The former TBOP boss will lead the launch of a new leadership academy for tourism professionals.
Chief executive Paul Atkins says tangible evidence of regenerative possibilities has lasting impact on visitors.
New appointments at Tourism New Zealand, Tourism Holdings Limited, Air New Zealand, and Queenstown and Dunedin Airport.
The former CEO of Metlifecare and Housing NZ, Glen Sowry, returns to the aviation sector.
The aviation company fends off questions about the change, which also sees the former All Black end his directorship.
THL appoints new chief technology officer, Air NZ announces three new directors on its board.
Tourism New Zealand has appointed Steven Dixon to be Qualmark’s general manager.
Departures at Hurunui Tourism & Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, AJ Hackett, and new appointments at TBOP, The Scenic Hotel and more.
QLDC-led project aims to help hospitality and tourism businesses collaborate on technology.
Paul Atkins will replace Professor Dame Cindy Kiro.
Scenic Hotel Group has appointed Karl Luxon to the newly created role of chief operating officer.
Online travel booking and expense management firm Serko has appointed Shane Sampson chief financial officer.
A raft of board changes but new hires too at PurePods and Hilton Auckland.
Wellington International Airport board director Alison Gerry has resigned, effective 29 June.
Rob Jager and Linda Jenkinson will retire from the Air New Zealand’s board at this year’s annual shareholders meeting.
Appointments at Nelson Airport, Wayfare, MoaTrek, G Adventures, Maverick Digital and QT Auckland.
Chief conservation officer to conservation and sustainability initiatives across the group.
Partnerships and collaborations are a priority for ChristchurchNZ’s new tourism boss.
Tourism New Zealand says it has four areas of focus to further develop the domestic work it started a year ago.
Departing Qualmark boss Gregg Anderson hails the potential of environmentally-focused operators in post-Covid tourism.
Appointments at ChristchurchNZ, SkyCity and Get Smart, resignations at Qualmark and Wellington Museum.
Appointments at Air New Zealand, Development West Coast and Ramada.
Air New Zealand has appointed Nikhil Ravishankar as its new chief digital officer.
Dealing with the ongoing impacts of the pandemic and the consequences of the government’s decarbonisation agenda are the top priorities for the Bus & Coach Association’s new chief executive.
Armitage to leave Auckland Unlimited and new appointments at the Bus and Coach Association, ChristchurchNZ, and Maverick Digital.
The director-general says he will leave on 13 September.
New appointments at Nelson Airport, Kathmandu Holdings, and resignations at Ports of Auckland, Millennium & Copthorne, and Destination Rotorua.
Auckland Airport chief executive Adrian Littlewood will leave the operator near the end of the year.
New appointments at MediaWorks, Queenstown Chamber of Commerce, TNZ, CEDA, Great South and Active Adventures
BlackCat Cruises board chair and co-owner Paul Bingham has joined tourism and transport operator Entrada Travel Group, also as board chair.
KiwiRail chair Brian Corban passed away on Saturday.
Tasman Tourism has appointed Nikki Fisher to chief executive to help guide the Australian-based operator’s expansion both at home and in New Zealand.
New appointments at SkyCity, Wayfare and Hospitality New Zealand.
The chief executive has led the RTO through both extraordinary growth and challenges.
New appointments at Hospitality New Zealand, Maritime New Zealand and Development West Coast.
Development West Coast has appointed Patrick Dault to be its new destination and tourism manager.
Appointments at ChristchurchNZ, Nelson Regional Development Agency and Tourism Central Otago.
TNZ goes inhouse to promote René de Monchy to the top job at the national marketing body.
After five years leading the airport, Colin Keel is moving to Auckland.
Move comes after RTO absorbed into Southland economic development agency Great South.
Tourwriter is “realigning” its leadership team so that they are ready “to hit the ground running alongside our customers”, according to chief executive Pierre Malou.
Toe Toe’s Kohutapu Lodge and Tribal Tours won the 2019 NZ Tourism Industry Awards’ community engagement category.
SkyCity Entertainment Group is appointing three new directors to its board group, pending approval.
New appointments at Air NZ, Heritage Hotels, Tranzit and DGLT board.
Air New Zealand’s chief digital officer is leaving the company after two years in the role.
Tourism industry appointments for the week to 12 March 2021.
A former airline CEO and Air NZ marketing manager has taken one of the country’s top destination marketing jobs.
Young Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has reappointed Auckland Unlimited’s Zac Watson its board chair.
Tourism industry appointments for the week to 5 March 2021
Tourism industry appointments for the week to 19 February 2021