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Southern tourism still suffering most – Westpac
14 Jan 2021   /

Southern tourism still suffering most – Westpac

But tourism in regions like Hawke’s Bay and Northland has fared better, says the bank.


Consumer confidence surge bodes well for tourism – Westpac
15 Dec 2020   /

Consumer confidence surge bodes well for tourism – Westpac

After a tough year, households are dialling up their spending on activities like dining out and other leisure activities, says the bank.


New supply, travel restrictions to suppress 2021 performance
14 Dec 2020   /

New supply, travel restrictions to suppress 2021 performance

Hotel prospects for next year are fragile but there are bright spots, say industry experts.


Tour operator turns to tea for survival
11 Dec 2020   /

Tour operator turns to tea for survival

Closed international borders meant the operator had to find a new way to support themselves. 


Travel booking volumes improving – Serko
8 Dec 2020   /

Travel booking volumes improving – Serko

Online corporate booking company Serko says travel booking volumes are showing gradual improvement.


Air NZ adds 16k seats after “better than expected” demand
4 Dec 2020   /

Air NZ adds 16k seats after “better than expected” demand

Air New Zealand is adding more capacity to its domestic schedule in December, using its newer A321 Airbus aircraft on its existing A320 services until the end of the month.


Govt extends debt hibernation scheme for businesses
2 Dec 2020  

Govt extends debt hibernation scheme for businesses

The Government is extending its business debt relief programme until October 2021.


TECNZ partners with Aus for NZ trade checklist
24 Nov 2020   /

TECNZ partners with Aus for NZ trade checklist

New Zealand’s inbound tour operators now have access to a new Covid-19 readiness database to help them find credible suppliers and build itineraries.


Summer bookings offer mixed bag for operators
23 Nov 2020  

Summer bookings offer mixed bag for operators

Operators from across the country are watching bookings closely in the run up to the summer season.


Tourism Futures Taskforce lifts lid on current thinking
20 Nov 2020   /

Tourism Futures Taskforce lifts lid on current thinking

Regulation to manage supply and price inefficiencies are among mooted recommendations from the Tourism Futures Taskforce.


Summit 2020: TTF’s Margy Osmond with the view from Australia
20 Nov 2020   /

Summit 2020: TTF’s Margy Osmond with the view from Australia

The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia CEO on how the sector is coping with the shutdown and if there are silver linings.


Summit 2020: Foran on lead times, lifelines and ticket fares
19 Nov 2020   /

Summit 2020: Foran on lead times, lifelines and ticket fares

Air NZ’s CEO says it will burn through its $900m govt loan by August unless borders open.


Rotorua Canopy Tours ‘chuffed’ at new gift business
16 Nov 2020  

Rotorua Canopy Tours ‘chuffed’ at new gift business

Chuffed Gifts enabled recipients to ‘choose their own adventure’ so they could be sure they get exactly what they wanted. 


Operators cut staff, “tread water” to stay alive – ANZ
11 Nov 2020   /

Operators cut staff, “tread water” to stay alive – ANZ

Operators normally dependent on international visitors are cutting staff and “treading water”, just managing to be kept afloat by domestic tourism, according to a report from ANZ.


A dozen operators appointed to TIA small business group
10 Nov 2020   /

A dozen operators appointed to TIA small business group

The operators will advise TIA on issues affecting small and micro tourism businesses.


Air NZ, TNZ prep for “realistic” Q1 2021 trans-Tasman bubble
6 Nov 2020   /

Air NZ, TNZ prep for “realistic” Q1 2021 trans-Tasman bubble

The comments come after PM Jacinda Ardern appeared to pour cold water on two-way quarantine-free travel this year.


Tourism to miss $1.2bn per month over summer – Infometrics
2 Nov 2020   /

Tourism to miss $1.2bn per month over summer – Infometrics

The next five months will be “crunch time” for the tourism sector, says the economic forecaster.


Almost half of Kiwis want vaccine before resuming foreign travel – survey
28 Oct 2020   /

Almost half of Kiwis want vaccine before resuming foreign travel – survey

Many New Zealanders will not be comfortable travelling overseas until a Covid-19 vaccine is in place, says Booking.com.


iFly staff now “earning more than last year” – GM
22 Oct 2020   /

iFly staff now “earning more than last year” – GM

iFly NZ’s Matt Wong says the operator’s post-lockdown success is down to its staff.


Tourism downturn: The challenges for rural NZ
21 Oct 2020   /

Tourism downturn: The challenges for rural NZ

But there are also domestic tourism opportunities for the country’s rural communities.


What to expect from a domestic-only summer? TNZ gives its view
20 Oct 2020   /

What to expect from a domestic-only summer? TNZ gives its view

CEO Stephen England-Hall says the sector is heading for “a pretty compelling summer”.


Airlines revive trans-Tasman services as safe travel zone opens
16 Oct 2020   /

Airlines revive trans-Tasman services as safe travel zone opens

Jetstar and Qantas resume trans-Tasman services flying between Auckland and Sydney.


3500+ Canterbury businesses access $3.5m Covid support
16 Oct 2020  

3500+ Canterbury businesses access $3.5m Covid support

More than 3500 Canterbury businesses have sought Covid-19-related support services, says ChristchurchNZ.


