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2019 New Zealand Tourism Awards open for entries

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 12:48 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Entries are now open for the 2019 New Zealand Tourism Awards, and with three new awards and a spotlight on sustainability, it’s expected there will be some very impressive entries to choose from. More >>

Govt tourism strategy supports sustainable development

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:59 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The new Government tourism strategy will enable a closer working relationship between government and the tourism industry, to the benefit of New Zealand and New Zealanders, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Big regional differences in how Kiwis view tourism

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 3:14 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealanders’ attitudes towards tourism depend enormously on where they live, according to the latest Mood of the Nation research. More >>

Equal parts exhilarating and emotive

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 4:24 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Equal parts exhilarating and emotive – Rotorua’s authenticity on offer for TRENZ 2019 activity afternoon More >>

Tourism Minister to open Bed & Breakfast Conference

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 1:53 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Bed & Breakfast Association New Zealand expects 100 dedicated B&B business owners to attend their three day conference at Puka Park, Pauanui. Scheduled for 23rd – 25th May 2019, the conference is the most comprehensive of its kind in New ... More >>

From Aotearoa’s sacred island to world-first catapult

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 10:52 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Touring a sacred island, stargazing in the world’s darkest skies, taking on the exhilarating Nevis catapult, and controlled indoor freefalling – travel and tourism buyers arriving from around the globe can be assured that whatever kind of experience ... More >>

Tourism’s sustainability journey gets industry backing

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 11:16 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The vision for New Zealand to have the world’s most sustainable tourism industry has reached a significant milestone. The Tourism Sustainability Commitment challenges individual businesses to operate more sustainably, and now over 1000 tourism businesses ... More >>

Use GST to fund local government tourism activities - TIA

Monday, 8 April 2019, 3:48 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is recommending the Government provides local government with a 20% share of the GST paid by international visitors to help fund regional tourism activities and infrastructure. More >>

TRENZ 2019 attracts world’s travel and tourism buyers

Monday, 8 April 2019, 1:36 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand’s continuing popularity as a visitor destination is fuelling demand from overseas travel and tourism marketers wanting to come to TRENZ 2019, our $39.1 billion tourism industry’s most important annual business event. More >>

Opportunities and threats in shakeup of vocational training

Friday, 5 April 2019, 10:22 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Asking Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics to be responsible for training in the workplace is doomed to fail, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Hotel conference to focus on future growth

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 3:16 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Overcoming new challenges facing the hotel sector, such as competing accommodation options, construction, investment, finance and staffing issues, will be a significant focus of this year’s New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference. More >>

Auckland set to break cruise records

Monday, 1 April 2019, 2:57 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Auckland is nearing the end of its most successful cruise season, having welcomed dozens of international ships and millions of dollars in visitor spending over the 2018-19 peak. More >>

Commitment to innovation and leadership recognised

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 3:05 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TIA’s Director of Marketing, Partnerships and Events, Emily Byrne, has been named New Zealand’s Best Event Professional in the 2018 New Zealand Event Association Awards. The Awards were announced at a gala evening in Auckland last night. More >>

Tourism industry becoming more sustainable

Monday, 25 February 2019, 2:23 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand’s $39 billion tourism industry became slightly more sustainable in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to a Performance Dashboard produced by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. TIA says it is a positive start but there is still ... More >>

Time for new thinking in local government funding

Monday, 18 February 2019, 3:55 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Improvements in long-term planning and council management are required to support local government funding models so regions can take best advantage of tourism growth opportunities, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Tourism still growing but more slowly

Friday, 15 February 2019, 12:26 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New international visitor arrival statistics confirm the growth in New Zealand’s tourism economy is slowing after four years of exceptional growth, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Domestic visitors well satisfied - survey

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 12:28 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealanders rank a tourism experience in their own country very highly, as according to new research commissioned by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

More mountains to climb on development of National Park Plan

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 4:54 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New management tools and catering for the different needs and aspirations of all stakeholder groups are essential for managing our National Parks, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. In submissions to the Department of Conservation, TIA has given its detailed ... More >>

More Kiwis see community benefits of tourism

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:16 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Around 95 percent of New Zealanders agree international tourism is good for New Zealand, according to the latest Mood of the Nation research released today – up three points on last year’s results. The Mood of the Nation research is undertaken by Kantar ... More >>

Figures show tourism spend has reached $39.1 billion

Friday, 7 December 2018, 12:21 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry’s tremendous contribution to New Zealand’s social and economic wellbeing has been reinforced by official industry measurements, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>



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