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Tourism Industry Aotearoa - Latest News [Page 1]

Busy Summer Puts The Zing Back In Tourism’s Stride

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 2:26 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

“The end of March is the end of the peak season for our international visitors and domestic holidaymakers, and the warm sunny weather has made it one of the busiest for many of our members,” says Tourism Industry Aotearoa Chief Executive Rebecca ... More >>

New Data Highlights The Economic Importance Of Tourism To New Zealand And To Households

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 2:39 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New figures confirm the tourism industry is recovering strongly, and making a major contribution to the New Zealand economy. Statistics NZ’s annual Tourism Satellite Account shows that for the year to March 2023, tourism was generating $37.7 billion ... More >>

Save The Date! Tourism’s Top Leadership Event Is Heading To Auckland

Friday, 23 February 2024, 11:49 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is thrilled to announce that this year’s Tourism Summit Aotearoa will be held in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. One of the industry’s premier thought leadership events, the Summit will be held on 6 November at Cordis Auckland, ... More >>

Tourism Summer Poised To Be A Cracker

Monday, 18 December 2023, 1:04 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is feeling positive as all indications point to a solid summer season ahead, the second since New Zealand’s borders fully opened. A recent survey by Tourism Industry Aotearoa shows as international visitors return, 84 per cent ... More >>

Tourism A Ray Of Sunshine As Industry Heads Into Summer

Friday, 24 November 2023, 11:11 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Total tourism spending is as strong as pre-pandemic levels, boding well for the economy as the tourism industry heads into its second summer of recovery. The Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTEs) by the Ministry, Business, Innovation and Employment ... More >>

Wellington “Icon” Takes Top Honour At New Zealand Tourism Awards

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 8:58 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Wellington wildlife sanctuary Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne has been crowned the top tourism operation in the country for 2023. Zealandia was presented with the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award at the New Zealand Tourism Awards this evening in its ... More >>

Strategy Sets A Course For Tourism Industry’s Next Three Decades

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 10:59 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Today Tourism Industry Aotearoa released Tourism 2050: A Blueprint for Impact, which lays out the ambitions and gives direction to the future of tourism in New Zealand. The strategy was released to more than 300 business leaders at the Tourism Summit ... More >>

Join Us At NZ's Biggest Tourism Trade Show

Wednesday, 25 October 2023, 10:58 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism businesses are moving quickly to register at New Zealand’s leading tourism trade show, TRENZ 2024, which will be held Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington next year. It will be the first time TRENZ has been hosted in the Capital, bringing hundreds ... More >>

Tourism Industry Worried Cuts Will Hurt NZ Long-term

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 6:18 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is welcoming tourism policies by political parties to aid the industry. However, it continues to have concerns about under-investment in the sector and tourism’s ability to be competitive on the world stage. Its concerns ... More >>

New Zealand Tourism Awards Finalists Revealed

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 3:26 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The New Zealand Tourism Awards 2023 finalists have been announced! The awards, presented by Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA), showcase and celebrate the very best of New Zealand tourism’s individual and business successes. Congratulations to all the finalists ... More >>

Tourim Industry Celebrates Anniversary Of Full Border Re-opening

Monday, 31 July 2023, 7:27 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Valuable insights have been gained and a promising summer awaits for New Zealand’s tourism industry, as the country marks the first anniversary of its borders reopening fully to all visitors. One year ago tomorrow, on July 31 2022, New Zealand tourism ... More >>

Tourism Industry Welcomes Progress On Easier Border Travel With Australia

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 7:11 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa welcomes today’s announcement by the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand that work will begin on considering more seamless travel across the Tasman. Chief executive Rebecca Ingram says that on the anniversary of ... More >>

Tourism’s Biggest Trade Show Comes To The Capital

Saturday, 17 June 2023, 1:18 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) is excited to announce TRENZ 2024 is coming to Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington for the first time. Aotearoa New Zealand’s biggest tourism trade show will be held at Tākina Wellington Conference and Exhibition Centre ... More >>

Supreme And Excellence Awards Join New Zealand Tourism Awards Line-up

Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 3:33 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Entries are open for the New Zealand Tourism Awards 2023, hosted by Tourism Industry Aotearoa, with the Supreme Tourism Award and Tourism Excellence Award joining the line-up. The Tourism Excellence Award will celebrate well-rounded, high-performing ... More >>

Support For Tourism As Industry Helps NZ Avoid Recession

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 5:36 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Support for tourism announced in today’s Budget will help more tourism businesses succeed as employers of choice, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA).  TIA Chief Executive Rebecca Ingram has welcomed the news in Budget 2023 of $18.2 million ... More >>

Time Of The Essence For National Discussion On Sustainable Funding For Tourism

Friday, 12 May 2023, 6:56 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Following a Supreme Court decision regarding Auckland Council’s targeted rate on hotels, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says a national discussion on developing a sustainable funding model for the tourism industry is needed. "We note today's Supreme Court ... More >>

TRENZ 2023 Comes To A Close

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 7:02 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TRENZ 2023 is winding up in Ōtautahi Christchurch tonight with a farewell function for hundreds of delegates showcasing some of the region’s best food and beverages and with performances from local artists. The event is expected to have generated ... More >>

Tourism Industry Resetting Direction

Wednesday, 10 May 2023, 3:28 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is part way through an ambitious project to reimagine its own future.   TIA Chief Executive Rebecca Ingram shared some top-level information with industry leaders at the TIA Tourism Symposium held during TRENZ today, ahead ... More >>

“Crown Jewel” Industry Steps Onto The Front Foot

Tuesday, 9 May 2023, 2:54 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TRENZ in Ōtautahi Christchurch is building momentum for the tourism industry after a first summer of recovery but it will take 2-3 years before it settles into a new normal pattern. That’s the message TIA Chief Executive Rebecca Ingram gave this ... More >>

TRENZ Is Underway

Tuesday, 9 May 2023, 10:34 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Aotearoa New Zealand’s most significant international business-to-business travel and trade event – TRENZ – is underway in Ōtautahi Christchurch following a formal welcome for delegates from Ngai Tūāhuriri this evening.   During four ... More >>





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