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Report on responsible camping recommendations positive

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 10:42 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Government’s plans to manage responsible camping recognise there are no simple answers, and will build on work the industry has already undertaken, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Damning review reveals failures of Visitor Survey

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 11:51 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The credibility of official government visitor statistics has been called into question by a damning review of the International Visitor Survey, and Tourism Industry Aotearoa says the results are deeply concerning. More >>

NZ Tourism Awards finalists revealed

Friday, 27 July 2018, 10:27 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Thirty-two leading tourism operators and stakeholders from 26 organisations have been announced today as finalists in the 2018 New Zealand Tourism Awards - the $36 billion tourism industry’s most prestigious awards. The finalists span the country, ... More >>

Tourism industry calls for improved immigration performance

Monday, 23 July 2018, 1:28 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Major improvements are needed in Immigration New Zealand’s fiscal and operational management to avoid future cost blow-outs, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Border levy must benefit visitors, tourism industry says

Friday, 20 July 2018, 3:14 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is prepared to accept a new charge to be paid by international visitors but is insisting that it is used in a carefully targeted way to enhance their experience of New Zealand. More >>

Council targets Airbnb and misses the mark

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 5:27 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Auckland Council’s new ‘Airbnb rate’ falls dismally short of the mark and fails to reduce unfairness for traditional accommodation providers, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Hotel Awards highlight regional hotel excellence

Friday, 6 July 2018, 9:52 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Operating far from the main centres has been no barrier for several winners in the 2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards, announced on Thursday evening (5 July) at a gala dinner in Auckland. High-performing staff members from the previously un-nominated ... More >>

Long term plans recognise benefits of tourism

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 2:33 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Most local authorities are recognising the opportunities and benefits of tourism when making long term plans for their communities, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. However, some councils are overlooking the benefits tourism can offer or are failing ... More >>

Tourism businesses support a border tax - with conditions

Saturday, 30 June 2018, 12:35 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A majority of tourism businesses are prepared to support a new border tax on international visitors, as long as it is spent where there is the greatest need, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Freshwater action needed ASAP, tourism industry says

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 3:29 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Freshwater action needed ASAP, tourism industry says Freshwater is essential to the continuing success of New Zealand’s tourism industry so the Government must act on the recommendations of the Land & Water Forum as soon as possible, Tourism ... More >>

New visitor tax must be spent wisely

Friday, 15 June 2018, 8:58 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Ensuring the extra tax revenue to be collected from some international visitors is spent wisely will be the focus of the tourism industry, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Government earning $2.6 billion a year from tourism

Monday, 11 June 2018, 2:31 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Government earning $2.6 billion a year from international visitors A new Government-commissioned report shows that the Government enjoys a net benefit of more than $2.6 billion a year from international tourism, confirming that international visitors are more ... More >>

NZ Hotel Industry Awards - finalists announced

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 4:34 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

NZ Hotel Industry Awards - finalists announced The finalists have been announced for the 2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards, with a new focus on the regions bringing out some strong competition from previously un-nominated areas. 36 finalists are ... More >>

Industry supports Kiwi first concept

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 3:38 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa says giving Kiwis first shot at booking on some of the country’s most popular Great Walks is an idea worth exploring. More >>

Tourism industry keen to discuss visitor tax

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 3:25 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism industry keen to discuss visitor tax How and where any new tax on our international visitors will be spent are critical to tourism industry acceptance of the Government’s plans, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. In a speech at a tourism industry event today, ... More >>

Entries open for NZ Tourism Awards 2018

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 1:22 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Entries are open for the prestigious New Zealand Tourism Awards, and the competition is expected to be fierce as innovation abounds in New Zealand’s booming tourism industry. More >>

Biggest tourism event of the year starts today – TRENZ 2018

Monday, 7 May 2018, 12:27 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Around 1500 international and New Zealand delegates have arrived in Dunedin to attend TRENZ 2018 (7-10 May), the tourism industry’s annual showcase which is worth tens of millions of dollars to the country. More >>

TRENZ returning to Rotorua and Christchurch

Friday, 4 May 2018, 4:33 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TRENZ returning to Rotorua and Christchurch Tourism Industry Aotearoa has today announced that New Zealand tourism’s biggest annual trade show will be back in Rotorua next year, and will be held in Christchurch in 2020. TRENZ each year brings ... More >>

Tourism industry enthusiastic about Waitaki plan

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 2:17 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is enthusiastically supporting Waitaki District Council’s proposal to seek UNESCO recognition for its heritage buildings and unique geological treasures. More >>

More focus needed on tourism in transport policy statement

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 11:07 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Government needs to ensure the movement of domestic and international visitors is properly considered in its transport planning, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

 

 

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