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Bubble trouble weighs on hospo, accommodation
26 Jul 2021   /

Bubble trouble weighs on hospo, accommodation

The eight-week suspension of the trans-Tasman travel bubble had an immediate impact on operators.


Trans-Tasman travel bubble suspended from midnight Friday
23 Jul 2021   /

Trans-Tasman travel bubble suspended from midnight Friday

Quarantine-free travel from all of Australia will stop for eight weeks.


Govt: Digital health passports possibly by year end
22 Jul 2021   /

Govt: Digital health passports possibly by year end

However, having one might not immediately change the need for 14 days of managed isolation for arrivals.


South Australia poised to join burst Aus travel bubble
20 Jul 2021   /

South Australia poised to join burst Aus travel bubble

It will be the latest state in Australia to move into lockdown today after new community cases of Covid.


Quarantine-free travel from Victoria paused
16 Jul 2021   /

Quarantine-free travel from Victoria paused

Air NZ has cancelled flights from Melbourne but is continuing to fly from NZ to the city to return visitors already here.


Govt warns travellers in Victoria to return
15 Jul 2021   /

Govt warns travellers in Victoria to return

The travel bubble with the Australian state could pause again because of new community cases there.


Govt studying how vaccine can ease border, MIQ restrictions
14 Jul 2021  

Govt studying how vaccine can ease border, MIQ restrictions

We will soon be able to see the government’s proposed pathway forward.


Advice on borders, ‘reconnecting NZ’ to be shared in August – PM
13 Jul 2021  

Advice on borders, ‘reconnecting NZ’ to be shared in August – PM

The government also makes Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for more border jobs.


Managed return flights from NSW on hold
9 Jul 2021   /

Managed return flights from NSW on hold

Returnees will also have to go into MIQ for 14 days when the flights start on Tuesday.


NSW, Queensland travel pause extended
8 Jul 2021   /

NSW, Queensland travel pause extended

The pause in quarantine-free travel from New South Wales and Queensland will continue for the time being.


Aus bubble to expand this week – PM
6 Jul 2021   /

Aus bubble to expand this week – PM

But there is “no clear date” for quarantine-free travel from NSW, says Jacinda Ardern.


Aus bubble partially re-opens
5 Jul 2021   /

Aus bubble partially re-opens

But quarantine-free travel from the major visitor source market of New South Wales remains suspended.


Govt: We know tourism is doing it tough with Aus travel pause
30 Jun 2021   /

Govt: We know tourism is doing it tough with Aus travel pause

Not acting would risk the domestic tourism market as well, says Covid-19 response minister Chris Hipkins.


Perspectives: Trans-Tasman bubble pause the right move from govt
30 Jun 2021   /

Perspectives: Trans-Tasman bubble pause the right move from govt

The travel bubble pause allows New Zealand to work on its Covid-19 response, writes senior lecturer Matt Hobbs.


More than just ski destination operators hurt by burst bubble
29 Jun 2021   /

More than just ski destination operators hurt by burst bubble

Operators in the north are also feeling the impact of curtailed travel but to varying degrees.


All quarantine-free travel from Australia now suspended
27 Jun 2021   /

All quarantine-free travel from Australia now suspended

With the Sydney outbreak spreading, the government says the risk to NZ is growing.


Te Papa, Rydges, Weta Cave locations of interest in Aus Covid case
23 Jun 2021   /

Te Papa, Rydges, Weta Cave locations of interest in Aus Covid case

A number of hospitality outlets were also visited by the tourist.


Quarantine-free travel from NSW paused
23 Jun 2021   /

Quarantine-free travel from NSW paused

Quarantine-free travel from New South Wales to New Zealand has been paused.


MOH asks travellers from Sydney location to test for Covid-19
21 Jun 2021   /

MOH asks travellers from Sydney location to test for Covid-19

Those who visited Bondi Junction mall on 12 and 13 June urged to test immediately.


NZ likely to require visitor vaccination proof – PM
18 Jun 2021   /

NZ likely to require visitor vaccination proof – PM

Ardern’s comments come as more countries require vaccination passports for international travellers.


Pause on quarantine-free travel to Melbourne continues
18 Jun 2021   /

Pause on quarantine-free travel to Melbourne continues

Pause extended until Tuesday 22 June, to be reviewed if situation evolves.


