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Tourism businesses can encourage sustainable behaviour

Monday, 8 July 2019, 12:36 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New research offers more incentive for tourism businesses to become more sustainable and share their efforts with international visitors, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says More >>

Tourism industry disappointed at bed tax proposal

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 8:41 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa agrees that local authorities need a helping hand to support the growth of tourism, but is disappointed that the Productivity Commission has defaulted to bed tax. The Commission’s draft report on local government funding and financing ... More >>

Discussing Tourism around the country

Friday, 28 June 2019, 10:09 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism businesses around New Zealand are being invited to discuss the big challenges and opportunities facing them and their regions at a series of events organised by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Tourism industry welcomes appointment of Associate Minister

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 4:57 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is delighted that the Prime Minister has listened to its plea for an Associate Tourism Minister to be appointed. As part of the Cabinet reshuffle announced today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has appointed Peeni Henare as Associate ... More >>

Tourism industry supports public service reform

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 2:56 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Improved collaboration across the public service will help increase tourism’s contribution to New Zealand’s economy and wellbeing, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Top hoteliers recognised in 2019 NZ Hotel Industry Awards

Friday, 21 June 2019, 9:53 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Leading hoteliers from Auckland and Queenstown have taken out the top titles in the 2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards, while a Christchurch hotel has been recognised for its environmental efforts. More >>

New scholarship launched for hotel students

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 9:30 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A new scholarship for students studying towards a career in hotel management has been launched at the 2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference today. More >>

Tourism industry shocked by loss of key data source - TIA

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 2:43 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The sudden and unexpected removal of a key information source for the tourism industry is hugely disappointing, and the decision must be reversed, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Finalists announced for 2019 NZ Hotel Industry Awards

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 2:23 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Outstanding hotel personnel from Arrowtown to Auckland have been named as finalists in the 2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards. These prestigious awards celebrate the achievements of the exceptional individuals who work in New Zealand hotels in ... More >>

Paparoa National Park values must be protected, TIA says

Friday, 24 May 2019, 2:18 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The quiet and solitude of Paparoa National Park must be protected, even as the park is opened up to more visitors, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

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 >>



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