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Christchurch’s pockets of awesome captured in new resource

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 11:53 am | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch’s pockets of awesome - the city’s trending places to meet, eat, drink, and experience - are now featured in a new online resource at pocketsofawesome.co.nz Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) launched the Pockets of Awesome campaign ... More >>

Prime Minister opens new Christchurch Visitor Centre

Friday, 9 December 2016, 1:28 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

The opening of the new Christchurch Visitor Centre today, by Prime Minister John Key in his last official engagement, is a multiple celebration for the city’s earthquake recovery, say tourism leaders. More >>

Canterbury welcoming visitors

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 1:59 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Visitors are welcome across Canterbury and New Zealand's South Island following Monday’s earthquake, Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) says. CCT chief executive Vic Allen is urging people to keep their travel plans and is reassuring visitors the ... More >>

Christchurch city fully operational following NZ earthquake

Monday, 14 November 2016, 11:58 am | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

It is business as usual for Christchurch city’s tourism operators following a 7.5 magnitude earthquake centred near Hanmer, 130 kilometres north of Christchurch, early this morning. More >>

New air services signal vote of confidence in Christchurch

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 12:04 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

New air services announced for Christchurch Airport signal a strong vote of confidence in the city as a visitor destination, says its regional tourism organisation. More >>

Visitor spend in Christchurch bouncing back

Friday, 26 August 2016, 4:06 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism says figures for July 2016 released today by Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show visitor spend is on the rise. CCT chief executive, Vic Allen says the latest visitor spend survey is good news ... More >>

Tourism organisation welcomes new visitor strategy

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 12:02 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch’s regional tourism organisation is welcoming the city’s bold new visitor strategy, which sets clear goals for capturing a large slice of New Zealand’s tourism market by 2025. More >>

New Mackenzie website captures mobile views

Monday, 13 June 2016, 9:57 am | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

The Mackenzie district’s awe-inspiring landscapes feature in a new mobile-optimised visitor website mackenzienz.com launched this week. More >>

Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Centre confirmed for Arts Centre

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 12:01 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch’s i-SITE Visitor Centre is moving to the Arts Centre’s Boys’ High building in spring, with surrounding spaces to be devoted to a range of specialty retailers. Owned and operated by Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism, the i-SITE ... More >>

Cool winter ahead for Canterbury’s slopes and city

Friday, 3 June 2016, 4:44 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Canterbury is cooling down and heading for the best ski season in years after record early snow. More >>

Record number of guest nights in Christchurch this summer

Friday, 13 May 2016, 10:01 am | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Tourism in Christchurch is going from strength to strength, with the city recording the highest number of international guest nights over the summer period since the earthquake events of 2010 and 2011. Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism says a total ... More >>

CCT appoints interim chief executive

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 12:36 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Experienced tourism professional Vic Allen has been appointed as the interim head of Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT). Mr Allen, who will join CCT in late February as Interim CEO, held senior management roles at Christchurch Airport for ... More >>

Distinctive new brand for Mackenzie tourism region

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 12:13 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) has launched a bold new visual identity for the Mackenzie District tourism brand, capturing the region’s distinctive natural characteristics. More >>

Kaikoura snaps up social media event

Monday, 12 October 2015, 8:56 am | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

A group of the world’s most talented Instagrammers will be sharing their tips and tricks with budding photographers at a free event in Kaikoura later this week. More >>

Cameras on Canterbury for World Tourism Day

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 2:36 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Cameras on Canterbury for World Tourism Day The Christchurch and Canterbury region has been chosen to showcase New Zealand on a global scale for United Nations World Tourism Day on Sunday 27 September. The world first social media relay initiative ... More >>

China air services game-changer for South Island tourism

Friday, 28 August 2015, 11:38 am | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) says new direct air services between China and Christchurch are a significant game-changer for tourism in the South Island. CCT chief executive Tim Hunter says direct flights are likely to boost Chinese visitor ... More >>

Snowverload! Canterbury’s fields set to deliver great skiing

Friday, 19 June 2015, 11:56 am | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

The latest winter storm has brought a mighty 120cm to Mt Hutt and 100cm to Porters Ski Area just in time for Porters' opening tomorrow, 20 June. Porters, just over an hour west of Christchurch, is a family-friendly ski area for all ages and stages ... More >>

Canterbury cafés gear up for Chinese visitors

Monday, 25 May 2015, 9:35 am | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) is leading a food revolution in the region, teaching cafés how to cater to growing numbers of Chinese visitors. More >>

Locals pick Christchurch's Pockets of Awesome

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 3:58 pm | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Enthusiastic Christchurch locals are helping Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) launch a new phase in its successful Pockets of Awesome domestic campaign. More >>

Aucklanders discover Christchurch’s ‘pockets of awesome’

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 10:50 am | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Take a bunch of sceptical Aucklanders, show them a good time in Christchurch, and leave them eager to come back. That was the mission for popular Cantabrians, rugby’s Andy Ellis and boy band Moorhouse when they whisked two groups of Aucklanders to ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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