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Budget 2021 Needs To Deliver For SME Tourism Operators

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 10:14 am | Aroha NZ Tours

If a more authentic New Zealand experience and sustainable tourism model is to be realised, Budget 2021 needs to ensure small to medium sized tourism operators will still be around when the borders reopen, says a leading Kiwi tourism entrepreneur. More >>

Tourism Report Still Seven Months Away – ‘unbelievable’

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 12:56 pm | Aroha NZ Tours

leading New Zealand tourism entrepreneur says it’s a disgrace the Government’s much vaunted Tourism Futures Taskforce will not be presenting its final report until April next year, and much more urgent work is being overlooked. “Tourism was a ... More >>

Tourism The Biggest Loser From Quarantine Shambles

Saturday, 20 June 2020, 4:40 pm | Aroha NZ Tours

New Zealand’s already struggling tourism operators will take the biggest hit from the latest high-profile quarantine failings, says a leading New Zealand tourism businesswoman. “Just when the tourism sector was getting excited about the prospect of an Australian ... More >>

Tourism Taskforce Must Focus On Now, Not Never Never

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 10:44 am | Aroha NZ Tours

A leading tourism businesswoman says the newly established Tourism Futures Taskforce needs to urgently focus on the industry’s immediate challenges, not the never never. Veronika Vermeulen, owner of Aroha New Zealand Tours, says it’s concerning the ... More >>

Time for decisive tourism action, not reimagination

Friday, 5 June 2020, 10:40 am | Aroha NZ Tours

Reimagining tourism is like calling in an architect instead of the fire service while your house is still burning down. That’s what a tourism representative told Parliament’s Epidemic Response Committee recently, and she has a point. More >>