The Guam Visitors Bureau hosted a Håfa Adai Pledge ceremony at its office on Dec. 30.

Photos by Justin Green


(From left) Dee Hernandez, director, Guam Visitors Bureau Cultural Heritage and Community Division, Nico Fujikawa, director of tourism research, GVB; Nick Garrido; FAScare Guam LLC; Gerhard J. Schwab, professor, University of Guam, founder, Learning CHamoru Online; Francisco Lujan, owner, The Medical Corner Guam LLC, which does business as Reliance Testing; Tonya Babauta, co-owner, JTM Benchrest; and Pilar Laguaña, president; Robert Alvarez, vice president; and Josie Villanueva, director of finance, all of GVB.

The Guam Plaza Resort & Spa held its Mochitsuki Rice Pounding Event in its lobby on Jan. 1.

Photo by Steve Graff


(From left) Osamu Takahashi, senior sales and marketing manager; and Sudipta Basu, general manager, both of Guam Plaza Resort & Spa.

United Airlines provided live entertainment for passengers at the Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport on Dec. 20.

Photo by Maureen N. Maratita


(From left) Christine Atad-Castro, flight attendant, United; and Jill Aclaro, production manager, AclaroFX and musician.

The 70th annual Fil-Am Golf Invitational was held at Camp John Hay Golf Club and Baguio Country Club from Dec. 13 to Dec. 18.

Photo by  Ken Duenas


(From left) Tim Allen, general manager, Camp John Hay Golf Club, co-chairman, Fil-Am Golf Invitational; Raymond Blas, customs officer, Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency; Warren Pelletier, president, Guam Seawalker Tours; John Quinata, director, Guam International Airport Authority; Michael Castro, sales executive, Monster Corp., which does business as Guam AutoSpot; Jesse Quenga, sales manager, Atkins Kroll Inc.; and Eliseo “Elie” Lagman Jr., golfer.

The Guam Medical Association hosted its 2019 Charity Ball at the Hyatt Regency Guam on Dec. 19.

Photo courtesy of the Guam Medical Association


(From left) Michael Chapman, producer, Yesterday Once More; Dr. Thomas Shieh, Guam Memorial Hospital; and Paul Holmquist, producer, Yesterday Once More.

Hyatt Regency Guam celebrated its annual Global Day of Gratitude, which included presenting Glimpses Media with a cake on Dec. 11.

Photo by Chelsae Lizama


(From left) Veronica Flores, marketing communications manager, Hyatt; Maureen N. Maratita, publisher; Steve Graff, managing editor, both of Glimpses; and Olivia Gill, assistant marketing manager, Hyatt.