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On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 18 Sept
18 Sep 2020  

On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 18 Sept

Tourism industry appointments for the week to 18 September 2020.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 11 Sept
11 Sep 2020  

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

Tourism industry appointments for the week to 11 September 2020.


Former Ngāi Tahu Tourism CEO Quinton Hall’s new venture
9 Sep 2020   /

Former Ngāi Tahu Tourism CEO Quinton Hall’s new venture

One of the sector’s highest profile employment casualties due to Covid on turning adversity into opportunity.


Former mayor, Taranaki tourism board member passes
8 Sep 2020  

Former mayor, Taranaki tourism board member passes

Former Taranaki Regional Council chair David Walter has passed away after a battle with Leukaemia. He was 80 years old.


On the Job: Industry appointments for the week to 4 Sept
4 Sep 2020  

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

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 4 September 2020


Air NZ’s Cam Wallace resigns
3 Sep 2020   /

Air NZ’s Cam Wallace resigns

After 19 years with airline, Wallace steps away from the airline full time on 30 September.


Ready to ‘reimagine’ tourism? The Tourism Futures Taskforce wants you!
1 Sep 2020   /

Ready to ‘reimagine’ tourism? The Tourism Futures Taskforce wants you!

The Government is looking to fill the gap in its Tourism Futures Taskforce after the departure of Tourism Holdings CFO Nick Judd.


Nick Judd leaves Tourism Futures Taskforce
31 Aug 2020   /

Nick Judd leaves Tourism Futures Taskforce

Judd was appointed chief financial officer for Tourism Holdings last month, prompting the Government to review his appointment to the taskforce.


New appointments as operators position for Kiwi-only summer
26 Aug 2020   /

New appointments as operators position for Kiwi-only summer

A number of appointments have been made across the tourism industry as businesses look to navigate New Zealand’s Covid-era visitor market.


Why Tourism Holdings has ditched its COO role
19 Aug 2020   /

Why Tourism Holdings has ditched its COO role

Eliminating the role of chief operating officer at Tourism Holdings is primarily about focus and costs, chief executive Grant Webster says.


Tourism Holdings appoints former Air NZ exec Nick Judd CFO…
18 Aug 2020  

Tourism Holdings appoints former Air NZ exec Nick Judd CFO…

Air NZ’s former chief strategy, networks and alliances officer will join the operator in September.


Judd’s role on Tourism Futures Taskforce under review
18 Aug 2020   /

Judd’s role on Tourism Futures Taskforce under review

The Government is reviewing Nick Judd’s position on its Tourism Futures Taskforce.


On the Job: 7 August 2020
6 Aug 2020  

On the Job: 7 August 2020

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 7 August 2020.


LWT appoints former Totally Tourism boss to acting GM
6 Aug 2020   /

LWT appoints former Totally Tourism boss to acting GM

Lake Wanaka Tourism has appointed Tim Barke as acting general manager.


James Helmore leaves Lake Wanaka Tourism
31 Jul 2020   /

James Helmore leaves Lake Wanaka Tourism

His departure leaves both RTOs at the hard-hit district without permanent leaders.


Queenstown Airport chair Prue Flacks resigns
22 Jul 2020   /

Queenstown Airport chair Prue Flacks resigns

Queenstown Airport chairwoman Prue Flacks has recently resigned from the board, while the company announces redundancies among its 68 staff.


Tourism Holdings COO Jo Allison joins Ngāi Tahu
30 Jun 2020  

Tourism Holdings COO Jo Allison joins Ngāi Tahu

Allison will join the iwi entity as GM of corporate services and will also provide strategic and operational leadership to Ngāi Tahu’s tourism businesses.


University tourism stalwart retires after 37 years
29 Jun 2020   /

University tourism stalwart retires after 37 years

Lincoln University professor of tourism David Simmons will retire on 30 June after 37 years with the university.


Top executives resign from Tourism Holdings
17 Jun 2020   /

Top executives resign from Tourism Holdings

The resignations are the latest high-profile departures from the country’s beleaguered tourism industry.


Totally Tourism adds Potatau to team
9 Jun 2020  

Totally Tourism adds Potatau to team

Totally Tourism has recruited Cecil Potatau to join its sales team in a move that cements its commitment to a return of New Zealand’s international visitor markets.


Tourwriter appoints co-CEOs
3 Jun 2020   /

Tourwriter appoints co-CEOs

Tour operator software company Tourwriter has unveiled a new leadership structure, with Glenn Campbell and Pierre Malou becoming co-chief executives.


New chair for CINZ Approved PCO Group
29 May 2020   /

New chair for CINZ Approved PCO Group

Arna Wahl Davies has been appointed chair of the Conventions and Incentives New Zealand-approved Professional Conference Organisers group.


McClay holds on to shadow tourism portfolio
26 May 2020   /

McClay holds on to shadow tourism portfolio

Todd McClay has retained his shadow cabinet portfolios of tourism and trade under new National Party leader Todd Muller.


Napier Port’s cruise manager let go
25 May 2020   /

Napier Port’s cruise manager let go

Napier Port’s capability & cruise manager Bruce Lochhead will leave the company after his role was disestablished.


Bringing the gig economy to tourism’s high-flyers
21 May 2020   /

Bringing the gig economy to tourism’s high-flyers

Employers wary of spending large salaries on senior staff as they try to repair their balance sheets could consider contracting in their executive skills, says Tourism Talent director Jason Hill.


B&B Association appoints new president
21 May 2020   /

B&B Association appoints new president

The Bed & Breakfast Association has named Donna Brooke as its new president, replacing Rayma Jenkins.


TIA appoints former SkyCity GM as chair
11 May 2020   /

TIA appoints former SkyCity GM as chair

Gráinne Troute has been named at the new independent chair on the board at Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


Workers redeployed on outdoor projects
11 May 2020   /

Workers redeployed on outdoor projects

Up to 160 redeployed workers are due to pick up jobs in 55 biosecurity and conservation projects.


Ngāi Tahu Tourism CEO Quinton Hall loses job
7 May 2020  

Ngāi Tahu Tourism CEO Quinton Hall loses job

The Covid-19 crisis has claimed its highest-profile tourism casualty yet.


CINZ restructure results in job losses
7 May 2020   /

CINZ restructure results in job losses

Conventions & Incentives New Zealand has downsized its team following a business review triggered by the financial hit wrought by the Covid-19 crisis.


TNZ appoints GM to lead domestic tourism restart
29 Apr 2020   /

TNZ appoints GM to lead domestic tourism restart

The agency has appointed a long-time staffer as general manager of the newly established team that is leading the restart of domestic tourism.


WREDA appoints former racing boss as CEO
29 Apr 2020   /

WREDA appoints former racing boss as CEO

John Allen has also been chief executive of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and New Zealand Post.


Wage subsidy keeping staff in place – Wayfare
9 Apr 2020   /

Wage subsidy keeping staff in place – Wayfare

There have been no redundancies but most staff have had hours and pay cut, says the operator.


Air NZ bolsters board, appoints chief people officer
8 Apr 2020   /

Air NZ bolsters board, appoints chief people officer

Air New Zealand has appointed Joe McCollum as its new chief people officer.


Lauder in early exit from Wayfare
1 Apr 2020  

Lauder in early exit from Wayfare

Former Qantas manager Ian Jackson has taken over the reins at Wayfare with Richard Lauder vacating the position of chief executive earlier than his signalled post-TRENZ departure.


Wayfare appoints acting CEO
16 Mar 2020  

Wayfare appoints acting CEO

Former Qantas executive Ian Jackson will take over from Richard Lauder while the hunt for a permanent placement continues.


On the Job: 13 March 2020
13 Mar 2020   /

On the Job: 13 March 2020

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 13 March 2020


Ignite Wanaka chair resigns to focus on ski fields role
13 Mar 2020  

Ignite Wanaka chair resigns to focus on ski fields role

Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce board chair Bridget Legnavsky has resigned to focus on her expanded responsibilities at Cardrona and Treble Cone.


IWD2020: CINZ’s Lisa Hopkins on self belief and supporting other women
10 Mar 2020   /

IWD2020: CINZ’s Lisa Hopkins on self belief and supporting other women

Conventions & Incentives New Zealand’s new CEO talks to us about her impressive career thus far, the importance of self belief and what it means to support other women so they can become role models. 


GM of new QT Auckland appointed
10 Mar 2020   /

GM of new QT Auckland appointed

Doran Whaite has been named the new general manager for QT Auckland, opening mid-2020.


IWD2020: Tourism NZ’s Brodie Reid on leadership and role models
9 Mar 2020   /

IWD2020: Tourism NZ’s Brodie Reid on leadership and role models

The agency’s director of marketing on leadership, and how role models, a supportive environment and hard work create success.


On the Job: 6 March 2020
6 Mar 2020   /

On the Job: 6 March 2020

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 6 March 2020


Haka Tourism Group appoints new GM
5 Mar 2020  

Haka Tourism Group appoints new GM

Haka Tourism Group has appointed Eve Lawrence as its new general manager to head up Haka Tours and ANZ Nature Tours.


NZ Māori Tourism chair to run for office at general election
2 Mar 2020   /

NZ Māori Tourism chair to run for office at general election

Dale Stephens will meet NZMT this week to discuss his future with the organisation after deciding to run for Christchurch Central.


On the Job: 28 February 2020
28 Feb 2020   /

On the Job: 28 February 2020

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 28 February 2020


WellingtonNZ’s David Perks on second time around as RTNZ chair
27 Feb 2020   /

WellingtonNZ’s David Perks on second time around as RTNZ chair

WellingtonNZ’s GM of regional development, destination and attraction on the challenges ahead for RTNZ.


YoungTEC appoints new leaders
25 Feb 2020   /

YoungTEC appoints new leaders

Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development’s product development manager, Zac Watson, has been appointed the new chair of the Young Tourism Export Council of New Zealand.


Enterprise Dunedin’s Abercrombie resigns
24 Feb 2020   /

Enterprise Dunedin’s Abercrombie resigns

Enterprise Dunedin’s travel trade sales and marketing specialist, Gil Abercrombie, has resigned.


On the Job: 21 February 2020
21 Feb 2020   /

On the Job: 21 February 2020

Tourism industry appointments for the week ending 21 February 2020.


DQ appoints interim chief executive
14 Feb 2020  

DQ appoints interim chief executive

In a near job swap with former boss Graham Budd, Ann Lockhart has been named interim CEO of the RTO.