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Work visa changes to support NZ tourism employers

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 2:51 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Changes to the temporary work visa process should support New Zealand’s tourism industry to find the workers it needs, particularly in regions like Queenstown, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Top tourism businesses named as Awards finalists

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 5:27 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Established tourism operators will go head to head with newer businesses in this year’s New Zealand Tourism Awards. The finalists for the most prestigious awards in New Zealand’s $39.1 billion tourism industry have been announced today. 37 finalists ... More >>

Tourism industry announces strategic priorities

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 4:16 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has revealed five joint priority areas for immediate action with government agencies to ensure a sustainable tourism future for New Zealand. The key areas identified are: 1. Sustainable growth 2. Improved data and insight ... More >>

Tourism students awarded $4500 scholarships

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 12:46 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Two tertiary students have each received a $4500 boost to help them complete their final year of study and prepare for their prospective careers in the tourism industry. More >>

Multi-million-dollar funding boost to encourage tourism

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 3:03 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development welcome today’s announcement by the Government that it is awarding $5.2 million from the new International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) to help promote and ... More >>

Applications open for new hotel scholarship

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 1:42 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Applications are open for a new scholarship for students entering their final year of study towards a career in hotel management. More >>

Summit focus on tourism’s contribution to NZ

Friday, 26 July 2019, 11:31 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Shaping tourism’s contribution to New Zealand’s future will come under the spotlight at the 2019 Tourism Summit Aotearoa, taking place in Wellington on 3-4 September. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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