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Recovery

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Govt pumps $24m into Discover Waitomo, 31 RTOs
4 Jun 2020   /

Govt pumps $24m into Discover Waitomo, 31 RTOs

The investments are the first deployments from the $400m Tourism Sector Recovery Plan.


Casinos in the money, hotels hit 90% occupancy since reopening – SkyCity
3 Jun 2020   /

Casinos in the money, hotels hit 90% occupancy since reopening – SkyCity

SkyCity Entertainment trading has been “encouraging” since reopening its casinos in Auckland, Hamilton and Queenstown, excluding the Wharf Casino on 14 May.


Wellington Airport strengthens balance sheet, plans for 85% recovery by 2022
3 Jun 2020   /

Wellington Airport strengthens balance sheet, plans for 85% recovery by 2022

Wellington Airport has downsized its operations due to Covid-19 but hopes to regain 85% of its business by 2022.


Singapore Airlines restarts Akl, Chch passenger flights
2 Jun 2020   /

Singapore Airlines restarts Akl, Chch passenger flights

However, there is no word yet on when its services to Wellington will restart.


Industry suffering from ‘conflicted story’ – MTC’s Hutchins
2 Jun 2020   /

Industry suffering from ‘conflicted story’ – MTC’s Hutchins

Marlborough Tour Company chief executive Abbe Hutchins says it is time for the Government to communicate that New Zealand is open for business.


NTT: Hukafalls, Shotover jet boat operations to reopen
29 May 2020   /

NTT: Hukafalls, Shotover jet boat operations to reopen

Ngāi Tahu Tourism is restarting two of its iconic tourism operations.


EcoZip Adventures reopens Waiheke ziplines
29 May 2020   /

EcoZip Adventures reopens Waiheke ziplines

Waiheke Island operator EcoZip Adventures has taken its first customers since lockdown started.


Ziptrek Ecotours’ Trent Yeo: ‘We’re fighting for survival’
25 May 2020   /

Ziptrek Ecotours’ Trent Yeo: ‘We’re fighting for survival’

The eco-tourism operator looks to innovate its way out of the collapse in tourism.


Larnach Castle’s Barker puts ‘worst days’ behind with reopening
22 May 2020   /

Larnach Castle’s Barker puts ‘worst days’ behind with reopening

 The Dunedin attraction opened its doors this morning after a period of consolidation and cutbacks.


Trans-Tasman bubble possible at level 2 – PM
21 May 2020   /

Trans-Tasman bubble possible at level 2 – PM

Social distance requirements on buses and planes could also be eased under Covid-19 alert level 2.


Guided hunting operators appeal for domestic support
21 May 2020   /

Guided hunting operators appeal for domestic support

New Zealand’s guided hunting industry is appealing for support from domestic hunters as it struggles through the Covid-19 crisis.


Council launches digital campaign to attract domestic visitors
21 May 2020   /

Council launches digital campaign to attract domestic visitors

The Far North District Council will launch a dedicated Facebook page called Far North Escapes to encourage New Zealanders to visit the region while Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease.


$4m lifeline for Waitangi Treaty Grounds will ‘keep doors open’ – CEO
20 May 2020   /

$4m lifeline for Waitangi Treaty Grounds will ‘keep doors open’ – CEO

The historic attraction was going to shut its doors to the public had it not secured Government help in what was the historic site’s first injection of public money into operational funding since it was established in 1932.


Air Chathams preps for take off with discounted fares, reduced services
20 May 2020   /

Air Chathams preps for take off with discounted fares, reduced services

Air Chathams is ending seven weeks of hibernation to relaunch scheduled flights from its Auckland Airport base to Whakatane, Whanganui and the Kapiti Coast.


Operators ‘flip the script’ with launch into recession
19 May 2020   /

Operators ‘flip the script’ with launch into recession

Despite a tourism world turned upside down, Skydiving Kiwis and GCH Aviation are taking a leap.


South Australia throws support behind trans-Tasman bubble
19 May 2020   /

South Australia throws support behind trans-Tasman bubble

The South Australian Tourism Commission and Adelaide Airport are throwing their support behind a potential trans-Tasman travel bubble.


Bush and Beach pivots to parcels ahead of relaunch
18 May 2020  

Bush and Beach pivots to parcels ahead of relaunch

The award-winning operator has branched into the courier trade to bring in income.


Road to Recovery: Kapiti Island Nature Tours’ John Barrett
18 May 2020  

Road to Recovery: Kapiti Island Nature Tours’ John Barrett

Kapiti Island Nature Tours plans to restart its award-winning excursions in early September, says co-founder John Barrett.


Regional air connections vital to Kāpiti recovery – mayor
18 May 2020   /

Regional air connections vital to Kāpiti recovery – mayor

“Air Chathams plays an important role in our community and in supporting our district to recover from the unprecedented impacts of Covid-19.”


Auckland Airport preps terminal for alert level 2
14 May 2020   /

Auckland Airport preps terminal for alert level 2

Auckland Airport has prepared its domestic terminal to welcome more passengers as New Zealand moves into alert level 2.


