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NZ top destination for travel-starved Australians – survey
29 May 2020   /

NZ top destination for travel-starved Australians – survey

Australians are keen to make the trip across the ditch as soon as safely possible, while separately “real world concerns” plague Kiwi’s domestic tourism plans.


Trans-Tasman travel biggest opportunity, biggest risk – TNZ
28 May 2020   /

Trans-Tasman travel biggest opportunity, biggest risk – TNZ

New modelling from the agency shows international spend could be at 80% of pre-Covid levels in two years.


Trans-Tasman bubble draft plan to be delivered early June
28 May 2020   /

Trans-Tasman bubble draft plan to be delivered early June

A blueprint for how safe travel could start will soon be put before the two governments.


Trans-Tasman bubble possible at level 2 – PM
21 May 2020   /

Trans-Tasman bubble possible at level 2 – PM

Social distance requirements on buses and planes could also be eased under Covid-19 alert level 2.


South Australia throws support behind trans-Tasman bubble
19 May 2020   /

South Australia throws support behind trans-Tasman bubble

The South Australian Tourism Commission and Adelaide Airport are throwing their support behind a potential trans-Tasman travel bubble.


PM: Operators should reassess international dependency
5 May 2020   /

PM: Operators should reassess international dependency

New Zealand’s borders will be closed to the wider world “for a long time to come”, says Jacinda Ardern.


PM to join Aus cabinet to discuss trans-Tasman bubble
5 May 2020   /

PM to join Aus cabinet to discuss trans-Tasman bubble

Jacinda Ardern will attend Tuesday’s meeting by video link to discuss travel between the countries.


PM on trans-Tasman bubble: We are not there yet
28 Apr 2020   /

PM on trans-Tasman bubble: We are not there yet

Ardern says she will not jeopardise NZ’s position after having eliminated community transmission of Covid-19.


Perspectives: Why Australia’s tourist numbers may take years to recover
26 Feb 2020  

Perspectives: Why Australia’s tourist numbers may take years to recover

The University of Queensland School of Economics professor, John Quiggin, on how the damage to Australia’s tourism industry at the hands of catastrophic bushfires and the coronavirus outbreak is different this time – and why it may take years to recover. 


Holiday park operator donates $10k to Aus bushfire fight
14 Jan 2020  

Holiday park operator donates $10k to Aus bushfire fight

Queenstown Holiday Park & Motels Creeksyde owners Tonnie and Erna Spijkerbosch will donate $10,000 to support those affected by the Australian bushfires, via the Queenstown Lions Club Charitable Trust.


NZ tourism – the view from Australia
20 Nov 2019   /

NZ tourism – the view from Australia

Former Tourism Australia boss John O’Sullivan on Tourism NZ, 100% Pure, Australia’s huge $39m Dundee campaign, and the challenge of climate change.


Experience Co CEO: We’re actively looking for NZ acquisitions
19 Nov 2019   /

Experience Co CEO: We’re actively looking for NZ acquisitions

The former Tourism Australia boss and Experience Co’s new CEO on further NZ expansion.


Brisbane lures more Kiwi tourists
10 Oct 2019   /

Brisbane lures more Kiwi tourists

Record numbers of New Zealanders are visiting Brisbane, with figures at an all-time high.


Westpac: Australian slowdown will hit NZ ski fields
26 Jun 2019   /

Westpac: Australian slowdown will hit NZ ski fields

A sluggish Australian economy and plunging house prices will be felt on Kiwi slopes, says the bank’s chief economist.


Experience Co nabs Tourism Australia boss to be CEO
7 May 2019   /

Experience Co nabs Tourism Australia boss to be CEO

Experience Co has hired Tourism Australia boss John O’Sullivan to be its new chief executive.


Profile: TNZ’s Waddel on agility, apathy and intervention in Aus
22 Mar 2019   /

Profile: TNZ’s Waddel on agility, apathy and intervention in Aus

The Australian-based Auckland-raised Kiwi joined Tourism New Zealand in August last year after being appointed to head up the agency’s Australia business.


TNZ targets trade in new $1.55m Australian ski campaign
11 Mar 2019   / /

TNZ targets trade in new $1.55m Australian ski campaign

A game that educates Australian travel trade about New Zealand’s ski regions forms a key part of Tourism New Zealand’s freshly launched $1.55m Australian winter campaign. 


Experience Co CEO resigns, founder to step down
14 Feb 2019   /

Experience Co CEO resigns, founder to step down

Heads roll at the owner of NZONE and Skydive Wanaka after the operator downgrades its earnings forecast.


Top Aus destination to explore Auckland tourism links
4 Feb 2019  

Top Aus destination to explore Auckland tourism links

Australia’s famous Hunter Valley wine region is exploring trade, tourism and collaboration opportunities with Auckland.


