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Fri Jun 11, 2021, 05:41 AM

Guam plans CNMI-style 'travel bucks' tourism incentive program

Guam’s tourism officials are planning to establish a CNMI-style ‘travel bucks’ tourism investment program to boost the island’s struggling tourism industry.

To stimulate more economic activity, the CNMI government plans to give each tourist visiting the CNMI $250 to $500 per island (Saipan, Tinian, Rota) in “travel bucks” to spend at qualified businesses, such as optional tours, retail stores, and restaurants.

During Thursday’s Guam Visitors Bureau board meeting, chairman Milton Morinaga said the Guam Hotel Restaurant Association wants to spearhead a similar incentive program on Guam.

Hotel and restaurant members of GHRA have been suffering from the lack of tourists visiting Guam.

Read more: https://www.pncguam.com/guam-plans-cnmi-style-travel-bucks-tourism-incentive-program/
(Pacific News Center)

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Jun 11, 2021, 09:41 AM

1. What is CNMI?

Those letters don't match anything mentioned in your excerpt.

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Fri Jun 11, 2021, 10:39 AM

2. The Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (Saipan).

U.S. territory, north of Guam.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Reply #2)

Fri Jun 11, 2021, 04:40 PM

3. Thank you.

That's not really a well-known acronym for most of us.

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