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Entries Open For Hospitality Awards For Excellence

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 10:35 am | Hospitality NZ

The prestigious Hospitality Awards for Excellence, which recognize the best businesses and people across the food & beverage and accommodation sectors, will be presented at a gala dinner in Auckland on 27 July. This will be the first time in ... More >>

Queenstown Shut Down Signals Omicron “Inferno”

Saturday, 12 February 2022, 7:49 am | Hospitality NZ

At least nine hospitality venues have been forced shut today by the Ministry of Health after visits by two customers instantly made at least 16 staff close contacts, requiring them to isolate. Hospitality NZ CEO Julie White says the shutdown is the ... More >>

Great News For Hospitality In Northland As Region Moves To Orange

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 2:46 pm | Hospitality NZ

Hospitality and accommodation venues across Northland are welcoming Kiwis back to the region with the switch to the orange traffic light system at midnight, says Hospitality New Zealand. “The announcement of the move is great news and a welcome relief to ... More >>

Five More Months Of Locked Border Will See More Needless Casualties, Says Hospitality NZ

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 2:23 pm | Hospitality NZ

Delaying the opening of New Zealand’s border to foreign nationals till April 30 will see more hospitality businesses going to the wall, says Hospitality New Zealand. “It’s inevitable more businesses, many of them family-owned, will fail over the ... More >>

Digital Gift Card Launched For Use In Hospitality Venues Across NZ

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 6:59 am | Hospitality NZ

A digital gift card for use in hospitality venues across the country is being launched today by Hospitality New Zealand. The Hospitality KOHA Card epitomises great Kiwi hospitality – a digital gift card that can be spent on food, drink, activity and ... More >>

Auckland Hospitality Likely To Lose Money For Another Month

Friday, 17 September 2021, 8:20 pm | Hospitality NZ

Central Auckland MP Chlöe Swarbrick learned today what it is like for city centre hospitality businesses to have zero income for a month, and no hope of good income for many more weeks yet. Businesses on a zoom meeting held by Swarbrick presented ... More >>

Hospitality Crisis Deepens, Off The Back Of Govt Discussions

Friday, 10 September 2021, 6:53 pm | Hospitality NZ

Hospitality New Zealand says the Government’s extension of the wage subsidy for businesses and the repeat of the resurgence payment will not be enough to save many businesses. Hospitality New Zealand officials met with Finance Minister Grant Robertson ... More >>

Quarantine-free Suspension Will Lead To Thousands Of Cancellations Within The Hospitality Industry

Friday, 23 July 2021, 2:52 pm | Hospitality NZ

The eight-week pause in the travel bubble with Australia is having an immediate impact on hospitality and accommodation bookings, with some operators saying it is devastating. Hospitality New Zealand Chief Executive Julie White says the suspension’s ... More >>

Hospitality Skills Shortages At Crisis Level, Says Hospitality New Zealand

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 6:50 am | Hospitality NZ

Extending working holiday visas by six months is a welcome move but will not address the severe shortage of skilled workers that has the hospitality industry in crisis, says Hospitality New Zealand. “We welcome today’s announcement by the Government ... More >>

Hospitality New Zealand Establishes Formal Working Relationship With Tasmanian Hospitality Association

Friday, 15 January 2021, 2:44 pm | Hospitality NZ

Hospitality New Zealand (Hospitality NZ) has established a formal partnership with the Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA) to share ideas and work on mutually beneficial initiatives and projects. The partnership was buoyed Government’s announcement ... More >>

Hospitality NZ Response to Productivity Commission Report

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 2:09 pm | Hospitality NZ

“Visitors are already paying their fair share, contributing $1.7 billion annually in the form of GST. Tourists already pay for the costs they create that support the tourism and hospitality industry.” said Hospitality New Zealand Chief Executive, ... More >>

Entry is now open: Awards for Excellence 2019

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 1:53 pm | Hospitality NZ

Hospitality New Zealand’s annual Awards for Excellence celebrate the hard work and achievements of food and beverage and accommodation industry businesses across New Zealand More >>

NZ’s first tourism skills campaign kicks off

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 10:19 am | Hospitality NZ

New Zealand’s first ever tourism skills campaign, Go with Tourism , will be launched in Auckland on Friday 5 April, by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED). Over 100 companies in Auckland have already signed up to the new Go with ... More >>

All new Kiwi Access Card launches on 14 January

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 12:16 pm | Hospitality NZ

Hospitality New Zealand aims to open up opportunities and access for everyone in New Zealand society, by replacing the 18+ Card with the Kiwi Access Card More >>

Recognising a lifetime of service to Hospitality

Friday, 28 September 2018, 9:14 am | Hospitality NZ

Peter Morrison, Proprietor of Christchurch’s luxury boutique hotel, The Classic Villa, has been inducted into the Hospitality New Zealand Hall of Fame. More >>