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New Zealand lodges make Top 20 Hideaways

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:15:40 +1200 | Tourism New Zealand

As a luxury hideaway holiday, New Zealand's reputation has just received a triple endorsement with three exclusive lodges named in the latest edition of the world's Top 20 Hideaways in Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report .More >>

New Zealand launches world-first adventure experience

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:14:48 +1200 | Tourism New Zealand

5X1NZ is a world-first adventure sports experience - STA's ultimate one-day thrills package in Queenstown New Zealand. More >>

Auckland Airport Monthly Traffic Update August 2014

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:17:31 +1200 | Auckland Airport

1.0% International passenger volumes (excluding transit passengers) were 1.0% higher in August 2014 than the previous year. Winter holiday travel continued to drive growth with Pacific Island routes up 4.4% and travel to Hawaii up 9.1%. South America travel ...More >>

Stunt video captures attention of youth travellers

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:41:49 +1200 | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand will whet the appetite of adventure travellers around the world from today with the launch of its 5X1NZ stunt video featuring extreme athlete Chuck Berry completing five adrenalin-fuelled activities in one continuous go – all in ...More >>

Jetstar launches domestic ‘Punctuality Promise’ campaign

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:55:15 +1200 | Jetstar

Jetstar today announced an innovative ‘Punctuality Promise’ campaign where domestic passengers will be given a $25 flight voucher if their flight arrives more than 10 minutes later than scheduled.More >>

Europe and UK Travel Set to Rise for Christchurch Residents

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:32:05 +1200 | House of Travel

A year of major events in Europe and the United Kingdom will see a rise in bookings for local residents, despite the Christchurch earthquake still affecting people’s travel plans, says the owner-operator of a new travel agency.More >>

Sporting teams’ in-demand motel goes on the market for sale

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:14:35 +1200 | Bayleys

The land, buildings and business comprising the Howick Motor Lodge in Auckland have been placed on the market for sale. More >>

Argent Motor Lodge Renews Sponsorship Of Top Athlete

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:52:34 +1200 | Argent Motor Lodge Hamilton

Award-winning Hamilton-based business Argent Motor Lodge has continued their position as leaders in the growing social giving movement in New Zealand through their renewed sponsorship of successful New Zealand athlete, Camille Buscomb.More >>

Creating profit is about creating purpose

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:28:04 +1200 | Hospitality New Zealand

Forget flogging your product - the secret to delivering a great customer experience is having a higher purpose. More >>

Child proofing your holiday

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:23:51 +1200 | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

With the school holidays approaching and many families planning an overseas trip, Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) is advising parents to pack an extra ration of caution in their luggage. More >>

Experience the tastes of Malaysia in your own backyard

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:04:46 +1200 | Trio Communications

From mouth-watering Nasi Lemak and Beef Redang to sizzling Satay and tangy Laksa – Malaysian food excites the senses! More >>

Western markets driving continued growth

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:29:48 +1200 | Tourism New Zealand

Visitor growth from the western markets has pushed up international visitor arrivals for the year-ending August 2014 to 2.8 million, up 5.3 per cent year-on-year. Tourism New Zealand General Manager Corporate Affairs Deborah Gray, says while the month ...More >>

Tourism operators urged to vote strategically

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:52:16 +1200 | Tourism Industry Association

Tourism operators should make sure they know their local candidates’ view on tourism and use their vote to support the country’s second largest export industry, says Chris Roberts, Chief Executive, Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA).More >>

National innovation award for Rotorua

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:01:01 +1200 | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Visitor Centre & i-SITE has won the Innovation Award at the 2014 National i-SITE Conference in Dunedin this week. More >>

New Zealand residents take more overseas trips

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:57:14 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand residents departed on 2.24 million overseas trips in the August 2014 year, up 2 percent from 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Emirates responds to swift Nigeria service growth

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:46:48 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

19 September 2014 – Only two months after launching its operations to Nigerian capital Abuja, Emirates has today announced it will upgrade the route’s operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200ER, starting from October 1, 2014.More >>

NZ Whaling resolution passes

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:11:11 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the International Whaling Commission’s passing of a New Zealand resolution enshrining the International Court of Justice’s decision on Japanese whaling.More >>

Air New Zealand adds more seats to historic Samoa game

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:33:35 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will increase capacity between Auckland and Apia to coincide with next year’s historic first match between the All Blacks and Manu Samoa on Samoan soil.More >>

Kaitaia man remanded in custody

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:29:00 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A 56-year-old Kaitaia man has been remanded in custody in relation to sexual offence charges. Michael Harris appeared in the Kaitaia District Court this afternoon on a number of charges including: • Aggravated Wounding (drugging of a victim to facilitate ...More >>

Growth in passenger numbers drives Airport result

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:06:57 +1200 | Christchurch Airport

Christchurch International Airport Limited (CIAL) has reported encouraging growth in its operating performance for the year ended 30 June 2014, driven by revenue growth across all aspects of the business – aeronautical, commercial and property. Chairman ...More >>


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