Positively Wellington Tourism - Latest News [Page 2]

Weekend Events Drive Strong November for Capital

Monday, 10 December 2012, 2:19 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

Weekend rooms sold in Positively Wellington Tourism’s (PWT) partner hotels increased by almost 13% in November, again proving the importance of events to the city’s economy. More >>

Creative Conferences Bring World's Best to Wellington

Tuesday, 23 October 2012, 11:43 am | Positively Wellington Tourism

Creatives from New Zealand and across the globe will gather in the capital from November for a range of conferences which celebrate both innovation and inspiration. More >>

Kids Stay Free in the Capital this Summer

Friday, 19 October 2012, 6:46 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

Book an urban break to Wellington this summer and the kids’ accommodation is on the house. More >>

Record Cruise Season Sets Sail Today

Monday, 8 October 2012, 4:18 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

The arrival of the 2,500 guest capacity Radiance of the Seas has today kicked off what will be another record breaking cruise season bringing approximately 91 cruise ships and over 170,000 passengers to the region. More >>

Spring into Action in Wellington

Monday, 3 September 2012, 2:09 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

Book a trip to Wellington these holidays and school your kids in the capital of cool - where arts, culture and urban nature combine. More >>

Visa Wellington On a Plate Menu Revealed

Wednesday, 20 June 2012, 1:57 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

Visa Wellington On a Plate has tonight revealed its biggest banquet ever, introducing a few new flavours to its popular menu for 2012. Festival Co-director Sarah Meikle says the schedule of 109 DINE Wellington menus, 111 Festival Events and 64 Burger ... More >>

7 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Wellington

Monday, 23 April 2012, 1:26 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

Forget naff gift ideas this Mother’s Day. Treat mum to the mother of all weekends in the Capital: More >>

Positively Wellington Tourism Cuts to Chase with New Game

Monday, 16 April 2012, 4:13 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

The release of a game that gives chase to Wellington’s iconic landmarks is right on track, according to Positively Wellington Tourism (PWT). PWT today launched Welly Cable Chase , an online game produced as part of its digital marketing work. More >>

Australia Campaign Key to 2011 Success

Friday, 16 December 2011, 10:49 am | Positively Wellington Tourism

A 14% increase in Australian arrivals direct into Wellington has buffered the region’s $2200 a minute tourism industry from a tumultuous year, according to Positively Wellington Tourism (PWT) Chief Executive David Perks. More >>

WLG Pop Up Restaurant Creates a Stir

Thursday, 1 December 2011, 3:20 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

The second course of the WLG pop up restaurant is estimated to have reached a cumulative audience of well over 9 million people in Australia through news, blogs and social media. More >>

Wellington Proves to be to Melbourne’s Taste

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 2:01 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

Logan Brown’s Shaun Clouston last night opened the WLG pop up restaurant kitchen, where Melburnians are being treated a flavour-filled fortnight flown over from the capital of cool. More >>

Rugby World Cup Sees Record September in Capital

Tuesday, 15 November 2011, 10:50 am | Positively Wellington Tourism

A 51% surge in the international market saw Wellington’s largest ever September for commercial guest nights, according to Statistics New Zealand figures released yesterday. More >>

Wellington Set for $32 million Summer Cruise Injection

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 3:19 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

Thursday 20 October, 2011 Wellington Set for $32 million Summer Cruise Injection Economic impact of sector doubles in just two years More >>

Positively Wellington Tourism in Asia-Pacific PR Awards

Friday, 19 August 2011, 4:28 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

A pop up restaurant that transported Sydneysiders across to Wellington through taste, service and design has been short-listed amongst a who’s who of tourism in the Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards. More >>

Culinary Capital to Star on MasterChef Australia

Monday, 27 June 2011, 5:38 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

New Zealand’s culinary capital will be showcased on primetime Australian television on Friday 1 July during a special 90-minute episode of MasterChef Australia. More >>

Incentive to Lure Trans-Tasman Conference Business

Friday, 6 May 2011, 10:24 am | Positively Wellington Tourism

An incentive scheme designed to attract over $1.5 million in new regional revenue is being launched by Positively Wellington Tourism’s Convention Bureau today. More >>

Positively WGTN Tourism Campaign Finalist in CAANZ Awards

Friday, 8 April 2011, 4:24 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

Long Term Domestic Strategy Recognised Positively Wellington Tourism’s (PWT) Domestic Marketing Strategy – which has seen commercial guest nights spent in Wellington by New Zealanders surge over 13% in the space of five years - is among the finalists ... More >>

Football Capital Ready to Put Its Best Foot Forward

Friday, 4 March 2011, 12:00 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

Today’s announcement of New Zealand as the host country for the 2015 FIFA Men’s Under 20 World Cup is fantastic news – and Wellington will be aiming to play a central role in the tournament, says Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. More >>

Lonely Planet Acclaim for "Coolest Little Capital"

Monday, 1 November 2010, 10:47 am | Positively Wellington Tourism

Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2011 has named Wellington in its Top 10 Cities to Visit in 2011 More >>

The Hobbit Pivotal to ‘Wellywood’

Friday, 22 October 2010, 4:46 pm | Positively Wellington Tourism

Positively Wellington Tourism will be devastated if The Hobbit isn’t made in Wellington, Chief Executive David Perks says. More >>