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TECNZ: Bookings pick up with some exceeding pre-Covid levels
28 Jun 2022   /

TECNZ: Bookings pick up with some exceeding pre-Covid levels

Bookings for the 2022-23 season are gaining momentum with some inbound tour operators already looking stronger than they were before Covid hit in March 2020.


Up to 60% visitor recovery by May 2023 – TECNZ
17 Jun 2022   /

Up to 60% visitor recovery by May 2023 – TECNZ

New Zealand could see a 55%-60% return of pre-Covid visitor arrivals and spend by as early as the year ending May 2023, despite a lack of China-based airlines during the latter half of 2022.


TECNZ, NZ Cruise conferences open for registration
1 Jun 2022   /

TECNZ, NZ Cruise conferences open for registration

Tourism Export Council of New Zealand and New Zealand Cruise Association have both opened registration for their annual conference.


Non-visa waiver countries coming back but bottlenecks persist
30 May 2022   /

Non-visa waiver countries coming back but bottlenecks persist

Costs and visa delays could keep a cap on markets like India despite demand growing.


Registrations open for TECNZ 2022 conference
29 Apr 2022   /

Registrations open for TECNZ 2022 conference

Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has opened registrations for its annual conference, to be held 9-12 August at The Rutherford Hotel in Nelson.


TECNZ moves recovery forward – Aus arrivals 100% by May 2025
1 Apr 2022   /

TECNZ moves recovery forward – Aus arrivals 100% by May 2025

The association predicts an earlier recovery in visitor arrivals thanks to the latest border re-opening dates.


Perspectives: ITOs “thrilled” at self-iso lifting but still nervous – TECNZ’s Keene
1 Mar 2022   /

Perspectives: ITOs “thrilled” at self-iso lifting but still nervous – TECNZ’s Keene

For inbounders, who need to plan 12-24 months ahead, there’s still a lot that needs to be confirmed before they can really rejoice, writes Tourism Export Council of New Zealand chief executive Lynda Keene.


Most ITOs could close if self-iso remains until May – TECNZ survey
17 Feb 2022   /

Most ITOs could close if self-iso remains until May – TECNZ survey

Two thirds of inbound tourism operators may not survive if self-isolation self-isolation requirements for fully vaccinated visitors remains, according to a new survey.


Omicron renders border restrictions obsolete – industry
2 Feb 2022   / /

Omicron renders border restrictions obsolete – industry

Industry bodies are anxious to hear the government announcement on Thursday around the new plan for re-opening borders.


Wednesday Letter: ITOs at risk in last stretch of Covid marathon…
26 Jan 2022   /

Wednesday Letter: ITOs at risk in last stretch of Covid marathon…

Inbounders are at breaking point but there are reasons to be hopeful, writes TECNZ chief executive Lynda Keene.


…while TECNZ pushes full tourism recovery back
26 Jan 2022   /

…while TECNZ pushes full tourism recovery back

A full recovery of annual international visitor numbers into New Zealand is now not expected until sometime after May 2025, according to an updated forecast from Tourism Export Council of New Zealand.


ITO 2022-23 bookings 68% of pre-Covid levels but agents “frustrated” – TECNZ
13 Dec 2021   /

ITO 2022-23 bookings 68% of pre-Covid levels but agents “frustrated” – TECNZ

But overseas agents are getting “pretty frustrated” at New Zealand, says TECNZ chair Scott Mehrtens.


Tourism’s traditional end of year get together cancelled
19 Oct 2021   /

Tourism’s traditional end of year get together cancelled

Tourism Export Council of New Zealand today pulled the plug on its Xmas Symposium in Auckland scheduled for Wednesday 8 December.


Full tourism recovery by mid-2025 if borders start to open in Dec – TECNZ
5 Oct 2021   /

Full tourism recovery by mid-2025 if borders start to open in Dec – TECNZ

But only if NZ’s borders re-open soon, starting with Australia in December and the rest of the major source markets next year.


Overseas agents’ “biggest frustration” with NZ
28 Sep 2021   /

Overseas agents’ “biggest frustration” with NZ

A TECNZ poll lays out how international wholesalers and agents are seeing NZ – and it’s not pretty.


TECNZ to Nash: $115m needed to help tourism survive summer
7 Sep 2021   /

TECNZ to Nash: $115m needed to help tourism survive summer

The new funding for operators is needed in light of the latest lockdown and the likelihood of no international visitors over summer.


