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28 Jul 2021  

Dunne joins Miles Partnership as director of destination strategy

The former TBOP boss will lead the launch of a new leadership academy for tourism professionals.


Zealandia a symbol of tangible regeneration – departing CEO Paul Atkins
23 Jul 2021   /

Zealandia a symbol of tangible regeneration – departing CEO Paul Atkins

Chief executive Paul Atkins says tangible evidence of regenerative possibilities has lasting impact on visitors.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 23 July
23 Jul 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 23 July

New appointments at Tourism New Zealand, Tourism Holdings Limited, Air New Zealand, and Queenstown and Dunedin Airport.


Queenstown Airport appoints former Air NZ GM as CEO
21 Jul 2021   /

Queenstown Airport appoints former Air NZ GM as CEO

The former CEO of Metlifecare and Housing NZ, Glen Sowry, returns to the aviation sector.


Richie McCaw offloads Christchurch Helicopters ownership
20 Jul 2021   /

Richie McCaw offloads Christchurch Helicopters ownership

The aviation company fends off questions about the change, which also sees the former All Black end his directorship.


Tourism Holdings, Air NZ make senior appointments
19 Jul 2021  

Tourism Holdings, Air NZ make senior appointments

THL appoints new chief technology officer, Air NZ announces three new directors on its board.


Tourism NZ fills Qualmark GM role
19 Jul 2021   /

Tourism NZ fills Qualmark GM role

Tourism New Zealand has appointed Steven Dixon to be Qualmark’s general manager.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 16 July
16 Jul 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 16 July

Departures at Hurunui Tourism & Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, AJ Hackett, and new appointments at TBOP, The Scenic Hotel and more.


Ex-Wayfare exec to lead hospo/tourism tech cluster development
14 Jul 2021   /

Ex-Wayfare exec to lead hospo/tourism tech cluster development

QLDC-led project aims to help hospitality and tourism businesses collaborate on technology.


Zealandia’s Atkins appointed Royal Society Te Apārangi CEO
13 Jul 2021   /

Zealandia’s Atkins appointed Royal Society Te Apārangi CEO

Paul Atkins will replace Professor Dame Cindy Kiro.


Scenic snaps up former M&C VP Karl Luxon for newly created role
9 Jul 2021   /

Scenic snaps up former M&C VP Karl Luxon for newly created role

Scenic Hotel Group has appointed Karl Luxon to the newly created role of chief operating officer.


Serko appoints new CFO to start October
6 Jul 2021   /

Serko appoints new CFO to start October

Online travel booking and expense management firm Serko has appointed Shane Sampson chief financial officer.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 2 July
2 Jul 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 2 July

A raft of board changes but new hires too at PurePods and Hilton Auckland.


Director change at Wellington Airport
1 Jul 2021   /

Director change at Wellington Airport

Wellington International Airport board director Alison Gerry has resigned, effective 29 June.


Air New Zealand directors to leave board
29 Jun 2021  

Air New Zealand directors to leave board

Rob Jager and Linda Jenkinson will retire from the Air New Zealand’s board at this year’s annual shareholders meeting.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 25 June
25 Jun 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 25 June

Appointments at Nelson Airport, Wayfare, MoaTrek, G Adventures, Maverick Digital and QT Auckland.


Wayfare promotes Legnavsky, Norris made chief conservation officer
22 Jun 2021   /

Wayfare promotes Legnavsky, Norris made chief conservation officer

Chief conservation officer to conservation and sustainability initiatives across the group.


Christchurch ‘beautiful basecamp for exploration’ – Kath Low
17 Jun 2021   /

Christchurch ‘beautiful basecamp for exploration’ – Kath Low

Partnerships and collaborations are a priority for ChristchurchNZ’s new tourism boss.


One year on: How TNZ will evolve its domestic campaign
16 Jun 2021   /

One year on: How TNZ will evolve its domestic campaign

Tourism New Zealand says it has four areas of focus to further develop the domestic work it started a year ago.


NZ operators have world-class stories to tell – Qualmark’s departing GM
11 Jun 2021   /

NZ operators have world-class stories to tell – Qualmark’s departing GM

Departing Qualmark boss Gregg Anderson hails the potential of environmentally-focused operators in post-Covid tourism.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 11 June
11 Jun 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 11 June

Appointments at ChristchurchNZ, SkyCity and Get Smart, resignations at Qualmark and Wellington Museum.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 4 June
4 Jun 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 4 June

Appointments at Air New Zealand, Development West Coast and Ramada.


