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iFly NZ’s Matt Wong says the operator’s post-lockdown success is down to its staff.
But there are also domestic tourism opportunities for the country’s rural communities.
CEO Stephen England-Hall says the sector is heading for “a pretty compelling summer”.
Jetstar and Qantas resume trans-Tasman services flying between Auckland and Sydney.
More than 3500 Canterbury businesses have sought Covid-19-related support services, says ChristchurchNZ.
The pandemic had opened the gates for reshaping tourism as a whole sector across the country.
Tourism New Zealand is forecasting a bumper domestic summer season but slates 2024 for a full recovery in international demand, according to its latest scenerio modelling of the future tourism recovery.
With Kiwis unable to fly overseas, bookings have surged on the island.
The end of the Government’s wage subsidy may prompt more redundancies but many tourist and hospitality operators have already downsized.
The operator’s chief executive Chris Sattler says the tourism sector is not using all the assistance available.
For small operators, being innovative is the only way to stay afloat, says Janet Oldham of Great Walks of New Zealand.
Closed borders forced the inbound tourism operator into looking at alternative product offerings.
For tourism operators struggling to pivot to the new visitor landscape, there are opportunities out there.
The association challenges the Govt’s Tourism Futures Taskforce to take “bold steps” to address industry issues.
The time was now to evaluate how to turn communities into supporters, rather than critics, of tourism.
Dart River Adventures in Glenorchy will reopen from 3 December.
Struggling operators considering launching a new product in the middle of a pandemic should focus on what is doable and affordable in the Covid-era.
He tells the Ticker why he put himself forward for the role, hopes for making a real difference, and why it is important for the aviation sector to participate.
Operators in the region are restarting in an uncertain environment but it is not all grim for businesses.
It will take three years for the economy to recover from Covid-19, says the institute.
A number of appointments have been made across the tourism industry as businesses look to navigate New Zealand’s Covid-era visitor market.
Covid-19 has given NZ’s research, science and innovation sector a chance to engage with tourism.
While the decision was disappointing for the region, Adcock says other Government funding will help the district’s tourism.
The government’s 34-strong tourism advisory group has been named with around 10 operators included in the list.
It was “not a suitable fit”, says one of the country’s top visitor attractions.
Kiwis unwilling to pay third party for a guided trip of NZ, says Haka Tourism’s founder.
Sir John Kirwan says business leaders navigating their way through Covid-19 can learn simple ways to alleviate anxiety.
Tourism, travel, aviation, hospitality and events organisations jointly ask for more Govt support.
Two Rotorua-based tourism specialists have set up an online booking platform that aims to support the tourism industry by tapping into the goodwill of New Zealanders.
Queenstown Lakes District Council’s community-driven ideas platform, Torokiki, is now live and open for ideas on how the district can recover from Covid-19.
Eligible operators will get up to $5000 worth of professional business advice.
Nelson City Council is providing further financial support to local businesses and community groups to help encourage Nelson’s economic recovery from the impact of Covid-19.
Reduced prices and extra costs mean businesses have had to work hard to make a profit.
Small and medium tourism operators are set to receive $10m of business support via the Regional Business Partner programme as they seek to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
With only four redundancies made to date, Christchurch Attractions is preparing to bring most of its operations back online for a local and domestic market.
Otago’s high exposure to tourism means it is facing the “biggest economic struggle” of the post-lockdown recession.
Tourism New Zealand board’s deputy chair, Roger Sharpe, has been named a member of Queenstown’s Regenerative Recovery Advisory Group.
“We’re going to be a smaller business – that’s the hardest part, dealing with people I’ve known for years,” says the group’s CEO.
“We have to recreate our future rather than wait for it to come to us,” says GM David Blackmore.
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa has reopened with no limits on numbers following the Government’s alert level 1 announcement on Monday.
Rainbow’s End, Polynesian Spa have good bank, shareholder support, says Mark Dosser.
Travel, events, and hospitality can happen without limitations but border restrictions remain, says PM Jacinda Ardern.
The wholesaler’s MD says domestic demand has been good since the start of level 2.
The Trans-Tasman Safe Border Group recommends a “safe travel zone” with multiple layers of protection.
The investments are the first deployments from the $400m Tourism Sector Recovery Plan.
SkyCity Entertainment trading has been “encouraging” since reopening its casinos in Auckland, Hamilton and Queenstown, excluding the Wharf Casino on 14 May.
Wellington Airport has downsized its operations due to Covid-19 but hopes to regain 85% of its business by 2022.
However, there is no word yet on when its services to Wellington will restart.
Marlborough Tour Company chief executive Abbe Hutchins says it is time for the Government to communicate that New Zealand is open for business.
Ngāi Tahu Tourism is restarting two of its iconic tourism operations.