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Cycle Trail a partnership approach

Thursday, 26 November 2009, 4:11 pm | Ministry of Toursism

The Ministry of Tourism reiterated today that the New Zealand Cycle Trail project is a partnership arrangement between the government and regions with funding for the tracks being shared. Programme Manager, John Dunn, says the funding processes ... More >>

Tourism Spend up 1.2% to $6.1 billion

Friday, 6 November 2009, 11:25 am | Ministry of Toursism

Spending by international visitors reached $6.1 billion in the year to September 2009, up 1.2% on the previous year, according to data released today by the Ministry of Tourism. “This increase is a good result given the 1.8% decline in international ... More >>

Cycleway Funding process now available

Thursday, 15 October 2009, 2:51 pm | Ministry of Toursism

The much anticipated funding process for Phase Two of the New Zealand Cycleway project was announced today by the Ministry of Tourism. General Manager, Ray Salter, says there are three stages to this process with consideration of the merits of each proposal ... More >>

New Cycleway Research Report now available

Monday, 14 September 2009, 10:33 am | Ministry of Toursism

New Zealand’s cycling market has the potential to more than double the amount of money tourists spend annually – from $320 million to $640 million. That’s according to a new market research report released by the Ministry of Tourism today. The report ... More >>

Tourism Spend Softens

Monday, 10 August 2009, 2:39 pm | Ministry of Toursism

International visitors to New Zealand spent $6.0 billion in the year to June 2009, down 2.6% on the previous year, according to data released by the Ministry of Tourism. This decline closely matched the 2.8% fall in international arrivals over the period, ... More >>

Tourism Spend Holds in Challenging Time

Friday, 8 May 2009, 11:16 am | Ministry of Toursism

Spending by international visitors was $6.1 billion in the year to March 2009, according to data released today by the Ministry of Tourism. The result was virtually unchanged (down 0.1%) compared with the same period last year. “This is a positive result, ... More >>

Easter Timing Affects March Tourism Arrivals

Tuesday, 21 April 2009, 11:34 am | Ministry of Toursism

Data released by Statistics New Zealand today shows that in the month of March 2009, short-term international arrivals declined by 9.7%. Many international visitors take advantage of the Easter holiday period to travel, which occurred in March in 2008 ... More >>

Tourism Industry Adjusting to Market Demand

Thursday, 16 April 2009, 3:15 pm | Ministry of Toursism

A survey of tourism operators shows that the industry is adjusting well to expected conditions over the next three months. More >>

Softening in International Tourist Spend

Wednesday, 25 February 2009, 11:44 am | Ministry of Toursism

Spending by international visitors fell by 3.2% to $5.9 billion in the year to December 2008 according to data released today by the Ministry of Tourism. More >>

Tourist Spending Slows

Wednesday, 19 November 2008, 11:12 am | Ministry of Toursism

Spending by international visitors remained at $6.0 billion in the year to September 2008 according to data released by the Ministry of Tourism today. More >>

International Praise for NZ Tourism Strategy

Friday, 14 November 2008, 2:18 pm | Ministry of Toursism

New Zealand has just been awarded ‘Overall Winner’ in the prestigious Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2008. More >>

International visitor spend up 7.2% to $6.7 bil

Wednesday, 20 December 2006, 11:45 am | Ministry of Toursism

International visitor spend increased to $6.7 billion in the year to September 2006, up 7.2% on the previous year, according to data just released by the Ministry of Tourism. More >>

Domestic visitor spend exceeds $7b level

Friday, 1 December 2006, 1:40 pm | Ministry of Toursism

Research just released by the Ministry of Tourism shows that domestic travellers within New Zealand spent $7.1 billion in the year to June 2006, an increase of 4.9% compared to the same period the previous year. More >>

Domestic visitor spend stabilises

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 2:55 pm | Ministry of Toursism

New Minsitry of Tourism data shows that domestic travellers within New Zealand spent $7.0 billion in the year to March 2006, a decline of 0.4% compared to the same period the previous year. More >>

International visitor spend up 3% to $6.5 billion

Tuesday, 2 May 2006, 11:50 am | Ministry of Toursism

Spending by international visitors to New Zealand has increased to $6.5 billion in the year to December 2005, up 3% on the previous year, according to data just released by the Ministry of Tourism. More >>

New General Manager For Ministry Of Tourism

Friday, 5 April 2002, 1:32 pm | Ministry of Toursism

Announcing the appointment, Ministry of Economic Development Chief Executive Geoff Dangerfield said Mr Salter had a wealth of management and policy advisory experience. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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