTA Release (19-11)

2019-06-20 HTA Issues RFPs for Destination Marketing Management Services.pdf

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state's tourism agency, has issued requests for proposals (RFP) for inbound destination marketing management services regarding each of the following major market areas: Korea, China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia.

HTA is seeking a contractor for each market and will select the company determined to be the most qualified and capable of providing a full range of comprehensive marketing services for the Hawaiian Islands. 

The new contracts under these RFPs will have a start date of January 1, 2020 and replace current contracts for Korea, China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia, which are scheduled to end this year. 

The RFPs are available for download at Timelines and deadlines for each market are noted in the respective RFPs and may be amended as necessary.

Inquiries for all RFPs should be directed to Ronald Rodriguez, HTA procurement officer, at 1801 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815, by telephone at (808) 973-2251, or by email at [email protected].

About the Hawaii Tourism Authority

The Hawaii Tourism Authority is the State of Hawaii agency responsible for strategically managing its support of the tourism industry. Established in 1998 to support Hawaii’s leading industry and largest employer, HTA continually strives to help ensure tourism’s sustainability and the benefits it brings to residents and communities statewide.

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Media Contacts:

Marisa Yamane                                                         

Hawaii Tourism Authority

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M: 808-451-9386                                                                                

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Erin Khan

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M: 808-349-3746

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Media Contacts:

Erin Khan
Vice President - Travel and Tourism
Anthology Marketing Group
808-539-3428 (o)
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