Operators to ERC: Domestic tourism alone won’t save us
13 May 2020   /

Operators to ERC: Domestic tourism alone won’t save us

And ‘reimagining’ tourism is like calling for an architect while your house burned down, HTG’s Eve Lawrence told the committee.


Which operators are back in business at level 2?
13 May 2020  

Which operators are back in business at level 2?

Tourism operators and accommodation providers across the country are preparing to throw open their doors as New Zealand begins its long-awaited transitions to level 2 tomorrow.


SkyCity to reopen with distancing rules
13 May 2020   /

SkyCity to reopen with distancing rules

SkyCity Entertainment will reopen its casinos, entertainment and accommodation facilities in Auckland, Hamilton and Queenstown from Thursday 14 May.


Cycle trails to play leading role in tourism recovery – operator
13 May 2020   /

Cycle trails to play leading role in tourism recovery – operator

Cycle trails will play a leading role in the recovery of the tourism industry, says Cycle Journeys CEO Geoff Gabites.


TNZ’s Spreitzer: Level 1 time to kickstart domestic tourism
12 May 2020   /

TNZ’s Spreitzer: Level 1 time to kickstart domestic tourism

“I’m a firm believer that level one will be the alert level that will kickstart our domestic economy.”


Tourism industry to present to Epidemic Response Committee
12 May 2020   /

Tourism industry to present to Epidemic Response Committee

The Epidemic Response Committee will today hear from representatives of the tourism industry, leader of the opposition Simon Bridges says.


MDA’s Mutu warns against race to bottom with pricing, discounts
8 May 2020   /

MDA’s Mutu warns against race to bottom with pricing, discounts

The award-winning operator says operators will be doing themselves a disservice by heavy discounting.


West Coast says ‘keep it coastal, support local’
8 May 2020   /

West Coast says ‘keep it coastal, support local’

Development West Coast has launched a three-week campaign promoting local businesses which includes a pop-up online directory of those operating with online orders and contactless purchasing during Covid-19 Level 3.


Wellington needs the trans-Tasman bubble – business chamber
8 May 2020   /

Wellington needs the trans-Tasman bubble – business chamber

“A trans-Tasman travel arrangement would be a big step in Wellington’s recovery and could mean our regional tourism market recovers faster than we first predicted.”


‘Huge relief’ for workers, operators in level 2 rules – TIA
7 May 2020   /

‘Huge relief’ for workers, operators in level 2 rules – TIA

The Government’s decision to relax travel restrictions at Covid-19 alert level 2 would help save jobs and businesses, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


Kaikōura sets up governance group to support tourism
7 May 2020   /

Kaikōura sets up governance group to support tourism

Kaikōura District Council is creating an economic recovery governance group to support tourism and come up with projects to create jobs through the Covid-19 downturn.


Mistake to mothball firms – Southern World boss
1 May 2020   /

Mistake to mothball firms – Southern World boss

“You can’t just shut up shop,” says director Tim Reid, who urges operators to stay pro-active.


Kiwis to get experiences reserved for global elite – luxury operator
1 May 2020   /

Kiwis to get experiences reserved for global elite – luxury operator

New Zealanders will soon be able to enjoy high-end tourism experiences that are usually reserved for the global elite, says a luxury operator.


Report: Domestic market provides hope for Taranaki tourism
1 May 2020   /

Report: Domestic market provides hope for Taranaki tourism

Taranaki’s strong domestic tourism market is expected to contribute to the region’s economic recovery, according to new research which forecasts an 8.5% contraction in regional GDP for the year to March 2021 – slightly worse than the 8% drop forecast nationwide.


Govt proceeds with $48m PGF projects to help recovery
1 May 2020   /

Govt proceeds with $48m PGF projects to help recovery

Whakatāne’s riverfront redevelopment is one of the beneficiaries of more than $48m in Provincial Growth Fund loans that are being pumped into regional project to help offset the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.


ATEED: Reimagining, rebuilding our visitor economy
29 Apr 2020   /

ATEED: Reimagining, rebuilding our visitor economy

GM of destination Steve Armitage on supporting industry and re-establishing Auckland’s tourism sector.


Kaikōura “running on empty” following tourism collapse
29 Apr 2020  

Kaikōura “running on empty” following tourism collapse

The Kaikōura District Council is running on empty, says East Coast Community Organisation, which is lobbying for the local authority to be dissolved.


Whanganui well placed to weather Covid-19 storm – report
29 Apr 2020   /

Whanganui well placed to weather Covid-19 storm – report

Whanganui is well positioned to weather the effects of a global recession due to the Covid-19 crisis compared to other regions, says Infometrics economist Brad Olsen. 


2.3 million international visitors in 2021 – Westpac
9 Apr 2020   /

2.3 million international visitors in 2021 – Westpac

The initial post-Covid-19 recovery will be led by domestic tourism and young foreign visitors, says the bank.