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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.
Economist Dr Oliver Hartwich calls for more devolved government to help address infrastructure issues.
Massey’s Jason Paul Mika on how the sector can become more sustainable and inclusive.
Paul Stocks, deputy chief executive for labour, science and enterprise at the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment, on the changes being made “to provide the leadership required to achieve sustainable tourism growth.
DOC’s new head of Heritage and Visitors, Steve Taylor, on the changes being made to ‘front foot’ the opportunities and risks of visitor growth.
The QLDC mayor on how the region’s freedom camping measures have worked and what help can be given to campgrounds affected.
Paul Bridson from Whistling Frog Resort at the Catlins calls on the government to do more to help plug the labour gap in the tourism sector.
There is a more sustainable way of regulating tourist activity, writes Professor Regina Scheyvens of Massey University.
TIA’s chair on the action the association is taking to help identify a new regional funding model that could help tourism.
An excerpt from the recently published Scenic Playground: The Story Behind New Zealand’s Mountain Tourism, a collaboration by author Peter Alsop, independent tourism advisor Dave Bamford and university lecturer Lee Davidson.
NZIER economist Peter Clough argues the Govt’s targeting of foreign visitors is inefficient and risks NZ’s reputation.
NZ tourism needs “a different type of growth”, says the conservation minister.
Conventions and Incentives New Zealand chair, Tony Gardner, opened the annual CINZ conference last week by calling on the business events industry to band together in the face of challenges and opportunities including competition, subvention – or a lack of it – and New Zealand’s place in the world.
Marketview’s analysis of tourist spending is not comfortable reading for those trying to drive the industry up the value curve.
Xu Erwen on the potential opportunities ahead in the 2019 China – NZ Year of Tourism.
Dunedin Aiport outlines the challenges of turning around a fall in its international passenger numbers.
The industry association’s CEO on positioning the organisation and the legislative challenges ahead for the industry.
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Ingram on the challenges and opportunities ahead for NZ’s i-SITE network.
The minister on funding, growth, and the motivation behind his management of the tourism portfolio.
Tourists spend more on average per day in NZ, says TNZ’s CEO.
The NZCA chair on the power and agility of cruise and why it’s vital to steer the direction of the fast-growing industry.
As tourism booms and the urge to selfie and share grows, Queensland University of Technology’s Ellen Marie Saethre-McGuirk says we need some perspective on photography in the age of Instagram.
Queenstown’s mayor argues that visitors need to contribute more towards the resort’s infrastructure needs.
It’s time for an informed and unemotive debate, writes Dr Anthony Brien.
The Walking Access Commission’s recently departed chief executive, Eric Pyle, writes of his time in the role, the value of the country’s network of tracks and trails and the challenges ahead.
Ngāi Tahu Tourism’s CEO, Quinton Hall, on tackling climate change through the Climate Leaders Coalition and why he wants NTT to be at the forefront of the industry in terms of sustainability.
With some destinations pushing back against tourism, does Australia have its tourism priorities right and what can it learn from NZ?