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Govt has listened to tourism industry concerns

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 5:52 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Govt has listened to tourism industry concerns about work visa changes New Zealand’s fast growing tourism industry is pleased the Government has listened to its concerns about the proposed changes to temporary work visas. Tourism Industry Aotearoa Chief ... More >>

NZ Tourism Awards finalists revealed

Monday, 24 July 2017, 2:41 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Twenty-four leading tourism operators and stakeholders have been announced today as finalists in the 2017 New Zealand Tourism Awards – the $35 billion tourism industry’s most prestigious awards. More >>

NZ Hotel Industry Awards – women wow judges

Friday, 21 July 2017, 12:27 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Women have dominated this year’s New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards, winning seven of the 10 individual awards, including the General Manager, Senior Hotel Executive and Outstanding Young Hotel Executive of the Year. More >>

New venues will add to Capital vibrancy

Friday, 30 June 2017, 1:30 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

In a week when visitors to Wellington are painting the town red, the city’s hoteliers are throwing their support behind plans to attract more travellers to the Capital. “The value of tourism to Wellington’s economy is never more apparent than when ... More >>

NZ Hotel Industry Awards – 33 finalists named

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 2:21 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The finalists in the New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards have been revealed and five regions dominate the line-up – Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. 33 finalists will compete for New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards 2017 ... More >>

Hotel conference explores the future

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 12:53 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

From collaborative cooking areas to robotic concierges and living hotels that look different every time you visit, the latest in hotel design and service trends will feature at next month’s New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference. More >>

Discussing Tourism around the country

Monday, 19 June 2017, 2:12 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism businesses around New Zealand are being invited to discuss the big challenges and opportunities facing them and their region at a series of events organised by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

New toilets provide comfort for communities & visitors

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 11:57 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Small communities across the country will be better placed to respond to growing visitor numbers following today’s announcement that the Government will invest $5.2 million in 28 new infrastructure projects – almost all toilets. The tourism ... More >>

Good information key to managing freedom camping behaviour

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 2:04 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Ensuring travellers continue to get plenty of good information on freedom camping rules and etiquette will be a priority for next summer, the New Zealand Responsible Camping Forum says. The Forum, convened since 2007 by Tourism Industry Aotearoa, ... More >>

Tourism industry backs bird report

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 3:15 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand’s tourism industry is throwing its support behind efforts to preserve our unique bird species. More >>

Tightening working visa rules tough on tourism

Monday, 29 May 2017, 3:37 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A Government proposal to tighten immigration rules doesn’t take into account the challenges New Zealand’s $35 billion tourism industry faces in attracting staff, particularly in visitor hotspots and during the peak season. More >>

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 >>



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