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On the Job: 13 December 2019
13 Dec 2019  

On the Job: 13 December 2019

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 13 December 2019


Te Papa appoints new CEO
13 Dec 2019   /

Te Papa appoints new CEO

Te Papa has appointed Courtney Johnston as its new chief executive officer.


KiwiRail’s Rayner joins Visit Ruapehu board
12 Dec 2019  

KiwiRail’s Rayner joins Visit Ruapehu board

KiwiRail’s head of tourism and marketing, Ah-Leen Rayner, has joined the board of Visit Ruapehu.


Marlborough Tour Company appoints Hutchins as CEO
9 Dec 2019  

Marlborough Tour Company appoints Hutchins as CEO

Abbe Hutchins takes the helm of the fast-growing family-owned business that is putting Marlborough on the map.


On the Job: 6 December 2019
6 Dec 2019  

On the Job: 6 December 2019

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 06 December 2019.


Haka Tourism hires former SkyCity hotel manager
5 Dec 2019   /

Haka Tourism hires former SkyCity hotel manager

Colette Leonard will oversee operations at the group’s expanding accommodation business.


Chateau Tongariro GM heads to Te Waonui Forest Retreat
5 Dec 2019   /

Chateau Tongariro GM heads to Te Waonui Forest Retreat

Scenic has appointed Brad McGlynn GM of its Franz Josef Glacier property.


New Destination Wairarapa GM appointed
4 Dec 2019   /

New Destination Wairarapa GM appointed

Anna Nielson, the boss of food and wine festival Toast Martinborough, will replace David Hancock.


CINZ appoints new CEO
2 Dec 2019   /

CINZ appoints new CEO

BCD Meetings and Events’ APAC managing director, Lisa Hopkins, will replace Sue Sullivan.


NZHOA appoints executive director following official launch
2 Dec 2019   /

NZHOA appoints executive director following official launch

Amy Robens has been named as the new executive director for the New Zealand Hotel Owners Association.


On the Job: 29 November 2019
29 Nov 2019  

On the Job: 29 November 2019

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 29 November 2019.


ATEED hires former NBL Breakers boss to lead major events
27 Nov 2019   /

ATEED hires former NBL Breakers boss to lead major events

Richard Clarke will fill the role vacant since Stuart Turner left in July.


Full circle for Crowne Plaza Queenstown’s new GM
26 Nov 2019   /

Full circle for Crowne Plaza Queenstown’s new GM

Stewart Manson has been announced as the new general manager at Crowne Plaza Queenstown.


On the Job: 22 November 2019
22 Nov 2019  

On the Job: 22 November 2019

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 22 November 2019.


PM appoints CIAL’s Johns to APEC council
22 Nov 2019   /

PM appoints CIAL’s Johns to APEC council

The prime minister has appointed Christchurch Airport chief executive Malcolm Johns to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Advisory Council.


DQ’s Budd appointed CEO of Great South
15 Nov 2019   /

DQ’s Budd appointed CEO of Great South

The imminent departure of DQ’s chief executive opens up one of the top jobs in the New Zealand tourism sector.


On the Job: 15 November 2019
15 Nov 2019  

On the Job: 15 November 2019

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 15 November 2019.


Trio of top industry roles up for grabs as CEOs depart
14 Nov 2019  

Trio of top industry roles up for grabs as CEOs depart

Conventions and Incentives NZ, Te Papa and Tourism Export Council of NZ are all looking for new leaders.


Heritage’s Lahood to leave for Southern Discoveries
14 Nov 2019   /

Heritage’s Lahood to leave for Southern Discoveries

Heritage Hotel Group’s international sales manager, Kerry Lahood, is leaving his role with the hotel group to join Southern Discoveries.


SkyCity’s NZICC committee chair resigns
12 Nov 2019   /

SkyCity’s NZICC committee chair resigns

Richard Didsbury last month described the NZICC delays as “abysmal” and “unacceptable”.


On the Job: 8 November 2019
7 Nov 2019  

On the Job: 8 November 2019

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 08 November 2019.


Apollo hires former JUCY boss de Lautour
7 Nov 2019   /

Apollo hires former JUCY boss de Lautour

Apollo Motorhomes has appointed Andrew de Lautour as its new country manager for New Zealand.


Becker bought out of Wilderness Motorhomes and SmartRV
6 Nov 2019   /

Becker bought out of Wilderness Motorhomes and SmartRV

Brother and sister John Managh and Mary Hamilton have taken back full ownership of RV rental operator Wilderness Motorhomes after buying out the company’s chair, Michael Becker.


MTC’s Godsiff: “We had to diversify,  we had to adapt”
6 Nov 2019  

MTC’s Godsiff: “We had to diversify, we had to adapt”

From a single boat to luxury lodges and coaches – a retiring Chris Godsiff on building Marlborough Tour Company.


Ngāi Tahu Tourism board to be disestablished
6 Nov 2019   /

Ngāi Tahu Tourism board to be disestablished

Ngāi Tahu Tourism’s operations and board are being restructured as part of a wide-ranging review of the group kicked-off by Ngāi Tahu Holdings chair Mark Tume.


