Hawaiian Airlines drops in on industry to celebrate ‘the Month of Lei’

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(L-R) Mike Thompson – Head of Strategic Partnership, Helloworld Belinda Murphy – Air Contracting Manager, Helloworld Sue Graham – Head of Air Contracting, Helloworld Stan Scott – Head of Commercial, Helloworld Gai Tyrrell – Regional Director, Hawaiian Airlines Australia/New Zealand Giselle Radulovic – Country Manager, Hawaii Tourism Oceania John Constable – Group General Manager, Helloworld Travel Ltd Andrew Best – National Account Manager, Hawaiian Airlines Karen MacMillan – Director of Sales AU and Partnerships AU/NZ, Hawaiian Airlines Julie Primmer – Head of Branded Network, Helloworld

Hawaiian Airlines drops in on industry to celebrate ‘the Month of Lei’

Hawaiian Airlines and Hawaii Tourism Oceania (HTO) are celebrating Lei Day for the entire ‘the Month of Lei’, this May, sharing Hawaii’s world-renowned spirit of Aloha with travel agency and industry partners. The Airline of Hawaii and the tourism team visited Flight Centre and Helloworld yesterday to share the spirit of Aloha with flower lei, chocolates and Aloha Guides (see attached photos).

“Since 1927, May 1 is traditionally celebrated as Lei Day in Hawaii and this year we decided to once again share the aloha it represents with our travel industry ‘ohana’ (family) here in Australia,” said Hawaiian Airlines Regional Director Australia and New Zealand, Gai Tyrrell.

“Genuine love and care goes into the whole process of making a single lei. Hawaiians believe that as a lei is being made part of the mana (or spirit) of its creator is woven into the lei. That’s why being gifted a lei is such a special thing. When you receive it, you are receiving some of the spirit of its maker.”

To help celebrate Hawaiian Airlines has a special fare of $785* return between Sydney and Honolulu available for sale until midnight May 3, 2018, for travel between April 18 and June 20, 2018. No blackout periods apply. (*See the GDS channel for pricing and full terms and conditions).

The airline will also launch a global social media competition from May 1 (HST) asking fans to Ce-lei-brate Aloha by posting or uploading a photo depicting how they share aloha or how they have experienced aloha with the hashtags #CeLEIbrateAloha and #Contest for the chance to win flights and 4 nights accommodation at the Sheraton Waikiki.

For details visit: http://www.HawaiianAirlines.com.au/CeLeiBrateAloha.

About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 14 years (2004-2017) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and TripAdvisor have placed Hawaiian among the top of all domestic airlines serving Hawai‘i. Now in its 89th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai‘i’s biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai‘i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, with a total of more than 250 daily flights system-wide.

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