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The leader of NZ’s newest political party outlines its views on NZ’s tourism industry.
The health warning at Lake Tekapo camping ground has been lifted by the South Canterbury District Health Board.
The Waihopai River near Invercargill took out the Supreme Award for Most Improved River at the New Zealand River Awards 2019 in Wellington.
Public consultation on Kiwi businesses assessing and reporting their climate-related financial risks has opened.
The phenomenon of ‘flight shaming’ is already having an impact on the New Zealand business events market, making it harder to attract both international delegates and speakers, according to a leading professional conference organiser.
The cruise industry must provide new research to determine any environmental impact caused by cruise ships operating in Akaroa Harbour.
Cave tour operator has been certified as a ‘Climate Positive Business Operation’ by offsetting more carbon that it generated in 2018.
New Zealand’s first national guidance for local businesses wishing to voluntarily offset their emissions has been released by the government.
Skyline Queenstown has ditched single-use cups to help reduce its environmental footprint.
Carbon emissions and the related issue of ‘flight shame’ have been highlighted as looming threats to New Zealand’s tourism sector by industry leaders.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Enviro-Mark Solutions have partnered to help tourism operators measure, manage and reduce their climate and environmental impacts.
Winning the Tourism Industry Aotearoa Sustainability Innovation Award at the 2019 Holiday Parks Association of NZ Conference was an honour for the team, says Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat.
New Zealand car rental company Apex has formed a new partnership to tackle what they called a “plastic bottle epidemic in the tourism industry” by offering plant-based compostable water bottles.
The airline says until biofuels and electric aircraft are available it will be difficult to cut emissions.
SkyCity’s Sky Tower is to be lit green on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of the Climate Leader’s Coalition and the announcement of their second pledge to combat climate change.
A new study into Canterbury’s international visitor market has highlighted the implications of ignoring tourist perceptions of sustainability for New Zealand’s $39bn tourism industry.
New Zealand’s new $703m international convention centre plans to operate as a carbon neutral venue – the only one of its kind in Asia Pacific – following completion of construction in 2020.
Tourism Sustainability Commitment signatory, Breadcrumbs, has launched a new initiative aimed at helping grassroots tree planting efforts as well as giving visitors a chance to give back.
A new partnership between Australian carbon offset specialist, TEM, and tourism consultancy Tomahawk opens the door for New Zealand tourism operators “to tackle climate change with every booking”, according to the duo.
NZ’s reliance on tourism and agriculture makes it vulnerable to global warming, says the govt’s latest environment report.
A relative newcomer to New Zealand’s accommodation scene has made travel giant Expedia’s list of top 10 eco-friendly hotels.
Ecological tourism opportunities will be enhanced in the planting of 247,000 trees, says Shane Jones.
Real Journeys chief executive, Richard Lauder, is looking to position the privately-owned tourism company at the forefront of low-emission tourism as a founding member of the New Zealand Hydrogen Association.
An innovative energy project has seen Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa scoop a national award from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority.
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Ngāi Tahu Tourism’s CEO, Quinton Hall, on tackling climate change through the Climate Leaders Coalition and why he wants NTT to be at the forefront of the industry in terms of sustainability.
Scenic Hotel Group has joined with not-for-profit organisation Soap Aid to repurpose waste guest soap for use by communities in need.
A host of major tourism industry players are among the giants of NZ business that have pledged bold action on climate change.
Coromandel’s tourism industry is helping to rally support for the protection of an island wildlife sanctuary.
Global tourism’s carbon footprint is three times larger than previously thought, contributing around 8% of total greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report.