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Tourism Accepted As NCEA Subject, Boosts Industry

Friday, 1 October 2021, 1:57 pm | Tourism Industry Association

The future of Aotearoa New Zealand’s tourism industry is looking brighter with confirmation that Tourism has been accepted as a new NCEA Achievement Standard subject from 2023. Tourism Industry Aotearoa is delighted that the Ministry of Education ... More >>

Small Business Needs Recognised By Reference Group

Monday, 9 November 2020, 12:01 pm | Tourism Industry Association

A new group has been established by Tourism Industry Aotearoa to explore the challenges and opportunities facing small tourism businesses. The Small Business Reference Group will support TIA in meeting the needs of small and micro tourism businesses. It is ... More >>

Tourism Industry Welcomes International Visitor Repatriation Plan

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 4:35 pm | Tourism Industry Association

Tens of thousands of visitors to New Zealand will be relieved that they now have some chance of returning home before the lockdown ends, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. “We welcome today’s announcement by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister ... More >>

Hotel management students receive boost from industry

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 4:02 pm | Tourism Industry Association

The scholarships were on offer to young New Zealanders entering their final year of degree study in hotel management. More >>

Sustainable tourism initiative nominated for award

Friday, 30 August 2019, 10:16 am | Tourism Industry Association

Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) has been announced as a finalist in the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards. More >>

New partnership supports tourism industry sustainability

Monday, 12 August 2019, 2:37 pm | Tourism Industry Association

A new partnership between Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Enviro-Mark Solutions will support tourism operators to measure, manage and reduce their climate and environmental impacts. More >>

More buyers, more markets, more TRENZ impact

Monday, 13 May 2019, 11:31 am | Tourism Industry Association

TRENZ 2019 will begin on a high note in New Zealand’s original ‘birthplace of tourism,’ with a formal Pōwhiri at Ohinemutu and an opening function hosted at Te Puia. More >>

New Govt strategy confirms support for tourism

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 9:25 am | Tourism Industry Association

The Government’s draft Tourism Strategy, released today, is closely aligned with the industry’s own vision and framework, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. More >>

Call for law change to permit shark cage diving

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 3:05 pm | Tourism Industry Association

The ruling to ban shark cage diving in New Zealand is a disappointing outcome based on outdated legislation, and Tourism Industry Aotearoa is calling on the Government to amend the Wildlife Protection Act to recognise modern activities. More >>

Budget 2018 not positive for tourism

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:29 pm | Tourism Industry Association

Cutting Tourism New Zealand’s funding is short-sighted and will end up costing the economy through lost export earnings, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. “We are disappointed that today’s Budget has reduced Tourism New Zealand’s budget by ... More >>

Tourism industry aims for sustainability

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 2:54 pm | Tourism Industry Association

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has today launched the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment, establishing eight Goals for the tourism industry to attain by 2025. Individual businesses are being invited to adopt 14 Commitments designed to support ... More >>

Growing job vacancies in tourism & hospitality

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 5:05 pm | Tourism Industry Association

Growing job vacancies in tourism & hospitality New job vacancy data illustrates the difficulties tourism and hospitality businesses are facing to find good staff, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. The latest Jobs Online report issued today by the ... More >>

Mayor should stick to the facts and start the conversation

Sunday, 7 May 2017, 8:38 pm | Tourism Industry Association

Mayor should stick to the facts and start the conversation Auckland’s Mayor should stick to the facts and start working with the accommodation sector, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. In Saturday’s NZ Herald, in justifying his revised targeted rate ... More >>

Big issues facing new Tourism Minister

Sunday, 18 December 2016, 7:31 pm | Tourism Industry Association

Tourism Industry Aotearoa looks forward to working with new Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Associate Minister Nicky Wagner on some of the big issues facing the tourism industry. “Paula Bennett has ably supported former Prime Minister and Minister ... More >>

Convoy of rental vehicles to leave Kaikoura

Sunday, 4 December 2016, 10:06 pm | Tourism Industry Association

Convoy of rental vehicles to leave Kaikoura Efforts to remove well over 300 rental vehicles and tourist coaches from Kaikoura are due to begin tomorrow with a first convoy of 80 vehicles leaving the quake-hit town. The campervans, cars and coaches ... More >>

Unity on freedom camping approach

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 10:43 am | Tourism Industry Association

The tourism industry, local government and other stakeholders have agreed a united approach to managing freedom camping this summer. More >>

Tourism growth under the spotlight

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 3:16 pm | Tourism Industry Association

With the visitor economy still enjoying double digit growth, industry leaders and stakeholders will discuss opportunities and challenges at the Tourism Summit Aotearoa in Wellington on 9 November. More >>

Manifesto urges councils to grasp the tourism opportunity

Monday, 11 July 2016, 1:54 pm | Tourism Industry Association

Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s Local Government Manifesto 2016 says communities across the country can reap even greater economic and social rewards from international and domestic visitors if councils grasp the opportunity. More >>

Tourism boom pays off for NZ hotels

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 1:36 pm | Tourism Industry Association

2015 was an exceptional year for New Zealand hotels which collectively recorded their best results in five years, according to new Tourism Industry Aotearoa research. More >>

Entries open for NZ Tourism Awards 2016

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 2:29 pm | Tourism Industry Association

Entries open today for the prestigious New Zealand Tourism Awards 2016, with competition expected to be fierce given the record results the industry is achieving. More >>