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ScoMo, Ardern visit “great opportunity” for Queenstown – DQ
18 May 2021   /

ScoMo, Ardern visit “great opportunity” for Queenstown – DQ

Both PMs are expected to meet tourism leaders at the hard hit destination.


‘Green’ flights from NSW to NZ to resume
10 May 2021   /

‘Green’ flights from NSW to NZ to resume

Quarantine-free travel from New South Wales to New Zealand resumes today.


Air NZ restarts Auckland-Adelaide route
6 May 2021   /

Air NZ restarts Auckland-Adelaide route

Air NZ says flights to Cairns and the Sunshine Coast were forecasted to begin in June, no specific date was given.


Kiwis like own backyard for 2021, more will head to Aus later – survey
4 May 2021   /

Kiwis like own backyard for 2021, more will head to Aus later – survey

Around two-thirds of New Zealanders are looking at domestic travel in the next six months, while only 15% are thinking about going to Australia, according to an April survey by Angus & Associates.


Shy Kiwis say ‘yeah, nah’ to early Aus holidays – survey
3 May 2021   /

Shy Kiwis say ‘yeah, nah’ to early Aus holidays – survey

Gung-ho Aussies and timid Kiwis are exacerbating the net benefit of travel to NZ.


Trans-Tasman travel bubble sees NZ benefit 3:2
29 Apr 2021   /

Trans-Tasman travel bubble sees NZ benefit 3:2

New Zealand saw more than 30,000 arrivals in the first nine days of the trans-Tasman bubble with 20,000 now departed, according to Stats NZ data.


Travel bubble with Western Australia to restart
28 Apr 2021   /

Travel bubble with Western Australia to restart

Travellers from Western Australia will be able to fly quarantine-free to New Zealand again from later today.


Visitor numbers surge with trans-Taman bubble
22 Apr 2021   /

Visitor numbers surge with trans-Taman bubble

But it’s still a long way to go before arrivals reach pre-Covid levels.


The bubble begins but the race started long ago for wholesalers
21 Apr 2021   /

The bubble begins but the race started long ago for wholesalers

We’ve been preparing for almost a year, says ANZCRO’s Nick Guthrey.


Boult: Bubble will make businesses viable again
20 Apr 2021   /

Boult: Bubble will make businesses viable again

The arrival of flight QF121 in Queenstown marks the turning of the tide for the resort, says mayor Jim Boult.


Ardern to “shamelessly” showcase south on Aus PM tour
20 Apr 2021   /

Ardern to “shamelessly” showcase south on Aus PM tour

Ardern plans to take Scott Morrison to some of the South Island’s tourist destinations.


Gallery: Emotions soar as trans-Tasman flights land
20 Apr 2021   /

Gallery: Emotions soar as trans-Tasman flights land

The arrivals from Australia were greeted with handshakes, hugs and lollies.


Aus enquiries for NZ accommodation surge – Booking.com
15 Apr 2021   /

Aus enquiries for NZ accommodation surge – Booking.com

Australians are ready to jump the ditch to visit New Zealand with a record number looking for accommodation, says Booking.com.


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.


Industry welcomes imminent launch of trans-Tasman bubble
7 Apr 2021   /

Industry welcomes imminent launch of trans-Tasman bubble

Tourism groups breathe a collective sigh of relief after a date is set for the two-way safe travel corridor.


No instant relief for hardest hit regions, but cautious optimism
7 Apr 2021   /

No instant relief for hardest hit regions, but cautious optimism

Areas with outsize reliance on international visitors ready to grab Aussie lifeline.


Trans-Tasman bubble to start midnight 19 April – PM
7 Apr 2021  

Trans-Tasman bubble to start midnight 19 April – PM

The two-way, quarantine-free safe travel corridor finally gets a start date.


…and pin hopes on a trans-Tasman bubble
6 Apr 2021   /

…and pin hopes on a trans-Tasman bubble

With Jacinda Ardern expected to make a major announcement today, the Ticker hears from operators what they want to hear from the PM.


