Air NZ reiterates warning of increased competition

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand, the countrys national airline, reiterated its warning to shareholders that increased competition will hurt revenue this financial year. Read more »

Rotorua reigns supreme at the New Zealand Tourism Awards

Press Release – Destination Rotorua Marketing

The Rotorua visitor industry was a dominant force at the 2016 New Zealand Tourism Awards indicating that the future is looking bright for the region. Read more »

Rotorua tourism success puts focus on future

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotoruas success at this years Tourism Industry Aotearoa awards highlights the need for ongoing investment and innovation to support sustained tourism growth, Mayor Steve Chadwick says. Rotoruas Canopy Tours took the Supreme Award last night, … Read more »

Last night close to 150 Hawke’s Bay tourism providers and in

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Tourism

Last night close to 150 Hawkes Bay tourism providers and industry members gathered at MTG Theatre for the fifth annual Hawkes Bay Tourism Industry Awards. Hosted by Shane Cortese, New Zealand actor, singer and performer, the night was full of … Read more »

Supreme Tourism Award winner rockets to success

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Rotorua Canopy Tours, a business that in just four years has visitors raving and nature flourishing, has beaten off stiff competition to win the tourism industrys highest accolade, the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award. Read more »

Treble Cone’s Colourful Closing Day

Press Release – Treble Cone

29 September 2016 Treble Cones Colourful Closing Day Treble Cones 2016 Season is wrapping up this Sunday 2nd October, concluding with a bit of fancy dress, fun and colour, as well as celebrating another successful snow season that achieved a … Read more »

Regional tourism spending on the climb

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tourism spending in the regions continued to rise in the year to August 2016 on the back of record visitor numbers, Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett says. Read more »

State Highway 7, Lewis Pass closed Canterbury side

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Update: please check our Traffic and Travel page after 1.30 pm today or the TFC page for updates on this closure of the Lewis Pass, Canterbury side, west of the Hanmer springs turn off. Read more »

New MPI frontline staff to protect New Zealand

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The graduation of 23 new quarantine officers will help protect New Zealand and relieve peak-time congestion at the countrys main international airports, says the Ministry for Primary Industries. Read more »

Local company brings Night Market back better than ever!

Press Release – Hastings City Business Association

Harcourts Hawkes Bay has jumped on board to support the Hastings City Night Market in a multi-year naming rights sponsorship agreement. Read more »

Industry Tourism Award for Tairua B&B Owner

Press Release – Bed and Breakfast Association NZ

The Bed and Breakfast Association NEW ZEALAND would like to congratulate their member Sunlover Retreat, Tairua, who have received an award for Excellence in Service for Tourism on The Coromandel. The Awards were presented at an industry function last … Read more »

$20 million Invested in Growing Northland’s Economy

Press Release – Northland Inc

Three years on from the inception of the Northland Regional Councils (NRC) Investment and Growth Reserve (I&GR) important economic development projects have been catalysed by the fund. Read more »

NZ Set to Welcome Record Number of Cruise Ships

Press Release – MG Media

New Zealand will welcome a record number of cruise ships to its shores this summer, including an unprecedented nine ships making their inaugural calls to the country. Read more »

Iconic Wellington restaurant celebrates 25 years

Press Release – Boulcott Street Bistro

Wellingtons iconic Boulcott Street Bistro celebrates 25 years of hospitality this October, making it one of Wellingtons oldest owner-operator dining establishments. Read more »

Akaroa -a ‘Top 5’ Cruise Destination

Press Release – Akaroa District Promotions

Akaroa has been named as one of the Top 5 cruise destinations in Australia & New Zealand at the inaugural Cruisers Choice Destination Awards. The awards are based on customer feedback submitted on the Cruise Critic website over the past year. Read more »

Dart River & Queenstown Resort College join forces

Press Release – Dart River

1/ Dart Rivers seedling planting team: L to R Meghan Brethel, Deb Baxter, Jen Matiu, Kate Baxter, Lucia Echaniz, Kerry Manahi, Corey Sinteur, Douglas Thomas, Dior Louis, Nigel Kerr, Sue Bartlett, Grant Baxter, Poppy Waters and Phil Jefferson Read more »

Tauranga a desirable location for high-profile conferences

Press Release – Tourism Bay of Plenty

September 27, 2016: The Bay of Plenty is becoming an increasingly desirable destination for business and educational conferences, thanks to the arrival of high-profile events such this months National Maori Housing Conference. Read more »

YHA Global Winners of Environmental Award

Press Release – YHA NZ

New Zealand: YHA New Zealand is the global winner of the Green Accommodation Initiative for the WYSE Global Youth Travel Awards 2016. The awards celebrate outstanding performers within the international youth, student and educational travel industry and act as … Read more »

Official Supporter Travel Packages for Lions Series

Press Release – All Blacks Tours

Official Supporter Travel Packages for the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 on sale from 3 October Read more »

Chinese eye NZ tourism investment

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 25 (BusinessDesk) – The Chinese Chamber of Commerce is hosting a tourism investment summit to help New Zealand businesses better capitalise on burgeoning growth in the Chinese tourism market and encourage Chinese investment in this countrys stretched … Read more »

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