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Hawaii Tourism Authority under attack: President Szigeti is fighting back

Hawaii Tourism Authority under attack: President Szigeti is fighting back

The Hawaii Tourism Authority  (HTA) was caught red handed with a mountain of problems, ineffectiveness and favorism after a less-than-favorable audit.  Hawaii lawmakers are pushing to hold the Hawaii Tourism Authority more accountable through a bill that would slash the state agency’s funding.

HTA President and CEO George Szigeti was under impressions, last year’s record tourism results — the 9.4 million visitors who came to Hawaii and the $16.8 billion that they spent — helped support 204,000 jobs and returned nearly $2 billion in taxes to the state.

What is overlooked of course is the reason Hawaii Tourism is booming. Can this really be accounted for activities by the Hawaii Tourism Authority?

Click to read the full article on HawaiiNews.online

Read the full article: https://www.eturbonews.com/182220/hawaii-tourism-authority-under-attack-president-szigeti-is-fighting-back

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