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Air NZ appoints acting CEO
21 Aug 2019   /

Air NZ appoints acting CEO

Air New Zealand’s chief financial officer, Jeff McDowall, has been appointed acting chief executive.


Cordis Auckland snaps up Millbrook’s Almeida
15 Aug 2019  

Cordis Auckland snaps up Millbrook’s Almeida

Cordis Hotels and Resorts has appointed Millbrook Resort’s Adith Almeida to be its new director of corporate sales.


Elgan O’Donnell: Real Journeys’ new head of sales
14 Aug 2019  

Elgan O’Donnell: Real Journeys’ new head of sales

He may have led a globetrotting career but there is no place like home for Elgan O’Donnell.


Te Pae Christchurch unveils executive team
13 Aug 2019   /

Te Pae Christchurch unveils executive team

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has announced its full executive team as the $475m venue counts down the 13 months to opening.


Hollyer to join Bungy NZ as innovations manager
1 Aug 2019  

Hollyer to join Bungy NZ as innovations manager

The former Shotover Canyon Swing GM has taken a newly created role at AJ Hackett Bungy NZ.


Exec reshuffle signals further growth at Touch of Spice
30 Jul 2019   /

Exec reshuffle signals further growth at Touch of Spice

Luxury travel company, Touch of Spice, is positioning itself further growth undertaking an executive reshuffle which sees founder and chief executive, Jacqui Spice, move into a managing director role.


Millbrook Resort founder Eiichi Ishii dies
26 Jul 2019  

Millbrook Resort founder Eiichi Ishii dies

Eiichi Ishii, the founder of Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort, has died in Tokyo following a short illness.


ANZCRO snaps up former Tourism NZ Aus GM
25 Jul 2019  

ANZCRO snaps up former Tourism NZ Aus GM

Tony Saunders is to become the Australasian tour operator’s national sales and marketing manager.


RAL’s Copland to return to Queenstown
23 Jul 2019  

RAL’s Copland to return to Queenstown

The CEO of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts has been hired to lead developer Remarkables Park.


ATEED’s head of major events resigns
18 Jul 2019  

ATEED’s head of major events resigns

Stuart Turner is returning to Scotland for family reasons, says the agency.


STAAH hires Auckland Conventions’ Howlett
18 Jul 2019  

STAAH hires Auckland Conventions’ Howlett

STAAH has appointed Tony Howlett to be its new chief operating officer. 


Could Wizz Air’s Stephen Jones return to Air NZ as CEO?
17 Jul 2019  

Could Wizz Air’s Stephen Jones return to Air NZ as CEO?

An Australian newspaper has named former Air NZ executive Stephen Jones as a possible replacement for outgoing CEO Chris Luxon.


Q&A with HBT’s new GM, Hamish Saxton
12 Jul 2019   /

Q&A with HBT’s new GM, Hamish Saxton

The Hawke’s Bay has lured the former Tourism Dunedin boss back from Toronto.


Saxton takes GM role at Hawke’s Bay Tourism
11 Jul 2019  

Saxton takes GM role at Hawke’s Bay Tourism

The former Tourism Dunedin CEO will fill the role vacated by Annie Dundas.


Akaroa tourism stalwart to check out of sector
11 Jul 2019   /

Akaroa tourism stalwart to check out of sector

An Akaroa businessman who has had a hand in establishing many of the Canterbury destination’s flagship tourism events is looking to exit the sector after more than 30 years.


Aussies poach Christchurch Airport’s Gareth Williamson
11 Jul 2019  

Aussies poach Christchurch Airport’s Gareth Williamson

Christchurch International Airport’s Gareth Williams is heading across the ditch.


Dunedin back in the game with new marketing manager
10 Jul 2019  

Dunedin back in the game with new marketing manager

The long-vacant post spearheading the city’s promotion has finally been filled.


Quickfall: I’ve gone full circle but Skyline is in good shape
9 Jul 2019   /

Quickfall: I’ve gone full circle but Skyline is in good shape

After resigning from Skyline, the former chair is buying back Totally Tourism off the operator.


New faces on first elected EDNZ board
4 Jul 2019  

New faces on first elected EDNZ board

Nine people have been appointed to Economic Development New Zealand’s first ever elected board, including four new faces.


Warrick Low leaves Southland tourism
3 Jul 2019  

Warrick Low leaves Southland tourism

Warrick Low has left his tourism and events manager role at Venture Southland, now named Great South.


Queenstown Airport appoints new GM comms
3 Jul 2019  

Queenstown Airport appoints new GM comms

Queenstown Airport Corporation has appointed a new general manager to head up corporate and community affairs.


CINZ keep Gardner as chair for second term
3 Jul 2019  

CINZ keep Gardner as chair for second term

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand has reappointed Tony Gardner as board chair for a further three-year term.


Henare named associate minister of tourism
27 Jun 2019   /

Henare named associate minister of tourism

The former Labour tourism spokesman’s appointment was one of the changes made in the PM’s Cabinet reshuffle.


DQ seeks new Winter Festival boss as Baker steps down
27 Jun 2019   /

DQ seeks new Winter Festival boss as Baker steps down

Destination Queenstown is soon to be back on the hunt for a new Winter Festival director, with Rae Baker set to stand down after two years at the helm.


Watch: Air NZ CEO Chris Luxon resigns
19 Jun 2019   /

Watch: Air NZ CEO Chris Luxon resigns

Luxon says he will consider a career in “corporate life, politics or a not for profit” after he leaves on September 25.


