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Lack of international visitors dragging economy – Westpac
18 May 2021   /

Lack of international visitors dragging economy – Westpac

Bank now predics a recovery in monthly international visitor arrivals around 2024.


Glacier country operators eligible for up to $50k – DWC
17 May 2021   /

Glacier country operators eligible for up to $50k – DWC

At least 100 hard hit Glacier Country businesses can be helped by Development West Coast’s $5m support fund.


Retailers in key tourism destinations stocking up – ANZ
11 May 2021   /

Retailers in key tourism destinations stocking up – ANZ

Retailers in key tourism regions have been ordering souvenirs in anticipation of higher sales, says the bank.


Aus bubble no “silver bullet” for Queenstown – DQ chair
10 May 2021   /

Aus bubble no “silver bullet” for Queenstown – DQ chair

The resort has to look again at its tourism proposition to ensure it becomes a more sustainable, better accepted, industry, says Richard Thomas.


Queenstown celebrates “huge flurry” of bookings, but room for more
6 May 2021   /

Queenstown celebrates “huge flurry” of bookings, but room for more

Queenstown hotels welcomes the trans-Tasman boost in bookings but says more time and warning was needed to scale back up to demand.


Air Chatham to resume Auckland-Norfolk Island flights
16 Apr 2021   /

Air Chatham to resume Auckland-Norfolk Island flights

Largest privately-held NZ airline returns to international route, additional flights will be added in August.


New tourism boss Patrick Dault sets out West Coast vision
15 Apr 2021   /

New tourism boss Patrick Dault sets out West Coast vision

Carbon negativity, converting forged-in-adversity image into compelling stories for visitors are key priorities.


KiwiRail cuts TranzAlpine, keeps Coastal Pacific over winter
26 Mar 2021   /

KiwiRail cuts TranzAlpine, keeps Coastal Pacific over winter

The SOE is forecasting a significant fall in annual tourist passenger numbers for FY21.


Serko closes in on pre-Covid transactions volumes
24 Mar 2021   /

Serko closes in on pre-Covid transactions volumes

Serko has recorded an uplift in transactions so far in March 2021 to reach 68% of the volumes recorded for the same period in March 2019.


Diagnosis for Southland tourism? ‘Long Covid’
16 Mar 2021   /

Diagnosis for Southland tourism? ‘Long Covid’

The tourism sector will be the weak link in the recovery of Southland, according to an economic analysis of the region.


No easy solutions to reviving Queenstown – DQ’s incoming CEO
10 Mar 2021   /

No easy solutions to reviving Queenstown – DQ’s incoming CEO

There are no easy solutions to kickstarting Queenstown’s struggling tourism sector while the borders remain shut, says Destination Queenstown’s newly appointed chief executive Paul Abbot.


Glacier Country asks for $35m, lack of support labelled “criminal”
25 Feb 2021   /

Glacier Country asks for $35m, lack of support labelled “criminal”

The destination has helped fill the Govt’s coffers and it’s time some of it was given back, says the boss of Development West Coast.


Resurgence Support Payment scheme opens
23 Feb 2021  

Resurgence Support Payment scheme opens

Businesses affected by the latest Covid-19 alert level shifts can today apply for the government’s Resurgence Support Payment.


Post-Covid travel boom predictions prompt investment spree
12 Feb 2021   /

Post-Covid travel boom predictions prompt investment spree

Overseas investors betting on a post-Covid travel boom are pumping multi-million dollar investments into tourism.


Govt: Tourism faces long-term demand challenges
9 Feb 2021   /

Govt: Tourism faces long-term demand challenges

But a more sustainable approach could deliver benefits, says Grant Robertson’s 2021 Budget Policy Statement.


How one remote operator is having a “fantastic” summer…
2 Feb 2021  

How one remote operator is having a “fantastic” summer…

As the industry splits into boom and bust regions, one operator reveals how it bucked the trend.


…while others grapple with an unpredictable domestic market
2 Feb 2021  

…while others grapple with an unpredictable domestic market

Many operators are not only grappling with fewer visitors this summer but also an unpredictable domestic market.


‘Be ready, be flexible’ – René de Monchy on 2021
22 Jan 2021   /

‘Be ready, be flexible’ – René de Monchy on 2021

Tourism New Zealand’s interim CEO outlines the agency’s top priorities and challenges for the year ahead.


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.