Air NZ grabs new chief digital officer from Vector
3 Jun 2021   /

Air NZ grabs new chief digital officer from Vector

Air New Zealand has appointed Nikhil Ravishankar as its new chief digital officer.


The top priorities for Bus & Coach’s new boss, Ben McFadgen
31 May 2021   /

The top priorities for Bus & Coach’s new boss, Ben McFadgen

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.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 28 May
28 May 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 28 May

Armitage to leave Auckland Unlimited and new appointments at the Bus and Coach Association, ChristchurchNZ, and Maverick Digital.


DOC’s Lou Sanson sets departure date, to leave after eight years
25 May 2021   /

DOC’s Lou Sanson sets departure date, to leave after eight years

The director-general says he will leave on 13 September.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 21 May
21 May 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 21 May

New appointments at Nelson Airport, Kathmandu Holdings, and resignations at Ports of Auckland, Millennium & Copthorne, and Destination Rotorua.


Auckland Airport CEO Adrian Littlewood resigns
20 May 2021  

Auckland Airport CEO Adrian Littlewood resigns

Auckland Airport chief executive Adrian Littlewood will leave the operator near the end of the year.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 14 May
14 May 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 14 May

New appointments at MediaWorks, Queenstown Chamber of Commerce, TNZ, CEDA, Great South and Active Adventures


BlackCat Cruises’ Bingham takes chair at Entrada
10 May 2021   /

BlackCat Cruises’ Bingham takes chair at Entrada

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 passes
4 May 2021   /

KiwiRail chair Brian Corban passes

KiwiRail chair Brian Corban passed away on Saturday.


Tasman Tourism appoints CEO, expands in NZ
30 Apr 2021   /

Tasman Tourism appoints CEO, expands in NZ

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.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 30 April
30 Apr 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 30 April

New appointments at SkyCity, Wayfare and Hospitality New Zealand.


TBOP’s Kristin Dunne resigns
28 Apr 2021   /

TBOP’s Kristin Dunne resigns

The chief executive has led the RTO through both extraordinary growth and challenges.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 16 April
16 Apr 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 16 April

New appointments at Hospitality New Zealand, Maritime New Zealand and Development West Coast.


DWC restructures tourism team, Jim Little to leave
13 Apr 2021  

DWC restructures tourism team, Jim Little to leave

Development West Coast has appointed Patrick Dault to be its new destination and tourism manager.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 9 April
9 Apr 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 9 April

Appointments at ChristchurchNZ, Nelson Regional Development Agency and Tourism Central Otago.


Tourism New Zealand appoints CEO
8 Apr 2021   /

Tourism New Zealand appoints CEO

TNZ goes inhouse to promote René de Monchy to the top job at the national marketing body.


Queenstown Airport CEO resigns
8 Apr 2021   /

Queenstown Airport CEO resigns

After five years leading the airport, Colin Keel is moving to Auckland.


Destination Fiordland manager leaves
6 Apr 2021   /

Destination Fiordland manager leaves

Move comes after RTO absorbed into Southland economic development agency Great South.


Tourwriter changes leadership ahead of “unprecedented boom”
31 Mar 2021   /

Tourwriter changes leadership ahead of “unprecedented boom”

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.


Nadine Toe Toe appointed to Air NZ panel
29 Mar 2021   /

Nadine Toe Toe appointed to Air NZ panel

Toe Toe’s Kohutapu Lodge and Tribal Tours won the 2019 NZ Tourism Industry Awards’ community engagement category.


SkyCity board to appoint three new directors
29 Mar 2021   /

SkyCity board to appoint three new directors

SkyCity Entertainment Group is appointing three new directors to its board group, pending approval.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 26 March
26 Mar 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 26 March

New appointments at Air NZ, Heritage Hotels, Tranzit and DGLT board.


Air New Zealand loses another executive
15 Mar 2021   /

Air New Zealand loses another executive

Air New Zealand’s chief digital officer is leaving the company after two years in the role.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 12 March
12 Mar 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 12 March

Tourism industry appointments for the week to 12 March 2021.


Destination Queenstown appoints CEO
8 Mar 2021   /

Destination Queenstown appoints CEO

A former airline CEO and Air NZ marketing manager has taken one of the country’s top destination marketing jobs.


YoungTEC chair, vice chair appointed
8 Mar 2021   /

YoungTEC chair, vice chair appointed

Young Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has reappointed Auckland Unlimited’s Zac Watson its board chair.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 5 March
5 Mar 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 5 March

Tourism industry appointments for the week to 5 March 2021


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 19 February
19 Feb 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 19 February

Tourism industry appointments for the week to 19 February 2021