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On the Job: 24 January 2020
24 Jan 2020   /

On the Job: 24 January 2020

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 24 January 2020.


WellingtonNZ CEO Lance Walker resigns
23 Jan 2020   /

WellingtonNZ CEO Lance Walker resigns

Walker, who joined the organisation on 1 April 2018, will leave in June.


QT Wellington appoints hotel manager
21 Jan 2020   /

QT Wellington appoints hotel manager

Ian Charlton is the new hotel manager for QT Wellington.


On the Job: 17 January 2020
17 Jan 2020   /

On the Job: 17 January 2020

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 17 January 2020


Julie White appointed Hospitality NZ CEO
16 Jan 2020   /

Julie White appointed Hospitality NZ CEO

Julie White is the new chief executive of industry body Hospitality New Zealand.


Tourism Waitaki directors reappointed
15 Jan 2020  

Tourism Waitaki directors reappointed

Mike McElhinney and Janine Tulloch have been reappointed to their roles on the board of the Waitaki District Council (WDC) council-controlled organisation, Tourism Waitaki.


Industry loses “emerging tourism leader” to Stanford
15 Jan 2020  

Industry loses “emerging tourism leader” to Stanford

Go Orange’s general manager, Luke Taylor, is leaving the adventure operator.


Air NZ chief people officer Jodie King to depart
14 Jan 2020   /

Air NZ chief people officer Jodie King to depart

Air New Zealand has announced its chief people officer Jodie King will be leaving the airline to take up a new role with Vodafone New Zealand.


On the Job: 20 December 2019
20 Dec 2019  

On the Job: 20 December 2019

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 20 December 2019


Christchurch Airport appoints industry partnership manager
19 Dec 2019   /

Christchurch Airport appoints industry partnership manager

Christchurch Airport has appointed Briar Nash to be its new partnership manager.


Keene follows in sister’s footsteps to lead TECNZ
17 Dec 2019   /

Keene follows in sister’s footsteps to lead TECNZ

Lynda Keene is taking the helm of the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand replacing outgoing chief executive Judy Chen.


Key to leave Air NZ board, new CEO start day announced
17 Dec 2019   /

Key to leave Air NZ board, new CEO start day announced

Former prime minister Sir John Key has announced he will step down from the board of directors at Air New Zealand, effective March 31.


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.