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ATEED’s Go with Tourism recognised at EDNZ awards
5 Nov 2019   / /

ATEED’s Go with Tourism recognised at EDNZ awards

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’s Go with Tourism platform has received a Commendation for Innovation at the Economic Development New Zealand 2019 Best Practice Awards.


TIA: Healthy waterways vital to NZ tourism sector
1 Nov 2019   /

TIA: Healthy waterways vital to NZ tourism sector

The value of healthy waterways to New Zealand’s tourism industry must be looked at urgently, according to Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


TIA: Bill risks NZ’s $50m hunting tourism industry
30 Oct 2019   /

TIA: Bill risks NZ’s $50m hunting tourism industry

The proposed Arms Legislation Bill could cause “serious operational challenges” for operators, says the association.


Roberts: Tourism boom is over, growth to flatline
31 Jul 2019  

Roberts: Tourism boom is over, growth to flatline

New Zealand’s sustained tourism boom is over with international visitor arrival growth expected to flatline this year, according to Tourism Industry Aotearoa chief executive Chris Roberts.


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.


TIA calls for 20% share of visitor GST for long-term funding
9 Apr 2019   /

TIA calls for 20% share of visitor GST for long-term funding

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is calling for local government to receive a 20% share of the $1.7bn in GST paid by international visitors, claiming it is the “most effective, efficient and fairest approach” to regional funding.


Roberts: “Our strength as an industry is putting aside our differences”
9 Apr 2019   /

Roberts: “Our strength as an industry is putting aside our differences”

TIA’s chief executive “puts the public record straight” on the association’s position on funding for tourism. 


TIA seeks sustainable funding model as sponsorship struggles
28 Mar 2019   /

TIA seeks sustainable funding model as sponsorship struggles

Tourism Industry Aotearoa will be exploring options to establish a sustainable funding model for itself and for various industry projects in the year ahead.


Starting gun fired on regional tourism funding ‘design sprint’
12 Mar 2019   /

Starting gun fired on regional tourism funding ‘design sprint’

An eight-strong group of tourism industry leaders is this week locked in a room in Wellington in an attempt to come up with a solution to the tourism industry’s regional funding riddle.


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.


TIA to work with BusinessNZ on CGT implications for tourism
22 Feb 2019   /

TIA to work with BusinessNZ on CGT implications for tourism

The association said it would try to gain an understanding of what the tax could mean for tourism businesses if it was implemented.


TIA: $8m IVL cash should be ring-fenced to support business
8 Feb 2019   /

TIA: $8m IVL cash should be ring-fenced to support business

The association says a lack of industry support is the biggest gap in the govt’s draft tourism strategy.


TIA’s Chris Roberts: Tourism’s Great 2018 Adventure
21 Dec 2018  

TIA’s Chris Roberts: Tourism’s Great 2018 Adventure

Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s chief executive looks back on an eventful year for the association and the industry.


Tourism accelerator to tackle industry issues
18 Dec 2018   /

Tourism accelerator to tackle industry issues

A new approach to tackling the systemic problems handicapping the tourism sector is get underway next year with the backing of industry leaders Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Christchurch International Airport.


Prime Minister: No associate tourism minister to help Davis …for now
17 Dec 2018   /

Prime Minister: No associate tourism minister to help Davis …for now

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern has rejected Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s plea for an associate tourism minister.


Perspectives: TIA chair Richard Lauder
17 Dec 2018   /

Perspectives: TIA chair Richard Lauder

TIA’s chair on the action the association is taking to help identify a new regional funding model that could help tourism. 


A new home for Xmas for TIA
12 Dec 2018  

A new home for Xmas for TIA

After eight months in temporary space, Tourism Industry Aotearoa has a new home.


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. 


Rejigged TINZT scholarship sees $4,000 apiece for two students
21 Sep 2018   /

Rejigged TINZT scholarship sees $4,000 apiece for two students

Students heading into their final year of tourism study are the target of this year’s $4,000 Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust Academic Scholarships round.


