Holiday parks upbeat about summer

Press Release – Holiday Accommodation Parks Assn of NZ

It has been a boomer summer for camping and the mood of the holiday park sector is buoyant. Read more »

Amazing Race host is new face of NZ cycling in the US

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

Americans will be inspired to explore New Zealand on two wheels, thanks to a new partnership between Tourism New Zealand and Phil Keoghan. Read more »

More visitors come Out East in 2014

Press Release – Tourism Eastland

The latest visitor statistics for the Gisborne District are out and show a 7.6% increase in visitor nights last year, with over 1.5 million visitor nights in 2014. This is the third year in a row that visitor numbers have increased, with a 12% increase … Read more »

Emirates to commence daily service to Bali

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates will launch a new daily service rom Dubai to the island of Bali in Indonesia, from June 3. Read more »

Paihia – 2015 Community of the Year – Celebrations

Press Release – Focus Paiihia

The Paihia community is set to celebrate with winning the Mitre 10 Community of the Year, announced at the 2015 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards in Auckland on the 25th February. Read more »

Rental Vehicle Industry Supporting Road Safet

Press Release – Rental Vehicle Association

Rental vehicle operators continue to pursue coordinated initiatives across the industry as part of broader efforts by the authorities to reduce the number of road incidents, including those involving overseas drivers. Read more »

Bike Wise announces winner of NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle

Press Release – Bike Wise

This summer, Bike Wise asked Kiwis to nominate and vote for their favourite places to cycle from around New Zealand. After receiving thousands of votes, New Zealand has spoken! The winner of the esteemed title of NZs Favourite Place to Cycle … Read more »

Easter school holiday travel tips for families

Press Release – Cheapflights

With school holidays looming on the horizon, the travel experts at Cheapflights.com.au have some top tips for family travel. Family travel expert at Cheapflights.com.au , Oonagh Shiel, says the most important thing to do is to book as early as possible. … Read more »

Wellington receptionist to represent NZ in Las Vegas

Press Release – CQ Hotels Wellington

CQ Hotels Wellington receptionist, Sita Laukau has been awarded a trip to Las Vegas to attend the Choice Hotels International Convention in May. Read more »

April 30 deadline for revised convention centre design

Article – BusinessDesk

March 2 (BusinessDesk) – The deadline for approval of a revised design for SkCity Entertainment Group’s international convention centre in Auckland has been set at April 30. Read more »

Kiwi Travellers set to Benefit from Australian Dollar Parity

Press Release – House of Travel

A local travel expert is predicting a 7% increase in trans-Tasman trips if the Australian dollar continues its recent trend towards parity with the New Zealand dollar. Read more »

Monopoly: 96 hours to go to keep Queenstown on top!

Press Release – Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (27 February 2015) As of today, Queenstown is sitting in the top 15 of 80 cities around the world all competing for a spot on the global Monopoly Here & Now: World Edition game board. And theres only 96 hours left … Read more »

Virgin Australia’s Award-Winning Business Class in NZ Skies

Press Release – Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia’s award-winning Business Class will begin flying across the Tasman tomorrow, as part of a progressive rollout in the New Zealand and Pacific Island markets. Read more »

New Zealand travel insurer joins growing comparison

Press Release – Compare Travel Insurance

2015 is off to a flying start for New Zealands leading travel insurance comparisoncomparetravelinsurance.co.nz with new insurer NZ-travel-insurance being the latest insurer to be added to its panel. Read more »

ONLY 96 hours left to vote for Queenstown!

Press Release – Filter

Today, Queenstown sits in the top 15 out of 80 cities around the world all vying for a place on the global Monopoly Here & Now: World Edition game board. For New Zealand to get printed on the board we need to keep Queenstown in the top 20. Read more »

Prohibited fire status gets downgraded

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council would like to notify residents that the rural fire season status has been downgraded from a prohibited to a restricted fire season. Read more »

Emirates Increases Capacity on its Daily Nairobi Service

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates will connect even more people with Kenyas capital, Nairobi, when it switches from the current Airbus A330-200 aircraft used on one of the two daily services to a larger Boeing 777-300 ER from May 1. Read more »

January arrivals a great start for 2015

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

January arrivals a great start for 2015 New Zealand’s appeal as a holiday destination continued to drive annual visitor growth during January this year – with total holiday arrivals up 5.6 per cent for the year ended January 2015. The data, released today … Read more »

Qantas back in the black as turnaround plan over-delivers

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) – The Qantas Group, owner of Australias largest airline, is back in the black after posting a half-year net profit of A$203 million thanks to its three-year, A$2 billion transformation programme sheeting home benefits, lower … Read more »

Australia drives record visitor arrivals

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand were up 3 percent in January 2015 (302,400), compared with January 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

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