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Extending Essential Skills Visas And Simplifying The Processes Is Welcomed By The Hospitality Sector

Friday, 16 July 2021, 6:39 am | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality and accommodation businesses welcome the news that the Government is increasing the duration of Essential Skills visas and streamlining the application process. The sectors have been struggling to find staff, for some operators the labour ... More >>

Cancellations Started Within Hours Of The Quarantine Free Travel Bubble Paused, Says Hospitality New Zealand

Sunday, 27 June 2021, 5:32 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

The pause in the travel bubble with Australia is having an immediate impact on hospitality and accommodation bookings, particularly in and around the South Island ski resorts, says Hospitality New Zealand. Chief Executive Julie White says members were reporting ... More >>

Hospitality Businesses Swing Into Action On Alert Level 2

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 5:47 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

The Covid Alert Level 2 order for the Wellington region is disappointing news, but businesses have swung immediately into action, says Hospitality New Zealand. Chief Executive Julie White says restaurants, bars, clubs and accommodation suppliers have ... More >>

Ban New Gas Connections Would Hurt Hospitality Industry, Says Hospitality New Zealand

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 12:59 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand is concerned about the hit on restaurants, cafes and bars if they were to be forced to stop using gas for cooking, as advised by the Climate Change Commission’s report to the Government. In its section on how business can ... More >>

Hospitality Summit Focuses On Best Of Industry, Future Path

Friday, 4 June 2021, 3:46 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

‘The Future of Hospitality - Building Forward’ is the theme of the inaugural New Zealand Hospitality Summit and trade show to be held in Auckland on 7-9 September 2021. It will be hosted by Hospitality New Zealand and the NZChefs Association, and ... More >>

Hospitality New Zealand’s New Training Platform Could Be Game-changer For Industry

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 1:21 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

An online training platform by industry for industry that could be a game-changer for a hospitality industry beset by skills shortages in New Zealand has been launched this week by Hospitality New Zealand. After an extensive global search, Hospitality ... More >>

Entry Is Now Open: Awards For Excellence 2021

Friday, 21 May 2021, 4:01 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Now in its 24th year, Hospitality New Zealand hosts the Awards for Excellence annually to celebrate the successes and achievements of the hospitality industry across New Zealand. Each year, Hospitality New Zealand recognises businesses in the accommodation ... More >>

Target Industry Support And Vulnerable Communities Fund, A Plan For Future Exactly What Industry Needs

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 1:03 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Immediate support for the worse-hit tourist communities, mixed with a plan for long-term sustainability is exactly what the hospitality and tourism sector needs, says Hospitality New Zealand. Chief Executive Julie White says the Government’s Tourism Communities ... More >>

Hospitality NZ Appoints Jonathan Alve As Operations Manager

Friday, 23 April 2021, 12:59 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand has appointed Jonathan Alve as its new Operations Manager. Jonathan (well known by the industry as Jono) will join the Hospitality New Zealand team in May 2021, after more than a decade in the industry with DB Breweries. Jono ... More >>

Hospitality Businesses Ready And Waiting As Trans-Tasman Opens

Monday, 19 April 2021, 2:15 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality businesses across New Zealand are ready to welcome what they hope will be an influx Australian travellers, business people, and Kiwis returning home to visit family. Chief Executive Julie White says businesses have been waiting for this ... More >>

Hospitality NZ Supports Refusal Of Off-licence Over Migrant Exploitation

Friday, 16 April 2021, 4:18 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality NZ strongly supports the refusal of an off-licence for Two Brothers Wholesale Ltd, in Tokoroa. The decision was announced by the Alcohol Regulatory & Licensing Authority Te Mana Waiture Take Waipiro (ARLA). Hospitality NZ Chief Executive ... More >>

A One Stop Shop Summit Will Feature Best Hospitality And Chefs Have To Offer

Friday, 16 April 2021, 11:08 am | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality NZ and NZChefs Association are to host the inaugural New Zealand Hospitality Summit and trade show in September this year. It will be an opportunity for the industry to connect and for both organisations to showcase not only the best of what they ... More >>

Extending Immigration Flexibility Welcomed By Hospitality Businesses

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 9:25 am | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality businesses struggling to find trained staff welcome a move to extend by two years the Government’s ability to quickly change COVID-related migrant applications and visas settings, says Hospitality New Zealand. Chief Executive Julie White says ... More >>

Opening Of Trans-Tasman Bubble Wonderful News, Says Hospitality NZ

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 5:23 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand welcomes the opening of the trans-Tasman bubble in less than two weeks on 19 April. Chief Executive Julie White says it’s wonderful news for struggling hospitality and accommodation businesses. “Now it’s a matter of ... More >>

Hospitality Sector Looks To Big Easter As Survey Shows Earnings Down At Least 25% For Many Over Summer

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 12:55 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

The hospitality sector is looking to a big Easter weekend for a boost in earnings after a very disappointing summer. A survey of Hospitality NZ’s 3000 members has revealed that nearly two-thirds had a revenue drop of at least 25% over summer as ... More >>

Hospitality Welcomes Futures Report

Friday, 26 March 2021, 3:13 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality NZ welcomes the Interim report for the Tourism Futures Taskforce, which was released today. Chief Executive Julie White says the report, which was compiled with help of an industry advisory group of which Hospitality NZ was a part, provides ... More >>

Hospitality NZ Welcome Targeted Support, Cautions Against Unnecessary Structural Change

Friday, 19 March 2021, 3:44 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Targeted Government support for the hardest-hit tourism and hospitality regions is a most welcome move that is not before time, as are moves to look at the future structure of the industry, says Hospitality NZ. “The targeted support is wonderful ... More >>

Devastating News, Hospitality Businesses Will Be Hit Very Hard By Second Lockdown In Month

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 6:58 am | Hospitality New Zealand

27 February The decision tonight by the Government to take Auckland back into Level 3 lockdown, and the rest of New Zealand into level 2, for seven days is more devastating news for the hospitality sector, says Hospitality New Zealand. Chief Executive Julie ... More >>

Changes To Visas For Onshore Migrants A Game Changer, Says Hospitality NZ

Monday, 21 December 2020, 9:22 am | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality NZ welcomes the Government’s changes to visa settings to allow onshore migrants to help fill labour shortages. “This is a game changer for the hospitality sector with the high season right on us,” says Chief Executive Julie White. “Extending ... More >>

Hospitality NZ Re-establishes Accommodation Association For A Dedicated Accommodation Provider Industry Voice.

Monday, 30 November 2020, 12:02 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand today announced the re-establishment of Accommodation Association New Zealand (AANZ), to fulfil the growing demand for dedicated advocacy for the accommodation sector in this challenging climate. As the voice of the New Zealand accommodation ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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