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Ex-Wayfare exec to lead hospo/tourism tech cluster development
14 Jul 2021   /

Ex-Wayfare exec to lead hospo/tourism tech cluster development

QLDC-led project aims to help hospitality and tourism businesses collaborate on technology.


Queenstown opens tenders for hospo, tourism tech cluster
2 Jun 2021   /

Queenstown opens tenders for hospo, tourism tech cluster

Queenstown Lakes District Council’s economic development unit is advertising a 12-month tender to develop a hospitality and tourism technology cluster in the district.


Go Local grows tourism activities listings
17 Mar 2021  

Go Local grows tourism activities listings

Go Local says it now has 175 tourism activities businesses listed on its platform.


Seven startups make the cut for the Tourism Design Accelerator 2020
29 Oct 2020   /

Seven startups make the cut for the Tourism Design Accelerator 2020

With concepts ranging from virtual reality experiences to operator-specific sustainability tools, seven teams meet in Wellington today to kick-off Lightning Lab and Tourwriter’s Tourism Design Accelerator.


New deals platform launches
27 Oct 2020   /

New deals platform launches

The founders of Everything Travel Group (ETG) and industry stalwart Chris ‘Squid’ Bradley have launched a new deals site, Deal Champ.


ChristchurchNZ’s Julia Hunt on hosting famils when no one can travel
3 Sep 2020   /

ChristchurchNZ’s Julia Hunt on hosting famils when no one can travel

The trade partnerships manager on the loss of famils and using virtual technology to bring the international travel trade to New Zealand.


Serko wins accolade, eyes expansion despite Covid
25 Aug 2020   /

Serko wins accolade, eyes expansion despite Covid

Serko has been named as the 2020 Hi-Tech Company of the Year as it fights the financial effects of the Covid-19 downturn.


Lightning Lab tourism accelerator dusted off for October start
25 Aug 2020   /

Lightning Lab tourism accelerator dusted off for October start

Lightning Lab has teamed up with tourism tech company Tourwriter to revive the planned tourism business accelerator postponed by Covid-19.


West Coast, Fiordland gets digital upgrade
19 Aug 2020   /

West Coast, Fiordland gets digital upgrade

Businesses in the West Coast and Southland are set to benefit from upgraded communication services with new funding from the Provincial Growth Fund.


Wherewolf offers operators free digital waiver service
28 May 2020  

Wherewolf offers operators free digital waiver service

Adventure tourism software developer Wherewolf is offering its digital waiver service free to operators.


Tourism tech businesses tackle Covid-19 challenge
15 May 2020  

Tourism tech businesses tackle Covid-19 challenge

Queenstown-based tourism technology companies including Loaded, Guest HQ, Wherewolf, First Table and Safer Lines have adapted to solve new challenges faced by the industry in a Covid-19 environment.


Can you help Hack the Crisis for tourism?
14 Apr 2020   /

Can you help Hack the Crisis for tourism?

Callaghan Innovation and NZ’s wider startup community has put the call out for individuals keen to generate innovative ideas to support businesses – including tourism and hospitality – and communities in post Covid-19 New Zealand.


“Strong cash position” to help Serko through pandemic
6 Apr 2020   /

“Strong cash position” to help Serko through pandemic

Thanks to a capital raising in October 2019 the company’s cash balance is $42m, says the travel management software company.


20k tune in to Auckland Zoo livestream test
2 Apr 2020   /

20k tune in to Auckland Zoo livestream test

Auckland Zoo has tested a new series of live streams that will connect lockdown New Zealand with the attraction.


NASA returns to Wanaka Airport for super balloon launch
27 Feb 2020   /

NASA returns to Wanaka Airport for super balloon launch

After a two-year hiatus, NASA is to return to Wanaka Airport in mid-April to launch its super pressure balloon.


YHA chooses TravelDesk for bookings
20 Feb 2020   /

YHA chooses TravelDesk for bookings

YHA New Zealand has chosen the TravelDesk booking platform to streamline travel sales.


STAAH partners with ResBook for realtime booking data
19 Feb 2020   /

STAAH partners with ResBook for realtime booking data

Cloud-based hospitality technology solution provider, STAAH, has struck a partnership with accommodation software provider, ResBook.


Real-time tarmac sensors at Wellington Airport
17 Feb 2020   /

Real-time tarmac sensors at Wellington Airport

Wellington Airport can now access real-time data about runway conditions after installing sensors to monitor runway surface conditions.


Tourism tech players make Deloitte Fast 500
30 Jan 2020   /

Tourism tech players make Deloitte Fast 500

Maverick Digital, Wherewolf, Bookme and First Table have made the Deloitte 2019 Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500.


WellingtonNZ launches story-telling website in ‘world first’
5 Dec 2019   /

WellingtonNZ launches story-telling website in ‘world first’

WellingtonNZ has launched a new website driven by visual and story-telling content that suggests further relevant content as visitors navigate the site.


