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Worldwide reputation at the border recognised

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:26:35 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says positive results from Customs’ passenger and commercial satisfaction surveys confirm New Zealand’s already strong worldwide reputation for efficiency at the border.More >>

Air NZ shares fall, analysts query capital return strategy

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:49:08 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand’s share price has dropped 16 percent in the last three months and 5.7 percent since announcing a record $327 million net profit this week and indicating a significant earnings uplift for the 2016 financial ...More >>

Air NZ shares fall, analysts query capital return strategy

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:49:03 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand’s share price has dropped 16 percent in the last three months and 5.7 percent since announcing a record $327 million net profit this week and indicating a significant earnings uplift for the 2016 financial ...More >>

thl Financial Results for the Year to 30 June 2015

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:16:49 +1200 | Tourism Holdings Limited

• Operating Profit Before Financing Costs and Tax (1) (EBIT) of $32 million, up 42% on prior year More >>

Cruise season soon to set sail

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:13:43 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 28 August) - Dunedin is gearing up for the arrival of the first cruise ship in early October of what will be a busy season. More >>

New air service a win for South Island and tourism

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:03:55 +1200 | Tourism Industry Association New Zealand

Today’s announcement of a new air service linking Christchurch and southern China will help deliver on the tourism industry’s goal of growing total annual tourism revenue to $41 billion in by 2025, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) ...More >>

China air services game-changer for South Island tourism

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:38:09 +1200 | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) says new direct air services between China and Christchurch are a significant game-changer for tourism in the South Island. CCT chief executive Tim Hunter says direct flights are likely to boost Chinese visitor ...More >>

PM announces further funding for Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:13:55 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key today announced a further $935,000 will be invested to help complete the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail. More >>

Tourism Holdings boosts profit 81% on wider campervan margin

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:38:12 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings, the campervan rental company, boosted annual profit 81 percent, slightly ahead of guidance, after strengthening its balance sheet and improving margins. More >>

Air NZ fare cuts point to domestic battle with Jetstar

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:26:59 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Air NZ's pre-emptive cut to regional domestic fares points to full-on battle, travel agents say More >>

New Zealand - a “pure gold” cruise experience

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:18:18 +1200 | Cruise New Zealand

New Zealand offers cruise passengers “pure gold experiences” and has the potential to capture a bigger share of the world’s fastest growing form of leisure travel, say international cruise line representatives who spoke at the recent Cruise New ...More >>

SkyCity still weighing US private placement of notes

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:23:28 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - SkyCity Entertainment Group may raise more capital selling notes in the US private placement market after completing the sale of as much as $125 million of seven-year bonds next month that it plans to use to repay bank debt.More >>

Insurance giants partner with NZ’s tourism industry

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:18:56 +1200 | Tourism Industry Association New Zealand

The Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA), as the peak industry organisation for New Zealand’s tourism sector, is delighted to announce it has entered into a new Premier Business Partnership arrangement with two of the world’s largest ...More >>

Club Med Finolhu Villas scoop top design award

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:30:21 +1200 | Club Med

26 August 2015 – After only being open a short time the stunning Finolhu Villas by Club Med in the Maldives have scooped an international design award winning best Beach Hotel design in the International Hotel and Property Awards 2015. Located on ...More >>

UPDATE: Air NZ's Luxon trumpets record result

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:46:33 +1200 | BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Air NZ's Luxon trumpets record result in global airline market where many struggle More >>

Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:26:52 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand's has had its alliance with Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific on the Auckland-Hong route has been extended for another four years after the national airline got sign-off from Transport Minister Simon Bridges.More >>

Tourism Industry Awards Northland Finalists

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:02:55 +1200 | Northland Inc

The strong Northland representation, with five finalists in 10 categories in the 2015 Tourism Industry Awards (TIA), speaks volumes for the quality and growing success of the industry in the region says Northland Inc, general manager regional promotions ...More >>

New tourism brand identity announced for Queenstown

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:17:26 +1200 | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (25 August 2015) - Destination Queenstown (DQ) has today unveiled an exciting new brand identity for the Queenstown region, following two years of extensive research and creative development.More >>

New Zealand’s booming tourism sector

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:43:51 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Last week we announced a record 3 million people visited New Zealand over the past year. Watch my video on the tourism sector here. More >>

Air NZ & Cathay Pacific alliance reauthorised

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:50:45 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The extension of a strategic alliance between Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific will result in more benefits to travellers than would otherwise have been the case, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. Mr Bridges has reauthorised the alliance for ...More >>

 

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