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Growth in autumn visitor arrivals

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 12:37 pm | Tourism New Zealand

International tourism’s steady rise has continued through the month of May with figures released today showing year-end international visitor growth of 10.6 per cent compared to the previous 12 months. More >>

Rotorua set to welcome 2000 conference delegates

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 9:08 am | Tourism New Zealand

Rotorua has won the bid to host the world health promotion conference of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) in 2019, thanks to the combined efforts of Tourism New Zealand, Destination Rotorua and the Health Promotion Forum ... More >>

International tourism spend surpasses $10 billion

Friday, 20 May 2016, 1:13 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Value and volume in the tourism sector continues to rise with new data sets showing yet more international visitors came this April than last and each of those visitors is spending more while here. More >>

New flights and funding to grow US and India markets

Friday, 13 May 2016, 12:04 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive Kevin Bowler has welcomed the Government’s increased investment for tourism and its recognition of the tourism sector as a driver of economic growth. More >>

Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand sign MoU

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 11:54 am | Tourism New Zealand

Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand have today announced a marketing partnership worth more than $20 million over the coming financial year to promote New Zealand to new and existing international markets and collaboratively grow the value on in-bound ... More >>

Incentive business worth $50m secured by tourism partners

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 8:46 pm | Tourism New Zealand

A unique approach to hosting large incentive groups has seen Tourism New Zealand and its partners secure incentive business from China worth at least $50 million dollars. More >>

Autumn arrivals off to a flying start

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 1:32 pm | Tourism New Zealand

International holiday arrivals for the month of March show a solid start to the autumn shoulder up 26.3 per cent on the same month last year, meaning an additional 38,000 visitors. More >>

Tourism NZ, Christchurch Airport commit $6m to joint venture

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 12:32 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand and Christchurch Airport (CIAL) have today signed a new MOU committing $6 million to jointly promote New Zealand through Christchurch Airport. More >>

Chinese New Year bigger and better than ever before

Monday, 21 March 2016, 1:05 pm | Tourism New Zealand

This year’s Chinese New Year has resulted in a record number of Chinese visitor arrivals, up 15.2 per cent on the same holiday period last year - making it New Zealand’s biggest Chinese New Year to date. More >>

Weta Workshop listed in world's top 10 film studio tours

Monday, 7 March 2016, 12:39 pm | Tourism New Zealand

March 2016 British newspaper The Guardian has ranked Weta Workshop’s guided studio tours alongside Warner Brothers Studios in Hollywood and Leavesden studios near London. Read more More >>

The World Masters Games 2017 registrations go live

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 3:03 pm | Tourism New Zealand

The World Masters Games 2017 kicks off in Auckland in just over a year and registrations are now open for next year’s event. More >>

New Zealand - home of Disney’s 'Pete’s Dragon'

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 3:01 pm | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand has been featured for the first time as the home of Disney’s 'Pete’s Dragon'- due for worldwide release in late 2016. More >>

Traditional Māori welcome for Ghost in the Shell

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 2:56 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Cast and crew of the 'Ghost in the Shell' have been honoured with a traditional Māori welcome at New Zealand's national museum. Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington. More >>

Record summer of growth continues for international tourism

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 2:51 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Record summer of growth continues for international tourism The tourism industry’s growth streak has continued with the release of the latest international visitor arrivals showing total arrivals up 10.7 per cent to over 3.17 million for the year ... More >>

Christchurch – a new story

Monday, 22 February 2016, 12:10 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Five years on from the earthquakes that changed the face of Christchurch, the South Island city is emerging with a strong and intriguing new edge. More >>

Strong support from Australia’s largest travel agencies

Monday, 22 February 2016, 11:51 am | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand recently hosted a meeting with some of the most influential players in Australian travel trade to discuss the challenges and opportunities currently affecting the trans-Tasman tourism market. More >>

Tourism New Zealand announces Megan Gale as new ambassador

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 12:55 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand has announced Aussie star Megan Gale as its first ever ambassador to promote cycling to the Australian market, at a press conference held in Sydney today. The international model, designer and actress has signed on to promote tourism ... More >>

Middle-Earth Campaign Clinches Top Asia Pacific PR Award

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 2:35 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) has again taken international honours for its 100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand campaign. More >>

December holiday arrivals wrap up a year of record growth

Monday, 1 February 2016, 1:52 pm | Tourism New Zealand

International visitor arrivals for the year ending December 2015 have rounded out 12 months of record growth for the tourism industry – pushing total arrivals to 3.13 million. More >>

Bumper start to the summer season for tourism industry

Monday, 21 December 2015, 12:49 pm | Tourism New Zealand

The tourism industry is gearing up for its biggest summer yet after another significant month of growth - international arrivals were up 11.1 per cent for the month of November. More >>



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