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Don't bite the hand that feeds you


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POSTED: Friday, April 17, 2009

Another potential hit to Hawaii's visitor industry came in the form of national coverage of the proposed increase to the hotel room tax.

National Public Radio's “;Marketplace”; program publicized the issue to a national radio audience Wednesday. In the story, Bill Conners, of the National Business Travel Association, suggested it is unwise for places to “;take their economic frustration out on their visitors.”;