What we’d like to hear from the PM’s trans-Tasman announcement
6 Apr 2021   /

What we’d like to hear from the PM’s trans-Tasman announcement

It has been a while since many of us have encountered Australians in the wild, writes Bennett Richardson.


42k Kiwis back trans-Tasman bubble petition
23 Mar 2021   /

42k Kiwis back trans-Tasman bubble petition

Around 42,000 Kiwis have signed the National Party’s call to open the trans-Tasman bubble petition.


Air NZ eyes Hobart for next quarantine-free destination
22 Mar 2021   /

Air NZ eyes Hobart for next quarantine-free destination

Air New Zealand says Hobart will be its next quarantine-free destination if the trans-Tasman bubble gets the green light.


Trans-Tasman talk sparks excitement, caution for operators
19 Mar 2021   /

Trans-Tasman talk sparks excitement, caution for operators

Tourism business owners around the country have welcomed the prospect of a return of Australians.


Top searched travel destinations by Kiwis before borders closed revealed
19 Mar 2021   /

Top searched travel destinations by Kiwis before borders closed revealed

Booking.com has revealed its top most searched international destinations by Kiwis on their platform just before the country’s borders closed exactly a year ago.


Could a trans-Tasman bubble be launched in April?
18 Mar 2021   /

Could a trans-Tasman bubble be launched in April?

A decision could be announced next week, according to reports coming out of the Beehive.


Negotiations over trans-Tasman bubble “obviously shifted” – PM
16 Mar 2021   /

Negotiations over trans-Tasman bubble “obviously shifted” – PM

Jacinda Ardern says including a third country like Singapore means “having to reconfigure our entire formulation”.


Nats launch trans-Tasman bubble petition
16 Mar 2021   /

Nats launch trans-Tasman bubble petition

The National Party has launched a petition calling on the Government to get a move on with the trans-Tasman travel bubble.


$1.3bn for Aus tourism highlights lack of NZ support – operators
12 Mar 2021  

$1.3bn for Aus tourism highlights lack of NZ support – operators

Kiwi operators also working across the Tasman say it’s frustrating facing the NZ Govt’s attitude.


PM: No apologies for position on trans-Tasman bubble
10 Feb 2021   /

PM: No apologies for position on trans-Tasman bubble

You cannot unscramble the egg – once the [borders] are open, says Jacinda Ardern.


Gold Coast pitches for Kiwis with expat community
9 Feb 2021   /

Gold Coast pitches for Kiwis with expat community

Destination Gold Coast is urging New Zealanders to visit with a new campaign video following the reopening of a one-way travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand.


Australia re-opens quarantine-free travel from NZ
1 Feb 2021  

Australia re-opens quarantine-free travel from NZ

Australia has re-opened quarantine-free travel from New Zealand after a six-day suspension following last week’s three Covid-19 community cases.


Q1 trans-Tasman bubble “increasingly difficult” – PM
27 Jan 2021   /

Q1 trans-Tasman bubble “increasingly difficult” – PM

But a state-by-state approach with Australia has not been ruled out, says Jacinda Ardern.


Australia suspends quarantine-free travel from NZ
26 Jan 2021   /

Australia suspends quarantine-free travel from NZ

The decision forced the cancellation of flights scheduled to depart for Australia today.


Waddel: 2.3 million Australians “primed” for NZ
21 Jan 2021   /

Waddel: 2.3 million Australians “primed” for NZ

And they are considering coming in the first six months once travel restrictions lift, says TNZ’s Australia GM.


TNZ to face “significant competition” from Aus for Kiwi spend
21 Jan 2021   /

TNZ to face “significant competition” from Aus for Kiwi spend

Australia’s bigger budget destination marketers will compete fiercely for Kiwis.


