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NZ deepens connections with Peru at APEC Leaders’ Week

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:43:03 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today signed an air services agreement with his Peruvian counterpart, Néstor Popolizio, at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Week in Port Moresby. More >>

Haka Tourism Group on a Roll

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:41:53 +1300 | Haka Tours

The Haka Tourism Group is delighted to announce our recent success at the Adventure Tourism Awards, held in Queensland Australia, on Wednesday 14th of November and the Auckland Business Awards on the same night.More >>

Budget Car Rental Goes Green to Get Gold

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:33:35 +1300 | Budget Car Rental New Zealand

New Zealand, November 15, 2018 – Budget Car Rental New Zealand has been awarded the Qualmark Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award for its efforts in providing customers with more environmentally friendly travel options.More >>

Kaikōura property owners in limbo two years after quake

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:24:37 +1300 | RNZ

For some Kaikōura residents, the 7.8 magnitude earthquake of November 2016 might as well as happened yesterday. That is certainly the case for Sam and Emiko Leary, the owners of Oceanview motel.More >>

International visitor spending shows strong growth

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:18:43 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest International Visitor Survey results released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show spending by international visitors increased seven per cent to $11.1 billion for the year to September 2018.More >>

Dunedin ramps up study destination appeal in Shanghai

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:25:34 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Wednesday 13, November 2018) – Dunedin’s appeal as a top-class international study destination took another stride under a new agreement signed in Shanghai last week.More >>

Auckland-Chicago named a top 10 ‘most exciting’ new route

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:11:49 +1300 | Air New Zealand

Lonely Planet has named Air New Zealand’s new nonstop Auckland-Chicago service as one of the most exciting new airline routes of 2019. More >>

Air NZ plane grounded in Los Angeles

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:24:29 +1300 | RNZ

An Air New Zealand flight from Los Angeles has been stood down after the plane was clipped by another aircraft while on the tarmac. More >>

Study reveals 'Nostalgia Tourism' set to boom this Summer

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:20:49 +1300 | Bookabach

Kiwi travellers are preparing for a season of memory making with nostalgia tourism becoming an increasingly popular trend this summer according to a new report from Bookabach . A national study out today has revealed two thirds (65 per cent) have ...More >>

The Marlin Hotel goes Smokefree

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:02:41 +1300 | Northland DHB

The only smoking you will find at the Marlin Hotel in Whangaroa is smoked marlin on the menu. The Marlin Hotel has gone totally smokefree and believed to be the first ‘local pub’ in Northland to do so.More >>

Auckland convention centre won't be finished by Dec 2019

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:18:03 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - SkyCity Entertainment Group expects further delays at its “challenging” New Zealand International Convention Centre project in Auckland but still has no date for its opening.More >>

Record annual guest nights surpass 40 million

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:57:19 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

Nights spent in short-term commercial accommodation set a new record in the year ended September 2018, surpassing 40 million guest nights for the first time, Stats NZ said today.More >>

Nothing and everything, spiritual India has it all

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:11:27 +1300 | Make Lemonade

They say there is no present like the time and no time like the future. India is all about the here and the now for its 1.35 billion people. What is at dispute is some tourists too hastily saying that India is an assault on your senses.More >>

Skyline Luge International recognised for global success

Fri, 9 Nov 2018 15:44:33 +1300 | Skyline Enterprises

A pioneering Kiwi tourism activity that has become a global success story was last night recognised at the 2018 New Zealand International Business Awards. More >>

Auckland Airport welcomes new Tahitian Dreamliner

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 17:26:38 +1300 | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has welcomed the new Air Tahiti Nui B787-9 aircraft today at a special ceremony at the International Terminal. More >>

Traffic control for opening of new Mansfield Garden

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 17:19:36 +1300 | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Gardens will be under traffic control on Monday, 12 November when the Gardens’ latest addition to its Fantasy Collection opens. Additionally, traffic control will be in place the following weekend (17 and 18 November).More >>

Edwardian inspired Mansfield Garden to open

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 17:18:28 +1300 | Hamilton City Council

The Mansfield Garden will be the newest Fantasy Collection garden to open at Hamilton Gardens from 4pm on Monday, 12 November 2018. More >>

Flooding hits West Coast closing highway as front sets in

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 16:02:36 +1300 | RNZ

Flooding has closed a highway on the West Coast as heavy rainfall lashes the region, with locals preparing for further weather disruption today. More >>

Tourism students given $4000 boost

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 15:16:50 +1300 | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Two Kiwi university students have each received a $4000 boost to help them complete their final year of study and prepare for a fantastic career in the tourism industry. The recipients of the 2019 Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust (TINZT) Academic Scholarship ...More >>

Tourism industry focusing on sustainable growth

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 12:09:26 +1300 | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A revised framework to guide the sustainable development of New Zealand’s tourism industry has been released today by Tourism Industry Aotearoa. More >>


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