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Charlie Ives calls time on RTNZ, tourism
12 Oct 2021   /

Charlie Ives calls time on RTNZ, tourism

Ives will depart about the same time as TIA boss Chris Roberts, which means the loss of leaders at two major industry bodies at a crucial time for the sector.


New GM for rebranded Woodhouse Mountain Lodge
12 Oct 2021   /

New GM for rebranded Woodhouse Mountain Lodge

Capstone Hotel Management has hired Joshua Thomas to be general manager of the newly rebranded Woodhouse Mountain Lodge at Matakana.


SkyCity chair Rob Campbell to leave board
11 Oct 2021   /

SkyCity chair Rob Campbell to leave board

The operator says Campbell wants to focus on other work commitments.


Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s Chris Roberts resigns
7 Oct 2021   /

Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s Chris Roberts resigns

After seven years in post, TIA’s boss announces his departure and leaves in January.


Auckland Airport taps Air NZ’s Hurihanganui to be CEO
4 Oct 2021   /

Auckland Airport taps Air NZ’s Hurihanganui to be CEO

Air New Zealand’s COO will become AIAL’s chief executive early next year – the first woman to hold the role.


Ngāi Tahu Tourism appoints Blackmore to lead Agrodome
4 Oct 2021  

Ngāi Tahu Tourism appoints Blackmore to lead Agrodome

Ngāi Tahu Tourism has appointed David Blackmore to lead the operator’s Agrodome attraction in Rotorua.


Tourism New Zealand board roles come up
27 Sep 2021   /

Tourism New Zealand board roles come up

Two Tourism New Zealand board roles are expected to come up this week.


Scenic promotes Luxon to CEO, says goodbye to Taylor after 30 years
23 Sep 2021   /

Scenic promotes Luxon to CEO, says goodbye to Taylor after 30 years

Scenic Hotel Group has promoted Karl Luxon to be chief executive of the company.


Enterprise Dunedin appoints business events lead
21 Sep 2021  

Enterprise Dunedin appoints business events lead

Enterprise Dunedin has appointed of Louise Woodburn to the role of business events lead.


Whanganui & Partners CEO takes leave
13 Sep 2021  

Whanganui & Partners CEO takes leave

Whanganui & Partners chief executive Hannah Middleton will go on six months parental leave from today, 13 September.


On the Job: ILT’s new hotel manager, Ngāi Tahu CEO change, VIN board addition
10 Sep 2021  

On the Job: ILT’s new hotel manager, Ngāi Tahu CEO change, VIN board addition

Tourism industry people moves for the week to 10 September 2021.


Ngāi Tahu Holdings promotes COO to CEO
8 Sep 2021   /

Ngāi Tahu Holdings promotes COO to CEO

Ngāi Tahu Holdings chief operating officer Craig Ellison has been appointed chief executive of the iwi-controlled entity for a period of 10 months from 1 December.


Wellington Zoo’s Fifield elected WAZA VP
6 Sep 2021   /

Wellington Zoo’s Fifield elected WAZA VP

Wellington Zoo chief executive Karen Fifield has been elected vice president of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) Council.


On the Job: Norris resigns from ChristchurchNZ, Methven Adventures appoints GM
3 Sep 2021  

On the Job: Norris resigns from ChristchurchNZ, Methven Adventures appoints GM

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Penny Nelson appointed DOC director-general
31 Aug 2021   /

Penny Nelson appointed DOC director-general

She will be the first woman to hold the post in the department’s 34-year history.


National’s Hipango gets shadow Māori tourism portfolio
30 Aug 2021   /

National’s Hipango gets shadow Māori tourism portfolio

A range of opposition spokespeople for portfolios related to tourism have been announced by the National Party following a reshuffle.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 13 August
27 Aug 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 13 August

New hires at Polynesian Spa and Visit Fiordland and board changes at NZ Cruise Association and SkyCity.


Great South taps Cordelle to lead Visit Fiordland
25 Aug 2021   /

Great South taps Cordelle to lead Visit Fiordland

Great South has hired former Shotover Canyon Swing boss Stu Cordelle to lead Visit Fiordland.


SkyCity’s NZICC sub-committee chair to retire
24 Aug 2021   /

SkyCity’s NZICC sub-committee chair to retire

Murray Jordan will retire from the SkyCity Entertainment Group board effective from 30 September 2021.


Future of NZ tourism is back-country – DOC’s Lou Sanson
16 Aug 2021   /

Future of NZ tourism is back-country – DOC’s Lou Sanson

DOC’s departing boss on how tourism has changed during his tenure.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 13 August
13 Aug 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 13 August

New hires at Destination Kaikoura, Maverick Digital, Queenstown Airport and a departure at Auckland Unlimited.


Serko appoints Air NZ director Dawson to board
10 Aug 2021   /

Serko appoints Air NZ director Dawson to board

Serko has appointed Jan Dawson as an independent director on its board.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 6 August
6 Aug 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 6 August

New hires at Haka Tourism Group and South Pacific Helicopters and the end of an era for Whale Watch Kaikōura.


DQ’s Paul Abbot: “Excitement, challenge” in tourism shake-up
2 Aug 2021   /

DQ’s Paul Abbot: “Excitement, challenge” in tourism shake-up

Destination Queenstown’s new CEO on the opportunity to shape the future of tourism.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 30 July
30 Jul 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 30 July

New appointments at Swiss-Belhotel International and Miles Partnership and board changes at Serko.


