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Travel tax reduction welcome but more consultation wanted

Friday, 2 February 2018, 10:43 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A planned reduction in the travel tax, known as the Border Clearance Levy, is the right response given the surplus it has raised, the tourism industry says. However, the lack of consultation is concerning. More >>

Tourism business confidence strong

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 11:24 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism business confidence levels are strong, with most operators expecting their business to improve this year, according to the latest State of the New Zealand Tourism Industry report. More >>

Tourism viewed positively by most New Zealanders

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 2:13 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealanders agree that international tourism is good for the country and are evenly split on whether New Zealand is attracting too few or too many international visitors. More >>

Councils encouraged to apply for tourism infrastructure fund

Friday, 15 December 2017, 3:46 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Councils encouraged to apply for tourism infrastructure funding Today’s announcement of a $14.9 million Government investment in tourism infrastructure will help regions benefit from the growth in tourism, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. $14.2 million ... More >>

Tourism celebrates SH1 reopening

Friday, 15 December 2017, 1:54 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand’s tourism industry is celebrating today’s reopening of State Highway 1 north of Kaikōura as an important step in the region’s recovery. More >>

Tourism making immense contribution to NZ

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 1:32 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry’s immense contribution to New Zealand is reflected in new economic statistics, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Tourism students given financial boost

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 2:46 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Three Kiwi school-leavers planning a career in tourism have each got a $2500 financial boost as the recipients of the 2018 Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust (TINZT) Academic Scholarships. The scholarship winners were announced at Tourism Summit Aotearoa in ... More >>

Generating knowledge to support sustainable tourism

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 10:15 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A framework to lead and manage the insight available to New Zealand tourism operators and support sustainable growth of the $35 billion industry has been launched by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Tourism’s benefits for NZ can grow

Friday, 10 November 2017, 11:20 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is delivering enormous benefits to New Zealand that can be maximised if the new Government works in partnership with the private sector, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. In its Brief to new Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis, TIA points ... More >>

Industry pleased Tourism staying on front bench

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 12:56 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand’s $35 billion tourism industry is pleased that Deputy Labour Leader Kelvin Davis will take the tourism portfolio in the incoming Government. It is fitting that tourism is held by a senior, front bench Minister, to reflect the importance ... More >>

Refreshed line-up for TIA Board

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 5:03 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Refreshed line-up for TIA Board Three new Directors are joining the Board of Tourism Industry Aotearoa, to help steer the direction of New Zealand’s biggest export sector. TIA Chair Grant Webster has announced that new Tourism Export Council New ... More >>

Haka Tourism Wins Air NZ Supreme Tourism Award

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:25 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The brainchild of the entrepreneurial Ryan Sanders and a business that has achieved exceptional growth over the past 10 years, Haka Tourism Group has won the tourism industry’s highest accolade, the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award. More >>

Rotorua Holiday Park Wins Top Hospitality Award

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:18 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

It’s fourth time lucky for Rotorua’s All Seasons Holiday Park which has won the prestigious 2017 Spirit of Hospitality Award sponsored by AA Traveller. More >>

Tourism backs Water Conservation Order for Hawke’s Bay river

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 2:38 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Granting a Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers would benefit the tourism industry as well as protect the rivers, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Tourism welcomes farming’s swimmable river pledge

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 4:32 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is welcoming today’s pledge by farming leaders to make all New Zealand rivers swimmable. More >>

TIA Partners with Local WeChat Service Provider PayPlus

Friday, 18 August 2017, 1:12 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A new marketing partnership between Tourism Industry Aotearoa and PayPlus NZ will give New Zealand tourism operators direct access to the huge Chinese visitor market through WeChat, a powerful social media mobile app. More >>

Tourism supports call for better biodiversity management

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 12:25 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Protection of New Zealand’s unique biodiversity is imperative to our social and economic future, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Fresh water clean-up a good start but more work needed

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 2:36 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The allocation of Government funding of $44 million to clean up 100 New Zealand rivers and lakes is a good start to improving fresh water quality but a lot more needs to be done, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

TIA urges communities to apply for tourism funding

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 1:51 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TIA urges communities to apply for tourism funding Tourism Industry Aotearoa is encouraging councils and community organisations to apply for new Government funding to help them maximise the benefits of tourism for their communities. TIA is also ... More >>

Govt has listened to tourism industry concerns

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 5:52 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Govt has listened to tourism industry concerns about work visa changes New Zealand’s fast growing tourism industry is pleased the Government has listened to its concerns about the proposed changes to temporary work visas. Tourism Industry Aotearoa Chief ... More >>



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