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Re-imagining tourism? TIA unveils its vision
16 Sep 2020   /

Re-imagining tourism? TIA unveils its vision

The association challenges the Govt’s Tourism Futures Taskforce to take “bold steps” to address industry issues.


Aircraft social distancing rules “excessive” – Boult
11 Sep 2020   /

Aircraft social distancing rules “excessive” – Boult

Queenstown Lakes’ mayor and TIA call on the Govt to relax the restrictions to help struggling operators.


New Govt must be partner for tourism – Chris Roberts
7 Sep 2020   /

New Govt must be partner for tourism – Chris Roberts

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has underlined the need for a true partnership between industry and government as it looks to a post-election rebuild of the battered tourism industry.


Foran to address Tourism Summit Aotearoa
7 Sep 2020   /

Foran to address Tourism Summit Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is planning to hold its annual summit on 17 November, with Air New Zealand chief executive Greg Foran lined up as a speaker.


TIA income, membership dips as Covid hits tourism
2 Sep 2020   /

TIA income, membership dips as Covid hits tourism

The final quarter of FY20 saw the association “turn full focus to the pandemic” as the industry came to a standstill.


TIA refreshes Tourism Sustainability Commitment
28 Aug 2020   /

TIA refreshes Tourism Sustainability Commitment

The refreshed TSC set out 12 commitments and outlined actions businesses could take to build more resilient, engaged and sustainable organisations.


Operators suffering as lockdown suppresses spend – TIA
25 Aug 2020   /

Operators suffering as lockdown suppresses spend – TIA

Tourism businesses are suffering large financial hits while the Covid-19 alert level 3 for Auckland continues, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


TIA urges Govt for $2.8m in levy relief for struggling operators
24 Aug 2020   /

TIA urges Govt for $2.8m in levy relief for struggling operators

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is calling for $2.8m of support from the Government for help with operator compliance costs.


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.


Level 3 move ‘disappointing’ but Govt action correct – TIA’s Roberts
12 Aug 2020   /

Level 3 move ‘disappointing’ but Govt action correct – TIA’s Roberts

If restrictions continue the Govt should consider releasing some of the $14b it has in reserves to help businesses, says the association.


TIA’s Roberts: New Govt must make “bold decisions”
10 Aug 2020   /

TIA’s Roberts: New Govt must make “bold decisions”

TIA said the incoming Government must address longstanding issues including congestion, poor infrastructure, low wages and undesirable visitor behaviour.


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.


Industry groups’ plea to Ardern: We need more help
29 Jul 2020   /

Industry groups’ plea to Ardern: We need more help

Tourism, travel, aviation, hospitality and events organisations jointly ask for more Govt support.


TIA’s election wishlist – what it wants from the incoming govt
24 Jul 2020   /

TIA’s election wishlist – what it wants from the incoming govt

The association has outlined 37 specific actions it wants to see implemented.


TIA survey: half of operators planning further job cuts
20 Jul 2020   /

TIA survey: half of operators planning further job cuts

A third of tourism businesses say they will reduce staff when the Govt ends its wage subsidy.


Auckland hotels lose out on $75m since lockdown – TIA
22 Jun 2020   /

Auckland hotels lose out on $75m since lockdown – TIA

Overall occupancy was also down by an average of 43.7% in the three months to May 2020.


TIA issues level 2 activities, accommodation guidance
13 May 2020  

TIA issues level 2 activities, accommodation guidance

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has issued standards and guidelines for the country’s accommodation and activities operators.


Operators “raring to go”, RTOs ramp up campaigns at level 2
12 May 2020   /

Operators “raring to go”, RTOs ramp up campaigns at level 2

PM’s green-light for domestic travel from Thursday prompts wave of relief from operators, new campaign from RTOs, but warnings of the danger of further delays from TIA.


TIA appoints former SkyCity GM as chair
11 May 2020   /

TIA appoints former SkyCity GM as chair

Gráinne Troute has been named at the new independent chair on the board at Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


MDA’s Mutu warns against race to bottom with pricing, discounts
8 May 2020   /

MDA’s Mutu warns against race to bottom with pricing, discounts

The award-winning operator says operators will be doing themselves a disservice by heavy discounting.


