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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.


Busy school holidays give way to uncertainty, caution for operators
17 Jul 2020   /

Busy school holidays give way to uncertainty, caution for operators

Reduced prices and extra costs mean businesses have had to work hard to make a profit.


Govt earmarks $10m for non-Qualmark tourism operator support
15 Jul 2020   /

Govt earmarks $10m for non-Qualmark tourism operator support

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.


Christchurch Attractions looks to revival following redundancies
1 Jul 2020   /

Christchurch Attractions looks to revival following redundancies

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.


Rough recession for tourism-reliant regions – Westpac
19 Jun 2020   /

Rough recession for tourism-reliant regions – Westpac

Otago’s high exposure to tourism means it is facing the “biggest economic struggle” of the post-lockdown recession.


TNZ’s Sharp named in QLDC recovery advisory group
18 Jun 2020   /

TNZ’s Sharp named in QLDC recovery advisory group

Tourism New Zealand board’s deputy chair, Roger Sharpe, has been named a member of Queenstown’s Regenerative Recovery Advisory Group.


Rental resurgence eases pain of “horrific” heist – JUCY’s Alpe
16 Jun 2020   /

Rental resurgence eases pain of “horrific” heist – JUCY’s Alpe

“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.


Waimangu Volcanic Valley: Restructures, reorients, reopens
11 Jun 2020   /

Waimangu Volcanic Valley: Restructures, reorients, reopens

“We have to recreate our future rather than wait for it to come to us,” says GM David Blackmore.


Hanmer Springs reopens without restrictions
10 Jun 2020   /

Hanmer Springs reopens without restrictions

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa has reopened with no limits on numbers following the Government’s alert level 1 announcement on Monday.


Rangatira CEO: “If any country is in a good place to respond, NZ is”
9 Jun 2020   /

Rangatira CEO: “If any country is in a good place to respond, NZ is”

Rainbow’s End, Polynesian Spa have good bank, shareholder support, says Mark Dosser.


NZ moves to Covid-19 alert level 1
8 Jun 2020   /

NZ moves to Covid-19 alert level 1

Travel, events, and hospitality can happen without limitations but border restrictions remain, says PM Jacinda Ardern.


Govt must set date for trans-Tasman travel – ANZCRO’s Guthrey
8 Jun 2020  

Govt must set date for trans-Tasman travel – ANZCRO’s Guthrey

The wholesaler’s MD says domestic demand has been good since the start of level 2.


Plan for trans-Tasman travel lodged with Govts
5 Jun 2020   /

Plan for trans-Tasman travel lodged with Govts

The Trans-Tasman Safe Border Group recommends a “safe travel zone” with multiple layers of protection.


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.