Wellington Airport offers travellers 5G experience
4 Dec 2019   /

Wellington Airport offers travellers 5G experience

Wellington Airport and Vodafone have partnered to allow travellers a chance to try 5G for free.


New tech to help manage freedom camping
2 Dec 2019   /

New tech to help manage freedom camping

A new app, AI solar-powered cameras, and a new zoning pilot will all be implemented this summer to help manage freedom camping.


Lightning Lab Tourism startup Road Guru raises $550k
18 Nov 2019   /

Lightning Lab Tourism startup Road Guru raises $550k

Wayfare CEO Richard Lauder and GO Rentals are among the investors in the driver guide platform, now valued at $3m.


ATEED launches destination guide on WeChat
13 Nov 2019   /

ATEED launches destination guide on WeChat

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development has launched a destination guide on Chinese social platform WeChat.


TCO partners with Google to showcase Otago
13 Nov 2019   /

TCO partners with Google to showcase Otago

Tourism Central Otago has partnered with Google New Zealand to capture 360-degree imagery of local Central Otago experiences.


Crown Plaza Auckland checks in paperless system
9 May 2019   /

Crown Plaza Auckland checks in paperless system

Crowne Plaza Auckland has introduced a paperless check-in and check-out system as a sustainable movement to reduce the hotel’s footprint.


Breadcrumbs creates path for visitors with new tree pledge
9 May 2019   /

Breadcrumbs creates path for visitors with new tree pledge

Tourism Sustainability Commitment signatory, Breadcrumbs, has launched a new initiative aimed at helping grassroots tree planting efforts as well as giving visitors a chance to give back.


Carbon offsetting programme lands in NZ
3 May 2019   /

Carbon offsetting programme lands in NZ

A new partnership between Australian carbon offset specialist, TEM, and tourism consultancy Tomahawk opens the door for New Zealand tourism operators “to tackle climate change with every booking”, according to the duo.


US industry veteran to lead Tourism Holdings’ TH2
1 Feb 2019   / /

US industry veteran to lead Tourism Holdings’ TH2

One year after launch, thl’s global digital RV platform, TH2, has a new CEO.


Watch: The making of WREDA’s WellTown
31 Jan 2019   /

Watch: The making of WREDA’s WellTown

Wellington says it is the first city in the world to “gamify” itself with the launch of its WellTown VR experience.


Hands up for the Lightning Lab Tourism accelerator
23 Jan 2019   /

Hands up for the Lightning Lab Tourism accelerator

Tourism industry talent keen to tackle the systemic problems handicapping the sector can now apply to take part in the Lightning Lab Tourism business accelerator.


Industry enters new REALM with VR product launch
7 Dec 2018  

Industry enters new REALM with VR product launch

A new virtual reality product that “is set to change the way tourists experience New Zealand” will hit the market next week.


Hill, Rushbrook prep new Tourism Talent platform
1 Nov 2018   /

Hill, Rushbrook prep new Tourism Talent platform

A new platform designed to help fill the tourism sector’s skills and talent shortage is being prepared for launch.


Air NZ, Zephyr partner to launch air taxis in NZ
16 Oct 2018   /

Air NZ, Zephyr partner to launch air taxis in NZ

The partnership aims to bring the self-piloted electric air taxi Cora to market.


Real Journeys powers up low-emission tourism exploration
3 Oct 2018   /

Real Journeys powers up low-emission tourism exploration

Real Journeys chief executive, Richard Lauder, is looking to position the privately-owned tourism company at the forefront of low-emission tourism as a founding member of the New Zealand Hydrogen Association.


TECNZ 2018: Industry urged to embrace “constant change”
9 Aug 2018   / /

TECNZ 2018: Industry urged to embrace “constant change”

The tourism industry has been urged to continually adapt to change in the face of technologically advances that are likely to have an enormous impact on their business.


GO Rentals rolls out NZ roads driving simulator
2 Aug 2018   /

GO Rentals rolls out NZ roads driving simulator

The simulators are designed to help visiting drivers adapt to the country’s roads.


Air NZ, JetBlue form innovation partnership
13 Jul 2018   /

Air NZ, JetBlue form innovation partnership

Air New Zealand is to partner with Silicon Valley’s JetBlue Technology Ventures to support innovation in the the travel industry.


MYOB: Tourism is now a tech business
10 May 2018  

MYOB: Tourism is now a tech business

As New Zealand’s largest tourism industry conference takes place in Dunedin this week, new analysis by business software provider MYOB points to the increasing importance of technology for the country’s largest foreign exchange earner.


Self-piloted electric air taxi ‘Cora’ revealed in Canterbury
13 Mar 2018   /

Self-piloted electric air taxi ‘Cora’ revealed in Canterbury

A self-piloted electric air taxi is being tested in Christchurch and hopes to be the first viable craft of its kind in commercial operation.