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Air NZ crowned at Deloitte Top 200 awards
6 Dec 2019   /

Air NZ crowned at Deloitte Top 200 awards

Air New Zealand was crowned the winner in the sustainable business leadership category at the Deloitte Top 200 awards.


Students’ responsible camping product wins inaugural tourism award
6 Dec 2019   / /

Students’ responsible camping product wins inaugural tourism award

The first YES National Excellence Tourism Award went to students from Roncalli College in Timaru for their reusable bag product, aimed at encouraging responsible camping.


Govt, industry commit $870k to climate change study
3 Dec 2019   /

Govt, industry commit $870k to climate change study

Tourism NZ is investing $200k to find out how climate consciousness is affecting traveller choices.


Prince Charles’ NZ visit: Tourism and sustainability in the spotlight
18 Nov 2019   /

Prince Charles’ NZ visit: Tourism and sustainability in the spotlight

Tourism and sustainability will be the focus of conversation between a group of young entrepreneurs and Prince of Wales Prince Charles when he tours Northland this week as part of his tour of New Zealand.


Camp Glenorchy: ‘Light tourism’ is the way forward
12 Nov 2019  

Camp Glenorchy: ‘Light tourism’ is the way forward

Eco Retreat’s new energy generation and management solution could serve as a model for industry.


Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat debuts ‘groundbreaking’ energy system
8 Nov 2019  

Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat debuts ‘groundbreaking’ energy system

Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat has launched its microgram energy system.


Tourism Holdings to invest $500k in environmental initiative
4 Nov 2019   /

Tourism Holdings to invest $500k in environmental initiative

Tourism Holdings will invest $500,000 in FY20 to implement the Future-Fit Business Benchmark initiative, as it looks to offset the environmental impact of its RV fleet.


CINZ 2019: Sustainability back in the spotlight
31 Oct 2019   /

CINZ 2019: Sustainability back in the spotlight

Sustainability is back in the spotlight for this year’s Conventions and Incentives New Zealand Annual Conference, taking place in Queenstown this week.


Skydive Tauranga commits to carbon neutrality by 2025
29 Oct 2019   /

Skydive Tauranga commits to carbon neutrality by 2025

Skydive Tauranga entered into a partnership agreement with conservation charity Trees that Count, as it commits to becoming carbon neutral by 2025.


Auckland Airport selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Index
7 Oct 2019   /

Auckland Airport selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Auckland Airport has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Asia Pacific.


Watch: Operators earn new carbon credentials
2 Oct 2019  

Watch: Operators earn new carbon credentials

INFLITE, EcoZip Adventures and AbelTasman.com have all gained new carbon credentials.


Air NZ passenger offsetting increases 40%
27 Sep 2019   /

Air NZ passenger offsetting increases 40%

More than 180,000 customer journeys on Air New Zealand were offset this financial year via the airline’s FlyNeutral carbon offsetting programme, up 40% on 2018.


Operators, TIA named finalists in sustainability awards
30 Aug 2019   /

Operators, TIA named finalists in sustainability awards

Five operators and Tourism Industry Aotearoa have been named finalists in the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards.


TIA, THL lead Sustainable Business Network awards shortlists
27 Aug 2019   /

TIA, THL lead Sustainable Business Network awards shortlists

A raft of tourism industry companies including Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Tourism Holdings are in the running for the 2019 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards.


ATEED sustainability effort goes gold
16 Aug 2019  

ATEED sustainability effort goes gold

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development has been awarded Enviro-Mark® Gold certification in recognition of its sustainability efforts.


Operators up for national business, energy awards
11 Jul 2019   /

Operators up for national business, energy awards

Dive! Tutukaka and YHA NZ have been recognised for their business and energy sustainability work.


Sustainability awareness campaign “critical” for visitor market
9 Jul 2019  

Sustainability awareness campaign “critical” for visitor market

The recommendation comes in a study by Canterbury researchers.


Destination Queenstown commits to sustainability
28 Jun 2019   /

Destination Queenstown commits to sustainability

Destination Queenstown has committed to improving its sustainability by implementing an internal policy and handbook.