Lauder new Tourism Industry Aotearoa chair
10 Sep 2018   /

Lauder new Tourism Industry Aotearoa chair

Real Journeys chief executive Richard Lauder is the new chair of Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


TIA performance: income up, expenses up, surplus down
4 Sep 2018   /

TIA performance: income up, expenses up, surplus down

Tourism Industry Aotearoa saw its overall income increase by 3.2% to $5.3m on the back of a high member retention rate and a 2% fees increase.


TIA: “Damning” IVS review calls official tourism stats into question
31 Jul 2018   /

TIA: “Damning” IVS review calls official tourism stats into question

A “damning review” of the International Visitor Survey has “called the credibility of official government visitor statistics into question” according to the Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


INZ defends proposed visa fees increases following TIA criticism
24 Jul 2018   /

INZ defends proposed visa fees increases following TIA criticism

Immigration New Zealand has defended a proposal that could see work visa fees jump by as much as 54%


TIA: Council’s Airbnb rate “falls dismally short of mark”
11 Jul 2018   /

TIA: Council’s Airbnb rate “falls dismally short of mark”

The so-called Airbnb rate fails to reduce unfairness for the commercial sector, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


New tourism hub sought for Wellington
15 May 2018  

New tourism hub sought for Wellington

A new tourism hub to house the country’s industry associations is being sought after they were told they might not be able to return to their Wellington headquarters for up to a year.


Registration opens for TIA’s Discussing Tourism events
3 May 2018  

Registration opens for TIA’s Discussing Tourism events

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TIA backs Christchurch plan to woo events
20 Apr 2018   /

TIA backs Christchurch plan to woo events

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is calling on Christchurch City Council to boost funding for events in its 2018-2028 Draft Long-Term Plan.


TIA sets up temporary home, HQ strengthening work to start
16 Apr 2018  

TIA sets up temporary home, HQ strengthening work to start

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has set up a temporary home across the road from its 79 Boulcott Street headquarters in Wellington while the building undergoes strengthening work.


Industry associations wait for word on evacuated HQ
13 Apr 2018  

Industry associations wait for word on evacuated HQ

Staff from New Zealand’s tourism and travel industry associations will be working from home today while they wait for word on whether they will be able to return to their Wellington headquarters. 


Operators to help promote industry in new ‘Tourism Story’ initiative
14 Feb 2018  

Operators to help promote industry in new ‘Tourism Story’ initiative

New Zealand tourism operators will be urged to help to promote the industry and its benefits in a major new initiative being launched by Tourism Industry Aotearoa this year.


TIA: GST windfall strengthens investment case
14 Dec 2017   / /

TIA: GST windfall strengthens investment case

An 18% jump in tourism-generated GST has prompted the Tourism Industry Aotearoa to repeats calls for a chunk of this tax to be reinvested in infrastructure.


TIA to Minister: Tourism’s benefits for NZ can grow
10 Nov 2017   /

TIA to Minister: Tourism’s benefits for NZ can grow

In its Brief to new Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis, TIA points out that tourism is New Zealand’s fastest growing economic contributor, as well as its biggest industry, biggest employer and biggest export sector.


TIA: Industry pleased Tourism staying on front bench
26 Oct 2017  

TIA: Industry pleased Tourism staying on front bench

New Zealand’s $35 billion tourism industry is pleased that Deputy Labour Leader Kelvin Davis will take the tourism portfolio in the incoming Government.


TIA appoints TEC, SkyCity, Whale Watch heads to board
25 Oct 2017  

TIA appoints TEC, SkyCity, Whale Watch heads to board

Three new Directors are joining the Board of Tourism Industry Aotearoa, to help steer the direction of New Zealand’s biggest export sector.