TNZ uses Aus promo to plug “100% Pure New Australia-Land”
25 Jan 2019   /

TNZ uses Aus promo to plug “100% Pure New Australia-Land”

TNZ jumps on Meat and Livestock Australia’s latest tounge-in-cheek promo to plug Kiwi attractions.


Air NZ targets Gold Coast with new neo
13 Nov 2018   /

Air NZ targets Gold Coast with new neo

Air New Zealand is ramping up its trans-Tasman service using its new Airbus A321neo to boost capacity by almost 60% on its Auckland-Gold Coast service.


Australia arrivals flatline – why NZ’s largest market is in the doldrums
25 Oct 2018   /

Australia arrivals flatline – why NZ’s largest market is in the doldrums

Holiday visitor arrivals from Australia have fallen following years of solid growth.


NZ reps join the ranks as Luxperience 2018 kicks-off
17 Sep 2018   /

NZ reps join the ranks as Luxperience 2018 kicks-off

A healthy Kiwi contingent is among than 400 international delegates at the luxury tourism showcase.


TNZ: Why the UNWTO is wrong on NZ visitor spend
3 Sep 2018   / /

TNZ: Why the UNWTO is wrong on NZ visitor spend

Tourism New Zealand’s Insights team took a close look at figures recently published by the United Nations World Tourism Organization.


NZ punches above weight in global tourism – but not as much as Australia
29 Aug 2018   /

NZ punches above weight in global tourism – but not as much as Australia

NZ tourism is generating spending above the proportion of its visitors but it still lags behind Australia.


Former NZ tourism boss becomes Australia PM
24 Aug 2018  

Former NZ tourism boss becomes Australia PM

Scott Morrison was the inaugural head of NZ’s Office of Tourism and Sport but became embroiled in a power struggle.


Virgin to boost Central Coast market with Newcastle flights
19 Jul 2018   /

Virgin to boost Central Coast market with Newcastle flights

Direct flights between Auckland and Newcastle will further open NSW’s Central Coast for NZ tourism.


Perspectives: Why Australia might be at risk of overtourism
16 Jul 2018   /

Perspectives: Why Australia might be at risk of overtourism

With some destinations pushing back against tourism, does Australia have its tourism priorities right and what can it learn from NZ?


Australian operators reap rewards of booming tourism
23 Feb 2018  

Australian operators reap rewards of booming tourism

Australian tourism and travel operators have reported record profits this week with Qantas, Flight Centre and Sydney Airport all enjoying the benefits of booming tourism.


Australia launches massive $39m US campaign
7 Feb 2018   /

Australia launches massive $39m US campaign

Tourism Australia has kicked off a new A$36m (NZ$39m) marketing push aimed at “supercharging the value of American tourism Down Under’.


TNZ ramps autumn drive with new $500K Aussie campaign
31 Jan 2018   / / /

TNZ ramps autumn drive with new $500K Aussie campaign

A new $500,000 campaign that aims to increase Australian visitors to New Zealand in the autumn is set to launch next week.


TTF: Time for faster, smarter, better trips across ‘the Ditch’
2 Oct 2017   /

TTF: Time for faster, smarter, better trips across ‘the Ditch’

Tourism & Transport Forum Australia’s chief executive Margy Osmond argues it is time to simplify air travel between Australia and New Zealand and improve the experience for travellers.


Aussie PE enters NZ tourism with Queenstown purchase
3 Aug 2017   /

Aussie PE enters NZ tourism with Queenstown purchase

An Australian private equity investor has splashed millions for a stake in a Queenstown tour operator and is hunting for more deals in NZ’s booming tourism sector.


Across the Ditch: Now is the time to ramp up tourism
20 Jul 2017  

Across the Ditch: Now is the time to ramp up tourism

Margy Osmond, chief executive of Australia’s Tourism & Transport Forum, on the state of Australia’s booming tourism market and why the industry can’t rest on its laurels.


Sellers bank $400K after skydivers smash jump target
22 Jun 2017   /

Sellers bank $400K after skydivers smash jump target

Skydive Wanaka has broken through the 17,000 tandem jumps target set by Skydive the Beach allowing the Otago operation’s previous owners to bank $400,000.


Aussies expand into Mackenzie, plot more NZ investments
6 Jun 2017   /

Aussies expand into Mackenzie, plot more NZ investments

Skydive the Beach is looking for further investments in New Zealand after purchasing land in the Mackenzie District to launch a new skydiving operation.


Australia to remain NZ’s visitor backbone as Chinese spend accelerates
15 May 2017  

Australia to remain NZ’s visitor backbone as Chinese spend accelerates

Australia will continue to be the backbone of New Zealand’s tourism industry despite growth from the China-led Asian markets.


Skydive Wanaka helps Aussies lift NZ revenue by 362%
1 Mar 2017   /

Skydive Wanaka helps Aussies lift NZ revenue by 362%

Skydive the Beach reported an 84% surge in its half-year pre-tax profit boosted by its acquisition including Skydive Wanaka, which it bought in July last year.