Serko makes board changes
29 Jul 2021  

Serko makes board changes

In statement to NZX, online travel booking and expense management firm Serko has announced that Simon Botherway will step from the board at its Annual Meeting in August.


Dunne joins Miles Partnership as director of destination strategy
28 Jul 2021  

Dunne joins Miles Partnership as director of destination strategy

The former TBOP boss will lead the launch of a new leadership academy for tourism professionals.


Zealandia a symbol of tangible regeneration – departing CEO Paul Atkins
23 Jul 2021   /

Zealandia a symbol of tangible regeneration – departing CEO Paul Atkins

Chief executive Paul Atkins says tangible evidence of regenerative possibilities has lasting impact on visitors.


Queenstown Airport appoints former Air NZ GM as CEO
21 Jul 2021   /

Queenstown Airport appoints former Air NZ GM as CEO

The former CEO of Metlifecare and Housing NZ, Glen Sowry, returns to the aviation sector.


Tourism leader Brendon Pope passes away
21 Jul 2021  

Tourism leader Brendon Pope passes away

Pope worked in tourism for nearly 30 years and was a former general manager of Kiwi Experience and international sales manager at Tourism Holdings.


Richie McCaw offloads Christchurch Helicopters ownership
20 Jul 2021   /

Richie McCaw offloads Christchurch Helicopters ownership

The aviation company fends off questions about the change, which also sees the former All Black end his directorship.


Tourism Holdings, Air NZ make senior appointments
19 Jul 2021  

Tourism Holdings, Air NZ make senior appointments

THL appoints new chief technology officer, Air NZ announces three new directors on its board.


Tourism NZ fills Qualmark GM role
19 Jul 2021   /

Tourism NZ fills Qualmark GM role

Tourism New Zealand has appointed Steven Dixon to be Qualmark’s general manager.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 16 July
16 Jul 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 16 July

Departures at Hurunui Tourism & Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, AJ Hackett, and new appointments at TBOP, The Scenic Hotel and more.


Ex-Wayfare exec to lead hospo/tourism tech cluster development
14 Jul 2021   /

Ex-Wayfare exec to lead hospo/tourism tech cluster development

QLDC-led project aims to help hospitality and tourism businesses collaborate on technology.


Oscar Nathan takes top job at TBOP
12 Jul 2021   /

Oscar Nathan takes top job at TBOP

Former Destination Rotorua general manager Oscar Nathan has taken the top job at Tourism Bay of Plenty.


Scenic snaps up former M&C VP Karl Luxon for newly created role
9 Jul 2021   /

Scenic snaps up former M&C VP Karl Luxon for newly created role

Scenic Hotel Group has appointed Karl Luxon to the newly created role of chief operating officer.


Serko appoints new CFO to start October
6 Jul 2021   /

Serko appoints new CFO to start October

Online travel booking and expense management firm Serko has appointed Shane Sampson chief financial officer.


Conservation minister Kiri Allan returns to work
5 Jul 2021  

Conservation minister Kiri Allan returns to work

Kiri Allan returns to work today after making good progress in her cancer treatment.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 2 July
2 Jul 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 2 July

A raft of board changes but new hires too at PurePods and Hilton Auckland.


Director change at Wellington Airport
1 Jul 2021   /

Director change at Wellington Airport

Wellington International Airport board director Alison Gerry has resigned, effective 29 June.


Air New Zealand directors to leave board
29 Jun 2021  

Air New Zealand directors to leave board

Rob Jager and Linda Jenkinson will retire from the Air New Zealand’s board at this year’s annual shareholders meeting.


Wayfare promotes Legnavsky, Norris made chief conservation officer
22 Jun 2021   /

Wayfare promotes Legnavsky, Norris made chief conservation officer

Chief conservation officer to conservation and sustainability initiatives across the group.


Christchurch ‘beautiful basecamp for exploration’ – Kath Low
17 Jun 2021   /

Christchurch ‘beautiful basecamp for exploration’ – Kath Low

Partnerships and collaborations are a priority for ChristchurchNZ’s new tourism boss.


NZ operators have world-class stories to tell – Qualmark’s departing GM
11 Jun 2021   /

NZ operators have world-class stories to tell – Qualmark’s departing GM

Departing Qualmark boss Gregg Anderson hails the potential of environmentally-focused operators in post-Covid tourism.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 11 June
11 Jun 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 11 June

Appointments at ChristchurchNZ, SkyCity and Get Smart, resignations at Qualmark and Wellington Museum.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 4 June
4 Jun 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 4 June

Appointments at Air New Zealand, Development West Coast and Ramada.


Air NZ grabs new chief digital officer from Vector
3 Jun 2021   /

Air NZ grabs new chief digital officer from Vector

Air New Zealand has appointed Nikhil Ravishankar as its new chief digital officer.


The top priorities for Bus & Coach’s new boss, Ben McFadgen
31 May 2021   /

The top priorities for Bus & Coach’s new boss, Ben McFadgen

Dealing with the ongoing impacts of the pandemic and the consequences of the government’s decarbonisation agenda are the top priorities for the Bus & Coach Association’s new chief executive.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 28 May
28 May 2021  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 28 May

Armitage to leave Auckland Unlimited and new appointments at the Bus and Coach Association, ChristchurchNZ, and Maverick Digital.