‘Huge relief’ for workers, operators in level 2 rules – TIA
7 May 2020   /

‘Huge relief’ for workers, operators in level 2 rules – TIA

The Government’s decision to relax travel restrictions at Covid-19 alert level 2 would help save jobs and businesses, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


TIA: Domestic travel must be allowed at alert level 2
1 May 2020   /

TIA: Domestic travel must be allowed at alert level 2

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is turning up the pressure on government to allow domestic travel at level 2, warning the alternative will put thousands of jobs and hundreds of businesses at risk.


13k jobs to go as operators hibernate – survey
24 Apr 2020   /

13k jobs to go as operators hibernate – survey

More than 350 businesses say they are shedding staff because of Covid-19.


Tax relief doesn’t go far enough – TIA
16 Apr 2020   /

Tax relief doesn’t go far enough – TIA

The latest business support measures announced by the Government are not enough, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


Roberts: Tourism cannot be written off
9 Apr 2020   /

Roberts: Tourism cannot be written off

But it is in a deep slumber, says TIA’s CEO.


‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ chance to reshape sector – tourism groups
9 Apr 2020   / /

‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ chance to reshape sector – tourism groups

The sector has an opportunity to change the way it operates, say tourism groups.


First TIA webinar today to support industry
19 Mar 2020   /

First TIA webinar today to support industry

Today at 11.30am, Tourism Industry Aotearoa is holding the first in a series of webinars over coming weeks to help support the industry through the Covid-19 crisis.


TIA operator panel swings into action
18 Mar 2020   /

TIA operator panel swings into action

Fifteen senior representatives from across the industry came together for the first meeting of Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s operators’ panel.


“We are in crisis mode, right now” – TIA’s Roberts
6 Mar 2020   /

“We are in crisis mode, right now” – TIA’s Roberts

A panel of tourism operators is being formed to help the association deal with Covid-19’s impact on the industry.


TAG rallies to address coronavirus information and advice gap
5 Mar 2020   /

TAG rallies to address coronavirus information and advice gap

Improved information on travel restrictions, better advice for travellers, and factsheets for industry were among the issues discussed at the first high-level meeting between government and tourism industry representatives.


New TIA event to spread the good word about tourism
11 Feb 2020   /

New TIA event to spread the good word about tourism

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has organised a full day event at Rydges Auckland to focus on how the tourism industry can tell positive stories about its benefits to communities.


New bed tax adds to tourism sector’s headwinds – TIA
10 Feb 2020   /

New bed tax adds to tourism sector’s headwinds – TIA

Accommodation providers are disappointed the High Court has thrown out a judicial review of Auckland Council’s bed tax as the tourism sector is hit with headwinds from coronavirus.


TSC: How did the industry fare in year two?
31 Jan 2020   /

TSC: How did the industry fare in year two?

Year two of Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s Tourism Sustainability Commitment shows an uplift in the industry’s overall sustainability rating – rising from 7.9 to 8.2 in 2019 – as it progresses towards the goal of 9.5 by 2025.


State of the Industry: Compliance, costs, competition concerns
6 Dec 2019   /

State of the Industry: Compliance, costs, competition concerns

Onerous compliance requirements and costs, increased domestic competition and growing global uncertainty have emerged as top concerns for New Zealand’s $39bn tourism industry, according to the latest State of the Industry report.


Students’ responsible camping product wins inaugural tourism award
6 Dec 2019   / /

Students’ responsible camping product wins inaugural tourism award

The first YES National Excellence Tourism Award went to students from Roncalli College in Timaru for their reusable bag product, aimed at encouraging responsible camping.


TIA enters new partnership with Marsh NZ
5 Dec 2019  

TIA enters new partnership with Marsh NZ

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has entered into a partnership with international risk advisor Marsh New Zealand.


Wednesday Letter: Chris Roberts’ review of 2019
4 Dec 2019   /

Wednesday Letter: Chris Roberts’ review of 2019

Tourism growth needs to be productive, sustainable and inclusive, says TIA’s chief executive.


Use IVL to support tourism research – TIA
19 Nov 2019   / /

Use IVL to support tourism research – TIA

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is proposing a portion of the International Visitor Levy is assigned to the tourism industry to seed the establishment of industry-led research capacity and capability.


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.