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Arrivals will now go into quarantine or managed isolation.
But it is in a deep slumber, says TIA’s CEO.
Forty thousand people have signed a National Party petition calling for mandatory quarantining for anyone arriving at New Zealand borders.
Tourism minister Kelvin Davis has charged TNZ with creating a new plan for the sector.
Business debt hibernation and a director ‘safe harbour’ are among the amendments.
Businesses struggling to balance the books during the Covid-19 pandemic can now apply for the Government’s $6.25bn loan scheme via their bank.
The Government is looking at ways to fast-track consents for development and infrastructure projects to stimulate the economy and provide jobs during Covid-19.
The finance minister has made a number of changes to the scheme, which has so far paid out $2.7bn.
The money had been allocated to 244,887 workers across 72,913 applications to the programme.
The Government has passed new legislation under urgency to provide tax relief to businesses and individuals.
Bank loans of up to $500k – 80% underwritten by the Govt – will be available for SMEs.
The Government has unveiled a number initiatives to help businesses and workers get through the following month as the country goes into lockdown.
Grant Robertson announces an expansion of the support plan after the PM declares the country is going into lockdown.
Big businesses need to transition to “survival mode”, say ministers.
Following the Government’s announcement on Tuesday of a $12.1bn economic package that includes wages subsidies, leave and self-isolation support and tax relief, the Ticker spoke to a number of larger operators about how it benefits them.
Finance minister Grant Robertson announced the funding for struggling businesses to retain workers.
After a tumultuous six weeks, the industry is waiting for details of the Government’s support package to be announced today.
Whakatāne and the wider eastern Bay of Plenty region will receive $36.8m of funding from the Government for waterfront and visitor projects.
ChristchurchNZ will receive $250,000 from the Government’s $1m funding package to stimulate short-term domestic visitation in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
The Wellington Chamber of Commerce is urging to the Government to move fast to support business and employees.
Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, the Speaker of Iceland’s Althingi, is leading a delegation to New Zealand to discuss topics ranging from renewable energy to tourism.
The move could reduce to a trickle the 40k-50k visitors expected from China this Feb.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report into the environmental impacts of tourism will be a key part of the government’s work into the tourism sector.
The Government-led Visitor Sector Emergency Advisory Group swung into action last week to deal with extreme weather in the south and the Whakaari / White Island eruption.
The Productivity Commission has stepped back from its support of local bed taxes to help pay for infrastructure in tourism hotspots – a recommendation included in its draft report in July.
The tourism industry is claiming a win following the release of the Productivity Commission report into Local Government Funding and Financing, which sees it drop its support for local bed taxes.
The government has announced $12bn of new investment, $8bn for specific capital projects.
Minister for trade and export growth David Parker has headed to Korea on Air New Zealand’s inaugural flight from Auckland to Seoul.
Industry will have to wait months for a new survey as government insight into New Zealand’s accommodation sector goes dark.
The Government has published a documentation of its tourism minister Kelvin Davis’ Data Hui event held in Wellington on October 17.
Operators will find it easier to employ Chinese tour guides under the new free trade agreement, says the govt.
Public consultation on Kiwi businesses assessing and reporting their climate-related financial risks has opened.
The Indigenous Freshwater Fish Amendment Bill has been passed in parliament.
Around 80 tourism industry leaders and stakeholders are in Wellington today for the government’s Information and Data Hui.
Associate tourism minister Peeni Henare has called for better communication and coordination between the tourism industry and central and local government in order to combat current challenges facing the sector.
Tourism minister Kelvin Davis’ speech given at Matapōuri Beach, Northland, at the announcement of the successful bids for round three of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund.
The agency has come second overall in Colmar Brunton’s ranking of public sector bodies.
Councils should be able to use accommodation levies to help fund infrastructure, says a new report.
Better public service collaboration will help increase tourism’s contribution to the economy, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa.
The former Labour tourism spokesman’s appointment was one of the changes made in the PM’s Cabinet reshuffle.
Budget secrecy prevented Stats NZ from informing industry of the ending of the Accommodation Survey, says the minister of statistics James Shaw.
The govt’s plan sets out its priorities for the sector – what should we take from it?
The sector’s major associations have welcomed the new plan, with some saying it was long overdue.
The new plan sets out the govt’s priorities for the sector for the years ahead.
Tourism is one of the issues being discussed on a trip by MPs to Canada this week.
The sector here risks a “large financial loss”, warns a Chinese government-controlled publication.
Industry concerns are raised over a cooling relationship following the postponement of the 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism launch.
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.
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.
The government should scrap its planned tourism tax because of a possible slowdown in the sector, says Todd McClay.