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Well-loved Tourism Expert Appointed New GM Of Tourism Bay Of Plenty

Monday, 12 July 2021, 1:17 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Oscar has been acting Tumuaki since April and after a robust and highly competitive recruitment process has been appointed permanently to the role. Chair of the board, Laurissa Cooney, says Oscar has been chosen for his extensive background and expertise ... More >>

New Collective To Elevate The Coastal Bay Of Plenty's Food Story

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 4:04 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Launching in partnership with Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Restaurant Association of New Zealand and Priority One, Flavours of Plenty is an initiative driven by Tāpoi Te Moananui ā Toi | Tourism Bay of Plenty that aims to increase awareness of the ... More >>

Coastal Bay of Plenty joins billion dollar tourism ‘club’

Friday, 23 February 2018, 12:31 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Coastal Bay of Plenty is the latest region to hit the billion dollar mark for tourist spending – a milestone that was originally not forecast for another 12 years. According to Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment figures released yesterday, the ... More >>

Tourism Bay of Plenty’s inaugural No Place Like Home event

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 11:28 am | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Tourism Bay of Plenty’s inaugural No Place Like Home event takes flight with Disney’s Pete’s Dragon More >>

Bay of Plenty beaches not the only drawcard for locals

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 11:14 am | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Monday, February 27: The coastal Bay of Plenty frequently makes headlines for its pristine beaches, but a spot of retail therapy or exploring the region by foot are equally popular activities with residents, according to the Tourism Bay of Plenty ... More >>

Bay of Plenty tourism booming

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 4:12 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Tuesday, November 8, 2016: The coastal Bay of Plenty has retained its position as a top performing region with nearly 40% growth in the last three years, according to the latest tourism spending statistics from the Ministry of Business, Innovation ... More >>

Tauranga a desirable location for high-profile conferences

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 1:10 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

September 27, 2016: The Bay of Plenty is becoming an increasingly desirable destination for business and educational conferences, thanks to the arrival of high-profile events such this month’s National Maori Housing Conference. More >>

Competition to celebrate Bay of Plenty’s silver screen debut

Friday, 23 September 2016, 11:59 am | Tourism Bay of Plenty

September 23, 2016: The Bay of Plenty has made its big screen debut in Disney’s live-action feature film Pete’s Dragon , which opened in cinemas nationwide last week. More >>

Plan for regional tourism growth launched

Friday, 2 September 2016, 9:46 am | Tourism Bay of Plenty

September 2, 2016: A regional rebrand, greater community engagement and hands-on support for tourism operators are just some of the major strategies outlined by Tourism Bay of Plenty (TBOP) in their 2016/17 annual plan. More >>

Stand-out cruise ship season due to set sail

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 12:43 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Stand-out cruise ship season due to set sail; preparations underway   August 30, 2016: The largest and longest cruise ship to visit New Zealand is due to make its maiden voyage to the Bay of Plenty as one of 84 ships berthing at the Port of Tauranga ... More >>

Record seasonal spend

Monday, 29 August 2016, 2:46 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

August 29, 2016: High-quality events, increased retail opportunities and a thriving restaurant culture are just some of the reasons why the Bay of Plenty has increased visitor spend in a typically quiet period, says Tourism Bay of Plenty CEO Kristin ... More >>

New chairman for Tourism Bay of Plenty

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 9:57 am | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Wednesday, July 13 : Tourism Bay of Plenty chairman Ian Smith has stepped down from the board after nearly a decade, with Des Hammond taking up the chair role. More >>

Plenty to smile about in the Bay

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 3:33 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Local tourism in the Bay has plenty to smile about with official figures showing the region recorded the largest growth in total guest nights nationwide, according to Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Fresh initiatives to start peak seasonl

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 3:56 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Tourism Bay of Plenty has announced a pair of new initiatives on the eve of the peak summer season, including: • a new marketing campaign, featuring a television commercial in key domestic markets • a Memorandum of Understanding with the Whakatane District ... More >>

Summer visits to tourist attractions rise nearly 17%

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 10:01 am | Tourism Bay of Plenty

The number of visitors to key tourist attractions in the Bay of Plenty is up 16.8% year on year for the six months to the end of April 2013. More >>

Tourism Bay of Plenty unveils summer plans

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 12:07 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Tourism Bay of Plenty general manager Rhys Arrowsmith unveiled plans for promoting the Bay of Plenty at a tourism operator event on Monday night. More >>

Active Autumn Events Calendar In Bay Of Plenty

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 9:01 am | Tourism Bay of Plenty

For immediate release 14 March 2013 Active Autumn Events Calendar In Bay Of Plenty Just because it’s autumn doesn’t mean the number of events in the Bay of Plenty is abating, says Tourism Bay of Plenty general manager Rhys Arrowsmith. The autumn ... More >>

National Jazz Festival Tauranga: 28 March – 1 April 2013

Monday, 11 March 2013, 11:34 am | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Tourism Bay of Plenty would like to invite you to New Zealand’s largest jazz festival and the third largest jazz festival in the world; the National Jazz Festival Tauranga. The festival will include a wide range of events and activities over Easter weekend, ... More >>

Maketu Kaimoana Festival – Saturday 16 February 2013

Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 1:59 pm | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Tourism Bay of Plenty would like to invite you to the Maketu Kaimoana Festival this Saturday, 16 February 2013. (Media passes are available on request.) More >>

Nation’s position on moving summer holidays revealed

Thursday, 31 January 2013, 10:26 am | Tourism Bay of Plenty

For immediate release 31 January 2013 Nation’s position on moving summer holidays revealed Almost a quarter of New Zealand adults want to move the traditional summer holiday period to February, according to new data* from Tourism Bay of Plenty. Twenty-four ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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