On the Job: 31 October 2019
1 Nov 2019  

On the Job: 31 October 2019

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 31 October 2019


TECNZ CEO Judy Chen to leave in Jan
29 Oct 2019   /

TECNZ CEO Judy Chen to leave in Jan

Tourism Export Council of NZ’s chief executive, Judy Chen, is to leave the association in January.


On the Job: 24 October 2019
25 Oct 2019  

On the Job: 24 October 2019

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 24 October 2019.


Airport appointment highlights lack of diversity in NZ’s largest companies
24 Oct 2019   /

Airport appointment highlights lack of diversity in NZ’s largest companies

Former airline industry executive and professional company director Liz Savage has been elected to the board of Auckland Airport.


Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei bolsters tourism team
24 Oct 2019  

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei bolsters tourism team

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Rawa has bolstered its new tourism team with the appointment of Tui-kay Cole as tourism co-ordinator.


Tourism NZ’s Tuuta appointed to RDA chair
21 Oct 2019   /

Tourism NZ’s Tuuta appointed to RDA chair

Tourism NZ chair Jamie Tuuta has been appointed as chair of the board for Venture Taranaki Trust.


On the Job: 17 October 2019
17 Oct 2019  

On the Job: 17 October 2019

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 17 October 2019.


QT Auckland gets new sales and marketing director
15 Oct 2019   /

QT Auckland gets new sales and marketing director

QT Hotels and Resorts has hired Michael Anderson to be its new director of sales and marketing at QT Auckland.


DQ appoints NZ business development and marketing manager
15 Oct 2019  

DQ appoints NZ business development and marketing manager

Sophie Archibald is the new business development and marketing manager, New Zealand, for Destination Queenstown.


Air NZ names Walmart boss as new CEO
11 Oct 2019   /

Air NZ names Walmart boss as new CEO

The Kiwi boss of Walmart’s US business, Greg Foran, has taken the top job at the airline.


On the Job: 10 October 2019
10 Oct 2019  

On the Job: 10 October 2019

Industry appointments, promotions and other people moves for the week ending 10 October 2019


RAL appoints new chief executive
9 Oct 2019   /

RAL appoints new chief executive

The operator has promoted its Whakapapa GM Jono Dean to take over from Ross Copland.


Destination Queenstown fills western markets trade role
7 Oct 2019   /

Destination Queenstown fills western markets trade role

Destination Queenstown has found a new manager for its western market trade channels appointing Kate Baxter from Heli Glenorchy.


On the Job: 3 October 2019
3 Oct 2019  

On the Job: 3 October 2019

Industry appointments, promotions and other people moves for the week ending 3 October 2019


SkyCity unveils leadership team for new hotel management company
3 Oct 2019   /

SkyCity unveils leadership team for new hotel management company

SkyCity Entertainment Group’s Brad Burnett will lead the operator’s new hotel management company, SkyCity Hotels Group.


New chair for DQ, NTT’s Cave also joins board
2 Oct 2019  

New chair for DQ, NTT’s Cave also joins board

Skyline Enterprises director Richard Thomas has been elected the new board chair of Destination Queenstown.


Tourism Bay of Plenty director joins Air NZ board
1 Oct 2019   /

Tourism Bay of Plenty director joins Air NZ board

Tourism Bay of Plenty board director Laurissa Cooney has been appointed to the board of Air New Zealand.


Glacier guide heads to Antarctica in cool new partnership
26 Sep 2019   /

Glacier guide heads to Antarctica in cool new partnership

Ngāi Tahu Tourism and Antarctica New Zealand have entered a new partnership which offers a Franz Josef glacier guide the chance of a secondment at Scott Base.


Last day in post for Air NZ’s Luxon
25 Sep 2019   /

Last day in post for Air NZ’s Luxon

Air New Zealand chief executive Christoper Luxon has his last day in post today.


Tourism Talent expands to Australia, Chris Flynn joins team
24 Sep 2019   /

Tourism Talent expands to Australia, Chris Flynn joins team

Tourism Talent has launched in Australia adding two new directors to its team.


Tourism NZ goes internal after global search for marketing director
23 Sep 2019  

Tourism NZ goes internal after global search for marketing director

After a 16 month global search for a firstly a creative and content director, and then a marketing director, Tourism New Zealand has made an internal appointment to fill the role.


Northland Inc appoints chief executive
20 Sep 2019  

Northland Inc appoints chief executive

Former NZ Maritime Museum chief executive Murray Reade has been appointed Northland Inc’s new chief executive.


Sullivan to take helm at Christchurch Attractions
11 Sep 2019  

Sullivan to take helm at Christchurch Attractions

MD and co-owner Michael Esposito is to step back from day-to-day operations at the business.


Te Papa CEO Geraint Martin resigns
10 Sep 2019   /

Te Papa CEO Geraint Martin resigns

The hunt is on for a new chief executive for the Museum of New Zealand.


Sudima promotes to prep for 2020 expansion
6 Sep 2019   /

Sudima promotes to prep for 2020 expansion

The continued expansion of Sudesh Jhunjhnudwala’s Sudima Hotels group, which will open two more properties in the next 12 months, has led to a wave of promotions as well as new faces joining the business.