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Use GST to fund local government tourism activities - TIA

Monday, 8 April 2019, 3:48 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is recommending the Government provides local government with a 20% share of the GST paid by international visitors to help fund regional tourism activities and infrastructure. More >>

TRENZ 2019 attracts world’s travel and tourism buyers

Monday, 8 April 2019, 1:36 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand’s continuing popularity as a visitor destination is fuelling demand from overseas travel and tourism marketers wanting to come to TRENZ 2019, our $39.1 billion tourism industry’s most important annual business event. More >>

Opportunities and threats in shakeup of vocational training

Friday, 5 April 2019, 10:22 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Asking Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics to be responsible for training in the workplace is doomed to fail, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Hotel conference to focus on future growth

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 3:16 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Overcoming new challenges facing the hotel sector, such as competing accommodation options, construction, investment, finance and staffing issues, will be a significant focus of this year’s New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference. More >>

Auckland set to break cruise records

Monday, 1 April 2019, 2:57 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Auckland is nearing the end of its most successful cruise season, having welcomed dozens of international ships and millions of dollars in visitor spending over the 2018-19 peak. More >>

Commitment to innovation and leadership recognised

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 3:05 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TIA’s Director of Marketing, Partnerships and Events, Emily Byrne, has been named New Zealand’s Best Event Professional in the 2018 New Zealand Event Association Awards. The Awards were announced at a gala evening in Auckland last night. More >>

Tourism industry becoming more sustainable

Monday, 25 February 2019, 2:23 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand’s $39 billion tourism industry became slightly more sustainable in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to a Performance Dashboard produced by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. TIA says it is a positive start but there is still ... More >>

Time for new thinking in local government funding

Monday, 18 February 2019, 3:55 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Improvements in long-term planning and council management are required to support local government funding models so regions can take best advantage of tourism growth opportunities, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Tourism still growing but more slowly

Friday, 15 February 2019, 12:26 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New international visitor arrival statistics confirm the growth in New Zealand’s tourism economy is slowing after four years of exceptional growth, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Domestic visitors well satisfied - survey

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 12:28 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealanders rank a tourism experience in their own country very highly, as according to new research commissioned by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

More mountains to climb on development of National Park Plan

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 4:54 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New management tools and catering for the different needs and aspirations of all stakeholder groups are essential for managing our National Parks, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. In submissions to the Department of Conservation, TIA has given its detailed ... More >>

More Kiwis see community benefits of tourism

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:16 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Around 95 percent of New Zealanders agree international tourism is good for New Zealand, according to the latest Mood of the Nation research released today – up three points on last year’s results. The Mood of the Nation research is undertaken by Kantar ... More >>

Figures show tourism spend has reached $39.1 billion

Friday, 7 December 2018, 12:21 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry’s tremendous contribution to New Zealand’s social and economic wellbeing has been reinforced by official industry measurements, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Tourism students given $4000 boost

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 3:16 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Two Kiwi university students have each received a $4000 boost to help them complete their final year of study and prepare for a fantastic career in the tourism industry. The recipients of the 2019 Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust (TINZT) Academic Scholarship ... More >>

Tourism industry focusing on sustainable growth

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 12:09 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A revised framework to guide the sustainable development of New Zealand’s tourism industry has been released today by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>

Start of the cruise season heralded with Majestic Princess

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 11:06 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The largest Princess Cruises ship, Majestic Princess, steamed into Auckland for the first time this last weekend to begin the new cruise season. With a height of 68.3 metres (over 9 times taller than Paeroa’s iconic L&P bottle), and carrying ... More >>

New visitor tax must be spent wisely

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 12:03 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry wants to work with the Government to ensure its new tax on most of New Zealand’s international visitors is used to enhance their experience of our country. More >>

Scholarships to support final year tourism students

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 12:30 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism students planning their final year of study in 2019 are invited to apply for two $4000 scholarships. More >>

TIA makes a formal commitment to Māori tikanga

Friday, 14 September 2018, 12:00 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s staff and board have made a formal commitment to establishing cultural competency in Māori tikanga, embarking on a journey to weave Te Ao Māori into the way it goes about its business and engages with the tourism industry. More >>

Tourism funding will benefit regions

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 12:35 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Today’s announcement of a $19.6 million Government investment in tourism infrastructure will help regions benefit from the growth in tourism, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>



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