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Tourism’s Bright Future Shines At New Zealand Tourism Awards

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Outstanding tourism businesses and individuals who are leading the way in creating the future of New Zealands tourism industry have been recognised in the industrys most respected annual awards. Award winners were finally revealed at an online event … Read more »

SkyCity Outlines New Year’s Eve Plans

Press Release – SKYCITY

Over the past several months, SkyCity Auckland, Auckland Unlimited, Auckland Council and New Zealand Police have been working closely on a way to deliver a New Years Eve event with the health and safety of Kiwis front of mind. All parties have agreed … Read more »

Tourism Industry Challenge To Cut Carbon

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Aotearoa New Zealands tourism industry is being challenged to lead the fight to reduce carbon emissions, with a major new initiative announced at Tourism Summit Aotearoa today. The Tourism Carbon Challenge urges every tourism business to measure … Read more »

Air New Zealand Supports Sustainably Endorsed Tourism Businesses In New Zealand

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today announced it will move to sell only activities and attractions awarded a Qualmark endorsement for their commitment to quality, safety and sustainability from 31 March 2022. The airlines dedicated website , developed in partnership … Read more »

Recovery Roadmap Released For Tourism

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New projections for the recovery of New Zealand tourism suggest that it could be 2024 before the industry gets close to its new normal. Tourism Industry Aotearoa has released a Tourism Industry Roadmap to an online audience of more than 400 at … Read more »

2022 Southland A&P Show Cancelled

Press Release – Southland A and P Show

The Southland A&P Association Executive Committee has made the tough decision to cancel the 2022 Southland A&P Show, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty around the new COVID-19 Protection Framework. We are in the midst of a global pandemic, … Read more »

Online Tourism Events Look To The Future

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

For the first time ever Aotearoa New Zealands tourism industry is gathering online for its major annual Summit and Awards celebration. More than 400 tourism operators and stakeholders from around the country will attend Tourism Summit Aotearoa online … Read more »

Destination Queenstown Urges Government To Reconsider Self-isolation Conditions

Press Release – Destination Queenstown

Destination Queenstown is pleased the Government has provided the business community with some much-needed certainty around reconnecting New Zealand with the rest of the world, however the wait may be too long to save some local operators. Destination … Read more »

YHA New Zealand Closes Its Doors After 89 Years

Press Release – Youth Hostel Association

The Youth Hostel Association of New Zealand (YHA) has been left with no option but to permanently close the doors on its 11 managed hostels on 15 December 2021. The extended Auckland lockdown and no prospects of an international visitor market this … Read more »

Customers Must Be Double-vaccinated To Visit North Canterbury Tourism Attraction

Press Release – Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa is introducing the governments COVID-19 Protection Framework better known as the traffic light system on December 3 so it can remain open and operational this summer. Under the framework the complex … Read more »

Tourism Businesses Left High And Dry By Labour

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Labours announcement that double vaccinated Australian visitors wont be welcome in New Zealand until 1 May 2022, and that they will have to do self-MIQ for seven days means that the tourism industry has again been forgotten by the Government, … Read more »

Air New Zealand Ready For Take-off In January

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Kiwis are being urged to dust off their suitcases and dig out passports because Air New Zealand is ready to reconnect them with each other, and with the world! Air New Zealand has welcomed the news that from 17 January 2022, New Zealanders will … Read more »

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