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Solid Foundations Recognised at ZEALANDIA

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:23:30 +1200 | Zealandia

Robbie Tocher mucks in to plant a flax bush during the Foundation Members' Day under the watchful eye of his grandmother, Naomi. More >>

Argent Motor Lodge 4 star plus Qualmark-rated accommodation

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:46:57 +1200 | Argent Motor Lodge Hamilton

Hamilton-based Argent Motor Lodge is excited to announce its 4 star plus Qualmark rating. Qualmark is New Zealand tourism’s official mark of quality. Qualmark works with a core set of criteria specifically designed to deliver an equitable and consistent ...More >>

Emirates’ Onboard Amenities Win Top Honours

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:10:19 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

Emirates’ Onboard Amenities Win Top Honours Emirates Airline has received international recognition for its onboard amenities, winning top honours for its Business Class amenity kits and children’s give-aways at the recent TravelPlus Airline Amenity ...More >>

Tourism boom lifts hotel market

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:06:53 +1200 | Colliers International

An emerging tourism boom is helping the New Zealand hotel sector recover from five years of modest growth, with a resurgence of demand stimulating increases in occupancy and room rates. More >>

Easter bonus for holiday parks

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:34:51 +1200 | Holiday Parks Association

The Easter/Anzac Day holiday period is bringing an end-of-season windfall to holiday parks, with confidence levels rising to an all-time high. More >>

Germany jumps to NZ’s fifth largest market

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:21:41 +1200 | Tourism New Zealand

With 9,424 extra arrivals for the 12 months to the end of March, Germany has overtaken Japan to become New Zealand’s fifth largest visitor market. Total arrivals from Germany were up 14.5 per cent for the year to 74,224 – the highest ever recorded ...More >>

Fewer international travellers due to later Easter

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:32:42 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand in March 2014 were affected by the later timing of Easter, and later school holidays in some key source countries, Statistics New Zealand said today. The number of visitors in March (253,600) was down 6 percent from last ...More >>

300 international tourism buyers prepare for TRENZ 2014

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:40:49 +1200 | Tourism Industry Association

Almost 300 tourism and travel buyers from around the world will converge on Auckland next month to attend TRENZ 2014, eager to discover what new and exciting tourism products New Zealand has to offer consumers in their home markets.More >>

Partnership targets visitor safety on New Zealand roads

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:03:45 +1200 | Joint Media Statement

Partnership targets visitor safety on New Zealand roads Tourism New Zealand, the New Zealand Transport Agency and Air New Zealand have joined forces to target Chinese tourists with important road safety messages before they get behind the wheel. A ...More >>

Ring in 2015 at Hogmanay

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:37:14 +1200 | Back Roads Touring

Save NZ$123 per person on a small group tour taking you to one of the world’s biggest New Year parties, Hogmanay in Edinburgh, with Back-Roads Touring. More >>

WINTA Recognises Aboriginal Tourism Leadership

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:11:56 +1200 | WINTA

The World Indigenous Tourism Alliance has recognised the Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia for its Leadership in Indigenous Tourism Organisational Development, consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ...More >>

Kiwi Experience Rolls Out Luxurious New European Fleet

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:29:43 +1200 | Kiwi Experience

Kiwi Experience is thrilled to announce the introduction of the first six new state-of-the-art Scania Euro 5 Engine coaches to its fleet. More >>

New Appointment - Heritage Christchurch Resident Manager

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:53:56 +1200 | Heritage Hotels

Heritage Hotel Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Ana Vivas as the new resident manager of Heritage Christchurch. More >>

Ambitious Project to Reimagine Hotel Food

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:18:32 +1200 | Heritage Hotels

Food-lovers everywhere are placing greater importance on locally sourced, sustainable ingredients. The raw food movement is sweeping the world. In New Zealand Heritage Hotels are increasingly choosing to buy fresh produce in season. Combine these major ...More >>

Long weekends on less fuel

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:14:38 +1200 | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

With Easter and ANZAC day falling within a week of each other this year and schools breaking for Term One on April 17, many will be taking the opportunity to squeeze in one last holiday road trip before winter hits. Motorists can make their fuel go ...More >>

Onehunga and Manukau Harbour "shadows of their true selves"

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:59:49 +1200 | AUT University

Business owners and community organisations around the Manukau Harbour can find out how to improve their online visibility at a presentation by tourism researchers on 30 April.More >>

Fifa U-20 World Cup NZ 2015 Kick Off Times Announced

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:36:02 +1200 | FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015

An array of kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages has been confirmed for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015. More >>

Christchurch Multiple Birth Club Members meet Royalty

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:58:02 +1200 | NZ Multiple Birth Association

“Wow this looks daunting, please do not ask me to babysit” stated Prince William when he meet five of our wonderful members and their fraternal twins this week in Christchurch. William also asked if the sets where identical, which was quite funny ...More >>

New luxury hotel to boost Auckland economy

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:36:48 +1200 | ATEED

New luxury hotel to boost Auckland economy A new five-star hotel development on Auckland’s waterfront will strengthen the region’s visitor economy says Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED). Waterfront Auckland and Beijing based developer ...More >>

Royal Visit results in great exposure for Explore Group

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:53:29 +1200 | Explore

The highly publicised match race between the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Friday shone the international media spotlight brightly on Explore Group, New Zealand’s preeminent marine tourism operator.More >>


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