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The plan will set out a road map for future industry investment across the south.
The RTO wants to see visitor expenditure reach $378m in 2027.
Representatives from Tourism Export Council, Conventions and Incentives New Zealand, Auckland Airport and Lake Wanaka Tourism are set to address the Central Otago tourism industry next week.
Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) says it will now use ‘WellingtonNZ – making the Wellington region wildly famous’ as its standard organisational brand.
Visitor spend in the Hamilton & Waikato region topped the $1.5bn mark in the last calendar year, with the region also securing a 10.4% market share of the lucrative conventions, meetings and business events market, according to an update to Hamilton City Council.
Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development has launched a new photography competition which it hopes will highlight the city as a must-visit the destination to travellers around the world.
Destination Queenstown’s convention team is bringing travel content conference, The Travel Bootcamp, to the destination for the first time this spring hosting travel content creators, bloggers and social media tastemakers from 4-6 October 2019.
New Zealand’s newest Regional Tourism Organisation, Aoraki Tourism, is being taken back in-house by Timaru District Council as it drives forward the development of a new visitor strategy.
DQ chair and general manager of Shotover Canyon Swing and Canyon Fox, Matt Hollyer, is leaving both roles.
Northland Inc’s trade marketing manager Karly Bent is leaving the combined EDA/RTO as the agency undergoes a number of staff changes at its tourism team.
Destination Queenstown chief executive Graham Budd is “relieved and pleased” after winning support from members for a proposed funding boost that will add $900,000 to the organisation’s coffers.
Destination Queentown has won the support of its members to seek a 25% funding increase.
Operators also facing a possible bed tax could stymie the RTO’s plan to boost its funding in tomorrow’s vote.
The combined EDA/RTO has appointed its GM of investment and infrastructure, Vaughan Cooper, as acting CEO.
Jane Wilson, the former GM marketing at Tourism Tropical North Queensland, is to lead the Taupō RTO.
Tourism West Coast has been swallowed up by the region’s economic development agency in a move the RTO says provides better funding certainty.
After eight years at the helm, Dundas is leaving to lead Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei’s new tourism venture.
The chief executive of Venture Southland, Paul Casson, is stepping down ahead of the launch of the region’s new regional development agency.
There’s been a breakdown in the relationship between Dunedin’s tourism industry and its marketing body, says a review.
Destination Fiordland has appointed Madeleine Peacock to be its new tourism manager.
The outgoing CEO of Northland Inc urges the government to “fix the blockage” in NZ’s tourism system.
Air New Zealand has partnered with the Bay of Islands Marketing Group and economic growth agency Northland Inc on a campaign to attract visitors to the region beyond the peak summer months.
Tourism Central Otago’s newly established Tourism Advisory Board has been challenged by to find some “quick wins” by the local regional council.
The agency plans to help its regional neighbours develop tourism product and infrastructure.
The tourism industry has been warned against complacency following the latest Mood of the Nation survey that reported in uptick in the number of New Zealanders who agree that tourism is good for the country.
The experienced hands of Sue Sullivan, Mark Frood and Dylan Rushbrook will be shaping the future of tourism in Central Otago after being appointed to the region’s new six strong Tourism Advisory Board.
Reality TV queen Dame Julie Christie has been appointed to Tourism West Coast’s board.
Venture Southland is calling on all Southlanders to have their say as it continues to develop its wider regional destination plan.
Tourism Waitaki has begun talks with staff over the possible ending of eight roles at the regional tourism organisation.
Venture Taranaki has appointed Justine Gilliland to become CEO of the combined EDA/RTO.
Tourism minister advised to consider withholding funding from regions that fail to produce “quality destination development plans”.
Tourism is one of three key industries identified to help lift the prosperity of the region.
Enterprise Dunedin has appointed Sydney-based public relations agency Seven Communications to promote the city in the Australian market.
Stafford Strategy will develop the region’s strategy, which aims to generate $1bn in tourism revenue by 2025.
Hamilton passenger numbers have jumped 11% helping to lift visitor spend to $2.6bn, according to the owner of Hamilton & Waikato Tourism.
Northland Inc’s general manager of regional promotions and tourism, Paul Davis, has resigned.
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TCO has launched its hunt for an advisory board as it seeks to implement a new governance and funding model.
It took two years of planning, lobbying and engagement but Tourism Bay of Plenty got its destination management funding plan over the line.
Queenstown and Wanaka business, tourism and council leaders have agreed to adopt a unified approach to regional issues during a “ground-breaking” meeting this week.
A record number of inbound travel companies will attend the Regional Tourism NZ (RTNZ) inbound trade event in Auckland tomorrow.
Inbound tour companies are now invited to register for the annual RTNZ: Inbound Trade Event which is being held on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th April 2018 at the Heritage Hotel Auckland.
Regional Tourism New Zealand (RTNZ) is reminding inbound tour companies to ‘save the date’ for the annual RTONZ-Inbound Trade event.
Visit Ruapehu (VR) chief executive Claire McKnight has resigned and, in an unrelated move, Tourism Waitaki general manager Jason Gaskill has handed in his notice.
The West Coast’s regional tourism organisation says a new report is further endorsement of its marketing strategy which has seen the region become the fastest growing tourism market in the country over the past 12 months.
Marlborough District Mayor John Leggett has welcomed the recommendations of a destination marketing review prepared for the Council.
A funding review sought by Tourism BOP has seen Tauranga City Council change its mind and restore its $4m funding for a new Mount Maunganui visitor centre.
Hurunui Tourism is about to launch in a new direction – with an award-winning manager at its helm.
Former Destination Marlborough general manager Tracy Johnston has joined Australasian consultancy TRC Tourism.
Timaru District Council is aiming to put the district back firmly on the tourism map with the launch of Aoraki Tourism, the tourism development body for the district.