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But tourism in regions like Hawke’s Bay and Northland has fared better, says the bank.
After a tough year, households are dialling up their spending on activities like dining out and other leisure activities, says the bank.
Hotel prospects for next year are fragile but there are bright spots, say industry experts.
Closed international borders meant the operator had to find a new way to support themselves.
Online corporate booking company Serko says travel booking volumes are showing gradual improvement.
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.
The Government is extending its business debt relief programme until October 2021.
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.
Operators from across the country are watching bookings closely in the run up to the summer season.
Regulation to manage supply and price inefficiencies are among mooted recommendations from the Tourism Futures Taskforce.
The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia CEO on how the sector is coping with the shutdown and if there are silver linings.
Air NZ’s CEO says it will burn through its $900m govt loan by August unless borders open.
Chuffed Gifts enabled recipients to ‘choose their own adventure’ so they could be sure they get exactly what they wanted.
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.
The operators will advise TIA on issues affecting small and micro tourism businesses.
The comments come after PM Jacinda Ardern appeared to pour cold water on two-way quarantine-free travel this year.
The next five months will be “crunch time” for the tourism sector, says the economic forecaster.
Many New Zealanders will not be comfortable travelling overseas until a Covid-19 vaccine is in place, says Booking.com.
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.