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Kelvin Davis Must Apologise To The Travel Industry

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government must step up and provide a clear plan for outbound tourism and travel operators so they can avoid large scale job loss, Nationals Tourism spokesperson Todd McClay says. The Government needs to share its plan for New Zealanders trying … Read more »

Cable Car Back With Longer Hours, Half-price Opening Weekend

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellingtons Cable Car will be back in service from this Saturday 8 August after its annual maintenance shutdown. To celebrate, the Cable Car is offering half-price Adult and Children return tickets this weekend (8-9 August) when purchased online … Read more »

The Great New Zealand Bingo Bonanza Welcomes Sarah Burilin

Press Release – The Great New Zealand Bingo Bonanza

Sarah Burilin has joined the Great New Zealand Bingo Bonanza as Brand & Customer Success Manager. Sarah Burilin Sarah is a familiar face in the tourism industry as she comes from the New Zealand International Convention Center, and prior to that … Read more »

Resetting New Zealand Tourism Through A Cultural Lens


By Ngahiwi Tomoana Chairman, Ngti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated Tn koutou katoa e te iwi, Ive been recently appointed to the Minister of Tourism, Kelvin Daviss taskforce. Mere and I have been hosting people here in Pakipaki for over … Read more »

Go With Tourism To Launch Industry Expert Web Series To Discuss New Zealand Tourism

Press Release – Go With Tourism

Go with Tourism, a government-funded initiative focused on building the tourism workforce, will this week launch a weekly web series dubbed The Itinerary that will delve into New Zealands multi-faceted tourism industry, featuring a panel of experts … Read more »

Multi-year Winning Streak Continues For Abel Tasman Lodge

Press Release – Abel Tasman Lodge

Multi-year winning streak continues for Abel Tasman Lodge, named Number One Small Hotel in NZ in Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Best of the Best for 2020 Abel Tasman Lodge has earned the top ranking as Number One Small Hotel in New Zealand, … Read more »

Gift Vouchers Generate Nearly Half A Million Dollars In Sales

Press Release – STAAH

Forward-thinking hotels are using gift vouchers as COVID-19 almost dries up the cashflow. STAAH property owners reported selling more than (NZD) $500,000 worth of vouchers using the STAAH Gift Voucher Engine from January to June 2020 (six months). … Read more »

Air New Zealand And Tourism New Zealand Partner On Winter Campaign

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand have teamed up to encourage Kiwis to hit the slopes. The airline has partnered with TNZ on the second phase of its Do something new, New Zealand winter campaign that kicks off today. The month-long campaign … Read more »

Government Job Not Yet Done For Tourism

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is feeling underwhelmed by the Governments latest allocation of funding to support devastated tourism businesses, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. The Tourism Minister has today announced that 126 operators will receive grants of … Read more »

New Tourism Initiative To Activate And Reward Kiwi Travellers

Press Release – Tomahawk

Auckland-based tourism marketing company Tomahawk is preparing to launch in September an exciting new platform that will activate and reward kiwi travellers. The initiative, The Great New Zealand Bingo Bonanza, motivates and incentivises kiwis to discover … Read more »

Tomahawk Recruits New Key Account Manager Through Go With Tourism

Press Release – Tomahawk

Tomahawk is pleased to announce that Sarah Davies has recently been appointed as a Key Account Manager. Tomahawk and Sarah were connected in July through Go With Tourism , a government-funded initiative that assists New Zealand employers with … Read more »

KiwiRail’s Tourism Trains Back On Track For Summer

Press Release – KiwiRail

All KiwiRails long distance scenic services will be back this summer, giving New Zealanders the opportunity to see their spectacular country from the comfort of a train. When New Zealand went into its Level 4 Covid lockdown at the end of … Read more »

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