Auckland to Houston on sale from $699 one-way

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Auckland to Houston on sale from $699 one-way Air New Zealand is celebrating its new non-stop Auckland to Houston service going on sale today with a limited time introductory fare to Texas and beyond from just $699 one-way. From 15 December 2015 … Read more »

Chinese tourists to NZ turning off package tours

Article – BusinessDesk

May 19 (BusinessDesk) – Chinas tourism market, which is officially expected to be worth over $2.6 billion to New Zealand by 2021, is growing into an increasingly diversified business with package tours increasingly shunned in favour of independent … Read more »

NZ tourism industry targeting Brazil & Indonesia

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

Two booklets that aim to help New Zealand tourism operators be better hosts to Brazilian and Indonesian visitors have been released by the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) today. Read more »

Global head of Saatchi sends message to Whangarei

Press Release – YES Whangarei

New York-based global Executive Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi has spoken to the residents of Whangarei via his blog, urging them to vote ‘B’ for the Hundertwasser Wairau Maori Art Centre in the current referendum. Read more »

Travellers warned to declare pre-existing medical conditions

Press Release – Insurance Council of New Zealand

The peak season for booking travel starts this month and the Insurance Council warns travellers to ensure they take out travel insurance and tell their insurer everything they need to know to assess the risk. Read more »

Chinese tourists to spend more, stay longer than Aussies: MB

Article – BusinessDesk

May 18 (BusinessDesk) – China is expected to overtake Australia as the biggest tourism market for New Zealand in terms of expenditure within seven years. Read more »

RailBike adventures begin pedalling into the Forgotten World

Press Release – Forgotten World Adventures

17 May 2015 RailBike adventures begin pedalling into the Forgotten World The visitor industry in the central north Island is set to surge once again with the introduction of the countrys first tandem RailBike experience. Operating along what is arguably … Read more »

More air services a huge boost to the South Island economy

Press Release – Christchurch Airport

The leading airline in Taiwan, China Airlines, has just announced its first season of flying to Christchurch has been so successful, it will expand the service for the entire upcoming summer. The airline says the increased services and thousands … Read more »

Tourism workforce set to grow almost 40%

Press Release – TIANZ

By 2025 as many as 36,000 additional full time equivalent (FTE) workers will need to be directly employed in NZs tourism industry, new research has found. Read more »

New Horizons for regional South Island

Press Release – Christchurch Airport

A new fund has been announced this morning to help regional South Island tourism operators capture the tsunami of opportunities from the growing China market. The New Horizons Fund is a regional economic development programme initiated by … Read more »

T-Shirt Celebrates 10 Years of Hospice Partnership

Press Release – Impact PR

A special commemorative t-shirt has been designed and will be worn by travel agents at a Kiwi travel company to celebrate a 10-year partnership with Hospice New Zealand. House of Travel began supporting Hospice New Zealand in 2005, with each of its 70+ … Read more »

Tourism outlook very positive

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

International visitor spending is projected to increase 48 per cent to $11.1 billion by 2021 [1] , according to tourism forecasts released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Read more »

Takapuna Market Goers Queue to Support Holiday Park

Press Release – Save Takapuna Beach Holiday Park

When the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board asked their local community for its opinion on the future use of the Public Reserve at the Northern end of Takapuna Beach, surely they had no idea of the depth of feeling for the historic Takapuna Beach Holiday … Read more »

Auckland Airport announces new $100k tourism competition

Press Release – Auckland Airport

The competition will see a total fund of $100k awarded to four businesses showing innovation in growing New Zealand tourism across the seasons. Read more »

$20 million extension to Air NZ and Tourism NZ partnership

Press Release – Air New Zealand

18 May 2015 $20 million extension to Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand partnership Read more »

Queenstown businesses win major Chinese business award

Press Release – Southern PR

Two of Ngi Tahu Tourisms Queenstown based businesses have been instrumental in helping the national tourism operator win the Excellence in Tourism award at this years HSBC New Zealand China Trade Association Business Awards. Read more »

Whanganui River waka workout for Prince Harry

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

Prince Harry charmed his way up the mighty Whanganui River, immersed himself in Mori culture and paddled his waka a journey that made for a spectacular arrival in the riverside city. Read more »

Revamped “100% Pure” campaign needs real-world back-up

Press Release – Green Party

Urgent action is needed to make the 100% Pure New Zealand slogan authentic, following the revamp of Tourism New Zealands marketing campaign with more emphasis on the natural environment, the Green Party said today. New Zealands clean, green … Read more »

Rental vehicle operators to trial driver assessment process

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

Trials of a new Code of Practice aimed at improving the safety of both visiting drivers and New Zealand road users will start next month, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) says. Read more »

Air New Zealand takes viewers on a Surfing Safari

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has assembled some of the greatest surfers of all time to deliver its latest on board safety video, filmed at legendary surf breaks across three countries. Read more »

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