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YHA’s former GM of marketing and sales, Brian Westwood, says tourism’s collective strength will help it through this crisis.
Auckland visitors contributed $218m to Wellington’s economy pre-Covid but at the moment they cannot spend anything, writes WellingtonNZ CEO John Allen.
The country’s events sector needs help as losses mount, writes Ségolène de Fontenay, general manager of New Zealand Events Association.
Why demanding vaccine ‘passports’ from customers raises questions about discrimination, inequality and coercion.
Destination Queenstown’s departing acting chief executive, Ann Lockhart, writes that regenerative tourism means more than ‘sustainability’ and argues it’s also good business practice.
MoaTrek managing director Miles Clark writes even a global pandemic hasn’t slowed down the business, which celebrates its 50th birthday this year.
There’s good reason to be optimistic, writes AUT tourism professor Michael Lueck.
Why promoting specific destinations to potential post-Covid tourists may no longer make any sense.
Bus & Coach Association acting chief executive Alex Voutratzis calls on the Government to do more to protect not just tourism but the communities the sector supports.
As Buried Village of Te Wairoa celebrates 90 years, operations manager Amanda McGrath looks back for guidance and examples of resilience.
The PCE report is a paradigm shift towards increasing tourism accountability, writes Professor James Higham.
QLDC’s economic development manager, Peter Harris, argues the need to rethink how we value tourism and why now is the time to do it.
Lincoln University’s Dr Anthony Brien lays out the rationale for the new Hotel Council Aotearoa.
TIA’s Chris Roberts says there is no structure, system or funding dedicated to the research needs of our industry.
DC’s Hadley Dryden on reconnecting with nature and communities, the importance of Regional Tourism NZ, and ticking something off your bucket list.
Aotea New Zealand director Richard Hanson calls on the Government to outline its conditions for vaccine-based travel so operators can plan for the recovery of New Zealand tourism.
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.