Subscribe   Login     ☰ Menu
×
Tourism Ticker
Tourism Ticker
Advertisement
Tourism Ticker
Advertisement
Tourism Ticker
Home   News   Analysis   Companies   Regions   Jobs   Market   Calendar

Research & Reports


Analysis | Opinion | Data | Research & Reports | Features | Resources

Caveats for NZ tourism in trans-Tasman bubble – ANZ
12 Apr 2021   /

Caveats for NZ tourism in trans-Tasman bubble – ANZ

Queenstown’s a winner, but other parts of New Zealand could see domestic tourism spend diverted abroad.


Hundreds of tourism businesses near closure – TNZ survey
30 Mar 2021   /

Hundreds of tourism businesses near closure – TNZ survey

An industry poll shows circumstances must improve to avoid a wave of failures.


Tourism slump looms large in ‘single star’ Otago economy – ASB
30 Mar 2021   /

Tourism slump looms large in ‘single star’ Otago economy – ASB

The bank says Otago is the “perfect illustration of the struggles faced by the tourism-dependent regions”.


Tourism woes spur labour market mismatch – ANZ
30 Mar 2021  

Tourism woes spur labour market mismatch – ANZ

The restoration of international tourism should see a large bump in the number of workers able to be employed, says the bank.


Nash shuts down TFT before final report
26 Mar 2021   /

Nash shuts down TFT before final report

The minister ditches the Tourism Futures Taskforce weeks before it was due to complete its work “re-imagining” tourism.


NZ tourism too expensive? Not true – survey
17 Mar 2021  

NZ tourism too expensive? Not true – survey

The vast majority of Kiwis surveyed say they get good or excellent value for money, according to Angus & Associates.


Diagnosis for Southland tourism? ‘Long Covid’
16 Mar 2021   /

Diagnosis for Southland tourism? ‘Long Covid’

The tourism sector will be the weak link in the recovery of Southland, according to an economic analysis of the region.


NZ’s tourism sustainability judged – where do we rank?
15 Mar 2021  

NZ’s tourism sustainability judged – where do we rank?

New Zealand is “exemplary in resilience” and “leaders in regenerative tourism”, says a new global report.


Fault mapping raises tsunami hazard for Wānaka
26 Feb 2021  

Fault mapping raises tsunami hazard for Wānaka

Seismic mapping of the bed of Lake Wānaka has provided further evidence of a likely active fault at the popular destination.


Select regions perform but main centre hotels struggle during Xmas – Horwath HTL
22 Feb 2021   /

Select regions perform but main centre hotels struggle during Xmas – Horwath HTL

Hotels in regional New Zealand have done well over the recent holiday period while others in major centres experience “unsustainable revenue”, Horwath HTL says.


Tourism researchers give qualified support for PCE report
22 Feb 2021   /

Tourism researchers give qualified support for PCE report

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report has sparked volumes of commentary from the country’s academic sector.


PCE report embargoed until 2pm Thursday
17 Feb 2021   /

PCE report embargoed until 2pm Thursday

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment is embargoed until 2pm Thursday, not 2pm Wednesday. We regret the error.


Tourism Queenstown’s saviour and Achilles’ heel – report
9 Feb 2021  

Tourism Queenstown’s saviour and Achilles’ heel – report

The resort’s reliance on tourism left it vulnerable and exposed, says QLDC.


Tourism boom led to focus on profits over quality – research
29 Jan 2021   /

Tourism boom led to focus on profits over quality – research

Operators now wanted to leave behind an industry that focused too much on the dollar, shows research from TNZ.


Distressed tourism assets an M&A opportunity for 2021 – report
29 Jan 2021  

Distressed tourism assets an M&A opportunity for 2021 – report

Merger and acquisition activity in 2021 could be driven by distressed tourism and hospitality assets, according to MinterEllisonRuddWatts.


Operators need “value for experience” shift for domestics – TNZ
28 Jan 2021   /

Operators need “value for experience” shift for domestics – TNZ

Operators need to deepen the standard issue international experience to keep the domestic market interested, according to Tourism New Zealand research.


