The NZ Cruise Association’s 2019 Conference in Auckland on 22 -23 August has shifted venue to the Aotea Centre on Queen Street.
The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s annual conference will be held in New Plymouth next year.
Christchurch will host the 2021 annual conference of Australia’s home-based travel agent network, TravelManagers.
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has announced its full executive team as the $475m venue counts down the 13 months to opening.
A little bit of a slowdown is no bad thing, says CIAL’s chief aeronautical and commercial officer.
Hundreds of the country’s tourism suppliers and ITOs are attending TECNZ and NZ Māori Tourism conferences this week.
Tourism New Zealand has rescheduled all 19 famils that were postponed as a result of the Christchurch mosque attack in March, with the trips now set to take place before the end of the year.
We can’t have the joint turning into Cancun or Bali, says Air NZ’s CEO.
A panel of industry heavy-hitters spoke at Tourism West Coast’s annual Celebration of Tourism event held at the West Coast Events Centre, Shantytown, yesterday.
Registrations have opened for Conventions and Incentives New Zealand Annual Conference and AGM being held at Queenstown from 29 to 31 October.
Around 270 holiday parks professionals were in Wellington last week for the Holiday Parks Conference 2019.
Associate tourism minister Peeni Henare has called for better communication and coordination between the tourism industry and central and local government in order to combat current challenges facing the sector.
Associate tourism minister Peeni Henare, Tourism New Zealand’s new chair, Jamie Tuuta, and Department of Conservation boss, Lou Sanson are all on the bill for this year’s Holiday Parks Conference which starts in earnest today.
The Department of Conservation has picked four rangers to attend the World Ranger Congress in Nepal on 12-16 November.
‘Business Health: Personal Health’ is the focus of Aviation NZ’s conference to be held at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland on 5 and 6 August.
Christchurch will tomorrow play host to Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s final Discussing Tourism fixture, bringing to a close the four-strong series that has taken place across the country this month.
Auckland and Queenstown have made Cvent’s inaugural top 10 list of the best meeting destinations in Australia and Oceania.
Tourism minister Kelvin Davis and Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel are among the speakers announced for this year’s TECNZ Conference on 14-15 August.
Air New Zealand chief executive, Christopher Luxon, is leading a panel of industry heavy-hitters lined up to speak at Tourism West Coast’s annual ‘Celebration of Tourism’ workshop next month.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa has opened registrations for its 2019 Tourism Summit Aotearoa event.
Marlborough has secured the Local Government New Zealand Conference for 2020 in a win that will see an estimated $861,000 pumped into the local economy.
Why some of New Zealand’s leading tourism businesses won’t pay.
Airbnb plans to continue to add market share in New Zealand, according to its head of public affairs, Brett Thomas.
More than 660 delegates are expected to attend the 2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference and Awards event at Cordis, Auckland.
With 15 months to go until Christchurch’s convention centre, Te Pae, opens its doors, the Ticker talks to the venue’s general manager, Ross Steele.
The operator’s GM, Ross Steele, on the work going into securing events ahead of the 2020 opening of Christchurch’s new $475m convention centre.
Around 1500 delegates are expected to attend the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association conference at Waikato University.
NZ’s $558m business events sector showed an increase in events, delegates and delegate days for the year to March.
In its final Business Events Delegate Survey, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has uncovered an error in historical delegate number totals which meant local and domestic delegate numbers have been over-represented in past reports.
Cruise Lines International Association global chairman and Royal Caribbean Cruises’ vice chairman, Adam Goldstein, is among a strong speaker line-up at the NZ Cruise Association’s seventh annual conference.
The 2020 South Pacific Tourism Exchange will be held at Christchurch on 25-26 May.
The venue has returned to the market with “near-full books” following an eight-year earthquake-induced hiatus.
Tourism New Zealand is leading a new drive which it says will “measure and maximise the lasting benefits generated by conferences” for New Zealanders.
Construction is to start at its Cable Street location in August and finish at the end of 2022.
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Auckland has secured the bid for the 34th International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI), which will see more than 500 delegates descend on the city in summer 2021.
The flagship venue has lost a number of pre-booked events.
Global macroeconomics shifts are coming home to roost in New Zealand’s $558m business events sector, with a slowdown in Australia being felt in destinations including Rotorua.
The biggest showcase for New Zealand’s $558m business events sector gets underway in earnest this morning, with close to 700 industry professionals making a beeline for MEETINGS 2019.
More than 100 international business event organisers from as from New Zealand’s key markets including Australia, the United States and China will be converging on Auckland next week for the country’s biggest showcase of conference and incentive products.
TRENZ 2020 will be held at at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 May next year.
New Zealand’s new $703m international convention centre plans to operate as a carbon neutral venue – the only one of its kind in Asia Pacific – following completion of construction in 2020.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa is on the hunt for funding to deliver a $1.9m three-year package of initiatives to attract New Zealanders to tourism careers.
TIA’s refreshed growth strategy sets an ambitious new target and places greater emphasis on sustainability.
Tool has been developed to support investment and product development in NZ’s $39bn tourism industry
New Zealand has climbed up the ranks of global conference destinations, last year moving to number 46 in the International Congress and Convention Association listing.
Around 1500 delegates packed into Rotorua’s Te Puia last night for an evening of networking and nibbles for the launch of 2019 TRENZ.
The govt’s Tourism Strategy, TIA’s revamped growth framework and the unveiling of a new TNZ campaign are on the agenda.
New boutique accommodation, gourmet dining options for group travel and wildlife experiences are just some of the new Waikato products being showcased at TRENZ 2019.
The award-winning event maestro on the evolution and the complexities of staging NZ’s biggest tourism showcase, TRENZ.