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2021 another challenging year for ITOs – TECNZ’s Keene
18 Jan 2021   /

2021 another challenging year for ITOs – TECNZ’s Keene

This year is going to be another tough one for the tourism industry’s inbound tour operators, says Tourism Export Council of New Zealand.


Q1 travel bubble no saviour for hard-hit ITOs
16 Dec 2020   /

Q1 travel bubble no saviour for hard-hit ITOs

A Q1 trans-Tasman travel bubble could come too late for some of the country’s inbound tourism operators.


Operators, be ready to lift prices – TECNZ
8 Dec 2020   /

Operators, be ready to lift prices – TECNZ

Tourism businesses that reduced prices for the domestic market must prepare to start lifting them again for the return of international travellers, according to Tourism Export Council of New Zealand chief executive Lynda Keene.


ITOs cannot wait until 2022 – TECNZ’s Keene
3 Dec 2020   /

ITOs cannot wait until 2022 – TECNZ’s Keene

Visitors from long-haul destinations must begin to arrive in New Zealand from 1 October 2021 if inbound tour operators are to survive the Covid-19 crisis, says Tourism Export Council chief executive Lynda Keene.


TECNZ partners with Aus for NZ trade checklist
24 Nov 2020   /

TECNZ partners with Aus for NZ trade checklist

New Zealand’s inbound tour operators now have access to a new Covid-19 readiness database to help them find credible suppliers and build itineraries.


England-Hall: ITOs are to tourism what ‘Fonterra is to dairy’
22 Oct 2020   /

England-Hall: ITOs are to tourism what ‘Fonterra is to dairy’

Tourism New Zealand chief executive Stephen England-Hall says it took “some effort” to get the message through to Government of the value of inbound tour operators.


STAPP loan terms revealed, 26 ITOs approved
3 Sep 2020   /

STAPP loan terms revealed, 26 ITOs approved

Successful STAPP applicants and inbound tour operators will be able to access the cheap debt.


List of ITOs drawn up for loan support – Davis
21 Aug 2020   /

List of ITOs drawn up for loan support – Davis

As many inbounders face oblivion, the tourism minister reiterates the Govt’s position on its support for ITOs.


Naturally NZ Holidays liquidators report released
21 Aug 2020   /

Naturally NZ Holidays liquidators report released

The abrupt cessation of international tourism led to the collapse of 25-year-old inbound tour operator Naturally New Zealand Holidays Limited with around $600,000 owing to unsecured creditors outside the business.


ITO goes into liquidation after 25 years in business
20 Aug 2020  

ITO goes into liquidation after 25 years in business

Tourism industry stalwart Trish Abrahamson has placed her 25-year-old business Naturally New Zealand Holidays in liquidation.


What now for ITOs after “kick in the teeth” from Govt?
4 Aug 2020   /

What now for ITOs after “kick in the teeth” from Govt?

The Govt’s exclusion of ITOs from receiving STAPP grants is devastating and will slow recovery, say operators.


Good Bugger platform rethinks ITO space
24 Jul 2020   /

Good Bugger platform rethinks ITO space

Two Rotorua-based tourism specialists have set up an online booking platform that aims to support the tourism industry by tapping into the goodwill of New Zealanders.


ITO survey reveals redundancies, closures and subsidy lifeline
30 Apr 2020   /

ITO survey reveals redundancies, closures and subsidy lifeline

New Zealand’s inbound tour operators are “holding faith” that the tourism sector will receive further support from government as new research shows how deeply the industry has been hit by the Covid-19 outbreak.


TECNZ 2018: General Travel takes top gong at ITO awards
9 Aug 2018   /

TECNZ 2018: General Travel takes top gong at ITO awards

General Travel New Zealand has been crowned the 2018 Inbound Operator of the Year.


TECNZ 2018: ITOs deliver more than $320m to economy
9 Aug 2018   /

TECNZ 2018: ITOs deliver more than $320m to economy

The lion’s share of the revenue came from sales of group trips to New Zealand.


TECNZ 2018: Industry urged to embrace “constant change”
9 Aug 2018   / /

TECNZ 2018: Industry urged to embrace “constant change”

The tourism industry has been urged to continually adapt to change in the face of technologically advances that are likely to have an enormous impact on their business.


Gallery: TECNZ 2018 at Hawke’s Bay
9 Aug 2018   /

Gallery: TECNZ 2018 at Hawke’s Bay

Potos from the TECNZ 2018 conference being held in the Hawke’s Bay this week.


After 17 years leading SPTW, Linda Jenkins is calling it a day
19 Jun 2018  

After 17 years leading SPTW, Linda Jenkins is calling it a day

After 17 years at the helm of South Pacific Travellers World, managing director Linda Jenkins has called it a day, selling the business to Pacific Travel Ltd. 


Registrations open for RTNZ: Inbound Event
21 Feb 2018   / /

Registrations open for RTNZ: Inbound Event

Inbound tour companies are now invited to register for the annual RTNZ: Inbound Trade Event which is being held on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th April 2018 at the Heritage Hotel Auckland.


Inbound companies reminded to save the date for RTNZ-ITO event
6 Feb 2018   /

Inbound companies reminded to save the date for RTNZ-ITO event

Regional Tourism New Zealand (RTNZ) is reminding inbound tour companies to ‘save the date’ for the annual RTONZ-Inbound Trade event.


Inbounders must move with the times – adapt, innovate, invest
19 Apr 2017   / /

Inbounders must move with the times – adapt, innovate, invest

Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s chief executive, Chris Roberts, calls on the inbound and hotel sectors to work together to optimise tourism opportunities.


ITOs, suppliers losing business due to shortages, high prices
24 Mar 2017   /

ITOs, suppliers losing business due to shortages, high prices

New Zealand is losing 20% of new business due to lack of hotel accommodation and high room prices, says the Tourism Export Council .


Q&A with Naturally NZ Holidays’ Trish Abrahamson
17 Mar 2017   /

Q&A with Naturally NZ Holidays’ Trish Abrahamson

After starting her business in 1997, Trish Abrahamson has turned Naturally NZ Holidays into one of the best respected ITOs in the country.


Record numbers heading for RTONZ-Inbound Trade Event
10 Mar 2017   / /

Record numbers heading for RTONZ-Inbound Trade Event

A record number of inbound travel companies are heading for the RTONZ-Inbound Trade event in Auckland.