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Aus, Singapore, US lead holiday visitor recovery – TECNZ
20 Nov 2023   /

Aus, Singapore, US lead holiday visitor recovery – TECNZ

All three markets are enjoying a good recovery in holiday visitor numbers.


TECNZ unveils speakers for Xmas Symposium
16 Oct 2023  

TECNZ unveils speakers for Xmas Symposium

Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has announced its preliminary list of speakers for its Xmas Symposium in December.


Airfare costs softening NZ bookings – TECNZ
10 Oct 2023   /

Airfare costs softening NZ bookings – TECNZ

The ITO association says its members are seeing a slight softening in demand for next year due to the ongoing high cost of flights.


TECNZ election manifesto: Milford Sound access, DOC concessions, visas
5 Oct 2023   /

TECNZ election manifesto: Milford Sound access, DOC concessions, visas

The industry group lays out the tourism challenges it wants the next govt to tackle.


TECNZ “immensely disappointed” in govt’s tourism cuts
14 Sep 2023  

TECNZ “immensely disappointed” in govt’s tourism cuts

Tourism Export Council of New Zealand chief executive Lynda Keene says funding cuts will hurt New Zealand’s international competitiveness.


Visitor arrivals full recovery by 2025 – TECNZ
29 Aug 2023   /

Visitor arrivals full recovery by 2025 – TECNZ

International visitor arrivals will reach close to 3.9 million in the year to June 2025, says the association’s latest forecast.


Longer lead times, longer stays in post-Covid visitor recovery – ITOs
11 Aug 2023   /

Longer lead times, longer stays in post-Covid visitor recovery – ITOs

Per person spend is significantly up on pre-Covid, according to a panel of leading inbounders.


Tourism should “sweep its own front yard first” in climate response – Malcolm Johns
11 Aug 2023   /

Tourism should “sweep its own front yard first” in climate response – Malcolm Johns

Electrify heat or electrify transport – those are the two options tourism operators have to reduce their climate emissions, says Malcolm Johns.


Invercargill to host 2024 TECNZ conference
11 Aug 2023  

Invercargill to host 2024 TECNZ conference

Invercargill will be the host city for the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s annual conference next year.


Henare “very positive” of changes coming to Covid settings
10 Aug 2023   /

Henare “very positive” of changes coming to Covid settings

The current mandatory seven-day Covid isolation requirement could be about to go.


Perspectives: TECNZ’s Mehrtens on rethinking the future of tourism
10 Aug 2023   /

Perspectives: TECNZ’s Mehrtens on rethinking the future of tourism

The pandemic may be in the rearview mirror but for many in tourism challenges remain, says Tourism Export Council of New Zealand chair Scott Mehrtens.


Top gongs for Southern World, Sudima at TECNZ awards
10 Aug 2023   /

Top gongs for Southern World, Sudima at TECNZ awards

The operators were among the winners at the Tourism Export Council Operator of the Year and YoungTEC Awards.


“It was the most difficult season ever” – TECNZ on the first year of recovery
7 Aug 2023  

“It was the most difficult season ever” – TECNZ on the first year of recovery

ITOs are heading to the association’s annual conference and trade show in Rotorua this week.


TECNZ conference ‘rethinking the future’ for ITOs
4 Aug 2023  

TECNZ conference ‘rethinking the future’ for ITOs

A record 38 inbound tourism operators are expected to attend The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s annual conference and tourism trade event next week.


Are ITOs benefitting from the World Cup?
20 Jul 2023   /

Are ITOs benefitting from the World Cup?

New Zealand’s inbounders are seeing little pickup from the FIFA Women’s World Cup, despite forecasts of tens of thousands of visitors.


Finalists revealed in TECNZ Operator of the Year Awards
30 Jun 2023   /

Finalists revealed in TECNZ Operator of the Year Awards

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand unveils a 12-strong shortlist for its Operator of the Year Awards.


Sir Ian Jones, Mike King, tourism minister to speak at TECNZ conference
30 May 2023  

Sir Ian Jones, Mike King, tourism minister to speak at TECNZ conference

Tourism Minister Peeni Henare is lined up to speak at Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s annual conference in Rotorua this year.


Registrations open for TECNZ conference & trade event
4 May 2023  

Registrations open for TECNZ conference & trade event

Registrations are now open for Tourism Export Council New Zealand’s annual conference and tourism trade event in August.


Wednesday Letter: Covid settings keep visitors away for longer
12 Apr 2023   /

Wednesday Letter: Covid settings keep visitors away for longer

The seven-day isolation requirement impedes tourism and is out of step with most countries, writes TECNZ’s Lynda Keene.


TECNZ lowers 2023 expectations but forecasts faster full recovery
31 Mar 2023   /

TECNZ lowers 2023 expectations but forecasts faster full recovery

Increasing visitor expenditure and longer stays also prompts the association to increase its spending guidance.


ITOs at sharp end of disruption after wild weather impacts schedules
3 Feb 2023   /

ITOs at sharp end of disruption after wild weather impacts schedules

Inbounders scrambled to rearrange schedules but some overseas visitors had to cancel following Auckland’s floods.


Tourism industry gauges wild weather’s impacts on operators
1 Feb 2023   /

Tourism industry gauges wild weather’s impacts on operators

TECNZ, TIA and Destination Hauraki Coromandel want to hear from businesses about the impact of weather events on their businesses since Friday.


…while sector stakeholders outline their tourism wishlists for Hipkins
26 Jan 2023   / /

…while sector stakeholders outline their tourism wishlists for Hipkins

Hipkins should consider the economic forces, potential funding issues and the importance of sustainability to the industry, says TECNZ.


Review 2022: TECNZ’s Keene on optimism, market hotspots and NZ’s wow factor
16 Dec 2022   /

Review 2022: TECNZ’s Keene on optimism, market hotspots and NZ’s wow factor

New Zealand will achieve a world-class visitor offering better than it was before, writes the ITO association’s CEO.


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.