The ttra Annual International Conference is the premier event in which the global community of practitioners and educators engaged in research, information management, and marketing in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries comes together to network and share best practices. Members in ttra represent a variety of segments from the greater international travel and tourism community, including educators, practitioners, research providers/consultants and users of research.
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Daniel Nāho‘opi‘i

SMS Research & Marketing Services, Inc.
Executive Vice President

Daniel Nāho‘opi‘i brings two decades of extensive experience in marketing research and evaluation to his responsibilities for the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority. He oversees the production, organization, and interpretation of data related to Hawai‘i’s visitor industry, and he also leads both the statewide Tourism Strategic Plan process and the performance monitoring and evaluation of HTA’s efforts. Nāho‘opi‘i earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Industrial and Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the University of Hawai‘i. He also received a certificate from the First Nations’ Futures Institute at Stanford University.