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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 >>

Tourism students given $4000 boost

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 3:16 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Two Kiwi university students have each received a $4000 boost to help them complete their final year of study and prepare for a fantastic career in the tourism industry. The recipients of the 2019 Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust (TINZT) Academic Scholarship ... More >>

Tourism industry focusing on sustainable growth

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 12:09 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A revised framework to guide the sustainable development of New Zealand’s tourism industry has been released today by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Start of the cruise season heralded with Majestic Princess

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 11:06 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The largest Princess Cruises ship, Majestic Princess, steamed into Auckland for the first time this last weekend to begin the new cruise season. With a height of 68.3 metres (over 9 times taller than Paeroa’s iconic L&P bottle), and carrying ... More >>

New visitor tax must be spent wisely

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 12:03 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry wants to work with the Government to ensure its new tax on most of New Zealand’s international visitors is used to enhance their experience of our country. More >>

Scholarships to support final year tourism students

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 12:30 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism students planning their final year of study in 2019 are invited to apply for two $4000 scholarships. More >>

TIA makes a formal commitment to Māori tikanga

Friday, 14 September 2018, 12:00 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s staff and board have made a formal commitment to establishing cultural competency in Māori tikanga, embarking on a journey to weave Te Ao Māori into the way it goes about its business and engages with the tourism industry. More >>

Tourism funding will benefit regions

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 12:35 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Today’s announcement of a $19.6 million Government investment in tourism infrastructure will help regions benefit from the growth in tourism, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Supreme Tourism Award winner amazing success story

Friday, 7 September 2018, 8:44 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Dynamic and visionary with annual global turnover of $426 million, multinational recreational vehicle business Tourism Holdings Ltd has won the tourism industry’s highest accolade, the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award. More >>

freedom camping website re-launched

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 9:17 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Travellers to New Zealand can find resources on being responsible campers in one handy site, with the re-launch of Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s freedom camping website. Designed to be a ‘one-stop shop’ for travellers to New Zealand, freedomcamping.org ... More >>

Report on responsible camping recommendations positive

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 10:42 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Government’s plans to manage responsible camping recognise there are no simple answers, and will build on work the industry has already undertaken, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Damning review reveals failures of Visitor Survey

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 11:51 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The credibility of official government visitor statistics has been called into question by a damning review of the International Visitor Survey, and Tourism Industry Aotearoa says the results are deeply concerning. More >>

NZ Tourism Awards finalists revealed

Friday, 27 July 2018, 10:27 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Thirty-two leading tourism operators and stakeholders from 26 organisations have been announced today as finalists in the 2018 New Zealand Tourism Awards - the $36 billion tourism industry’s most prestigious awards. The finalists span the country, ... More >>

Tourism industry calls for improved immigration performance

Monday, 23 July 2018, 1:28 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Major improvements are needed in Immigration New Zealand’s fiscal and operational management to avoid future cost blow-outs, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Border levy must benefit visitors, tourism industry says

Friday, 20 July 2018, 3:14 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is prepared to accept a new charge to be paid by international visitors but is insisting that it is used in a carefully targeted way to enhance their experience of New Zealand. More >>

Council targets Airbnb and misses the mark

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 5:27 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Auckland Council’s new ‘Airbnb rate’ falls dismally short of the mark and fails to reduce unfairness for traditional accommodation providers, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Hotel Awards highlight regional hotel excellence

Friday, 6 July 2018, 9:52 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Operating far from the main centres has been no barrier for several winners in the 2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards, announced on Thursday evening (5 July) at a gala dinner in Auckland. High-performing staff members from the previously un-nominated ... More >>

Long term plans recognise benefits of tourism

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 2:33 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Most local authorities are recognising the opportunities and benefits of tourism when making long term plans for their communities, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. However, some councils are overlooking the benefits tourism can offer or are failing ... More >>

Tourism businesses support a border tax - with conditions

Saturday, 30 June 2018, 12:35 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A majority of tourism businesses are prepared to support a new border tax on international visitors, as long as it is spent where there is the greatest need, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Freshwater action needed ASAP, tourism industry says

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 3:29 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Freshwater action needed ASAP, tourism industry says Freshwater is essential to the continuing success of New Zealand’s tourism industry so the Government must act on the recommendations of the Land & Water Forum as soon as possible, Tourism ... More >>

 

 

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