- Best Guidebooks
- Dining, Art & Shopping Magazines
What are THE BEST activities, restaurants, beaches, sights and attractions on the Big Island?
BEST THINGS TO KNOW
Read all about our Best Beaches, State & National Parks, Golf Courses, Museums, Services, Farmers’ Markets, Top 12 Hikes, Hula, and Lots of Maps to get you there.
Our Activity, Restaurant and Shopping Reviews provide a more personal insight to help you with your choices. Keep Big Island’s best guidebook with you as you explore our lovely island. And please mention BEST GUIDEBOOK when dining, shopping or booking your activity. It makes us look good and businesses like to know how you heard about them.
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110,000 copies printed annually.
An average of 3 people, other than the initial reader see each issue of our magazines. That means almost half a million people read our magazines every month.
The Best Publishing has provided elegant and popular Visitor Magazines, within the Hawaiian Islands, over the last 3 DECADES. We remain the leader in print: year after year, decade after decade.
Best Guidebooks are designed to be a Constant Compendium for the visitor. The narrow size, easy-to-locate sections, easy-to-read format, thick cover stock and high-quality paper (used for the content pages), are just some of the well thought-out aspects – designed to ensure that visitors will hang-on to this guidebook and use it, over and over, throughout their stay.
When visitors are looking for "the best thing to do", our guidebook's name says it all and our user-friendly format rewards them with great local info! A highly informative guide, Best Guidebook can always be trusted to showcase tried-and-true, reputable, first class establishments.
While we produce Regional publications, our readership is Regional, National and International. Annually, Hawaii welcomes close to 8 MILLION VISITORS. Statistics show they spent $14.3 billion dollars during their stay in the islands in 2012.
Our unique Target-Marketing Approach gives you direct access to your customer. Huge Popularity, Saturated Distribution, Top Ranked in Reader Response.
We have a Proven Track-Record of Success with many long-time clientele who choose to showcase their businesses in Best Guidebook year-after-year. More than any other magazine, it remains one of the best sources for direct-business on the island.
Not just any business is allowed to advertise in the Best Guidebooks, and duplicate categories are never allowed. This ensures you have Exclusivity In Your Chosen Category within the guidebook, and all other advertisers are highlighted for their excellence as well.
Unlike most national publications, Hawaii Visitor Magazines are shared. Each magazine is seen by an Average of 2-8 Readers and referred to multiple times.
Best Guidebooks are the Most Picked-Up Magazines at locations that reach visitors as soon as they arrive, at their first stops on the way to their resort, condo or hotel, and other locations as they explore the island.
Destination Management Companies routinely request Best Guidebook for groups attending Conventions, Special Corporate Events or Incentive Trips to the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawai‘i is renowned for its diversity of culture and spectacular landscapes that have inspired and enchanted visitors for centuries. From our fabulous beaches and inviting waterfalls, to the powerful telescopes that explore the universe from the snow-capped summit of Mauna Kea, The Big Island offers an unparalleled range of exciting activities for all those who visit.
“Year after year, Best Guidebook brings in lots of visitors to our stores. With so much competition, it really helps to be singled out as “The Best: Lifestyle Surf Shop.”
“Year after year, Best Guidebook separates us from our competition. Being featured exclusively as ‘The Best’ produces considerable bookings, especially Direct Bookings.”