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Newsweek Readers’ Choice Best Boat Tour


Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi, April 12, 2024 – Holo Holo Charters boat tour company was nominated for Newsweek Readers’ Choice Best Boat Tour. Readers are being asked to cast their vote  for best boat tour by May 2, 2024, with winners to be announced May 9, 2024.

“We’re proud to have been nominated and obviously, we’d love to capture the title! I’ve been with Holo for nine years and can attest that from the top down, our company truly actively strives to be the best tour company in all of Hawaiʻi,” said Kit, the Creative Manager at Holo Holo Charters.

Napali Coast Boat ToursWe have previously been named the Number One Best Boat Tour in America by the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Award online contest, and are honored to now be considered by Newsweek as well. 

From now until noon ET on May 2, the public is invited to browse the fifteen nominated boat tours and vote online for one nominee per day at Voting is simple and requires no registration.

Nominees were editorially driven with contributions from a panel of travel experts. Fifteen nominees for Best Boat Tour were chosen by Newsweek editors  and announced on their website, on April 4, 2024. The panel included advocates for sustainable and ethical tourism, writers with a focus on family, adventure, and outdoor travel, and a combination of contributors from a variety of backgrounds and expertise.

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Newsweek Readers’ Choice provides readers with travel tips, attractions, dining options, and overall guides for both domestic and foreign destinations. Nominated by a team of discerning travel experts, and voted on by the travel community, Newsweek’s Readers’ Choice gives a thorough list of the best travel destination experiences. Newsweek reaches 100 million people each month with thought-provoking news, opinion, images, graphics, and video delivered across a dozen print and digital platforms. Headquartered in New York City, Newsweek also publishes international editions in EMEA and Asia.

Holo Holo Charters was established on Kauaʻi in 1997. Their fleet of four Kauaʻi-built tour boats run daily sightseeing and snorkeling adventures on the world-famous Nāpali Coast and to the “Forbidden Island” of Niʻihau. The company is committed to reducing their environmental impact and recently became the first tour boat company in Hawaiʻi to invest in cutting-edge energy-efficient diesel marine technology.