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Bold Ideas And A Clear Vision For Milford Sound Piopiotahi

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 1:18 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Milford Opportunities Project’s masterplan has innovative, bold and challenging ideas that could radically change the way we look after one of the jewels in New Zealand’s tourism crown, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. “The Milford corridor ... More >>

Visa And Infrastructure Announcements Welcome News

Friday, 16 July 2021, 10:34 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Many tourism employers around New Zealand and their highly valued employees on work visas will be delighted and relieved by today’s announcement extending Essential Skills Visas. Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi has announced that two-year Essential ... More >>

Higher Travel Levy Will Slow Tourism Recovery

Friday, 2 July 2021, 12:15 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A proposal to increase a levy by more than 200% for all air travellers crossing the New Zealand border will be another brake on the tourism industry’s recovery, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. The New Zealand Customs Service and the Ministry ... More >>

Tourism Industry Moves Forward As Summit Makes Waikato Debut

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 11:55 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism industry moves forward as Summit makes Waikato debut Tourism Summit Aotearoa is heading to Kirikiriroa Hamilton for the first time, centred around a theme of “Kōkiri – Go forth!” The Summit is being held on the first day of spring, ... More >>

New Zealand Tourism Awards Return For 2021

Monday, 14 June 2021, 3:33 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Entries are open for the New Zealand Tourism Awards, returning for 2021 to showcase and celebrate the tourism industry’s individual and business successes. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2106/2f481d92f40adad7e082.jpeg" ... More >>

Concern At Extra Charges On Travellers

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 4:08 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TIA Chief Executive Chris Roberts. New proposals which could see a massive hike in charges for all travellers crossing the New Zealand border are extremely troubling and should not go ahead, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. The New Zealand Customs ... More >>

New Zealanders Taking Longer Domestic Holidays

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 1:23 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealanders are spending more time on holiday in their own country and are really enjoying their experiences, new research shows. TIA’s latest Domestic Visitor Satisfaction survey , carried out by Angus & Associates, has found that three in four ... More >>

Consistent National Approach Needed For Freedom Camping – TIA

Friday, 14 May 2021, 12:07 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Government’s review of freedom camping is an opportunity to create a nationally consistent approach to managing camping around the country, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. While the Freedom Camping Act provides national direction, the requirement ... More >>

Tourism Industry Keen To Partner With Govt On Revitalisation

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 11:30 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is looking forward to working with the Government on its plan to build a bright future for tourism in New Zealand, peak association Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. “More than 700 New Zealand tourism operators attending TRENZ Hui ... More >>

Trans-Tasman Bubble Benefits NZ

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 8:31 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

More people have entered New Zealand than have left since the opening of the trans-Tasman bubble, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. Since the first flight from Australia to New Zealand took off from Sydney to Auckland on 19 April, the two-way Tasman travel ... More >>

Tourism Employers Welcome Back Working Holidaymakers

Friday, 16 April 2021, 11:40 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism businesses gearing up for the return of Australian visitors from next week will be relieved to learn that they will also have access to an offshore pool of much-needed job candidates, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. Tourism employers around ... More >>

Supporting Local Tourism Helps Neighbourhoods Thrive

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 3:20 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Championing small tourism businesses is a great way to support regions and local communities, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. With 9 April marking the inaugural Small Business Day, TIA Chief Executive Chris Roberts says Friday is the perfect opportunity ... More >>

Warm Welcome Awaits Australian Visitors To NZ

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 5:45 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism operators around the country are breathing a sigh of relief at the opening of the trans-Tasman travel bubble on 19 April. Tourism Industry Aotearoa Chief Executive Chris Roberts says the industry was desperately keen to be given a date today and ... More >>

TIA Urges Govt To Continue Tourism Futures Taskforce Mahi

Friday, 26 March 2021, 1:56 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is urging the Government to carry forward the work done by the Tourism Futures Taskforce so New Zealand can create a world-leading sustainable tourism future. Tourism Minister Stuart Nash has today released the Taskforce’s ... More >>

Tourism Industry Disappointed At Delay In Confirming Australian Travel Date

Monday, 22 March 2021, 5:58 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Thousands of keen travellers and the tourism businesses ready to welcome them will be disappointed to learn they must wait another two weeks for guidance on when quarantine-free trans-Tasman travel might begin. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said this afternoon ... More >>

Tourism Is Ready To Work With Govt On Industry Future

Friday, 19 March 2021, 12:15 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand’s tourism industry is ready and willing to work with the Government on the revival of the industry but needs immediate action and a clear roadmap to recovery, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. In response to Tourism Minister Stuart ... More >>

TIA Chief Exec Named As AuSAE Association Influencer 2020

Monday, 1 March 2021, 4:00 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TIA Chief Executive Chris Roberts has been selected as one of 13 New Zealand and Australian Association Influencers in 2020. The inaugural programme, hosted by the Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE), highlights the outstanding ... More >>

Pandemic Changes NZ Domestic Travel Habits, Satisfaction High

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 3:29 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The pandemic has changed Kiwis’ domestic travel habits and we are loving holidaying at home, new research shows. TIA’s latest Domestic Visitor Satisfaction survey , carried out by Angus & Associates, has found that in the second half of ... More >>

Environmental Report A Valuable Contribution To Tourism Debate

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 2:23 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s proposals to address environmental challenges facing tourism makes a valuable contribution to discussion on the industry’s future, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. The PCE’s report Not 100% – but four ... More >>

Visitor Strategy A Positive Step For DOC And The Tourism Industry

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 4:54 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

It’s been a long time coming, but Tourism Industry Aotearoa is pleased that the Department of Conservation finally has a Heritage and Visitor Strategy. The new strategy , released today, provides important guidance for DOC’s efforts to sustainably ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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