Hospitality NZ partners with Tasmanian association
18 Jan 2021   /

Hospitality NZ partners with Tasmanian association

Hospitality New Zealand has established a formal partnership with the Tasmanian Hospitality Association to share ideas and work on mutually beneficial initiatives and projects.


Travel bubble plan “Christmas present” for tourism – TIA
15 Dec 2020   /

Travel bubble plan “Christmas present” for tourism – TIA

“We’re rapt,” says TECNZ, after the Govt agrees in principle to a Q1 2021 trans-Tasman bubble.


PM: Q1 2021 target for Aus travel bubble but more work to do
15 Dec 2020  

PM: Q1 2021 target for Aus travel bubble but more work to do

Jacinda Ardern says cabinet has agreed in principle to establish the safe travel corridor then.


Summit 2020: TTF’s Margy Osmond with the view from Australia
20 Nov 2020   /

Summit 2020: TTF’s Margy Osmond with the view from Australia

The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia CEO on how the sector is coping with the shutdown and if there are silver linings.


PM reveals major stumbling block to trans-Tasman bubble
10 Nov 2020  

PM reveals major stumbling block to trans-Tasman bubble

Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand and Australia’s management of any Covid-19 resurgence was not yet aligned.


Air NZ, TNZ prep for “realistic” Q1 2021 trans-Tasman bubble
6 Nov 2020   /

Air NZ, TNZ prep for “realistic” Q1 2021 trans-Tasman bubble

The comments come after PM Jacinda Ardern appeared to pour cold water on two-way quarantine-free travel this year.


How TNZ will entice Aussies when trans-Tasman tourism restarts
27 Oct 2020   /

How TNZ will entice Aussies when trans-Tasman tourism restarts

How the agency plans to entice visitors from Australia when the borders open.


NZ should follow Aus on trans-Tasman travel – NZAC
5 Oct 2020  

NZ should follow Aus on trans-Tasman travel – NZAC

The New Zealand Aviation Coalition says the Govt here should open up quarantine-free travel from Australia.


Australian industry sets timeline for trans-Tasman travel
1 Oct 2020  

Australian industry sets timeline for trans-Tasman travel

The Australia tourism sector has set out its timeline for the restart of international tourism with a trans-Tasman travel bubble up and running by this November.


Australia travel trade targets NZ to help recovery – Tourism NZ
27 Aug 2020   /

Australia travel trade targets NZ to help recovery – Tourism NZ

NZ is seen as the next best opportunity outside of domestic travel for Aus agents.


Scenario Bravo: Tourism NZ’s trans-Tasman travel plan
17 Aug 2020   /

Scenario Bravo: Tourism NZ’s trans-Tasman travel plan

The agency says it is ready for a travel bubble although it is up against stiff competition from the Australian states.


Air NZ suspends bookings to Australia
30 Jul 2020   /

Air NZ suspends bookings to Australia

The airline was placing a hold on future bookings to help prevent disruptions to customer journeys should restrictions be extended.


Aus, NZ govts reaffirm commitment to trans-Tasman travel
24 Jul 2020   /

Aus, NZ govts reaffirm commitment to trans-Tasman travel

The New Zealand and Australian governments have reaffirmed a commitment to introduce a trans-Tasman safe travel zone “as soon as it is safe to do so.”


Tasman bubble could inject $4bn, PM open to state travel with Aus
7 Jul 2020  

Tasman bubble could inject $4bn, PM open to state travel with Aus

A trans-Tasman bubble could be worth between $2.03bn – $4.07bn into the New Zealand economy by Christmas, according to a report from Ernest & Young Australia.


CINZ, BECA align to boost Australasian business events
11 Jun 2020   /

CINZ, BECA align to boost Australasian business events

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand and the Business Events Council of Australia have agreed to collaborate to help boost the business events sector in both countries.


Plan for trans-Tasman travel lodged with Govts
5 Jun 2020   /

Plan for trans-Tasman travel lodged with Govts

The Trans-Tasman Safe Border Group recommends a “safe travel zone” with multiple layers of protection.