Air NZ wins big in Monocle magazine’s annual Travel Top 50

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has been awarded Best Economy Cabin, Best Premium Economy Cabin, and Best Livery Design in this years Monocle magazine Travel Top 50 awards. Read more »

Air New Zealand and Air China agree strategic alliance

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand and Air China have today signed a Statement of Intent as part of Chinese President Xi Jinpings state visit to New Zealand that will pave the way for a strategic alliance on services between China and New Zealand. The proposed … Read more »

ManaBus.com services begin

Press Release – ManaBus

Auckland, 21 November 2014 ManaBus.com, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator, commences its first passenger services today, with coaches operating between Auckland and Wellington. Read more »

Newmarket Gives Away Thousands for Christmas

Press Release – Newmarket Business Association

Saturday 22nd November marks the start of Newmarkets new Christmas campaign – ANZ & Newmarket Undercover Santa . Armed with $5,000 in ANZ sponsored vouchers, plus gifts, store vouchers and giveaways from Newmarket businesses, a group of high … Read more »

Golden Oldies 2018 World Sports Festival for Christchurch

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council and Vintage Sports Limited Events (VSL) are bringing the Golden Oldies World 2018 Sports Festival to Christchurch. Read more »

Capital’s Chinese Garden a symbol of partnership

Press Release – Wellington City Council

The proposed Chinese Garden for the Wellington Waterfront will be a symbol of the strong relationship shared between Wellington and its partner cities and regions in China, Mayor Celia Wade-Brown said today. Read more »

Kiwi kids star on Bound Round

Press Release – Bound Round

21 November 2014 : Kiwi kids are the stars of new video content showcasing the best of New Zealand’s family attractions and activities now featuring on the Bound Round kids’ inter-active travel app. Read more »

Visitor expenditure from China almost $1 billion

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

International visitor spend in New Zealand continues to grow, with spend from China now at a record $979 million, up 33 per cent from September last year, according to the latest quarterly International Visitor Survey released by the Ministry of … Read more »

$550,000 for international Golden Oldies event

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced a Major Events Development Fund (MEDF) investment of $550,000 for an international Golden Oldies event to be held in Christchurch in 2018. Read more »

Millbrook Resort Named Best Golf Hotel

Press Release – Millbrook Resort

Award-winning Millbrook Resort has hit yet another hole-in-one beating off stiff competition to take out the title of Oceanias Best Golf Hotel and Best Golf Hotel in New Zealand at the inaugural World Golf Awards held in Portugal last weekend. … Read more »

Valuable growth opportunities in Chinese visitor initiatives

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

New Government announcements will unlock further value from the Chinese visitor market, benefiting New Zealands economy, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) says. Read more »

PM meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key held successful talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wellington today. This is President Xis third official visit to New Zealand, but his first as President, so its a very significant occasion. Im delighted … Read more »

New Zealand flavour introduced on China Southern flights

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport, China Southern Airlines and Al Brown have joined forces to introduce a unique New Zealand taste to the China Southern inflight experience. Read more »

New ‘Tree Trail’ funded by Selwyn Heritage grant

Press Release – Lake Coleridge Tourism

A new Tree Trail has been installed in the Hart Arboretum in Lake Coleridge Village thanks to a grant from Selwyn District Councils Heritage Fund. Read more »

Boutique pre-wedding venue and accommodation for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

A luxurious West Auckland pre-wedding venue and accommodation business has been placed on the market for sale. HighRidge is a boutique Italian style villa built on 4.3 hectares of landscaped grounds, specialising in the growing pre-wedding market, with … Read more »

Northland holiday park with development opportunity for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

One of the oldest holiday parks in the Far North has been placed on the market for sale. The well-presented freehold business, which has a long history as part of the Hokianga community, is located at 42 Manning Street on top of a ridge overlooking … Read more »

Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort set to expand

Press Release – Millbrook Resort

Future development at Queenstowns award-winning Millbrook Resort is assured, with news that the Overseas Investment Office has approved the acquisition of 66 hectares of land adjacent to the five-star resort. Read more »

Serko widens 1H loss, boosts sales and staff

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Serko, the online travel booking business, widened its first-half loss in line with its May prospectus as it hired more staff to chase sales growth. Read more »

National City Guide Launches Smartphone App and Website

Press Release – Neat Places

It started as a pipe dream in the bedroom of a young womans home post-quake. Now Neat Places ( www.neatplaces.co.nz ) is a company that spans across four cities Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington. Read more »

Grow Whakatāne Board criticises airline decision

Press Release – Grow Whakatane Advisory Board

Members of the Grow Whakatne Advisory Board have condemned Air New Zealands decision to withdraw scheduled air services from Whakatane Airport and other regional centres in April next year. Read more »

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