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Heritage Auckland Hosts Prestigious Travel Media Awards

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:42:26 +1200 | Heritage Auckland

Heritage Auckland again hosted New Zealand’s top travel media in the Grand Tearoom this week for the Cathay Pacific Travcom travel writer and travel photographer of the year awards.More >>

Air NZ to fly over 650,000 more domestic seats in FY16

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:18:08 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will increase its total domestic capacity by more than 650,000 seats in the coming financial year. More >>

Expect delays when travelling in the Bay of Plenty

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:20:39 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

Plan ahead and expect delays when travelling in the Bay of Plenty Motorists are advised to drive with care and allow extra time when travelling around the Bay of Plenty during the school holidays as work on the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) and ...More >>

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:18:07 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say More >>

SKYCITY Hotel Concierge gains prestigious Les Clef d’Or

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:48:59 +1200 | SKYCITY

SKYCITY Grand Hotel Concierge gains prestigious Les Clef d’Or approval SKYCITY Grand Hotel Concierge, Jose Leano, is one of New Zealand’s newest members of Concierge society, Les Clefs d’Or, adding to SKYCITY Grand Hotel’s growing team of Les ...More >>

Flight Centre Launches the Captains Club for Exclusive Deals

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:06:53 +1200 | Flight Centre

Travellers to enjoy the rewards as Flight Centre NZ introduces customer-friendly members only club More >>

Travellers Rate Three Kiwi B&Bs as ‘Top Ten in Oceania'

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:33:42 +1200 | Mango

Booking’s Best Awards, based on over 40 million verified reviews, recognises three Kiwi B&Bs in the top ten best places to stay in Oceania More >>

Tourism NZ, Air NZ will push Houston link in joint campaign

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:58:44 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism New Zealand said a joint venture promotional campaign it's launching with Air New Zealand in the US in September will have a strong focus on pushing the airline’s new direct flight from Auckland to Houston, Texas, announced ...More >>

Cruise New Zealand Celebrates Ovation Deployment

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:04:49 +1200 | TIANZ

Cruise New Zealand Celebrates Ovation Deployment For the last year, Cruise New Zealand had been saying “it’s not if, but when”, and now the big ships are coming. Royal Caribbean International has announced that its brand new Ovation of the Seas ...More >>

Christchurch Travellers Ditch Traditional Tourism

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:00:52 +1200 | House of Travel

Increasing numbers of Christchurch residents are opting to bypass the usual tourist must-sees of Paris and Rome to experience the rural charms of destinations such as France and Italy, says a local travel expert.More >>

Auckland Airport welcomes new Auckland to Houston service

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:42:11 +1200 | Auckland Airport

Air New Zealand has announced today that it will begin flying direct to Houston, Texas from December this year. More >>

New US air service will boost New Zealand business tourism

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:19:44 +1200 | CINZ

Air New Zealand's new direct service from Houston, Texas will be a major boost for New Zealand business tourism, says Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ). More >>

New car to spearhead Summerfield assault on 2015

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:39:03 +1200 | Matt Summerfield Rallisport

Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield heads to the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Rally Whangarei, with a new car to give him his best chance at championship success to date.More >>

Winners of the Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:57:59 +1200 | Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards

Waikato writer and Christchurch photographer scoop the top prizes at the Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards 15 April 2015 – Auckland: Hamilton’s Venetia Sherson won the Cathay Pacific Travel Writer of the Year Award and Christchurch’s Paul ...More >>

Air New Zealand to fly direct to the heart of Texas

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:56:08 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand to fly direct to the heart of Texas - the gateway to southern hospitality More >>

Spectacular news from Air New Zealand, says tourism partner

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:39:57 +1200 | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand’s Chief Executive Kevin Bowler says today’s announcement from Air New Zealand regarding the commencement of flights between Houston in the USA and Auckland, is a spectacular one for the industry. “Visitor arrivals from ...More >>

New direct air service will fuel US visitor growth

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:32:46 +1200 | Tourism Industry Association

Air New Zealand’s announcement today that it will start flying direct to Houston, Texas will help New Zealand’s tourism industry accelerate growth out of the important US visitor market, says the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA).More >>

Everything’s bigger in Texas! - travel stateside on the rise

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:28:38 +1200 | Flight Centre

Air New Zealand this morning announced they will be opening a new route between Auckland and Houston (Texas, USA), a move Flight Centre NZ are very excited about. More >>

PM welcomes direct flights to Houston

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:26:04 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key has welcomed Air New Zealand’s announcement that it will begin operating direct flights between Houston and New Zealand. The new service will provide for a more direct route for the millions of ...More >>

Footwhistle Glowworm Cave celebrates 100 years guiding

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:32:53 +1200 | Media PA

It is a momentous occasion for the team at the Footwhistle Glowworm Cave Tour in Waitomo as they celebrate a combined 100 years of Guiding. The small Family team of Four Guides have over 100 years of guiding experience between them. “This is ...More >>


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