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Tourism Sector Welcomes Government Package

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 4:47 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

Regional tourism has welcomed the Government’s multi-billion dollar rescue package but warns the industry is still hanging on by a thread. The Government today announced a $12.1 billion economic rescue package as New Zealand responds to the Covid-19 crisis, ... More >>

Government Boost For Domestic Tourism

Friday, 28 February 2020, 3:25 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

Regions worst hit by the drop off in Chinese visitors as a result of the Coronavirus will benefit from a one-off funding boost aimed at stimulating domestic travel. The Government has signed off on a $1 million fund available to key regions most affected ... More >>

Report is a reminder that tourism needs to step up

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 2:54 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s Report is a timely reminder that the industry must ‘act now’ to manage its environmental impact, Regional Tourism New Zealand says. More >>

Commission’s decision could push rates up

Friday, 13 December 2019, 12:58 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

Taking a visitor levy off the table is short sighted and may leave local authorities with no alternative but to raise rates, says Regional Tourism New Zealand (RTNZ). More >>

Regional Tourism NZ welcomes focus on domestic tourism

Monday, 30 September 2019, 4:20 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

Regional Tourism New Zealand welcomes the recommendation of the Tourism New Zealand Report panel that Tourism New Zealand’s role should be expanded to include collecting data and insights about domestic tourism in New Zealand. More >>

Visit Ruapehu wins Supreme Award at RTNZ Awards

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 8:41 am | Regional Tourism NZ

Visit Ruapehu has won the Supreme Award at this years Regional Tourism New Zealand Awards. More >>

Calls for a Coordinated Approach to Tourism Data

Monday, 10 June 2019, 8:13 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

New Calls for a Coordinated Approach to Tourism Data Following New Holiday Home Data Regional Tourism Organisations are calling for urgent coordination of tourism research following the release of new data giving the first ever insight into the ... More >>

Regional Tourism Shocked Over Loss of Valuable Tourism Data

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 2:49 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

Regional Tourism Organisations are shocked at the news their main source of tourism numbers data is to be scrapped just weeks after the government announced a commitment to better research for the industry. More >>

Regional Tourism Welcomes the End of a Fragmented Approach

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:39 am | Regional Tourism NZ

Regional Tourism New Zealand says it wants to work with the Government to ensure all regions benefit from the burgeoning tourism industry. More >>

New Zealanders agree that tourism is good.

Monday, 17 December 2018, 3:05 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

Regional Tourism New Zealand cautions the sector against complacency as more New Zealanders agree that tourism is good. More >>

RTNZ weighs in on Tourism Infrastructure Fund

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 10:54 am | Regional Tourism NZ

Regional Tourism New Zealand (RTNZ) welcomes today’s Tourism Infrastructure Fund $19.3 million investment in tourism infrastructure but cautions this is not the long term fix the industry needs. More >>

Hawke's Bay Tourism takes out Industry Alignment Awards

Monday, 10 September 2018, 11:56 am | Regional Tourism NZ

Regional Tourism New Zealand (RTNZ) congratulates Hawke’s Bay Tourism on their recent win at the annual New Zealand Tourism Awards. Hawke’s Bay Tourism was the recipient of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Industry Alignment ... More >>

Giving GST back to the tourism industry is not on the table

Friday, 31 August 2018, 8:55 am | Regional Tourism NZ

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Kelvin Davis has confirmed that returning a portion of GST revenue earned from international visitors back to the tourism industry is not on the table, preferring instead for the sector to focus their energy on utilising ... More >>

Time for Councils to Step Up - Regional Tourism

Monday, 19 February 2018, 1:54 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

Regional tourism organisations are calling for local government to step up and start thinking long term about tourism. More >>

Not all Freedom Camping is Bad

Friday, 16 February 2018, 2:56 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

Freedom Campers are getting a bad name because of a few bad apples, according to Regional Tourism Organisations. More >>

Tourism Marketers Become Destination Managers

Friday, 2 February 2018, 2:44 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

The boom in tourism this summer is turning the attention of regional marketers towards destination management, in an effort to balance industry growth and local community satisfaction. More >>

Regional Tourism Calls for a National Debate on Tourism Tax

Monday, 4 December 2017, 3:15 pm | Regional Tourism NZ

Regional Tourism New Zealand (RTNZ), says the tourism tax debate is constantly coming up in different parts of the country and it’s a big issue that will impact enormously on New Zealand’s largest export earner. More >>

 

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