TECNZ retrospective – a look back and laugh
10 Aug 2021   /

TECNZ retrospective – a look back and laugh

A trip down memory lane was one of the highlights of last week’s Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s annual conference in New Plymouth.


Perspectives: Let’s celebrate 50 years of TECNZ – Anna Black
9 Aug 2021  

Perspectives: Let’s celebrate 50 years of TECNZ – Anna Black

Despite the difficult days for ITOs, departing Tourism Export Council of New Zealand chair Anna Black says there are still reasons to celebrate the association’s 50th birthday. 


Industry converges on Tourism Trade Expo, TECNZ 2021
3 Aug 2021   /

Industry converges on Tourism Trade Expo, TECNZ 2021

Nearly 100 tourism suppliers are meeting the country’s inbound tour operators at the inaugural Tourism Trade Expo in Taranaki today.


TECNZ pushes out visitor recovery to 2025
26 Jul 2021   /

TECNZ pushes out visitor recovery to 2025

Recovery in the North American and European visitor markets will likely be faster than from Asia, says TECNZ.


Registration to New Plymouth TECNZ ‘on pause’
1 Jun 2021  

Registration to New Plymouth TECNZ ‘on pause’

Interested registrants could still sign up to a waiting list.


Registration opens for 2021 TECNZ conference
28 Apr 2021  

Registration opens for 2021 TECNZ conference

The TECNZ event will be hosted in New Plymouth from 4-6 August.


TECNZ: $200m Govt lifeline vital to stave off closures
3 Feb 2021   /

TECNZ: $200m Govt lifeline vital to stave off closures

The government needs to make available a $200m rescue package for operators reliant on international visitors, or see many wind-up and close permanently.


2021 another challenging year for ITOs – TECNZ’s Keene
18 Jan 2021   /

2021 another challenging year for ITOs – TECNZ’s Keene

This year is going to be another tough one for the tourism industry’s inbound tour operators, says Tourism Export Council of New Zealand.


Operators, be ready to lift prices – TECNZ
8 Dec 2020   /

Operators, be ready to lift prices – TECNZ

Tourism businesses that reduced prices for the domestic market must prepare to start lifting them again for the return of international travellers, according to Tourism Export Council of New Zealand chief executive Lynda Keene.


NZ cruise stuck in “no man’s land”, missing $601m  – NZCA’s Summers
8 Dec 2020   /

NZ cruise stuck in “no man’s land”, missing $601m – NZCA’s Summers

The New Zealand cruise industry is at a standstill and the country is $601m out of pocket because of it, says NZ Cruise Association chair and ID Tours executive director Debbie Summers.


Gallery: TECNZ Xmas Symposium 2020
7 Dec 2020   /

Gallery: TECNZ Xmas Symposium 2020

Tourism operators, agencies and inbound tour operators from around the country gathered at the Heritage Hotel in Auckland for Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s 2020 Xmas Symposium.


NZ “toughest market in the world” for airlines – BARNZ
4 Dec 2020   /

NZ “toughest market in the world” for airlines – BARNZ

Executive director Justin Tighe-Umbers says NZ risks being left behind as other countries resume international travel.


ITOs cannot wait until 2022 – TECNZ’s Keene
3 Dec 2020   /

ITOs cannot wait until 2022 – TECNZ’s Keene

Visitors from long-haul destinations must begin to arrive in New Zealand from 1 October 2021 if inbound tour operators are to survive the Covid-19 crisis, says Tourism Export Council chief executive Lynda Keene.


TECNZ’s election wishlist: Grants, subsidies, and GST changes
29 Sep 2020   /

TECNZ’s election wishlist: Grants, subsidies, and GST changes

The association says it will lead the development of an international tourism recovery strategy to present to Govt.


TECNZ announces new symposium dates
17 Sep 2020   /

TECNZ announces new symposium dates

Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s Xmas Symposium 2020 has been confirmed for 2 December 2020 at Heritage Auckland.


TECNZ pushes out full tourism recovery
8 Sep 2020   /

TECNZ pushes out full tourism recovery

The May 2024 recovery dates are later than the inbound tour operator association’s previous forecasts of March 2024.


TECNZ postpones Spring Symposium
8 Sep 2020   /

TECNZ postpones Spring Symposium

A new date would be announced this week and all existing registrations would automatically be transferred.


