This introductory chapter discusses Hawaii’s enduring appeal as a tourist destination, highlighting the accolades it has received as one of the best tourist destinations. Hawaii has remained at the top of travelers’ popularity list for over half a century. Its success in developing tourism is much envied by other tourist destinations. Hence the chapter uses Hawaii as a starting point on a discussion of tourism and tourism development, outlining both the state’s disadvantages as a tourist site as well as its potential for continued development. At the same time the chapter also provides an overview on the Aloha State’s geographical and political divisions, as well as some statistical information on Hawaiian tourism.
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