Franz Josef fears: more tourism layoffs, asset sales – report
22 Jan 2021  

Franz Josef fears: more tourism layoffs, asset sales – report

There are fears of a second round of tourism redundancies and the offloading of businesses, says a new report.


Southern tourism still suffering most – Westpac
14 Jan 2021   /

Southern tourism still suffering most – Westpac

But tourism in regions like Hawke’s Bay and Northland has fared better, says the bank.


Research: Tourism students eye silver linings in Covid disruption
10 Dec 2020  

Research: Tourism students eye silver linings in Covid disruption

Tourism management students at Victoria and Otago universities remain positive despite Covid-19 and believe it may even provide new opportunities.


Operator confidence low for summer – TNZ survey
30 Nov 2020   /

Operator confidence low for summer – TNZ survey

Those on the West Coast are the most pessimistic, according to Tourism New Zealand’s latest industry survey.


Only half of $8.4bn outbound spend to go to tourism – TNZ
24 Nov 2020  

Only half of $8.4bn outbound spend to go to tourism – TNZ

That will leave a $12.9bn revenue hole for the sector due to the lack of international tourists, says Tourism New Zealand.


Operators cut staff, “tread water” to stay alive – ANZ
11 Nov 2020   /

Operators cut staff, “tread water” to stay alive – ANZ

Operators normally dependent on international visitors are cutting staff and “treading water”, just managing to be kept afloat by domestic tourism, according to a report from ANZ.


More Kiwis head for the hills following lockdown – survey
5 Nov 2020   /

More Kiwis head for the hills following lockdown – survey

The initial findings of a survey carried out for Walking Access Aotearoa are good news for commercial tourism operators according to its lead researcher.


Closed borders help Air NZ reduce emissions
3 Nov 2020   /

Closed borders help Air NZ reduce emissions

Air New Zealand’s carbon emissions have reduced by 19% compared to 2019 levels.


Massey’s Scheyvens awarded $100k fellowship for tourism study
30 Oct 2020  

Massey’s Scheyvens awarded $100k fellowship for tourism study

Massey University’s Professor Regina Scheyvens has been awarded a James Cook Research Fellowship.


Fresh thinking: What next for NZ tourism?
28 Oct 2020  

Fresh thinking: What next for NZ tourism?

Tourism vouchers linked to the Covid tracer app and ‘Great Drives of NZ’ touring routes are among recommendations in a new study.


Almost half of Kiwis want vaccine before resuming foreign travel – survey
28 Oct 2020   /

Almost half of Kiwis want vaccine before resuming foreign travel – survey

Many New Zealanders will not be comfortable travelling overseas until a Covid-19 vaccine is in place, says Booking.com.


What to expect from a domestic-only summer? TNZ gives its view
20 Oct 2020   /

What to expect from a domestic-only summer? TNZ gives its view

CEO Stephen England-Hall says the sector is heading for “a pretty compelling summer”.


Almost three-quarters of Kiwis planning domestic holiday – TNZ
19 Oct 2020   /

Almost three-quarters of Kiwis planning domestic holiday – TNZ

But they do not consider themselves tourists, according to new research.


What Kiwis want from the tourism sector – survey
13 Oct 2020  

What Kiwis want from the tourism sector – survey

Angus & Associates reveals what New Zealanders want to see from their local tourism industry.


Accommodation workers most pessimistic about jobs – survey
17 Sep 2020   /

Accommodation workers most pessimistic about jobs – survey

Only 11% of those working in the sector expect to stay employed in the year ahead.


Lack of tourists keeps Nelson down – ASB
16 Sep 2020  

Lack of tourists keeps Nelson down – ASB

Lack of tourists and weak retail has kept Nelson at the bottom of the bank’s latest regional rankings.


Report: Iwi investors eye up tourism despite Covid
10 Sep 2020   /

Report: Iwi investors eye up tourism despite Covid

Tourism remains low as a percentage of total iwi and Māori business investment but interest remains high, according to ANZ analyst David Harrison.


