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Master Island Specialist Application

The Hawaiian Islands Master Specialist Letter of Interest Application

Hawaiian Islands Master Specialist Training Program


Thank you so much for expressing your interest in being considered for an on-island Master Specialist training program in the Hawaiian Islands.

This "Letter of Interest" application does not confirm your attendance to a future on-island training program. This application process allows us to gather information from those agents, such as yourself, who have completed all levels of required training, including:

 • Hawaiʻi Destination Specialist training, certification level 1

 • Hawaiʻi Destination Specialist training, certification level 2

 • Any of the in-depth Island Specialist training certifications

 • Anyone who has the designation of "Hawaiʻi Destination Expert"

 • And any agent who has proven volume in booking clients to Hawaiʻi

With so much interest in Hawaiʻi as a top travel destination, these on-island Master Specialist training programs are an investment in each island chapter's resources, and our wholesale or consortia partners financial support (airfare, transportation, etc.), and thus we reserve the right to select those participants who have proven their commitment to selling Hawaiʻi and in furthering their educational training and certification.

The following information will help us to better match each applicant with their preferred wholesale or consortia partner, and allow all those involved with the process to review the applications accordingly.

Please note, professional references will be required.


Robyn Basso
Senior Director of Travel Industry Partnership
Hawaiʻi Tourism United States