‘It feels good’: Isle tour companies anticipate increased demand this summer

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A Hoppa-On Hoppa-Off bus and KapohoKine van leave the Port of Hilo after picking up cruise passengers on Jan. 11.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Awana Akau poses for a photo outside a Wasabi Tours van at Rainbow Falls in Hilo on Thursday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Two tour groups look over Rainbow Falls in Hilo on Thursday.

Tour companies on the Big Island are expecting a busier Spring Break and summer after Safe Travels Hawaii becomes part of the past.