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Haka Tourism Wins Air NZ Supreme Tourism Award

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:25 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The brainchild of the entrepreneurial Ryan Sanders and a business that has achieved exceptional growth over the past 10 years, Haka Tourism Group has won the tourism industry’s highest accolade, the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award. More >>

Rotorua Holiday Park Wins Top Hospitality Award

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:18 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

It’s fourth time lucky for Rotorua’s All Seasons Holiday Park which has won the prestigious 2017 Spirit of Hospitality Award sponsored by AA Traveller. More >>

Tourism backs Water Conservation Order for Hawke’s Bay river

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 2:38 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Granting a Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers would benefit the tourism industry as well as protect the rivers, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Tourism welcomes farming’s swimmable river pledge

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 4:32 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is welcoming today’s pledge by farming leaders to make all New Zealand rivers swimmable. More >>

TIA Partners with Local WeChat Service Provider PayPlus

Friday, 18 August 2017, 1:12 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A new marketing partnership between Tourism Industry Aotearoa and PayPlus NZ will give New Zealand tourism operators direct access to the huge Chinese visitor market through WeChat, a powerful social media mobile app. More >>

Tourism supports call for better biodiversity management

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 12:25 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Protection of New Zealand’s unique biodiversity is imperative to our social and economic future, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Fresh water clean-up a good start but more work needed

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 2:36 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The allocation of Government funding of $44 million to clean up 100 New Zealand rivers and lakes is a good start to improving fresh water quality but a lot more needs to be done, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

TIA urges communities to apply for tourism funding

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 1:51 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TIA urges communities to apply for tourism funding Tourism Industry Aotearoa is encouraging councils and community organisations to apply for new Government funding to help them maximise the benefits of tourism for their communities. TIA is also ... More >>

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 >>



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