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Auckland Demand for Cruises Sees New Cruise Specialist Open

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:22:48 +1200 | House of Travel

Auckland’s growing demand for luxury international cruise holidays has seen the opening of a new travel agency in St Heliers with a special focus on cruise travel. More >>

Auckland tourism campaign wins at TVNZ Marketing Awards

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:09:42 +1200 | TVNZ Marketing Awards

Auckland tourism campaign wins at TVNZ New Zealand Marketing Awards Auckland proved that the show never stops at last night’s TVNZ New Zealand Marketing Awards winning the title for best Lifestyle, Travel and Leisure campaign. The winning campaign – ...More >>

Auckland Demand for Cruises on the Rise

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:43:07 +1200 | Impact PR

The popularity of international cruise holidays is soaring for Aucklanders, with a 20 per cent increase in forward bookings for House of Travel. More >>

TNZ and NZ Winegrowers sign MOU

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:29:37 +1200 | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand and New Zealand Winegrowers have today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly promote New Zealand as a visitor destination and premium wine producer internationally.More >>

2015 Leadfoot Festival Tickets Go on Sale

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:01:17 +1200 | Destination Coromandel

Tickets for the 2015 Leadfoot Festival to be held 6- 8 February 2015 will go on sale for the general public on Monday 1st September. More >>

NZ aviation experts improving airfield safety in Vanuatu

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:50:11 +1200 | GroupEAD

Just a stone’s throw from Vanuatu’s tiny Lonorore Airport, on Pentecost Island, an ancient ‘’land diving” tradition is attracting worldwide interest in this remote corner of the Pacific. Accessing this remote spot, however, is notoriously ...More >>

Springbored Snow Carnival celebrates sun and snow

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:35:48 +1200 | NZSki

Sun, snow, beats and parties are the name of the game next month as Queenstown ski areas Coronet Peak and The Remarkables celebrate spring with five days and nights of action and fun. More >>

Kiwi occupation of German Samoa commemorated

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:51:56 +1200 | House of Travel

The Kiwi occupation of German Samoa has inspired a New Zealander to lead a pilgrimage to Gallipoli and Turkey in time for the centenary in April 2015. OCCUPATION OF SAMOA SPARKED ANZAC PILGRIMAGE August 28, 2014. The centenary of an event this week has ...More >>

No country for gay men

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:25:22 +1200 | Alexander Lowe

US officials have just advised that UAE jets carried out a range of strikes across Libya condemned by statement of the US State Department signed by Britain, France, Germany and Italy. UAE, who is believed to have one of the most powerful air forces ...More >>

Future secure for regional tourism

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:19:58 +1200 | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council and Tasman District Council today separately resolved to alter the shareholding in Nelson Tasman Tourism (NTT). More >>

Rugby World Cup 2015 Official Team Bases Confirmed

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:31:42 +1200 | Rugby World Cup 2015

Rugby World Cup 2015 Official Team Bases Confirmed • England Rugby 2015 confirm 41 Team Bases selected for use at Rugby World Cup 2015 • 20 competing teams will be based across England and Wales • Team Bases selected in consultation with the ...More >>

35 Maiden Calls in New 2016 World Voyage Program

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:26:41 +1200 | Cunard Line

Cunard has announced details of its 2016 world voyages, with its three Queens offering itineraries packed with maiden calls and exotic destinations as they explore the globe.More >>

Emirates and Arik Air Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:23:36 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

News Release, 31 July 2014 Emirates and Arik Air Sign Memorandum of Understanding 28 AUGUST 2014 – Emirates and Arik Air, West Africa’s leading airline, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and expand their existing commercial ...More >>

New book 'Terminal Wanderlust' featuring 'Circles & Bumps'

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:19:53 +1200 | Kelvin Hayes

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Airports association calls for action for fair prices

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:18:18 +1200 | NZ Airports

New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed Air New Zealand’s commercial success, but says regions are right to question whether provincial routes are generating excessive profits. Association chief executive Kevin Ward said the ...More >>

Commuters nationwide celebrate as Naked Bus unveils passes

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:21:15 +1200 | Naked Bus

Frequent commuters nationwide have something to celebrate as low-cost bus service provider, Naked Bus, unveiled a range of new Discount Travel Passes. More >>

Director of International Sales scoops national award

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:39:32 +1200 | SKYCITY

SKYCITY’s Director of International Sales scoops national tourism award SKYCITY is today congratulating Dylan Rushbrook, Director of International Sales, who has received the first Young Tourism Export Council Excellence Award. Dylan has been ...More >>

Cover-More Delivers on Annual Forecasts

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:21:59 +1200 | Cover-More New Zealand

Cover-More New Zealand, a specialist, integrated travel insurance and medical assistance provider, has seen its gross profit increase by more than 40 percent to $6.88 million. More >>

Hamilton Gardens Receives International Recognition

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:16:33 +1200 | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Gardens has been recognised as an important international tourism attraction. The Gardens has been nominated for International Garden of the Year by the World Garden Tourism Council. Previous winners have included the Singapore Botanic Garden ...More >>

Top tour operators recognised by industry

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:08:51 +1200 | Tourism Export Council

Two of New Zealand’s top operators have been recognised as the best in the business by their industry peers at an awards dinner held at the Claudelands Event Centre in Hamilton at the annual Tourism Conference. Pacific Destinationz was named as the ...More >>


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