The building was commissioned by property owner Redson Corporation Holdings Limited for its tourism business Aotea Gifts.
Dunedin City Council is seeking feedback from employees, retailers and the public after Easter Sunday trading was allowed for the first time in the city this year.
Consumer spending across the restaurant, cafe, bar and nightclub sector grew by 15% over the past two years, according to a report from ANZ Bank.
Spending was subdued across most of the six retail industries including hospitality.
With Rotorua continuing to shine as a premier tourist destination in New Zealand, NZMA will open its first campus there this month, to deliver hospitality programmes for the local community.
Skyline Enterprises has unveiled concept plans for its proposed $26m redevelopment of O’Connells Pavillion shopping centre in Queenstown.
Hospitality New Zealand has thrown its support behind Queenstown Lakes District Council’s move to tighten rules around visitor accommodation.
One lucky Queenstown student has been granted a scholarship to give her the ultimate kickstart in New Zealand’s booming tourism industry.
The winners of Hospitality NZ/SKY Future Leader Scholarships have been announced.
Christmas is fast approaching and the shopping rush is starting to build. The pre-Christmas build-up starts gradually in November and climbs to a frenzy of activity in the last few days.
Invercargill Licensing Trust General Manager Greg Mulvey has been inducted into the Hospitality New Zealand Hall of Fame in recognition of his contribution to the hospitality industry and local community.
The very finest of Kiwi hospitality have once again been recognised at Hospitality New Zealand’s 20th annual Awards for Excellence gala dinner, held in central Wellington on Thursday night.
Seven of New Zealand’s best and brightest individuals working in the hospitality and accommodation sectors have been recognised for their hard work at the inaugural Hospitality New Zealand Rising Stars Awards 2017.
Confidence in New Zealand’s tourism sector growth is underpinning business sales in key hotspots around the country.
Hapuku Lodge + Tree Houses, Pullman Auckland and Wanaka’s Edgewater are among the 54 finalists announced for the 2017 Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence.
Clearview Estate Winery will be adding two more accolades to the walls after taking out the inaugural Outstanding Cellar Door award and the Outstanding Supplier / Sales Representative award for Lisa Clarke at the Hawke’s Bay Hospitality Awards.
The World Masters Games and the Lions rugby tour helped boost hospitality which saw record growth for the food and beverages services industry in the June 2017 quarter.
Ten regions around the country now have Roadmaps and Plans for their service sectors, with four more on the way, thanks to industry training organisation ServiceIQ.
The governments ‘tweaks to the tweaks’ regarding the proposed Essential Skills Visa changes has been welcomed by Hospitality New Zealand.
Growth in online job advertisements was steady at 0.5 per cent in June and 10.6 per cent over the year lead by hospitality and tourism jobs.
As of 1 July the Wellington City Council adopted an initiative to encourage cafes, bars and restaurants with outdoor dining areas to go smokefree by offering free outdoor dining licence fees for 2017-2018.
In his keynote address to the NZ Licensing Trust Association Conference
at the Copthorne Hotel in Masterton, the Minister of Internal Affairs, Peter Dunne highlights Invercargill’s plans to develop a new hotel in the city’s CBD as an example of the good trusts can achieve.
A rise in card spending in the hospitality industry in June coincided with the start of the British and Irish Lions rugby tour, according to Stats NZ.
New Zealand’s employment market continues to be extremely strong according to analysis of over 72,000 vacancies listed on Trade Me Jobs in the second quarter of 2017.
Aotea Gifts is working up plans for a new tourist retail development after buying a $6.65m site in Christchurch’s Cathedral Square.
Spending benefits from the Lions rugby tour spread to Otago this week with bars, clubs and cafes reporting a big boost in sales.
PRESS RELEASE: Bayleys Realty Group One of New Zealand’s northern-most vineyard/wineries and its associated restaurant and function venue have been placed on the market for sale. Marsden Estate is located some MORE »
More than a decade of travel and culinary adventures has come full circle with the appointment of Robin Lilley to the position of head chef at Crowne PlazaQueenstown.
The new Crowne Plaza Christchurch is promising to showcase the best fresh local produce the city and region have to offer in its brand-new café, bar and restaurant.
One of the toughest jobs to fill in New Zealand’s hospitality industry may become even more difficult to supply under proposed new immigration rules.
A country pub strategically located at the gateway to one of New Zealand’s most remote ecotourist attractions has been placed on the market for sale.
Tourist spending has seen hospitality revenues across New Zealand jump by 9.9% in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017 compared to the same period last year. Southland led the way recording MORE »
The Marlborough District Council has confirmed that shops may open for business this Easter Sunday, in time for this Easter’s Omaka Classic Fighters Airshow.
An Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy which will enable retailers throughout the Rotorua district to trade on Easter Sunday if they wish has been adopted by the council.
The vinous international spotlight will be on New Zealand’s capital this week with the Pinot Noir NZ 2017 celebration, described as the best Pinot Noir event on the planet.
22 May 2018 Hobbiton-themed Magic match dress unveiled
22 May 2018 Minchington on the move from ServiceIQ