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TECNZ Xmas Symposium: ITO recovery gathers momentum, and challenges too
7 Dec 2022   /

TECNZ Xmas Symposium: ITO recovery gathers momentum, and challenges too

Around 40% of inbounders expect to see a 90% or better return in business this 2022-23 season compared with pre-Covid levels of activity, according to Tourism Export Council of New Zealand.


Industry converges on Auckland for TECNZ Xmas Symposium, YoungTEC event
6 Dec 2022   /

Industry converges on Auckland for TECNZ Xmas Symposium, YoungTEC event

Hundreds of industry professionals are in Auckland for today’s YoungTEC End of Year Event and Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s Xmas Symposium.


TECNZ upgrades recovery forecast despite China uncertainty
25 Nov 2022   /

TECNZ upgrades recovery forecast despite China uncertainty

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand is more positive about the pace of New Zealand’s visitor recovery despite ongoing uncertainty around the return of the China market.


TECNZ’s Keene urges “positive, frank” approach to coping with coach pressures
17 Nov 2022   /

TECNZ’s Keene urges “positive, frank” approach to coping with coach pressures

Increasing demand, rising costs, and shortages are putting pressure on the coach network.


TECNZ Xmas Symposium date set
2 Sep 2022  

TECNZ Xmas Symposium date set

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand Xmas Symposium will be held in Auckland on Tuesday 6 December 2022.


TECNZ picks Rotorua 2023, Invercargill 2024 for conferences
19 Aug 2022   /

TECNZ picks Rotorua 2023, Invercargill 2024 for conferences

Rotorua and Invercargill will host the next two Tourism Export Council of New Zealand annual conferences.


Gallery: Did you survive TECNZ’s Survivor shindig?
15 Aug 2022   /

Gallery: Did you survive TECNZ’s Survivor shindig?

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand brought the curtain down on its 2022 annual conference and tourism trade expo with a Survivor-themed party on Thursday night.


TECNZ Achievement Awards winners revealed
11 Aug 2022   /

TECNZ Achievement Awards winners revealed

Six operators and industry leaders have been recognised for their work during the pandemic.


“We’re more than survivors, we are going to thrive” – TECNZ’s Mehrtens
10 Aug 2022   /

“We’re more than survivors, we are going to thrive” – TECNZ’s Mehrtens

The pandemic has left the industry battered and bruised but it is now time to navigate a new future, says TECNZ’s chair.


Haka Tourism’s Lawrence joins TECNZ board, Black departs
10 Aug 2022   /

Haka Tourism’s Lawrence joins TECNZ board, Black departs

Haka Tourism Group’s Eve Lawrence has been appointed to the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand board.


Industry heads to Nelson for TECNZ conference, trade expo
9 Aug 2022   /

Industry heads to Nelson for TECNZ conference, trade expo

More than 260 delegates are expected at the 2022 Tourism Export Council of New Zealand Conference and Tourism Trade Expo beginning in Nelson today.


YoungTEC seeks tourism pros for mentorship
29 Jul 2022   /

YoungTEC seeks tourism pros for mentorship

YoungTEC is calling for senior professionals in the tourism industry to consider becoming mentors for the 2022 Mentorship Programme.


TECNZ downgrades China forecast, upgrades Aus,  Americas, Europe
21 Jul 2022   /

TECNZ downgrades China forecast, upgrades Aus, Americas, Europe

The visitor market from China remains almost entirely out of the picture for the rest of the year with a mere 5% recovery forecast by the year ending May 2023.


TECNZ Achievement Awards finalists revealed
6 Jul 2022   /

TECNZ Achievement Awards finalists revealed

The awards return after a two-year absence with 14 tourism companies and individuals making the shortlist.


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.