Air NZ forecasts 85% jump in first-half pretax earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 7 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand, the countrys national carrier, said increased passenger demand will drive an 85 percent jump in first-half earnings before tax to $400 million. Read more »

Book now for summer holiday spots

Press Release – Holiday Parks Association

Its time to book your summer holiday, especially if you want to be sure of a place at one of New Zealands holiday hotspots. Read more »

waterfront accommodation business goes up for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

One of only a handful of absolute waterfront commercial accommodation providers in the Coromandel township of Whitianga has been placed on the market for sale. The Marlin Apartments complex on Buffalo Beach Road consists of five units and a two-bedroom … Read more »

Air NZ & DOC partnership wins Tourism Industry Award

Press Release – Department of Conservation

Air New Zealand and the Department of Conservation (DOC) have won the Industry Alignment Award at the 2015 Tourism Industry Awards in Auckland. DOC and Air New Zealand were recognised for conservation and marketing work centred on DOCs Great Walks. As … Read more »

Stage and Screen to manage rugby travel for SANZAR

Press Release – Flight Centre

Stage and Screen Travel Services, the entertainment and sports travel management brand of Flight Centre Travel Group, has won a five-year contract to provide travel management to SANZAR a joint venture between the rugby unions of Argentina, Australia, … Read more »

NZ’s Largest Private Sector Union Launches – 10am 7th Oct.

Press Release – EPMU

7 October is an historic day for the union movement as the largest private sector union in New Zealand is launched. Formed from the merger of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union and Service and Food Workers Union, the new union will … Read more »

Thrifty wins Tourism Award for Innovative Marketing Campaign

Press Release – Thrifty

Thrifty Car Rental has won the Tourism Marketing Campaign Award in the 2015 Tourism Industry Awards. The awards recognise individual and business excellence across the tourism industry. Read more »

Tourism NZ lying over video, says safety campaigner

Press Release – Dog And Lemon guide

Claims by Tourism NZ that a promotional video showing a camper van driving down the wrong side of the road was the result of an ‘honest mistake’ are not true, says the car review website . Read more »

Ziptrek Ecotours wins environmental tourism award

Press Release – Ziptrek Ecotours

A successful business driven by the ethos of inspiration through adventure is how judges described Queenstowns Ziptrek Ecotours in announcing it as the winner of the Environmental Tourism Award at this years Tourism Industry Awards. Read more »

Coronet Peak caps off ‘stellar’ season with major award

Press Release – Coronet Peak

Capping off a stellar season, Queenstowns Coronet Peak fought off stiff competition to win the Visitor Experience Award at the New Zealand Tourism Industry Awards this weekend. Read more »

New 24-hour public toilet for inner city

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

A new 24-hour free public toilet is to be installed in the inner city by Rotorua Lakes Council early next month [November]. Read more »

‘Golden Kiwi’ back on sale

Press Release – Kiwi Regional Airlines

In a pitch to those who can remember the ‘good old days’, new airline Kiwi Regional has introduced the Golden Kiwi ‘all you can fly’ air pass. Read more »

The sky’s the limit for Supreme Tourism Award Winner

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

Skyline Rotorua, an attraction that offers a visitor experience and customer service second to none, has won the tourism industrys highest accolade, the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Industry Award. Read more »

Leading travel agent promotes cruel animal tourist events

Press Release – World Animal Protection

Sunday 4 October: One of the best known names in the international travel industry refuses to stop promoting cruel elephant rides, reveals the international animal charity, World Animal Protection. Read more »

Dive Tutukaka’s Tourism Awards win great for Northland

Press Release – Northland Inc

Northland Inc general manager regional promotions Paul Davis says Dive Tutukakas success in the 2015 Tourism Industry Awards (TIA) is a big boost for the industry in the region. Read more »

Senior Citizen Stunt Car Drivers and Elephant Mahouts

Press Release – Discover Me Travel

No longer content with sterile cruise boat packages, pensioners are now after more adventurous experiences when they travel. Read more »

Cruise season sets sail for 2015-16

Press Release – Cruise New Zealand

New Zealands biggest ever cruise season gets underway tomorrow when the Diamond Princess arrives in Wellington. Read more »

NZ’s largest golf tournament to be hosted in Upper Hutt

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

The Royal Wellington Golf Club scores big as venue for the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship. Read more »

Solar-powered shelter for Linwood Village bus users

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Linwood residents will be the first in the city to use a new solar-powered shelter that can charge their mobile devices while waiting for their bus. Read more »

NZ to host major international golf tournament

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes todays announcement that New Zealand will host the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship. Read more »

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