InterContinental Hotels follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga

Press Release – Crowne Plaza Queenstown

InterContinental Hotels Group follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga with interactive social media platform Shuttlerock Read more »

NZICC will benefit all of New Zealand

Press Release – Conventions and Incentives NZ

The New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) will have a positive economic impact that extends far beyond the boundaries of Auckland, says New Zealands business events industry association. Read more »

Be Prepared, Check in with Your GP

Press Release – Waikato District Health Board

A surge of people using emergency departments across the Waikato during the Christmas and New Year period has highlighted a need for the public to be better prepared. Read more »

Auckland convention centre cost jumps by a fifth

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – SkyCity Entertainment Group, the casino and hotel operator, is in talks with the government on how to fund the increased cost of as much as $130 million to build an international convention centre in downtown Auckland, with further … Read more »

Tourism NZ endorses NZ International Convention Centre

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) says that todays application for resource consent for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) is great news for the tourism industry. Read more »

Tourism operators can help keep visiting drivers safe

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

Tourism operators around the country are being asked to play their part in a campaign to improve safety for visiting drivers this summer. Read more »

Convention Centre resource consent application to be lodged

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed SkyCitys planned submission today of a resource consent application for the construction of the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC). Read more »

SKYCITY provides progress update on NZICC project

Press Release – SKYCITY

SKYCITY Entertainment Group, with the agreement of the Crown, is today lodging a resource consent application for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC). Read more »

Spectacular flythrough reveals first glimpses inside NZICC

Press Release – SKYCITY

Stunning imagery of the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC), including the first glimpses inside the building, has been released today by SKYCITY Entertainment Group. Read more »

Cover-More and IAG form travel insurance partnership

Press Release – Cover-More New Zealand

New Zealands leading specialist travel insurance and medical assistance provider, Cover-More, today announced their new partnership with Insurance Australia Group (IAG) in New Zealand. Read more »

IAG to Offer Travel Insurance through Cover-More

Press Release – IAG New Zealand

IAG in New Zealand has entered into a partnership with leading specialist travel insurance provider Cover-More to provide travel insurance and travel assistance services for IAG brands, including AMI Insurance, State Insurance and NZI. Read more »

November arrivals continue a year of stellar growth

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

International visitor arrivals continue to grow, continuing a 15 month trend, with total arrivals up 5.1 per cent to more than 2.8 million visitors for the year ending November 2014. Read more »

Profit upgrade

Press Release – Tourism Holdings Limited

Following the board meeting held today the Directors have upgraded the half year and year end forecast for the year ended 30th June 2015. Read more »

Appointment of Non Executive Director

Press Release – Tourism Holdings Limited

The board of thl are pleased to announce the appointment of Grinne Troute to the board as a non executive director commencing February 1st 2015. Read more »

CAA report conflicts with Brownlee’s claims

Press Release – Green Party

New details that have emerged today from the Civil Aviation Authoritys (CAA) report into the Gerry Brownlee security breach indicates the bigger picture is being kept from the public. Read more »

Whangarei, Hamilton and Rotorua Services Commence

Press Release – ManaBus, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator, extends its services today, adding Whangarei, Rotorua and Hamilton to its list of North Island regional destinations and departure points. Read more »

Immigration rises to a fresh annual record

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s annual migration rose to a record for the fourth consecutive month in November, led by fewer kiwis crossing the Tasman, more returning from Australia, and a sharply rising number of student arrivals from India. Read more »

Growing visitor numbers spur the sale of alpine luxury lodge

Press Release – Bayleys

The forecast growth in international tourism numbers through Canterbury and the recovery of regions corporate sector are credited as being the key drivers for channeling guests to a high-end alpine lodge which has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Holidaymakers from China push up visitor arrivals

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand were up 8 percent in November 2014 (270,400), compared with November 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. The biggest increase was from China, up almost 50 percent from 2013. Read more »

Bigger, faster ferry en-route to Waiheke

Press Release – Boyd PR

Explore Group launches its brand new fast ferry on the busy downtown Auckland to Waiheke route next week, boosting capacity for commuters and tourists by 1,200 people a day. Read more »

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