Large scale reopening of borders unlikely any time soon – ASB
7 Sep 2020  

Large scale reopening of borders unlikely any time soon – ASB

Tourism is the most visible casualty from Covid-19 with a “dramatically reduced” likelihood of large scale reopening of New Zealand’s borders.


Tourism workers back Covid elimination strategy – survey
31 Aug 2020  

Tourism workers back Covid elimination strategy – survey

Tourism workers are among those backing the Government’s policy of eliminating community transmission of Covid-19, according to a survey from Horizon Research.


NZ tourism vulnerable to international handling of Covid – NZIER
26 Aug 2020   /

NZ tourism vulnerable to international handling of Covid – NZIER

It will take three years for the economy to recover from Covid-19, says the institute.


Queenstown Lakes slashes 2021 visitor number projections
26 Aug 2020   /

Queenstown Lakes slashes 2021 visitor number projections

However, the impact of the pandemic on visitor numbers would give way to more standard levels of growth by 2031.


Govt looks to RSI to boost tourism recovery
11 Aug 2020   /

Govt looks to RSI to boost tourism recovery

Covid-19 has given NZ’s research, science and innovation sector a chance to engage with tourism.


NZ-only cruises popular once restrictions lift – survey
5 Aug 2020   /

NZ-only cruises popular once restrictions lift – survey

A Celebrity Cruises survey of travel partners across Australasia showed 92% of respondents believed New Zealand-only cruises would be popular once restrictions lifted.


Ruapehu rising as holiday destination for Kiwis – research
5 Aug 2020  

Ruapehu rising as holiday destination for Kiwis – research

The Ruapehu region is rising in popularity as a destination, according to recent research by Kantar.


Human greenhouse emissions melting NZ glaciers – study
5 Aug 2020   /

Human greenhouse emissions melting NZ glaciers – study

Researchers from Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington’s Antarctic Research Centre say there is a strong link between human greenhouse gas emissions and increased melting of glaciers.


70% of Kiwis support stopping tourists from China – survey
27 Jul 2020   /

70% of Kiwis support stopping tourists from China – survey

New research shows 7 out of 10 New Zealanders support reducing immigration and stopping tourists from China, despite benefits to the economy.


Research: Kiwis keen on domestic travel, see value for money
21 Jul 2020  

Research: Kiwis keen on domestic travel, see value for money

Tourism New Zealand says 64% of Kiwis intend to take a domestic holiday within the next year.


TIA survey: half of operators planning further job cuts
20 Jul 2020   /

TIA survey: half of operators planning further job cuts

A third of tourism businesses say they will reduce staff when the Govt ends its wage subsidy.


Future of Milford Sound explored in survey
15 Jul 2020   /

Future of Milford Sound explored in survey

Public feedback is being sought on the future of Milford Sound Piopiotahi and its surrounding regions.


The prospects for tourism in NZ’s regions – ASB
13 Jul 2020  

The prospects for tourism in NZ’s regions – ASB

The bank highlights regions that could cope relatively better than others with a domestic market only.


Border opening may be years away, refocus on domestic – report
7 Jul 2020  

Border opening may be years away, refocus on domestic – report

The phasing out of the Government’s wage subsidy could see job losses in the order of a 150,000 by the end of the year, mostly linked to inbound tourism.


Rethink NZ border management – Clark, Fyfe, Gluckman
3 Jul 2020  

Rethink NZ border management – Clark, Fyfe, Gluckman

A new long term strategy must be developed to return the country to global connectivity, urge the trio.


81% of Kiwis still not seen enough of NZ – survey
2 Jul 2020   /

81% of Kiwis still not seen enough of NZ – survey

More than 80% of New Zealanders say they have not seen enough of New Zealand, according to a survey from Torpedo7.


NZ to suffer bigger hit from international tourism collapse – ASB
1 Jul 2020   /

NZ to suffer bigger hit from international tourism collapse – ASB

New Zealand’s reliance on international tourism will see it suffer more than its major trading partners as the fight against Covid-19 drags on, says ASB.