Covid-19 a “circuit breaker” for tourism – HWT’s Dawson
15 Oct 2020   /

Covid-19 a “circuit breaker” for tourism – HWT’s Dawson

The pandemic had opened the gates for reshaping tourism as a whole sector across the country.


Bumper domestic summer expected – Tourism NZ
13 Oct 2020   /

Bumper domestic summer expected – Tourism NZ

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.


Closed borders drives Chathams tourism boom
2 Oct 2020   /

Closed borders drives Chathams tourism boom

With Kiwis unable to fly overseas, bookings have surged on the island.


Operators look beyond wage subsidy
30 Sep 2020  

Operators look beyond wage subsidy

The end of the Government’s wage subsidy may prompt more redundancies but many tourist and hospitality operators have already downsized.


Hesitant operators urged to ‘put hand up’ for support
24 Sep 2020   /

Hesitant operators urged to ‘put hand up’ for support

The operator’s chief executive Chris Sattler says the tourism sector is not using all the assistance available.


For small operators, innovation only way to survive – Janet Oldham
23 Sep 2020   /

For small operators, innovation only way to survive – Janet Oldham

For small operators, being innovative is the only way to stay afloat, says Janet Oldham of Great Walks of New Zealand.


Creativity key in domestic plan – Pacific Destinations’ Mark Badland
22 Sep 2020   /

Creativity key in domestic plan – Pacific Destinations’ Mark Badland

Closed borders forced the inbound tourism operator into looking at alternative product offerings.


“We can’t give up” – Adventure South’s Philip Wyndham
21 Sep 2020   /

“We can’t give up” – Adventure South’s Philip Wyndham

For tourism operators struggling to pivot to the new visitor landscape, there are opportunities out there.


Re-imagining tourism? TIA unveils its vision
16 Sep 2020   /

Re-imagining tourism? TIA unveils its vision

The association challenges the Govt’s Tourism Futures Taskforce to take “bold steps” to address industry issues.


Re-thinking tourism: Turning communities into ambassadors
16 Sep 2020   /

Re-thinking tourism: Turning communities into ambassadors

The time was now to evaluate how to turn communities into supporters, rather than critics, of tourism.


NTT to restart Dart River Adventures
11 Sep 2020   /

NTT to restart Dart River Adventures

Dart River Adventures in Glenorchy will reopen from 3 December.


How to launch a new tour during a pandemic – Travel Co’s Bryce Read
8 Sep 2020   /

How to launch a new tour during a pandemic – Travel Co’s Bryce Read

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.


Who filled the last spot on the Govt’s Tourism Futures Taskforce?
4 Sep 2020   /

Who filled the last spot on the Govt’s Tourism Futures Taskforce?

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. 


Auckland operators start from scratch – again…
1 Sep 2020  

Auckland operators start from scratch – again…

Operators in the region are restarting in an uncertain environment but it is not all grim for businesses.


NZ tourism vulnerable to international handling of Covid – NZIER
26 Aug 2020   /

NZ tourism vulnerable to international handling of Covid – NZIER

It will take three years for the economy to recover from Covid-19, says the institute.


New appointments as operators position for Kiwi-only summer
26 Aug 2020   /

New appointments as operators position for Kiwi-only summer

A number of appointments have been made across the tourism industry as businesses look to navigate New Zealand’s Covid-era visitor market.


Govt looks to RSI to boost tourism recovery
11 Aug 2020   /

Govt looks to RSI to boost tourism recovery

Covid-19 has given NZ’s research, science and innovation sector a chance to engage with tourism.


Hanmer Springs declined STAPP, but other funding helps – Hurunui’s Adcock
10 Aug 2020   /

Hanmer Springs declined STAPP, but other funding helps – Hurunui’s Adcock

While the decision was disappointing for the region, Adcock says other Government funding will help the district’s tourism.


Tourism Futures Taskforce advisory group revealed
4 Aug 2020  

Tourism Futures Taskforce advisory group revealed

The government’s 34-strong tourism advisory group has been named with around 10 operators included in the list.


The major attraction that did not apply for STAPP support
3 Aug 2020   /

The major attraction that did not apply for STAPP support

It was “not a suitable fit”, says one of the country’s top visitor attractions.


Selling Kiwis guided trips a “challenge” – Ryan Sanders
31 Jul 2020   /

Selling Kiwis guided trips a “challenge” – Ryan Sanders

Kiwis unwilling to pay third party for a guided trip of NZ, says Haka Tourism’s founder.


JK’s message to operators: Be like a zebra…
31 Jul 2020   /

JK’s message to operators: Be like a zebra…

Sir John Kirwan says business leaders navigating their way through Covid-19 can learn simple ways to alleviate anxiety.


Industry groups’ plea to Ardern: We need more help
29 Jul 2020   /

Industry groups’ plea to Ardern: We need more help

Tourism, travel, aviation, hospitality and events organisations jointly ask for more Govt support.


Good Bugger platform rethinks ITO space
24 Jul 2020   /

Good Bugger platform rethinks ITO space

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.


QLDC launches ideas platform to help recovery
24 Jul 2020   /

QLDC launches ideas platform to help recovery

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.


Up to 3000 tourism SMEs in line for transitions support
22 Jul 2020   /

Up to 3000 tourism SMEs in line for transitions support

Eligible operators will get up to $5000 worth of professional business advice.


Nelson offers further financial relief to businesses
21 Jul 2020  

Nelson offers further financial relief to businesses

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.