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Replacing the targeted rate

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 10:42 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Auckland Mayor’s office is offering to replace the controversial targeted rate on commercial accommodation providers, but wants the sector to wear the substantial cost for a year. More >>

Dunedin to host TRENZ for the first time

Friday, 12 May 2017, 12:24 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TRENZ, New Zealand’s biggest annual international tourism showcase, will be held in Dunedin for the first time in 2018, Tourism Industry Aotearoa announced today. More >>

Govt tourism support package a step in right direction

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 3:34 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Government’s new Tourism Infrastructure Fund is a step in the right direction, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Actions to supercharge tourism success

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 1:29 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Priority actions for the incoming Government to supercharge the tourism industry’s success have been unveiled today by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Entries open for NZ Tourism Awards 2017

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 1:26 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Entries open today for the prestigious New Zealand Tourism Awards 2017, with competition expected to be fierce given the record results the industry is achieving. More >>

Targeted rate still unfair

Friday, 5 May 2017, 2:31 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Mayor Phil Goff’s review of the Auckland targeted rate on properties providing commercial accommodation has only succeeded in making the proposal even more inequitable, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. The original proposal was for 330 properties to pay ... More >>

Auckland to host tourism activity extravaganza

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 3:01 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Auckland to host tourism activity extravaganza Auckland will host hundreds of influential international tourism representatives next week to an afternoon of exciting activities, ranging from a face to face encounter with a shark to an afternoon of decadence at ... More >>

Luxury travel insights on the TRENZ breakfast menu

Friday, 28 April 2017, 12:21 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand tourism operators attending TRENZ 2017 (9-12 May, Auckland) will get invaluable insider insight into the minds of luxury American travellers and how to attract these high-value visitors. More >>

Hotel sector gears up for big July – conference and awards

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:39 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A valuable contributor to the country’s $35 billion tourism industry, the hotel sector is gearing up for a big July, with the annual New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference on in Auckland 19-20 July, culminating with a gala Awards dinner. Conference registrations ... More >>

Clear support among public for tourism

Friday, 21 April 2017, 11:41 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The public is right behind the tourism industry with almost all New Zealanders agreeing that international tourism is good for the country, as shown by the latest research from Tourism New Zealand and Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Social media connects with freedom campers

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 11:55 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A social media campaign targeting young freedom campers has been an outstanding success, attracting 2.4 million views over the summer. More >>

Major study identifies tourism infrastructure priorities

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 11:15 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

More visitor accommodation is the highest priority infrastructure needed to support the future growth of New Zealand’s booming tourism industry, new research has found. More >>

Government right to rule out tourist tax

Monday, 3 April 2017, 12:51 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Government is right to rule out another ‘tourist tax’ charged at the border, recognising the billions of dollars international visitors already inject into the New Zealand economy, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa Chief Executive Chris Roberts. ... More >>

International tourism Buyers eager for TRENZ 2017

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 10:48 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand’s continuing popularity as a visitor destination is fuelling demand for international travel and tourism Buyers wanting to come to TRENZ 2017, our $35 billion tourism industry’s most important international business event. More >>

Auckland Council needs to accept facts

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3:47 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Auckland Council’s proposed $28 million targeted rate on commercial accommodation would have massive unintended consequences for the city and must be dropped, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Goal to grow high value China tourism

Monday, 27 March 2017, 1:32 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The package of measures announced today to support tourism from China recognises the importance of this market for New Zealand’s tourism industry, and the need to keep evolving in order to get the best value from it, according to Tourism Industry ... More >>

New trade focus to benefit tourism

Friday, 24 March 2017, 10:46 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Government’s new focus on services exports will benefit tourism – New Zealand’s largest export sector, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. TIA has welcomed today’s launch of the refreshed trade policy strategy, Trade Agenda 2030 – Securing our ... More >>

Fresh water vital to tourism industry growth

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 4:24 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is pleased that the Government has recognised fresh water’s value to the visitor economy, and is hopeful that this can be realised via its new water quality targets. More >>

Tourism industry aims to maintain record growth

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 9:18 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand was just 61 visitors away from reaching the milestone of 3.5 million international visitors for 2016, with those visitors making a vital contribution to New Zealand’s economy. More >>

Social media campaign reaches freedom campers

Friday, 20 January 2017, 10:24 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A social media campaign targeting young freedom campers is proving highly successful in its first month. More >>



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