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Chinese media takes swipe at NZ tourism
15 Feb 2019   /

Chinese media takes swipe at NZ tourism

The sector here risks a “large financial loss”, warns a Chinese government-controlled publication.


Operators risk “devastation” in possible China fallout
12 Feb 2019   /

Operators risk “devastation” in possible China fallout

Industry concerns are raised over a cooling relationship following the postponement of the 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism launch.


National claims govt putting China “relationship at risk”
12 Feb 2019   /

National claims govt putting China “relationship at risk”

The National Party has piled into the postponement of the launch of the China-NZ Year of Tourism claiming the government is putting a vital relationship at risk.


Funding, data, productivity key themes in Tourism Strategy submissions
5 Feb 2019   /

Funding, data, productivity key themes in Tourism Strategy submissions

Improved regional funding, support for productivity and innovation and better data have emerged as leading themes in industry submissions on the government’s draft Tourism Strategy.


McClay: Govt should scrap tourist tax because sector slowing
1 Feb 2019   /

McClay: Govt should scrap tourist tax because sector slowing

The government should scrap its planned tourism tax because of a possible slowdown in the sector, says Todd McClay.


Fishing tour operators weigh in on indigenous fish bill
15 Nov 2018  

Fishing tour operators weigh in on indigenous fish bill

More than a thousand submissions have been made on the Indigenous Freshwater Fish Amendment Bill with the fishing tour operators coming out fiercely opposed to it. 


MBIE: Govt should consider withholding funding unless destination plans in place
14 Nov 2018   /

MBIE: Govt should consider withholding funding unless destination plans in place

Tourism minister advised to consider withholding funding from regions that fail to produce “quality destination development plans”.


Govt’s Tourism Strategy “lazy governance” – National
8 Nov 2018  

Govt’s Tourism Strategy “lazy governance” – National

The National Party’s tourism spokesman has criticised the government’s draft Tourism Strategy as “lazy governance” that lacks “immediate action”.


“Change of direction”, “alignment” in draft strategy welcomed by industry bodies
6 Nov 2018   /

“Change of direction”, “alignment” in draft strategy welcomed by industry bodies

The industry has welcomed the “long over-due change of direction” and “alignment” contained in the government draft Tourism Strategy released today.


Minister: “Tourism can deliver productive, sustainable and inclusive growth”
6 Nov 2018   /

Minister: “Tourism can deliver productive, sustainable and inclusive growth”

Tourism minister Kelvin Davis’s speech at this morning’s launch of the government’s draft Tourism Strategy at Wellington.


Draft Tourism Strategy launched, IVL splits 50:50 for conservation, tourism
6 Nov 2018   /

Draft Tourism Strategy launched, IVL splits 50:50 for conservation, tourism

The government has launched its draft Tourism Strategy for consultation and settled on the split of the funds raised from the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy. 


Govt to unveil new national Tourism Strategy
5 Nov 2018  

Govt to unveil new national Tourism Strategy

It is thought to be the first national tourism plan formulated to tackle the pressure brought on by visitor growth.


Fears fly fishing tour operators risk “annihilation”
17 Oct 2018   /

Fears fly fishing tour operators risk “annihilation”

The owner of luxury fishing operation Owen River Lodge has said his business and others like it will be “annihilated” if a Green Party bill seeking to better protect indigenous freshwater fish is passed in its current form.


MP: Law can be changed to allow shark cage diving
6 Sep 2018   /

MP: Law can be changed to allow shark cage diving

The Wildlife Act can be amended to allow the tours off Stewart Island, says Sarah Dowie.


Air NZ’s Luxon to lead PM’s new Business Advisory Council
28 Aug 2018   /

Air NZ’s Luxon to lead PM’s new Business Advisory Council

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the new council will advise her on key economic issues.