Tourism backs Water Conservation Order for Hawke’s Bay rivers
25 Aug 2017  

Tourism backs Water Conservation Order for Hawke’s Bay rivers

Granting a Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers would benefit the tourism industry as well as protect the rivers, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says.


Tourism welcomes farming’s swimmable river pledge
23 Aug 2017  

Tourism welcomes farming’s swimmable river pledge

The tourism industry is welcoming the pledge by farming leaders to make all New Zealand rivers swimmable.


TIA partners with local WeChat service provider PayPlus
21 Aug 2017  

TIA partners with local WeChat service provider PayPlus

A new marketing partnership between Tourism Industry Aotearoa and PayPlus NZ will give New Zealand tourism operators direct access to the huge Chinese visitor market through WeChat


Tourism industry supports call for better biodiversity management
18 Aug 2017  

Tourism industry supports call for better biodiversity management

Protection of New Zealand’s unique biodiversity is imperative to our social and economic future, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says.


TIA: Working on our water
14 Aug 2017  

TIA: Working on our water

NZ has an abundance of water, most of the time, so it is only right that we are now as a nation having a proper debate about it and how we best manage it.


TIA: Govt’s fresh water clean-up a good start
10 Aug 2017  

TIA: Govt’s fresh water clean-up a good start

The allocation of Government funding of $44 million to clean up 100 New Zealand rivers and lakes is a good start to improving fresh water quality but a lot more needs to be done


Dart River, Shantytown and River Valley win $4000 grants…
8 Aug 2017  

Dart River, Shantytown and River Valley win $4000 grants…

Three tourism operators are aiming to grow their domestic market share after winning $4000 marketing grants from Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


TIA urges communities to apply for $100m TIF
4 Aug 2017  

TIA urges communities to apply for $100m TIF

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is encouraging councils and community organisations to apply for new Government funding to help them maximise the benefits of tourism for their communities.


TIA: Govt listened to industry concerns on work visas
28 Jul 2017  

TIA: Govt listened to industry concerns on work visas

New Zealand’s fast growing tourism industry is pleased the Government has listened to its concerns about the proposed changes to temporary work visas.


TIA: Tightening working visa rules tough on tourism
30 May 2017   /

TIA: Tightening working visa rules tough on tourism

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Concerns growing over international visitor numbers
24 Apr 2017   / /

Concerns growing over international visitor numbers

New Zealanders are increasingly concerned with international visitors numbers and the associated pressure this puts on the country, despite 96% believing tourism was good for the country overall.


Inbounders must move with the times – adapt, innovate, invest
19 Apr 2017   / /

Inbounders must move with the times – adapt, innovate, invest

Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s chief executive, Chris Roberts, calls on the inbound and hotel sectors to work together to optimise tourism opportunities.


Audio: Chris Roberts on TIA’s infrastructure assessment
13 Apr 2017   /

Audio: Chris Roberts on TIA’s infrastructure assessment

Listen to Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s chief executive Chris Roberts tell the Ticker’s Paul Yandall why the association commissioned the National Tourism Infrastructure Assessment and the report’s major findings.


“Disaster, unfair, unaffordable” – submissions slam targeted rate
28 Mar 2017   / /

“Disaster, unfair, unaffordable” – submissions slam targeted rate

Auckland’s “poorly designed” targeted rate has been slammed as a “disaster” with “massive unintended consequences” in a raft of industry submissions.


Chris Roberts v Phil Goff: We break the bout down
22 Mar 2017   / /

Chris Roberts v Phil Goff: We break the bout down

Ahead of the consultation period on the measure drawing to a close on 27th March who fared best from the latest round in the ring?


Auckland’s appalling targeted accommodation rate
6 Mar 2017   / /

Auckland’s appalling targeted accommodation rate

The Tourism Industry Association’s Chris Roberts questions the fairness of Auckland mayor Phil Goff’s proposed targeted accommodation rate, which could see some operators hit with rate increases of 250% or more.