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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 >>

Social media targets young campers

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 11:53 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Young international visitors who like to free camp on their travels around New Zealand are being targeted with an informative social media campaign this summer to encourage them to behave responsibly. More >>

PM raised profile of tourism in Govt

Monday, 5 December 2016, 3:57 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has paid tribute to Prime Minister John Key, saying he raised the profile of New Zealand’s biggest export sector across the Government. The tourism industry was delighted when Mr Key took over the tourism portfolio when ... More >>

Investment in tourism infrastructure crucial

Friday, 2 December 2016, 12:34 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Ongoing investment in tourism infrastructure is crucial to the long-term sustainability of the industry and a coordinated national approach is needed, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. TIA has welcomed the report* on options for funding local and mixed use tourism ... More >>

Auckland visitor levy unfair & ill-conceived

Monday, 28 November 2016, 5:30 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A proposed new visitor levy for Auckland unfairly targets accommodation providers and fails to take account of the economic benefits tourism brings, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

New tool to grow domestic tourism

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:55 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

An exciting new online tool and website to accelerate growth in New Zealand’s $20 billion domestic tourism sector, and encourage Kiwis travellers to visit more regions year round, went live today. More >>

Business as usual for most of the country – post quake

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 9:27 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

While some travellers have had their travel plans disrupted, most of the country is largely unaffected by yesterday’s earthquake and it’s important this message gets out, say the associations representing the tourism and hospitality industries. ... More >>

South Island sweeps tourism academic scholarships

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 2:44 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Three young Kiwi students planning a career in tourism each got a $2500 financial boost today as the recipients of the 2017 Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust (TINZT) Academic Scholarships. More >>

Tourism turns spotlight on infrastructure needs

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 12:58 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

From public toilets to port facilities, the infrastructure required to support New Zealand’s booming tourism industry was in the spotlight at today’s Tourism Summit Aotearoa. More >>

New tool to activate domestic tourism

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 12:54 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A new and innovative online tool has been developed to help New Zealand’s tourism industry maximise the value it gets out of domestic tourism and encourage Kiwi travellers to visit more regions year round. More >>



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