BY JULIAN RYALL Japan Correspondent TOKYO — The first Hyatt Centric-branded hotel in Asia opened in Tokyo’s upmarket Ginza district on Jan. 22, with the company expressing confidence that a combination of the brand’s reputation and the property’s location will appeal to American travelers — including visitors from Guam. “We see the U.S. market in…
BY LARA O. NEUMAN Journal Staff The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Maritime Administration said that Matson Navigation Co.’s petition challenging federal subsidies granted to American President Lines for Guam and Saipan trade routes as part of the Maritime Security Program must be rejected for lack of jurisdiction, in a brief filed on Jan.…
BY WAYNE CHARGUALAF Journal Staff As part of a worldwide corporate initiative, the Domino’s Pizza restaurant in the A.B. Won Pat International Airport, Guam — as well as the six other Domino’s locations throughout Guam — underwent renovations in 2017 in order to improve the layout and workflow and enhance the quality of their product.…
Guam needs a lot more accountants BY WAYNE CHARGUALAF Journal Staff Accountants are heavily in demand on Guam even though the number of students graduating with accounting degrees significantly increased in the 2013 and 2015 academic years. Since 2006, the University of Guam has granted an average of 16 bachelor’s in accounting degrees every year,…
BY NICOLE B. BENAVENTE Journal Staff Bank of Guam introduced a mobile payment solution the week of Jan. 22 that allows merchants to accept EMV chip cards. Mobile payment solutions have transformed small businesses around the world — allowing merchants to take payments using a credit card reader that attaches directly to a smartphone…
A "heavy hitter" hitter in the business of buying selling and developing high-end shopping malls and arcades in Hawaii has purchasing a lucrative property in the heart of the tourist belt.
Pay-Less Supermarkets Inc. is celebrating its 55th birthday this year. Spurred on by renewed economic growth activity and population expansion Kathy C. Sgro newly named chairwoman of the board has a vision for the island's largest chain of supermarkets.
Nana Services is scheduled to hold the grand re-opening of the Admiral Nimitz Golf Clubhouse on Feb. 18.
The Department of Revenue and Taxation has tried to collect property taxes for years from those who don't pay. Now a more drastic step is looming - seizure and sale.
HOUSTON - Unless Continental Airlines achieves $500 million in wage and benefit concessions from its employees by Feb. 28 the airline faces a liquidity crisis that threatens the company's future.
While the Ada's Commercial Center now joins the Jones & Guerrero assets an argument involving the payment of a large commission is now embroiled in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy liquidation of properties once belonging to a prominent Guam family.
MANILA -- Government officials and Guam's private sector partnered to present the first investor briefing in Manila to attract interest from more Philippine business conglomerates.
Guam Crime Stoppers unveiled its Web site on Jan. 25 and kicked off a year of special events to celebrate 20 years of crime-fighting.
President Chen Shui-bian of the Republic of China made a tour of the Pacific region in late January and early February - calling on nations that Taiwan has a warm relationship with.
Canny businessmen are quietly reducing their real estate tax as word gets round Guam that an appeal on property valuation gets an immediate reduction.
Japanese conglomerate Orix Corp. has almost completed negotiations to buy Pacific Islands Club Guam.
The lucrative Guam Navy Base Operation Support services contract awarded to the DZSP 21 LLC joint venture late in December has been stopped - at least temporarily - until three protests filed by competing companies are resolved.
Most people on Guam know LSG Catering Guam for its beautiful cakes which is odd considering the small proportion of the company's revenue brought in by its baked goods.
A federal judge has ruled that that the 1980 lease for the Dededo Pay-Less property does in fact go hand in hand with the multimillion-dollar bankruptcy auction sale.