Visas commonly used for workers such as chefs or snow sport instructors will be rolled into a new catch-all visa type that requires all employers to be registered with Immigration New Zealand.
Concerns over the additional financial burden a doubling of sick leave will pile on fragile tourism and hospitality businesses have led to a raft of submissions against the government’s proposed increase.
“This will be crucial for towns such as Rotorua and Kaikoura, where the effects of Covid-19 will be particularly difficult due to loss of income from international tourism.”
Conventions & Incentives New Zealand has downsized its team following a business review triggered by the financial hit wrought by the Covid-19 crisis.
Tourism Talent New Zealand has launched Gig Connect, a new service designed to assist the tourism and hospitality industries to rebuild from the impact of Covid-19.
New Zealand’s inbound tour operators are “holding faith” that the tourism sector will receive further support from government as new research shows how deeply the industry has been hit by the Covid-19 outbreak.
Go with Tourism is ramping up its capability to support the industry’s employees in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Go with Tourism has launched a new $40,000 campaign as it moves to solidify its new position supporting the industry’s employees in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Emergency help is one the way for foreign workers made redundant by the collapse in tourism, says Immigration New Zealand.
The Govt has outlined the measures taken following the collapse of tourism and mayor Jim Boult’s call for more help.
Go with Tourism has pivoted from building New Zealand’s tourism workforce to supporting the industry’s employees in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Real Journeys has opened the first $1.5m phase of a new staff village at its popular Walter Peak farm tourism attraction, as the group keeps the door open for further developments across its Queenstown operation.
Dean Minchington is to step down from the helm of ServiceIQ to pursue fresh challenges after five years as chief executive.
The number of Tourism New Zealand staff who earned $100,000 jumped by almost a quarter in its 2017 financial year, compared to the previous period.
Tourism and hospitality operators are among the 70 businesses banned from hiring migrant workers after they breached labour laws.
The open letter signed this week by 100 companies has been applauded by the industry training organisation for the nation’s booming service sectors, ServiceIQ.
BusinessNZ wants to see New Zealand’s new Government focus harder on skill shortages.
The Hospitality & Tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries on SEEK, driven by strong growth in tourism numbers from both domestic and foreign visitors.
Real Journeys Chief Executive Richard Lauder says he is delighted the tourism company has been named the Supreme Winner at the Diversity Awards NZ as well as winning the Tomorrow’s Workforce Award.
Air New Zealand has been recognised for its efforts in empowering women in its workplace by Diversity Works New Zealand.
The newly established position of Business Development Director will oversee all channel sales and trade marketing activity including domestic and international travel trade, industry partnerships and business events.
The governments ‘tweaks to the tweaks’ regarding the proposed Essential Skills Visa changes has been welcomed by Hospitality New Zealand.
New Zealand’s fast growing tourism industry is pleased the Government has listened to its concerns about the proposed changes to temporary work visas.
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.
ServiceIQ’s chief executive, Dean Minchington, says a looming skills shortage is putting the service sector at risk and New Zealand will be the worse for it.
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.
New Zealand’s $48bn service sectors, which include the tourism industry, are at risk of a skills shortage according to a new report from Berl.