Inquirer.net Executive visits Philippine Consulate General

By on May 17, 2014


(From left)  Acting Head of the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu Roberto T. Bernardo, Ms. Esther Misa Chavez, and Vice Consul Joyleen E. Santos.
(From left) Acting Head of the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu Roberto T. Bernardo, Ms. Esther Misa Chavez, and Vice Consul Joyleen E. Santos.

Ms. Esther Misa Chavez, INQUIRER.Net’s Vice President for Sales in North America, paid a courtesy call on Acting Head of the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu Roberto T. Bernardo at the Consulate General on May 8.

INQUIRER.net, the Philippine Daily Inquirer online, is a pioneer in digital publishing, and the news website with the largest Filipino online audience worldwide at 65-million page views per month from 6.8 million unique visitors.

“Since 2010 we’ve notice the gradual increase of INQUIRER.net’s readership from Hawaii. Starting from the bottom of our Top 20 States where we have the most readership, Hawaii, today, is now in the #4 spot at 4.7%. California tops the list at 33.3%, followed by Texas (7.5%) and New Jersey (6.3%). Hawaii has overtaken New York and Illinois states. Total page views for the US per month is 10.8 million from 1.7 million unique visitors,” Ms. Chavez, who also serves as President of the Philippine American Press Club USA, conveyed to Consulate General officials.

Officials of the Philippine Consulate and Ms. Chavez also discussed the Consulate General’s activities such as the campaign for registration for Filipino overseas voters and the 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) in July 2014, the political situation in the Philippines and Hawaii, and the common issues faced by Filipinos in Hawaii.

Ms. Chavez was in Honolulu to promote INQUIRER.net and to participate in the 22nd Annual Filipino Fiesta held at the Honolulu Civic Center grounds on 10 May 2014.

Press release courtesy of the Department of Foreign Affairs, 15 May 2014.