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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 >>

Discussing Tourism around the country

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 3:02 pm | 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 >>

Luxury travel insights on the TRENZ lunch menu

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 11:28 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand tourism operators attending TRENZ 2018 (7-10 May, Dunedin) will get invaluable insider insight into the minds of luxury American travellers and how to attract these high-value visitors. More >>

Kiwis see benefits of international tourism for NZ

Friday, 27 April 2018, 10:07 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Following a record summer for international visitor arrivals, the majority of New Zealanders remain positive about the impact of tourism and overall sentiment has slightly improved, according to the latest Mood of the Nation research released today. ... More >>

Dunedin to host biggest TRENZ activity afternoon ever

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:56 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Dunedin will host hundreds of influential international tourism marketers next month as they are treated to an afternoon of exciting activities, ranging from an off-road Otago Peninsula wildlife safari to a tour of the Speight’s Brewery and high tea ... More >>

Rotorua plan proactive and progressive

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:28 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is backing Rotorua Lakes Council’s plan for a multimillion dollar redevelopment of the Rotorua lakefront which aims to put it on a par with other internationally-renowned waterfronts. More >>

Ruapehu long-term plan clear-sighted and sensible

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:08 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is commending the Ruapehu District Council for its clear-sighted recognition of the current and future value of tourism to the region and for preparing for the growth opportunities that tourism offers. More >>

Tourism industry backs Christchurch plan to woo events

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 3:36 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is calling on Christchurch City Council to boost funding for events in its 2018-2028 Draft Long-Term Plan. More >>

Tourism industry solution focused on freedom camping

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 4:45 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism industry solution focused on freedom camping A new body to consider freedom camping must create a broad consensus on the solutions that will address community concerns, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis has announced ... More >>

90-day trial & rest break proposals concern tourism industry

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 12:29 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Abolishing the 90-day trial period and stipulating specific times for rest breaks is impractical for tourism employers, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Hotel conference focusing on regional growth

Monday, 16 April 2018, 2:29 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Hotel conference focusing on regional growth How to better share the benefits of New Zealand’s tourism boom with the regions will be a big focus of this year’s New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference. Registrations for the conference, in Auckland ... More >>

Tourism industry backs sustainable employment

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 3:23 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism operators need to embrace the increase in the minimum wage and strive to be employers of choice, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa Chief Executive Chris Roberts. More >>

   

 

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