Littlewood on the STGM initiative
30 May 2019  

Littlewood on the STGM initiative

Following its unveiling to industry at the Tourism Forum earlier this month, Auckland Aiport has released more details of its proposed Sustainable Tourism Growth Monitor. The airport’s chief executive, Adrian Littlewood, explains the rationale behind the initiative. 


Tourism Sustainability Commitment reaches 1k milestone
11 Apr 2019   /

Tourism Sustainability Commitment reaches 1k milestone

More than 1,000 businesses and organisations have now signed up to Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s Tourism Sustainability Commitment.


TSC: How did the industry perform in year one?
26 Feb 2019   /

TSC: How did the industry perform in year one?

The first annual performance assessment following the launch of the Tourism Sustainability Commitment shows a small lift in the industry’s overall sustainability – but a mixed picture across the charter’s eight underlying goals.


Wednesday Letter: The hard questions
30 Jan 2019   /

Wednesday Letter: The hard questions

Much of the Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals conference challenged industry’s standards and assumptions. That’s a good thing, writes the Ticker’s Bridget O’Connell.


No visitor arrivals growth? No problem – TIA
28 Jan 2019  

No visitor arrivals growth? No problem – TIA

It’s not the number of tourists that is important to industry, says TIA CEO Chris Roberts.


Tourism growth is a problem, not a purpose – academic
28 Jan 2019  

Tourism growth is a problem, not a purpose – academic

Tourism in its current form is unsustainable and efforts to dress parts of it up as eco-friendly don’t address the fundamental problem of growth, says an academic.


Perspectives: “Profound behavioural shift” in tourism needed
28 Jan 2019  

Perspectives: “Profound behavioural shift” in tourism needed

The industry needs more than just a nudge to meet the challenges of climate change, says Professor Susanne Becken.


Tourism must “flip the postcard” and be more honest – academic
25 Jan 2019   /

Tourism must “flip the postcard” and be more honest – academic

At the inaugural Tourism and the SDGs event, there’s a call for more honesty from industry.


More needed for tourism to take sustainability seriously
25 Jan 2019   /

More needed for tourism to take sustainability seriously

Measuring the environmental and social impacts of tourism – not just economic benefits – is necessary in order to take sustainable development seriously, according to Nelson Tasman’s Gisela Purcell.


Gallery: Tourism and the SDGs
25 Jan 2019  

Gallery: Tourism and the SDGs

The first research conference on Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals is being hosted by the Institute of Development Studies at Massey University, Albany, Auckland.


“Critical, constructive conversation” at Tourism and SDGs event
24 Jan 2019   /

“Critical, constructive conversation” at Tourism and SDGs event

Tourism academics and stakeholders from around the globe have today gathered in Auckland for two days of “critical and constructive conversation” about tourism and sustainability.


Maiden cruise sustainability initiative for NZ, Aus launched
4 Dec 2018   /

Maiden cruise sustainability initiative for NZ, Aus launched

Australasia’s leading cruise associations have released the region’s first Cruise Industry Sustainability Guide.


TIA reaches sustainability sign-up milestone
8 Oct 2018   /

TIA reaches sustainability sign-up milestone

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has hit 500 sign-ups to its Tourism Sustainability Commitment launched last November. 


ChristchurchNZ dives into sustainable tourism project
28 Sep 2018   /

ChristchurchNZ dives into sustainable tourism project

ChristchurchNZ has teamed up with academics from the University of Canterbury on a project that will delve into international visitors’ perceptions of sustainable tourism in New Zealand.


ATEED signs TIA’s Tourism Sustainability Commitment
28 May 2018  

ATEED signs TIA’s Tourism Sustainability Commitment

ATEED has signed the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment, an industry initiative driven by Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


Operators scoop sustainable business awards
4 Dec 2017   /

Operators scoop sustainable business awards

Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari, Wellington’s ZEALANDIA and Christchurch Airport have each won awards at the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards.