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We must not return to the type of hyper-development that tourism suffered from, argues Dr Freya Higgins-Desbiolles.
A country’s online brand can help attract visitors and investment.
New Zealand and Hawai’i both have strengths as island communities that will help them make a much-needed shift in tourism values, writes Professor Pauline Sheldon from the University of Hawai’i.
Chair of Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated and member of the Government’s Tourism Futures Taskforce, Ngahiwi Tomoana, on why you cannot look for answers to tourism problems within the industry alone.
We can build a stronger, more purposeful industry, with the help of the next generation of leaders, says YoungTEC’s chair.
Cornell University School of Hotel Administration’s Emeritus Professor of Operations Management, Sherri Kimes, on why revenue management management matters more than ever in a capacity-constrained post-Covid world.
Desperate times call for desperate measures – but letting desperation drive you to discounting can end up with disastrous results, argues Dr Anthony Brien, senior lecturer in business and hotel management at Lincoln University.
University of Otago professor of tourism, James Higham, argues regional travel bubbles will create a high-value, low-leakage and low-emissions tourism future.
As New Zealand travel writers throw themselves with gusto into rebuilding domestic tourism, Sarah Bennett proposes a ban on ‘secret beaches’, ‘hidden gems’ and other ‘underrated’ places in favour of a more inclusive and strategic approach.
Auckland University of Technology’s senior lecturer in economics, Dr Rahul Sen, andInternational Business, Strategy and Entrepreneurship lecturer, Swati Nagar, on how NZ universities can turn the Covid-19 induced international student crisis into an opportunity.
Hotel revenue management consultant Joe Ellingham from Revenue Team on the opportunity available to operators in a region-led recovery.
ITO XperieNZ founder Kumar Swaminathan on why New Zealand must look beyond Australia and the importance of opening our borders to Asia.
Industry has to convince Kiwis our best experiences are worth the price, writes the Ticker’s Shannon Williams.
Former New Zealand Ministry of Tourism senior research analyst and professor of information management in tourism at Kempten University in Bavaria, Markus Landvogt, says it is time for Government to make bold decisions for the future of tourism and looks at what it can learn from Europe.
Former TNZ boss George Hickton on the tools NZ needs to manage tourism.
Senior economist Mark Cox on why building a future without a strong tourism industry is not realistic for many districts.
As New Zealand de-accelerates its lockdown from Level 4 to level 3, Auckland University of Technology associate professor, Rachel Morrison, considers the challenge of adapting work places and spaces to the new normal of strict personal hygiene and physical distancing.
Landlords and businesses need to work together in good faith to help stem the tide of closures and redundancies.
Aotea’s Richard Hanson argues the industry will suffer as the Covid-19 elimination strategy puts NZ in self-isolation.
The former Wayfare CEO on why selectively and safely re-opening international borders is crucial to reviving tourism.
The Milford Asset Management founder and part-owner of BusinessDesk, on how NZ and Australia could create their own ‘tourism bubble’ to speed recovery from Covid-19.
NZ Airports chief executive Kevin Ward on the challenges the country’s airports face in a Covid-19 world.
As we adjust to life with the new coronavirus around us, our behaviours and habits are quickly changing. What will be the impact of these changes on the organisations and industries around us?
ChristchurchNZ’s Loren Heaphy on how the city pulled together and what was learnt from such a terrible event.
Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s Lynda Keene on impact coronavirus is having on ITOs, a possible upside for NZ, and why FY20 is going to be a game of two halves – the good and the ugly.
Auckland University of Technology’s senior lecturer in economics, Dr Rahul Sen, explains why New Zealand is more exposed than others to the economic chills of China’s coronavirus outbreak.
Christchurch and Banks Peninsula residents are being asked to help shape a decision on the best option for managing home-share accommodation in the district. Councillor Mike Davidson outlines why people should join the conversation.
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Ahipara Luxury Travel’s founder, Jean-Michel Jefferson, on the risk of focusing too much on a single market, why locals are being turned off the industry and how New Zealand tourism has lost its way.
Outgoing Destination Wairarapa general manager, David Hancock, on the power of positive council relationships, increasing collaboration between his operator members during his eight year tenure, and the challenges that regional tourism faces in trying to get support from national industry stakeholders.
Let’s show how welcoming NZ is, writes Tourism New Zealand’s chief executive.
Rippon’s director and export manager, Jo Mills, on why the vineyard has decided to curb the ever-increasing number of visitors coming through its farm gates, and how it is going to do it.
DOC’s director-general on 50 years of Conservation Week and how tourism can play a vital role in enhancing the environment.
The former TWC chair on competition, infrastructure challenges, and the agency’s integration into the local EDA.
ATEED’s GM of destination on the development of Destination AKL 2025 and the work to come in Auckland’s visitor economy.
In her yearly address to industry, New Zealand Cruise Association (NZCA) Chair Debbie Summers outlines the organisation’s work in NZ’s increasingly important cruise industry.
Destination development manager Anton Wilke on marrying economic development with tourism.
The ritzy end of Melbourne’s Collins Street was a curious backdrop to the challenges laid out to, and discussed by, tourism researchers from around the world, writes Angus & Associates’ Carolyn Parker.
Scenic chair Lani Hagaman calls for the hotel industry to unite in the face of targeted rates and bed taxes.
As world leaders gather in the UK for the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the University of Portsmouth’s Liz Sharples casts an eye over ‘dark tourism’.
University of South Australia senior lecturer in tourism management and former University of Otago academic, Freya Higgins-Desbiolles, on why the industry needs to be reoriented towards the local community.
DOC’s Director General on the agency’s work with industry, managing compliance, and planning for future growth.
Queenstown Lakes mayor Jim Boult replies to critics of the proposed bed tax and the resort’s planned referendum.
Queenstown’s mayor on why the upcoming referendum is important and the reasons he prefers a bed tax to a wider industry levy.
However, NZ’s Tiaki Promise is a case study in how to respond, writes a tourism academic.
Charlie Ives, executive officer of Regional Tourism New Zealand, says calls for GST earned by tourism to be returned to the sector are muddying the waters when it comes to funding.
The city has a challenging new aspect to its identity that impacts on how people perceive it, writes Professor Will Rifkin.
After seven years, Dame Kerry is about to step down from being Tourism NZ’s chair.
M&C’s NZ MD on how the wider economy benefits from the sector and why the industry shouldn’t be singled out to pay more.
In his first speech of the year to industry, tourism minister Kelvin Davis outlines the government’s recent work addressing freedom camping issues, using tech to manage campsites and helping the regions take advantage of tourism growth.