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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.


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.