Advantage to close Hawaii operations - Business

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Advantage Rent A Car said yesterday it will be closing its Hawaii operations after a drop in leisure travel forced the company to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection yesterday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in ...
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macuu222

Pahoa, HI

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Dec 9, 2008
 
Never knew they existed in Hawaii!
Sourpatch kid

Honolulu, HI

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Dec 9, 2008
 
wow u mean they had that much business in hawaii with no advertising??? we heard of alamo and avis
even enterprise but advantage? theres a mortgage company called advantage...
Peaches

Haleiwa, HI

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Dec 10, 2008
 
just the start of more failing businesses to come...

hopefully lower fares will bring more visitors to the islands soon!
WorldTraveler

Honolulu, HI

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Dec 10, 2008
 
Peaches wrote:
hopefully lower fares will bring more visitors to the islands soon!
It's already much lower than it was in the summer, although the nickel and diming are still going on. Regardless, lower air fares aren't enough to get tourists back. Also, Hawaii has much to fear when Obama opens the door to Cuba within the next two years.

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