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Australia Reopens For Visitors 21 February 2022

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 12:59 pm | Tourism Export Council

New Zealand international tourism businesses’ hope of a future lasts four days after the Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison announced yesterday that the country is ready to welcome back international visitors on 21 February, 704 days ... More >>

Tourism Export Council of NZ appoints new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 10:27 am | Tourism Export Council

The Board of the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ) is delighted to announce that Lynda Keene has been appointed in the role of Chief Executive. More >>

Celebrating TECNZ’s newest Life Member

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 6:01 pm | Tourism Export Council

Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ) awarded Peter Black, General Travel a Life Membership at the TECNZ Xmas Symposium event in Auckland today. The TECNZ Life Membership is a special form of membership that recognisees an individual who ... More >>

Showcasing New Zealand’s commitment to sustainability

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10:52 am | Tourism Export Council

Chief Executive of Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ), Judy Chen, shared her insights on sustainability trends to more than 500 delegates, at the Australian Tourism Export Council’s (ATEC) annual conference ‘ATEC Meeting Place’ in Brisbane ... More >>

Chief Executive Judy Chen leaves TECNZ

Friday, 25 October 2019, 11:47 am | Tourism Export Council

Judy Chen is stepping down as Chief Executive of the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ). She has held the position for the past two years and will be leaving the association in January 2020. “It has been a privilege to have represented our ... More >>

Tourism industry facing a steady summer season

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 10:29 am | Tourism Export Council

Tourism operators are being advised to think about sustainability and their environmental credentials as they gear up for the peak summer season. More >>

Celebrate your uniqueness says tourism export expert

Friday, 20 September 2019, 9:13 am | Tourism Export Council

Celebrate your uniqueness is the message from tourism exporters to Waitaki tourism businesses. TECNZ Chief Executive Judy Chen will meet with local operators and Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher to discuss the role that inbound tourism has in the regional economy. ... More >>

NZST and YoungTEC continue to drive tourism as a career

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 12:56 pm | Tourism Export Council

The fourth consecutive year of the New Zealand School of Tourism (NZST) Speed dating initiative has demonstrated the value of developing tourism careers with the largest group of participants this year, amounting to over 100. More >>

TECNZ welcome a new Board member

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 10:07 am | Tourism Export Council

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ) has announced the appointment of a new TECNZ Board of Director, Mark Badland, Managing Director, Pacific Destinations. He is joining the team for two years, until 2021 representing Inbound Tour Operators. More >>

2019 Tourism Operator Awards voted by Industry Peers

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 9:16 am | Tourism Export Council

Three of New Zealand’s top tourism operators have been recognised as the best in the business comprising of categories; Inbound Operator of the Year, Allied Operator of the Year and Small Business Operator of the Year. “Congratulations to our 2019 ... More >>

Tourism industry challenged to look past bottom line

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 5:04 pm | Tourism Export Council

Tourism operators were challenged to look at more than just the bottom line at the sold out 2019 New Zealand Tourism Export Council (TECNZ) Tourism Conference today in Christchurch. Delegates from local inbound tour operators, tourism product providers, ... More >>

Tourism Export Council welcomes new funding

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 4:27 pm | Tourism Export Council

The Tourism Export Council New Zealand (TECNZ) welcomes the Government’s announcement of $5.2 million in funding to expand Go with Tourism, an initiative to promote and attract talent to the tourism industry. More >>

Tourism industry influencers rediscovering Ōtautahi

Monday, 12 August 2019, 8:37 am | Tourism Export Council

Christchurch’s profile as an international destination will be in the spotlight this week as New Zealand’s tourism experts come to the city to explore the regions tourism attractions. The Tourism Export Council (TECNZ) will hold it’s sold out ... More >>

2019 TECNZ Operator of the Year Awards finalists announced

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 8:32 am | Tourism Export Council

Nine of New Zealand’s esteemed tourism companies have been recognised with the announcement of the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s (TECNZ) Operator of the Year Awards finalists. They are significant and compelling awards that recognises ... More >>

Tourism Exporters meet local industry in Ruapehu today

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 12:39 pm | Tourism Export Council

Building on the uniqueness of the region is the key to success in tourism for the Ruapehu region according to Tourism Exporters. More >>

YoungTEC off to a record start for 2019

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 9:38 am | Tourism Export Council

The Young Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (YoungTEC) have welcomed a record high of over 70 participants attendance in their annual award-winning Professional Development Programme (PDP). The PDP provides tourism education and mentoring to ... More >>

New Zealand Tourism Strategy in the Nick of Time

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 11:44 am | Tourism Export Council

The New Zealand Tourism Strategy has been released just in the nick of time according to tourism exporters. More >>

Our Largest Export Industry Is a Serious Career Option

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 10:08 am | Tourism Export Council

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand says more needs to be done to encourage young people to consider a long-term career in tourism. Chief Executive of the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ) Judy Chen has welcomed the announcement of ... More >>

Tourism Fatigue Up for Discussion at Auckland Symposium

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 8:58 am | Tourism Export Council

A tourism symposium in Auckland this week will be looking at how to counter perceived tourism fatigue. The forum is being led by the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ) and will see a gathering of the inbound tourism industry and its suppliers ... More >>

Tourism Strategy change of direction long overdue

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 10:23 am | Tourism Export Council

The Government’s draft tourism strategy that opened for consultation today is long overdue and a much-needed change in direction from purely increasing visitor numbers to something more suited to managing the high number of visitors we experience today, ... More >>





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