Wage subsidy extension “underwhelming, disappointing” – industry
18 Aug 2020   / /

Wage subsidy extension “underwhelming, disappointing” – industry

It is insufficient for hard-hit tourism, say industry groups.


Industry “underwhelmed, frustrated” at STAPP support
1 Aug 2020   /

Industry “underwhelmed, frustrated” at STAPP support

Leading industry bodies are feeling “underwhelmed” and “frustrated” at the Government’s latest $300m tourism support package, which they say falls short of what the devastated sector needs to survive.


TECNZ launches ‘Spring’ Symposium
14 Jul 2020   /

TECNZ launches ‘Spring’ Symposium

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has moved its annual Xmas Symposium in December to a new ‘Spring’ Symposium in September.


TECNZ maps return to pre-Covid arrivals
15 Jun 2020   /

TECNZ maps return to pre-Covid arrivals

NZ might not see a return to pre-Covid visitor numbers until the end of March 2024, says the association.


TECNZ urges wage subsidy extension in tourism-targeted support
7 May 2020   /

TECNZ urges wage subsidy extension in tourism-targeted support

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has called on the Government to extend the wage subsidy scheme beyond its initial 12-week period for tourism businesses.


Covid crisis parallels 2016 earthquake – Encounter Kaikoura
6 May 2020   /

Covid crisis parallels 2016 earthquake – Encounter Kaikoura

Tourism coming to a grinding halt due to Covid-19 restrictions draws parallels to the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake, says tour operator Encounter Kaikōura.


2020 TECNZ Conference cancelled
23 Apr 2020   /

2020 TECNZ Conference cancelled

However, the association has rebooked the same venue, The Devon Hotel at New Plymouth, to hold the 2021 event.


Overseas agents target Oct/Nov NZ return – TECNZ
22 Apr 2020  

Overseas agents target Oct/Nov NZ return – TECNZ

The “million dollar question” is whether the world waits for a vaccine before reopening borders, says the association.


Keene follows in sister’s footsteps to lead TECNZ
17 Dec 2019   /

Keene follows in sister’s footsteps to lead TECNZ

Lynda Keene is taking the helm of the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand replacing outgoing chief executive Judy Chen.


Judy Chen: Industry challenges, sustainability, and TECNZ’s profile
5 Dec 2019  

Judy Chen: Industry challenges, sustainability, and TECNZ’s profile

Judy Chen talks to Tourism Ticker about industry challenges, sustainability and raising the profile of TECNZ.


TECNZ’s Chen presents Tiaki at ATEC
28 Nov 2019   /

TECNZ’s Chen presents Tiaki at ATEC

Tourism Export Council of New Zealand chief executive Judy Chen presented aspects of the NZ industry’s sustainability efforts to more than 500 delegates at the Australian Tourism Export Council’s annual conference in Brisbane this week.


TECNZ CEO Judy Chen to leave in Jan
29 Oct 2019   /

TECNZ CEO Judy Chen to leave in Jan

Tourism Export Council of NZ’s chief executive, Judy Chen, is to leave the association in January.


TECNZ: Mixed visitor performance expected for summer season
24 Oct 2019   /

TECNZ: Mixed visitor performance expected for summer season

The tourism industry is set to have a mixed performance in visitor arrivals this summer season, according to Tourism Export Council New Zealand.


Air NZ not the only one having a “soft” summer – TECNZ
31 Jan 2019   /

Air NZ not the only one having a “soft” summer – TECNZ

TECNZ says some of its members are reporting signs of a slowdown in their bookings.  


Gallery: TECNZ Xmas Symposium
11 Dec 2018   /

Gallery: TECNZ Xmas Symposium

It’s the last big bash of the year for many in the tourism industry and photographer Jay Farnworth from Image Search was there to capture it.


TECNZ Xmas Symposium to tackle ‘tourism fatigue’
3 Dec 2018  

TECNZ Xmas Symposium to tackle ‘tourism fatigue’

Combating ‘tourism fatigue’ in New Zealand is top of the agenda at the final national tourism fixture of the year, the annual Tourism Export Council New Zealand Christmas Symposium.


TEC: R&D tax overhaul “opens doors” for more tourism innovation
5 Oct 2018  

TEC: R&D tax overhaul “opens doors” for more tourism innovation

New research and development tax credits “opens doors” for more innovation in the tourism sector, according Tourism Export Council of New Zealand chief executive, Judy Chen.