FWA looks again to fill “Auckland salary” GM role
18 Jun 2019  

FWA looks again to fill “Auckland salary” GM role

After a seven month search for a general manager in 2017 that attracted national media attention, Taumarunui’s Forgotten World Adventures is again seeking to fill the role.


Tourism NZ abandons search for creative director
13 Jun 2019  

Tourism NZ abandons search for creative director

Tourism New Zealand has abandoned its hunt for a creative and content director after almost a year searching to fill the post.


Cordelle takes the plunge at Canyon Swing
6 Jun 2019   /

Cordelle takes the plunge at Canyon Swing

Well-known Queenstown tourism industry talent, Stu Cordelle, has taken the helm of Shotover Canyon Swing and Canyon Fox as general manager.


Tuuta: Stability, continuity, evolution and change
15 May 2019   / /

Tuuta: Stability, continuity, evolution and change

Tourism NZ’s new chair on the evolution of the agency’s work.


Meghan Blair returns to tourism as NZSki GM Sales & Marketing
9 May 2019   /

Meghan Blair returns to tourism as NZSki GM Sales & Marketing

Queenstown’s NZSki Limited has hired Meghan Blair to be its new general manager of sales and marketing.


Auckland Airport appoints GM technology and marketing
8 May 2019   /

Auckland Airport appoints GM technology and marketing

Auckland Airport has appointed Jonathan Good its new general manager of technology and marketing.


Experience Co nabs Tourism Australia boss to be CEO
7 May 2019   /

Experience Co nabs Tourism Australia boss to be CEO

Experience Co has hired Tourism Australia boss John O’Sullivan to be its new chief executive.


Edgewater hires new GM
7 May 2019  

Edgewater hires new GM

Wanaka’s Edgewater resort has appointed Catherine Bone to be its new general manager.


KiwiRail switches chair out to be CEO
6 May 2019   /

KiwiRail switches chair out to be CEO

Greg Miller steps down from the chairing the board to taking the helm at the rail and ferry operator.


Jamie Tuuta to stay in post as Tourism NZ chair
2 May 2019   /

Jamie Tuuta to stay in post as Tourism NZ chair

Tuuta took up the role on an interim basis when Dame Kerry Prendergast exited at the end of March.


TIA hires Tourism Storyteller
2 May 2019  

TIA hires Tourism Storyteller

TIA has hired its first Tourism Storyteller to get the sector’s message out to the wider New Zealand public.


Earth & Sky appoints head of Lake Tekapo observatory
26 Apr 2019   /

Earth & Sky appoints head of Lake Tekapo observatory

The new boss will join the $10m attraction in June, a month before the stargazing experience is due to open.


DQ chair, Canyon Swing GM Matt Hollyer to leave both roles
18 Apr 2019   / /

DQ chair, Canyon Swing GM Matt Hollyer to leave both roles

DQ chair and general manager of Shotover Canyon Swing and Canyon Fox, Matt Hollyer, is leaving both roles.


Alpine hires former fisheries CEO as group business manager
18 Apr 2019  

Alpine hires former fisheries CEO as group business manager

The Wallis family’s Alpine Group has appointed independent director and former Moana NZ fisheries CEO Carl Carrington to be its new group business manager. 


Qantas International CEO resigns
12 Apr 2019   /

Qantas International CEO resigns

Alison Webster has resigned as chief executive of Qantas International.


All change at Northland Inc tourism team
12 Apr 2019   /

All change at Northland Inc tourism team

Northland Inc’s trade marketing manager Karly Bent is leaving the combined EDA/RTO as the agency undergoes a number of staff changes at its tourism team.


Air NZ appoints chief digital officer
2 Apr 2019   /

Air NZ appoints chief digital officer

London Stock Exchange advisor Jennifer Sepull takes over from the award winning Avi Golan.


Northland Inc appoints acting CEO
1 Apr 2019   /

Northland Inc appoints acting CEO

The combined EDA/RTO has appointed its GM of investment and infrastructure, Vaughan Cooper, as acting CEO.


Go Orange adds top commercial roles to drive US expansion
22 Mar 2019  

Go Orange adds top commercial roles to drive US expansion

Adventure activity group Go Orange is continuing on the expansion trail appointing a new head of sales and creating a new senior business development role as it eyes the lucrative US market.


Interim chair appointed for TNZ board
21 Mar 2019   /

Interim chair appointed for TNZ board

Jamie Tuuta has been appointed interim chair of the Tourism New Zealand board and will take up the role when current chair, Dame Kerry Prendergast, steps down at the end of the month.


Go Orange adds top commercial roles to drive US expansion
21 Mar 2019   /

Go Orange adds top commercial roles to drive US expansion

Adventure activity group Go Orange is continuing on the expansion trail appointing a new head of sales and creating a new senior business development role as it eyes the lucrative US market.


Heritage announces Queenstown GM
14 Mar 2019   /

Heritage announces Queenstown GM

Heritage Hotel Management has appointed Kevin Kluts to be the new general manager of Heritage Queenstown.


Destination Great Lake Taupō appoints new GM
13 Mar 2019   /

Destination Great Lake Taupō appoints new GM

Jane Wilson, the former GM marketing at Tourism Tropical North Queensland, is to lead the Taupō RTO.


Auckland iwi snaps up HBT’s Dundas, preps for push into tourism
7 Mar 2019   /

Auckland iwi snaps up HBT’s Dundas, preps for push into tourism

Annie Dundas, general manager of Hawke’s Bay Tourism, has resigned.


Hawke’s Bay Tourism GM Annie Dundas resigns
6 Mar 2019   /

Hawke’s Bay Tourism GM Annie Dundas resigns

After eight years at the helm, Dundas is leaving to lead Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei’s new tourism venture.