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InterContinental Hotels follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:32:43 +1300 | Crowne Plaza Queenstown

InterContinental Hotels Group follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga with interactive social media platform Shuttlerock More >>

NZICC will benefit all of New Zealand

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:12:29 +1300 | Conventions and Incentives NZ

The New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) will have a positive economic impact that extends far beyond the boundaries of Auckland, says New Zealand’s business events industry association.More >>

Be Prepared, Check in with Your GP

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:44:56 +1300 | Waikato District Health Board

A surge of people using emergency departments across the Waikato during the Christmas and New Year period has highlighted a need for the public to be better prepared. More >>

Auckland convention centre cost jumps by a fifth

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:14:49 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - SkyCity Entertainment Group, the casino and hotel operator, is in talks with the government on how to fund the increased cost of as much as $130 million to build an international convention centre in downtown Auckland, with further ...More >>

Promising Student Wins Airport Scholarship

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:58:04 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT tourism and travel student Shani Stewart has won an inaugural Hawke’s Bay Airport Ltd scholarship that will help cover the cost of her diploma study fees next year. More >>

Tourism NZ endorses NZ International Convention Centre

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:51:40 +1300 | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) says that today’s application for resource consent for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) is great news for the tourism industry.More >>

Tourism operators can help keep visiting drivers safe

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:48:00 +1300 | Tourism Industry Association

Tourism operators around the country are being asked to play their part in a campaign to improve safety for visiting drivers this summer. More >>

Convention Centre resource consent application to be lodged

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:47:39 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed SkyCity’s planned submission today of a resource consent application for the construction of the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC).More >>

SKYCITY provides progress update on NZICC project

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:46:23 +1300 | SKYCITY

SKYCITY Entertainment Group, with the agreement of the Crown, is today lodging a resource consent application for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC). More >>

Spectacular flythrough reveals first glimpses inside NZICC

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:45:18 +1300 | SKYCITY

Stunning imagery of the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC), including the first glimpses inside the building, has been released today by SKYCITY Entertainment Group.More >>

Cover-More and IAG form travel insurance partnership

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:35:18 +1300 | Cover-More New Zealand

New Zealand’s leading specialist travel insurance and medical assistance provider, Cover-More, today announced their new partnership with Insurance Australia Group (IAG) in New Zealand.More >>

IAG to Offer Travel Insurance through Cover-More

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:07:34 +1300 | IAG New Zealand

IAG in New Zealand has entered into a partnership with leading specialist travel insurance provider Cover-More to provide travel insurance and travel assistance services for IAG brands, including AMI Insurance, State Insurance and NZI. More >>

November arrivals continue a year of stellar growth

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:55:46 +1300 | Tourism New Zealand

International visitor arrivals continue to grow, continuing a 15 month trend, with total arrivals up 5.1 per cent to more than 2.8 million visitors for the year ending November 2014.More >>

Profit upgrade

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:31:45 +1300 | Tourism Holdings Limited

Following the board meeting held today the Directors have upgraded the half year and year end forecast for the year ended 30th June 2015. More >>

Appointment of Non Executive Director

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:30:58 +1300 | Tourism Holdings Limited

The board of thl are pleased to announce the appointment of Gráinne Troute to the board as a non executive director commencing February 1st 2015. More >>

CAA report conflicts with Brownlee’s claims

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:15:24 +1300 | Green Party

New details that have emerged today from the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) report into the Gerry Brownlee security breach indicates the bigger picture is being kept from the public.More >>

Whangarei, Hamilton and Rotorua Services Commence

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:04:15 +1300 | ManaBus

ManaBus.com, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator, extends its services today, adding Whangarei, Rotorua and Hamilton to its list of North Island regional destinations and departure points.More >>

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:21:46 +1300 | Auckland Council

Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone and Fan Trail and the Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover (VORAS) Village.More >>

Immigration rises to a fresh annual record

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:40:20 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's annual migration rose to a record for the fourth consecutive month in November, led by fewer kiwis crossing the Tasman, more returning from Australia, and a sharply rising number of student arrivals from India.More >>

Growing visitor numbers spur the sale of alpine luxury lodge

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:20:05 +1300 | Bayleys

The forecast growth in international tourism numbers through Canterbury and the recovery of region’s corporate sector are credited as being the key drivers for channeling guests to a high-end alpine lodge which has been placed on the market for sale.More >>

 

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