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Mt Ruapehu CEO to move south

Press Release – Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu, 22 July 2019: After successfully leading the Mt Ruapehu ski areas through a significant period of development, CEO Ross Copland is moving south to take on a new challenge. Read more »

Air New Zealand boosts Bali

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand boosts Bali Air New Zealand is giving its Bali seasonal service a boost in 2020, increasing capacity on the route by 80 percent, or 30,000 additional seats, compared with the current season. The airline currently operates three services … Read more »

Singapore Airlines to Boost Wellington Services

Press Release – Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines today announced it will increase the number of services between Wellington and Singapore, via Melbourne, from 1 January 2020, subject to regulatory approval. Read more »

InterCity Group becomes Entrada Travel Group

Press Release – Entrada Travel Group

One of Australasias fastest-growing tourism and transport companies, InterCity Group, has a new name, Entrada Travel Group. The name Entrada draws from the word for entry/arrival used in a number of international languages and reflects the thousands … Read more »

Wheels in motion for PGF’s TranzAlpine investment

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Regional Economic Development 16 July 2019 MEDIA STATEMENT Wheels in motion for PGFs TranzAlpine investment Read more »

$1.2million for Coromandel facilities

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Seven projects around the district to provide improved public facilities at visitor hotspots have been chosen to receive a total of $1.2 million from the central governments Tourism Infrastructure Fund (TIF). Read more »

Tourism funding will prove significant boost for Northland

Press Release – Northland Inc

Northland Inc has welcomed the Government decision to pump more than $1.6 million of tourism funding into the restoration, improvement and care of some of the special regional treasures. Read more »

Tourist numbers dip in May on fewer Chinese, Indian arrivals

Article – BusinessDesk

July 15 (BusinessDesk) – International travel into New Zealand eased in May with fewer visitors arriving from China and India. Read more »

International travel quiet in May

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

May 2019 saw 219,300 visitor arrivals and 235,200 New Zealand resident arrivals, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Supporting our regions with vital tourism infrastructure

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Supporting our regions with vital tourism infrastructure The Government will invest $12 million from round three of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund (TIF) to help 25 councils around New Zealand make the most out of the opportunities tourism can bring, … Read more »

Local travellers continue to boost guest nights in May

Article – BusinessDesk

July 12 (BusinessDesk) – Domestic travellers continued to shore up accommodation guest nights in May, helping offset an ongoing slide in international visitors. Read more »

Most hospitable holiday parks win award nomination

Press Release – Holiday Parks NZ

Five holiday parks are in the running to be named New Zealands most hospitable holiday park. Read more »

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