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The Travel Corporation Releases 2021 Impact Report With Leading-edge Sustainability Initiatives

Mon, 16 May 2022 06:10:12 +1200 | The Travel Corporation

Creating positive change through climate action, food waste reduction, supporting developing destinations, animal welfare and additional projects AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND – May 16, 2022 – The Travel Corporation (TTC) today released its ...More >>

Is This The Best Family Holiday For Kiwis?

Fri, 13 May 2022 16:10:46 +1200 | Tourism Fiji

Auckland, New Zealand: Since opening its borders for international travel in December, Fiji has become the destination of choice for many families looking for an island getaway that prioritises health and safety – with new data suggesting there will ...More >>

COVID-19 Update From The New Zealand Government: New Zealand's Border To Open Fully From July 31

Wed, 11 May 2022 19:25:01 +1200 | COVID-19 All of Government Response Group

New Zealand’s international border will reopen to visa applications, including for visitors and students at 11.59pm on 31 July, two months earlier than planned, reconnecting families, businesses and migrant communities. Airlines and cruise ship ...More >>

Statement From Mayor Chadwick - Border And Support Announcements Welcomed

Wed, 11 May 2022 19:05:46 +1200 | Rotorua District Council

Today’s announcements about New Zealand’s borders fully re-opening on 31 July and packages to support the tourism sector’s rebuild should be great news for Rotorua, Mayor Steve Chadwick says. Cruise ships will also be able to come to New Zealand ...More >>

Tourism Industry Excited By Next Phase Of Border Reopening

Wed, 11 May 2022 16:16:59 +1200 | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry warmly welcomes today’s announcement by the Prime Minister that the opening date for visa-required travellers to enter New Zealand is being brought forward to 31 July 2022 – and that pre-departure testing would be dropped ...More >>

Welcome News For Beleaguered Travel And Tourism Industries As PM Sets Date For End Of Tests, Border Re-opening

Wed, 11 May 2022 15:24:29 +1200 | NZ Airports

The New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Prime Minister that the final Covid-related border restrictions will end on 31 July instead of in October. The PM was also “confident” that New Zealand’s ...More >>

Cautious Optimism As NZ Cruise Sector Gets Green Light

Wed, 11 May 2022 14:16:28 +1200 | NZ Cruise Association

After two years of closed maritime borders, today’s news that cruise ships can return to Aotearoa’s waters without restrictions from 31 July has been greeted with a sense of cautious optimism and relief, says the New Zealand Cruise Association. ...More >>

Northland Inc And Air New Zealand Collaborate To Help Travellers Enhance Their Northland Experience

Wed, 11 May 2022 12:44:44 +1200 | Northland Inc

Northland Inc has partnered with Air New Zealand to provide an online inspiration tool to encourage visitors to the Taitokerau Northland region, hosted on the Air New Zealand website. The Northland Trip Starter tool inspires travellers to consider ...More >>

Auckland Tourism Operators In Australia To Promote Region

Wed, 11 May 2022 10:21:02 +1200 | Auckland Unlimited

Auckland tourism operators will have an exclusive opportunity to reconnect with international trade partners on the ground in Sydney today to showcase Tamaki Makaurau Auckland. The Auckland is Calling Trade Event on 11 May organised by Auckland Unlimited ...More >>

Auckland Hospitality Icon, The Shakespeare, Celebrates 125th Birthday

Tue, 10 May 2022 09:39:57 +1200 | The Shakespeare Hotel

New Zealand’s hospitality icon, The Shakespeare Hotel, Restaurant and Bar is turning 125 and will be celebrating with a birthday bash this Saturday 14 May 2022. The ticketed event ‘Shakespeare 125’ will feature a menu created by celebrity chef Brett McGregor ...More >>

Lake Dunstan Cycle Trail Awarded Great Ride Status

Fri, 6 May 2022 18:09:29 +1200 | Central Lakes Trust

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Stuart Nash announced today that Central Otago’s newest cycle trail, the Lake Dunstan Trail has been awarded Great Ride status, along with the Whakarewarewa Forest Loop trail near Rotorua, taking the number of Great Rides ...More >>

Workforce Woes Continue For Tourism Operators

Fri, 6 May 2022 15:25:21 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

New Zealand’s tourism workforce is woefully understaffed and underprepared ahead of the busy ski season, National’s Associate Tourism spokesperson Joseph Mooney and Immigration spokesperson Erica Stanford say. “Working holidaymakers are this ...More >>

Getting Ready For The Return Of Cruise Ships To Akaroa

Fri, 6 May 2022 14:12:37 +1200 | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury, Christchurch City Council, ChristchurchNZ, and the Lyttelton Port Company recently briefed the Banks Peninsula Community Board about the likely return of cruise ships to Canterbury waters, explaining what preparations are in ...More >>

Dusit International Showcases Exciting New Products, Services, And Experiences At The Arabian Travel Market 2022

Fri, 6 May 2022 06:09:57 +1200 | ACN Newswire

Bangkok, Thailand, 5 May 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, will showcase its expanding portfolio of international properties, plus a wide range of new services and guest experiences, ...More >>

Nearly A Quarter Of Adults Plan Overseas Holidays In Next 12 Months

Thu, 5 May 2022 19:56:43 +1200 | Horizon Research Limited

More than 900,000 adults are planning an overseas holiday in the next 12 months as New Zealanders shake free of the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 76,900 say they’ll go in May. A Horizon Research survey finds 23% of adults planning to holiday overseas. ...More >>

Summer Bookings Bring Glimmer Of Hope To Tourism

Mon, 2 May 2022 10:30:36 +1200 | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is feeling hopeful as the country enters the next phase of its border reopening plan—with many operators excited to report forward bookings, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. While the industry is not expecting an immediate ...More >>

Tourism And Travel Back On The World Map

Mon, 2 May 2022 06:32:04 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New Zealand is back on the world map for international tourism and business travellers as the country opens up to visitors from around 60 visa-waiver countries who enjoy freer travel here from today. Tourism Minister Stuart Nash and Immigration Minister ...More >>

Statement Of Unresolved Issues Issued For Proposed THL/Apollo Merger

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 05:28:07 +1200 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of unresolved issues relating to an application from THL Group (Australia) Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Tourism Holdings Limited, seeking clearance to acquire 100% of the shares in Apollo Tourism & ...More >>

Spritzer EcoPark Upcycles Bottles To Celebrate Hari Raya Balik Kampung Bersama With Visitors

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 06:52:18 +1200 | ACN Newswire

Welcomes Visitors During Hari Raya Festive Season KUALA LUMPUR & TAIPING, Apr 27, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - It's time to visit the Spritzer EcoPark in Taiping, Perak and see the exciting Hari Raya Balik Kampung Bersama upcycling decorations ...More >>

NZ Tourism Industry Readies Its Welcome

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 11:31:44 +1200 | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Registrations are now open for TRENZ Hui 2022 Online , where Aotearoa New Zealand’s tourism industry will come together to get ready to welcome back international visitors. TRENZ Hui 2022 Online will take place on 25 and 26 May (one day later than previously ...More >>


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