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Air NZ & DOC partnership wins Tourism Industry Award

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 14:24:22 +1300 | Department of Conservation

Air New Zealand and the Department of Conservation (DOC) have won the Industry Alignment Award at the 2015 Tourism Industry Awards in Auckland. DOC and Air New Zealand were recognised for conservation and marketing work centred on DOC’s Great Walks. As ...More >>

Stage and Screen to manage rugby travel for SANZAR

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 12:14:20 +1300 | Flight Centre

Stage and Screen Travel Services, the entertainment and sports travel management brand of Flight Centre Travel Group, has won a five-year contract to provide travel management to SANZAR – a joint venture between the rugby unions of Argentina, Australia, ...More >>

NZ's Largest Private Sector Union Launches - 10am 7th Oct.

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 10:49:39 +1300 | EPMU

7 October is an historic day for the union movement as the largest private sector union in New Zealand is launched. Formed from the merger of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union and Service and Food Workers’ Union, the new union will ...More >>

Thrifty wins Tourism Award for Innovative Marketing Campaign

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 09:37:42 +1300 | Thrifty

Thrifty Car Rental has won the Tourism Marketing Campaign Award in the 2015 Tourism Industry Awards. The awards recognise individual and business excellence across the tourism industry.More >>

Tourism NZ lying over video, says safety campaigner

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 09:31:41 +1300 | Dog And Lemon guide

Claims by Tourism NZ that a promotional video showing a camper van driving down the wrong side of the road was the result of an 'honest mistake' are not true, says the car review website .More >>

Ziptrek Ecotours wins environmental tourism award

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 16:44:32 +1300 | Ziptrek Ecotours

A successful business driven by the ethos of ‘inspiration through adventure’ is how judges described Queenstown’s Ziptrek Ecotours in announcing it as the winner of the Environmental Tourism Award at this year’s Tourism Industry Awards.More >>

Coronet Peak caps off ‘stellar’ season with major award

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 16:09:33 +1300 | Coronet Peak

Capping off a stellar season, Queenstown’s Coronet Peak fought off stiff competition to win the Visitor Experience Award at the New Zealand Tourism Industry Awards this weekend.More >>

New 24-hour public toilet for inner city

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 13:47:00 +1300 | Rotorua Lakes Council

A new 24-hour free public toilet is to be installed in the inner city by Rotorua Lakes Council early next month [November]. More >>

'Golden Kiwi' back on sale

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 11:50:03 +1300 | Kiwi Regional Airlines

In a pitch to those who can remember the 'good old days', new airline Kiwi Regional has introduced the Golden Kiwi 'all you can fly' air pass. More >>

The sky’s the limit for Supreme Tourism Award Winner

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 10:11:12 +1300 | Tourism Industry Association

Skyline Rotorua, an attraction that offers a visitor experience and customer service second to none, has won the tourism industry’s highest accolade, the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Industry Award.More >>

Leading travel agent promotes cruel animal tourist events

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 09:55:02 +1300 | World Animal Protection

Sunday 4 October: One of the best known names in the international travel industry refuses to stop promoting cruel elephant rides, reveals the international animal charity, World Animal Protection.More >>

Dive Tutukaka’s Tourism Awards win great for Northland

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 09:21:40 +1300 | Northland Inc

Northland Inc general manager regional promotions Paul Davis says ‘Dive Tutukaka’s’ success in the 2015 Tourism Industry Awards (TIA) is a big boost for the industry in the region.More >>

Senior Citizen Stunt Car Drivers and Elephant Mahouts

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 15:26:26 +1300 | Discover Me Travel

No longer content with sterile cruise boat packages, pensioners are now after more adventurous experiences when they travel. More >>

Cruise season sets sail for 2015-16

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 11:39:51 +1300 | Cruise New Zealand

New Zealand’s biggest ever cruise season gets underway tomorrow when the Diamond Princess arrives in Wellington. More >>

NZ’s largest golf tournament to be hosted in Upper Hutt

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 16:48:31 +1300 | Upper Hutt City Council

The Royal Wellington Golf Club scores big as venue for the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship. More >>

Solar-powered shelter for Linwood Village bus users

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 16:43:49 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Linwood residents will be the first in the city to use a new solar-powered shelter that can charge their mobile devices while waiting for their bus. More >>

NZ to host major international golf tournament

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 16:38:45 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes today’s announcement that New Zealand will host the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship. More >>

The pressures of tourism growth – riding the wave

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 10:31:32 +1300 | Tourism Industry Association New Zealand

New Zealand’s $24 billion tourism industry is on a roll but its rapid growth is creating challenges which will be debated at the TIA National Tourism Summit in Wellington on Thursday 19 November.More >>

Deloitte Fast 50 regional winners announced

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 09:06:09 +1300 | Deloitte

The regional category winners of the 2015 Deloitte Fast 50 were announced tonight at cocktail events held around the country. More >>

Key travel partners hosted in Queenstown

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:25:22 +1300 | Hotel St Moritz Queenstown

Key travel partners from the inbound and wholesale sectors were recently treated to a two-day flying visit to Queenstown in advance of what’s set to be a lively summer.More >>


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