Labour’s promised $25 border levy, money from the new $1bn regional fund, working with industry on immigration and work visas, and the possible return of a Ministry, are all on the agenda for the new Minister of Tourism.
Following the revelation yesterday by the Ticker that Australia’s Blue Sky has spent millions on a stake in Queenstown’s Active Adventures, we take a look at the role PE is playing in Australian tourism and what that may mean for the industry here.
Launched last week, the peer-to-peer accommodation provider has added Queenstown to its Experiences offer.
To mark International Women’s Day, the Ticker talks to ten women operators who are making their mark on New Zealand’s tourism industry.
The issue of whether residential ratepayers who rent out their homes for profit should pay rates in line with their commercial counterparts is not a new one.
Six major sports tourism events are set to pump more than $210m into the New Zealand economy in 2017.
Overtourism and how destinations get smarter about solving it is one of fifteen megatrends predicted to define travel in 2017 according to Skift.
Booming Chinese visitor numbers present a huge opportunity to create new agritourism products and experiences, according to ANZ Bank.
Whale Watch Kaikoura will be doing all it can to put the South Island town back on the tourist map, says general manager Kauahi Ngapora.
Kaikoura tourism operators are yet to get to grips with the impact Monday’s devastating 7.8 magnitude quake will have on their businesses.