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Winter warmed by highest holiday visitors on record

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 3:49 pm | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand’s winter offering attracted record numbers of international holidaymakers. Tourism New Zealand welcomes today’s latest arrivals data which shows further growth in visitor numbers and heralds a promising start to the financial year. Nearly 317,000 ... More >>

Tourism spend and arrivals continue upward surge

Friday, 19 August 2016, 2:28 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand says a continued growth in international holiday arrivals and an 18 percent increase in spending for the autumn quarter is more great news for the New Zealand economy. More >>

Tourism flying high with Disney’s Pete’s Dragon

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 3:13 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand has secured exclusive cast interviews and video content to showcase New Zealand internationally as the home of the new Disney movie Pete’s Dragon . More >>

Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive Resigns

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 12:39 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand Chair Kerry Prendergast has today confirmed the resignation of Chief Executive Kevin Bowler after almost seven years leading the Crown Entity. Kevin leaves on 28 October 2016 to join Frucor Beverages Limited as its New Zealand CEO. ... More >>

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 >>



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