Visitor industry informed about Typhoon Mawar

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Tourists from across the globe patronizing Tumon, Guam's tourists district, on April 11. Photo by PNC's Leo Hsu

The Guam Visitors Bureau is working the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Guam and the Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association to help prepare the visitor industry for Typhoon Mawar, according to the Joint Information Center.

Guam’s source markets have been informed about the coming typhoon, as well as industry partners to include travel agents, travel trade, hotels and airlines. Hotel guests are also being informed to stay out of the coastal waters until weather conditions improve.

GVB has activated its visitor concierge program to assist with visitors that speak Japanese, Korean and Mandarin Chinese for any emergencies. The main hotline to call is (671) 588-3030. GVB’s Visitor Safety Officers are also working together with the Department of Parks and Recreation to keep local residents and visitors safe and updated.

The Guam airport has advised its tenants and airline partners of the impending heavy weather. The schedule for arrivals and departures remains normal at this time. Passengers are encouraged to check directly with their respective airlines for any change in flight status or if they wish to reschedule their flights to or from Guam. Travelers can also go to guamairport.com.

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