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Local economist on the future of international tourism amid COVID surges in Asia

Daniel Ramirez

Hawaiʻi's visitor industry appears to be bouncing back, but what effects will the war in Ukraine have on travel. Will the rising costs of oil and goods due to ongoing supply issues dampen our recovery? Economist Paul Brewbaker of TZ Economics said the rest of 2022 will be more of the same — the pandemic rollercoaster ride isn't over yet.

This interview aired on The Conversation on March 28, 2022. The Conversation airs weekdays at 11 a.m. on HPR-1.

Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at ccruz@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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