Guam Visitors Bureau lauded for tourism promotion performance by U.S. Department of Commerce, Legisl

GVB Board Chair Milton Morinaga, GVB

CEO, President Nathan Pangilinan Denight

The Guam Visitors Bureau has received the President’s “E” Award for Export Service from the U.S. Department of Commerce, the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. Closer to home,.Senators Régine Biscoe Lee and Telena Cruz Nelson presented the GVB with Resolution No. 138-34 (COR), further commending the Bureau for its significant and continued contributions to Guam’s tourism industry.

"GVB’s achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support the U.S. economy and create American jobs,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.

In her remarks during the resolution presentation, Senator Biscoe Lee said national recognition of Guam’s successes is a critical part of building a stronger, healthier Guam. “It’s important for cabinet secretaries to see and hear about all the great accomplishments that our people and our organizations earn. It helps us as we all push for federal funds, better representation, and on important issues like the H-2 visa denials. GVB is helping raise the profile of our island not just in tourism, but in economic development and in federal and international affairs.”