Information sessions for proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

People interested in Christchurch City Council’s proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw have two opportunities to attend public information sessions about it before the consultation closes on 21 September. Read more »

Record number of visitors triggers hike in Kiwi hotel prices

Press Release – Hotels.com

With the tourism industry in New Zealand riding on a wave of unprecedented growth, the latest Hotels.com Hotel Price Index (HPI) has revealed the average price paid by all travellers, both international and domestic, for a hotel room in … Read more »

NZ Airports welcomes LGNZ call for better transport

Press Release – NZ Airports

NZ Airports welcomes Local Government NZ call for better transport decision framework to support regional development Read more »

Tolley Talk: August 2015

Column – New Zealand National Party

Were already gearing up for next years Youth Parliament, with the selection process kicking off this month. Youth Parliament will take place on19 and 20 July 2016 and Youth MPs will hold office from 25 January to 25 July 2016 Read more »

Key investments pay off for SKYCITY hotels

Press Release – SKYCITY

Recent investment in significant upgrades to SKYCITYs two hotels, coinciding with the completion of a road upgrade to the adjoining Federal Street dining precinct, has helped contribute to some recent successes for the companys hotels team. SKYCITY … Read more »

Dairy and travel still our largest export earners

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand earned $2.3 billion more from exports than we spent on imports during the year ended June 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

NZ promoting maritime careers

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019, has prompted New Zealands maritime industry and Maritime NZ to join up for the first time to encourage young people to train for maritime careers. Read more »

Christchurch Travel Agency Wins Top Industry Award

Press Release – Impact PR

A Northlands travel retailer has been honoured with a prestigious national travel award. House of Travel Northlands was awarded Best Brand Retail Single Location, at the TAANZ National Travel Industry Awards. Read more »

Wellington Company wins Top Travel Award

Press Release – Impact PR

A Wellington travel company has won the top travel award at the TAANZ National Travel Industry Awards, which recognise outstanding performance in the industry. Orbit Travel Wellington owner Paul Rennie was awarded the Best Manager Corporate Award, and says … Read more »

Waikato Travel Agent Wins National Award

Press Release – Impact PR

A Waikato travel agent with two decades of experience has been honoured at a national industry awards ceremony. Read more »

Newmarket Travel Retailer Wins Top Industry Award

Press Release – Impact PR

House of Travel Newmarket has again been recognised as one of New Zealands best travel outlets winning another prestigious title at the TAANZ National Travel Industry Awards. Read more »

The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels

Press Release – Expedia

Four New Zealand properties featured among 650 global properties named to the annual elite list, resulting from two million+ guest reviews Read more »

Air New Zealand and Air China launch new alliance route

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand and Air China have today launched joint sales for a new daily direct service between Auckland and Beijing after receiving approval from New Zealand Minister of Transport Hon Simon Bridges to form a strategic alliance. Read more »

NZ Travel Brokers and Director Win Top Travel Industry Award

Press Release – NZ Travel Brokers

NZ Travel Brokers Win Top Travel Award and Director Steve Lee Wins Lifetime Industry Achievement Award. Read more »

Air New Zealand – Air China alliance authorised

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A new strategic alliance between Air New Zealand and Air China will make New Zealand a more attractive destination for Chinese travellers, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. Read more »

Explore tempt Chinese tourists with designer holidays

Press Release – Explore

Tourism operator Explore Group is developing a range of Chinese-friendly itineraries to entice tourists from China to New Zealand during off peak season. Read more »

Wanaka Influencer Programme attracts global applicants

Press Release – Lake Wanaka Tourism

Wanaka, New Zealand (31 August 2015) An exciting and innovative initiative of Lake Wanaka Tourism (LWT) the Wanaka Influencer Programme (WIP), has piqued the interest of the global social media community. Read more »

Great news for Palmerston North air passengers

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Jono Naylor has welcomed this mornings announcement that Jetstar will begin to offer flights to Palmerston North. Read more »

Christchurch’s largest hotel now fully open for business

Press Release – 4pr

The remodelling of Christchurch’s newest and largest hotel is now complete and it’s welcoming guests. Read more »

Three new pools to open at Tekapo Springs

Press Release – Southern PR

Award-winning South Island tourism attraction Tekapo Springs has announced plans to open not one, but THREE new pools for families to enjoy from the busy Christmas period. Read more »

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