Aus bubble now 80% of all international NZ travel
14 Jun 2021   /

Aus bubble now 80% of all international NZ travel

The vast majority of arrivals from Australia came to visit family and friends, says Stats NZ.


Pause on quarantine free Melbourne flights extended
11 Jun 2021   /

Pause on quarantine free Melbourne flights extended

Covid-19 Response minister Chris Hipkins says the suspension will continue for a further seven days.


Govt extends pause of quarantine-free Melbourne flights
4 Jun 2021   /

Govt extends pause of quarantine-free Melbourne flights

The decision was made after the Victorian government extended its lockdown for a further week.


Operators welcome boost from Ardern, ScoMo visit
1 Jun 2021   /

Operators welcome boost from Ardern, ScoMo visit

“It’s good to get more eyes on this place,” says Ziptrek’s executive director, Trent Yeo.


Welcomings, re-affirmations but anything for tourism from talks?
1 Jun 2021   /

Welcomings, re-affirmations but anything for tourism from talks?

There appeared to be just one commitment which could have a direct impact on tourism.


Victoria travel bubble pause extended  to 4 June – Govt
28 May 2021   /

Victoria travel bubble pause extended to 4 June – Govt

The decision was made following the growing number of Covid cases in Melbourne.


Travel bubble paused with Victoria for 72 hours
25 May 2021   /

Travel bubble paused with Victoria for 72 hours

There have been nine cases of Covid-19 in the past two days in Melbourne.


Treasury sticks to Jan 2022 for “significant opening” of borders
21 May 2021   /

Treasury sticks to Jan 2022 for “significant opening” of borders

But it could be longer before unrestricted global travel resumes, says the department.


Arrivals surge nine-fold in first month of Aus bubble
20 May 2021   /

Arrivals surge nine-fold in first month of Aus bubble

Overseas arrivals in the month since the two-way bubble with Australia opened are up nine-fold compared with arrivals in the preceding 31-day period.


Paradise postponed no longer as Cooks bubble takes flight
18 May 2021   /

Paradise postponed no longer as Cooks bubble takes flight

Air NZ reports strong forward bookings for the school holidays.


‘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.


Tourism ready for day in the sun with long-awaited Cook Islands bubble
5 May 2021   /

Tourism ready for day in the sun with long-awaited Cook Islands bubble

Tourism in the Cook Islands accounts for 67% of GDP there, meaning that the entire economy rather than just one sector would likely feel the effects of the travel bubble.


Cook Islands travel bubble to start 17 May
4 May 2021   /

Cook Islands travel bubble to start 17 May

Air NZ promptly announces more flights to Rarotonga saying almost 110,000 Kiwis headed there in 2019.


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.


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.


Airports put best foot forward as bubble day arrives
19 Apr 2021   /

Airports put best foot forward as bubble day arrives

Warm welcomes are readied as operators gear up for the return of Australian arrivals.


3100 arrivals from Aus expected Monday on Air NZ
19 Apr 2021   /

3100 arrivals from Aus expected Monday on Air NZ

The airline says it will carry more than 5000 passengers across the Tasman on the first day of the travel bubble.


Auckland Airport completes terminal separation for new era in travel
16 Apr 2021   /

Auckland Airport completes terminal separation for new era in travel

Going from mostly mothballed to welcoming hundreds of flights has been a massive task, says CEO Adrian Littlewood.


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.


“Special welcome” for Wellington Airport trans-Tasman arrivals
15 Apr 2021   /

“Special welcome” for Wellington Airport trans-Tasman arrivals

First flight to Wellington from Australia in two-way bubble slated to arrive at 1pm on 19 April.


Air NZ Auckland-Hobart flights to start 22 April
12 Apr 2021   /

Air NZ Auckland-Hobart flights to start 22 April

Air New Zealand’s first direct flight to Hobart from Auckland takes off at 9am on 22 April and currently costs $276.


Airbnb NZ bookings nearly triple with bubble announcement
9 Apr 2021   /

Airbnb NZ bookings nearly triple with bubble announcement

Airbnb saw a surge in New Zealand and Australian bookings in the lead up to the trans-Tasman travel bubble announcement on Tuesday.


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.