The New Zealand tourism industry needs to transitions from being focused on creating growth to optimising value from the $36bn sector.
SKYCITY Entertainment Group has unveiled its Horizon Hotel being built alongside the New Zealand International Convention Centre in Auckland.
Scenic Hotel Group has hired Kelly Watson, nee Stock, to be its new communications and brand specialist.
Heritage Hotels has promoted Gary Jarvis from group operations manager to the role of chief operating officer at Heritage Hotel Management.
Veronique Delattre has taken the helm of the Pullman Auckland as the hotel’s new general manager.
Wyndham Garden Remarkables Park, Queenstown brings Wyndham Hotel Group’s NZ portfolio to nine hotels.
How to better share the benefits of New Zealand’s tourism boom with the regions will be a big focus of this year’s New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference.
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Following an international search, Scenic Hotel Group has appointed Bharath Satyavolu to the newly created position of Group Director of Commercial.
New Zealand’s Scenic Hotel Group has embarked on a further refurbishment programme of four of its key hotels.
Sudima Hotels and Resorts has appointed Maree Welgus as Hotel Manager for the in-development Sudima Christchurch City.
French giant AccorHotels’ proposed A$1.2bn (NZ$1.3bn) takeover of Australia’s Mantra Group looks set to go ahead creating a 50,000 room behemoth in the Asia Pacific room.
Hotel occupancy rates across New Zealand rose by 2% last year but average daily rates and revenue per available room both jumped 11% during the same period.
Edgewater resort at Lake Wanaka has promoted its financial controller, Jon Brown, to the position of general manager.
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels said revenue per available room at its NZ assets grew by 8.2% in 2017, helping to drive hotel income up by 11.6% to $105.6m for the year to December.
One of New Zealand’s most iconic alpine resorts is being offered for sale through Colliers International.
Hospitality giant Wyndham Hotel Group and New Zealand developer Safari Group have announced plans to open an 85-room Ramada Suites in Manukau
Melissa Shaw has joined Sofitel Wellington as General Manager, bringing decades of experience in the luxury accommodation industry.
Jet Park Hotel and Snowplanet both won the supreme prize at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 for the southern and northern regions respectively.
As Hospitality and Tourism continues to be a vital industry in Australasia, Grand Chancellor Hotels responds by growing their Australia and New Zealand Corporate Head Office team.
Ports of Auckland wants to build a new hotel, a rooftop public park and upgrade its cruise berths on its waterfront site, according to a draft 30-year master plan released today.
More than 50 travel agents and travel industry representatives from around the country will head to Wellington for the premiere of La Nuit by Sofitel – the brand’s signature event.
The Queen City is about to get a grander Windsor, with innovative, quality dining to match in a setting dear to Auckland’s heritage.
Colliers International has been exclusively appointed to sell the 72-room, 4.5 star Hotel Coachman, arguably Palmerston North’s most popular hotel and event facility.
The George, one of New Zealand’s most treasured boutique hotels and the only hotel in Christchurch with a one to one staff to guest ratio has been named in the top ten hotels in Australia and New Zealand by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine.
Crowne Plaza Christchurch has exceeded opening budgets for rooms, food and beverage and conferencing.
The Commerce Commission could investigate French giant AccorHotel’s proposed A$1.2bn (NZ$1.3bn) takeover of Australia’s Mantra Group if the deal substantially reduces competition in the New Zealand hotel operator market.
The Novotel Tainui Hamilton hotel will undergo a 40-room expansion next year to serve the hotel’s growing customer base in the quality accommodation market.
The design team behind the stunning new Crowne Plaza Christchurch has won a silver award in a national competition.
A landmark Nelson peninsula property, home to well-known pub The Honest Lawyer, is on the market for sale.
Europe’s largest hotel group, Accor, has made a US$930m (NZ$1.3bn) bid for Australia’s Mantra Group, which could see a number of New Zealand assets change hands.
Investors in a failed Queenstown hotel and apartment development have won back $10m worth of deposits following a long-running dispute that has ended in the Supreme Court.
IHG New Zealand has welcomed internationally-experienced Kelly Eichholtz to the position of Area Director of Sales and Marketing New Zealand.
Jennifer Harper has been appointed the new general manager of the Heritage Collection Lake Resort, Cromwell.
To both locals’ and travellers’ delight, Wellington’s decadent Sofitel will reopen its doors in October, following a temporary hiatus.
The property unveiled its new-look rooms and suites, along with upgrades to public areas this week to coincide with the start of the resort’s vibrant summer season.
New Zealand hotel room rates are cheaper than comparable international destinations and could justifiably increase further, according to a Lincoln University study.
Free wi-fi access to the internet is the number one amenity sought by hotel guests, according to survey conducted by The Rees Hotel Queenstown.
Sarah Croskery has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing (DOSM) for the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor and Hotel Grand Chancellor Auckland City.
The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is proud to support ‘New Zealand’s Worth Loving’ (NZWL) Wellington Pollution Awareness Mural and Clean-up Day.
Scenic Hotel Group founder, the late Earl Hagaman has been recognised posthumously with the prestigious Crowe Horwath International Sir Jack Newman ‘Outstanding Industry Leader’ Award at the 2017 New Zealand Tourism Awards.
The Rees Hotel Queenstown was joint winner of ‘Best NZ Hotel’ and ‘Best Hotel Chef’ in Friday night’s prestigious 2017 HM Awards for Accommodation and Hotel Excellence held in Sydney.
A lifestyle art hotel and a public gallery have been proposed as part of the $73m, 1,100-seat Waikato Regional Theatre development in Hamilton.
New Zealand’s ongoing tourism boom has led to the highest levels of hotel development activity on record, according to Colliers International.
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.
Hotel developers are being targeted in the sale of a substantial Auckland CBD corner site.
Marriott International is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Gallop as General Manager of Four Points by Sheraton Auckland.
Hotel occupancy rates highest in 10 years but flattening as revenue growth slows outside of
The value of consents for hotels, motels, and other short-term accommodation shot up to $490m in the yer to June.
CPG Hotels has entered into franchise agreements with AccorHotels for its refurbished Hotel Grand Windsor on Queen Street and its new Eden Crescent Hotel.
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