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Dunedin to host biggest TRENZ activity afternoon ever

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:56 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Dunedin will host hundreds of influential international tourism marketers next month as they are treated to an afternoon of exciting activities, ranging from an off-road Otago Peninsula wildlife safari to a tour of the Speight’s Brewery and high tea ... More >>

Rotorua plan proactive and progressive

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:28 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is backing Rotorua Lakes Council’s plan for a multimillion dollar redevelopment of the Rotorua lakefront which aims to put it on a par with other internationally-renowned waterfronts. More >>

Ruapehu long-term plan clear-sighted and sensible

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:08 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is commending the Ruapehu District Council for its clear-sighted recognition of the current and future value of tourism to the region and for preparing for the growth opportunities that tourism offers. More >>

Tourism industry backs Christchurch plan to woo events

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 3:36 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is calling on Christchurch City Council to boost funding for events in its 2018-2028 Draft Long-Term Plan. More >>

Tourism industry solution focused on freedom camping

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 4:45 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism industry solution focused on freedom camping A new body to consider freedom camping must create a broad consensus on the solutions that will address community concerns, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis has announced ... More >>

90-day trial & rest break proposals concern tourism industry

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 12:29 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Abolishing the 90-day trial period and stipulating specific times for rest breaks is impractical for tourism employers, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Hotel conference focusing on regional growth

Monday, 16 April 2018, 2:29 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Hotel conference focusing on regional growth How to better share the benefits of New Zealand’s tourism boom with the regions will be a big focus of this year’s New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference. Registrations for the conference, in Auckland ... More >>

Tourism industry backs sustainable employment

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 3:23 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism operators need to embrace the increase in the minimum wage and strive to be employers of choice, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa Chief Executive Chris Roberts. More >>

Extended Auckland accommodation rate still unfair

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 1:37 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Extended Auckland accommodation rate still unfair The new version of the targeted rate on accommodation providers proposed in the Auckland Council’s draft Long-Term Plan is still inefficient and ill-conceived, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. “The ... More >>

New air service a milestone for New Zealand tourism

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 2:30 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The first-ever direct airplane route from Auckland to Chicago announced today by Air New Zealand is a milestone for New Zealand tourism, according to Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

TIA urges West Coast councils to reject plan

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 2:53 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is urging district councils on the West Coast of the South Island to reject a plan to wind up Tourism West Coast, the local regional tourism organisation, and transfer its responsibilities to Development West Coast, the area’s ... More >>

TRENZ 2018 lures travel buyers from all over the world

Monday, 26 March 2018, 12:51 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Booming international interest in New Zealand is attracting more overseas travel marketers to TRENZ, the premier annual business event for New Zealand’s $36 billion tourism industry. More >>

Golden Bay tourism businesses urged to apply for relief fund

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 11:27 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Golden Bay tourism businesses are being encouraged to apply to the Government’s new relief fund for those adversely affected by the damage to Takaka Hill Road caused by Cyclone Gita. More >>

Freedom camping group welcomed

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 4:22 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Freedom camping group welcomed The tourism industry is looking forward to being involved in the working group on freedom camping being set up by Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis. “The issues are complex. Some regions welcome freedom campers and ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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