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Tourism NZ’s Reid: International cut through getting harder
6 Dec 2019  

Tourism NZ’s Reid: International cut through getting harder

In her first address to industry as TNZ’s marketing director, Brodie Reid says competition for travellers is getting fiercer.


Colbert’s NZ coverage drives spike in Google searches – TNZ
4 Dec 2019   /

Colbert’s NZ coverage drives spike in Google searches – TNZ

US comedian Stephen Colbert’s week-long coverage of his trip to New Zealand drove a spike in Google searches, says Tourism New Zealand.


England-Hall: Sentiment not converting into bookings
29 Nov 2019   /

England-Hall: Sentiment not converting into bookings

Keeping New Zealand top of mind amongst travellers considering a holiday remains one of Tourism New Zealand’s main challenges, industry heard yesterday at Tourism NZ’s Auckland roadshow. 


New charter service between Seoul and Christchurch
26 Nov 2019   /

New charter service between Seoul and Christchurch

Korean Air will launch a new direct seasonal charter service between Seoul and Christchurch.


Tourism NZ on the rise of voice: “Alexa, I want to go on holiday”
25 Nov 2019   /

Tourism NZ on the rise of voice: “Alexa, I want to go on holiday”

The future of voice technology and the emergence of “super-apps” are two trends being closely watched by Tourism New Zealand, as disruption of the global travel sector continues.


Tourism NZ’s Kiwi Link to return to US
22 Nov 2019   /

Tourism NZ’s Kiwi Link to return to US

After more than a decade’s absence, the agency is taking its trade event back to LA as air connectivity with the United States takes off.


NZ tourism – the view from Australia
20 Nov 2019   /

NZ tourism – the view from Australia

Former Tourism Australia boss John O’Sullivan on Tourism NZ, 100% Pure, Australia’s huge $39m Dundee campaign, and the challenge of climate change.


Tuuta: TNZ seeks more funding as slowdown continues
20 Nov 2019   /

Tuuta: TNZ seeks more funding as slowdown continues

Tourism New Zealand has started talks with government boost its $111m annual budget.


TNZ spends $105k on Colbert visit, expects $5m EAV
8 Nov 2019   /

TNZ spends $105k on Colbert visit, expects $5m EAV

The US comedian’s The Late Show is watched by around three million people each weeknight.


One year on: The Tiaki Promise – the numbers
5 Nov 2019   /

One year on: The Tiaki Promise – the numbers

Tourism New Zealand’s Tiaki – Care for New Zealand campaign has reached its first year milestone.


TNZ annual report: Did it meet its targets?
31 Oct 2019  

TNZ annual report: Did it meet its targets?

The agency set six targets involving growth, visitor expectations and Kiwis’ perception of tourism.


TNZ annual report: Pay rises for top staff and how else it spent $113m
31 Oct 2019  

TNZ annual report: Pay rises for top staff and how else it spent $113m

Tourism New Zealand had to deal with its first ever budget cut in FY19 – a $5.9m reduction – so where did the agency spend its $111m budget?


TNZ to “reimagine” impact of business events in world-first pilot
31 Oct 2019   /

TNZ to “reimagine” impact of business events in world-first pilot

Tourism NZ has revealed details of what it calls a world-first pilot scheme.


TNZ shifts funding to major markets to combat slowdown
4 Oct 2019   /

TNZ shifts funding to major markets to combat slowdown

The agency has reallocated resources as holiday visitor numbers flatline.


i-SITE Conference: A tough year but a ‘strategic shift’ underway
12 Sep 2019   /

i-SITE Conference: A tough year but a ‘strategic shift’ underway

A tough year for the i-SITE network saw closures, falling visitor numbers and sluggish sales.


TNZ chair Tuuta on England-Hall’s Hawaii ‘gift’
28 Jun 2019  

TNZ chair Tuuta on England-Hall’s Hawaii ‘gift’

Tourism New Zealand chair Jamie Tuuta has responded to a request for comment regarding chief executive Stephen England-Hall’s $3700 Hawaii ‘gift’ after a conflict of interest query.


Tourism NZ CEO explains $3700 Hawaii ‘gift’ after conflict of interest query
27 Jun 2019  

Tourism NZ CEO explains $3700 Hawaii ‘gift’ after conflict of interest query

Tourism New Zealand chief executive Stephen England-Hall had to explain flight and accommodation upgrades to a government committee member who questioned whether they amounted to a conflict of interest.


England-Hall: NZ missing out on up to $50m from Indian visa delays
21 Jun 2019  

England-Hall: NZ missing out on up to $50m from Indian visa delays

TNZ’s CEO says the problem is affecting holiday arrivals from the subcontinent.


Tourism NZ – less for 100% Pure, more for travel industry work
31 May 2019   /

Tourism NZ – less for 100% Pure, more for travel industry work

The agency will receive the same amount it did last year from the Govt’s Budget 2019 – $111.45m.


TNZ announces industry roadshow dates
24 May 2019  

TNZ announces industry roadshow dates

Tourism New Zealand is holding its next series of roadshows in June, taking the tourism insights, trends and strategy briefing to Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington and Napier from 17 to 25 June.


Tuuta: Stability, continuity, evolution and change
15 May 2019   / /

Tuuta: Stability, continuity, evolution and change

Tourism NZ’s new chair on the evolution of the agency’s work.


TNZ launches Visitor Profiles data and insight tool
14 May 2019   /

TNZ launches Visitor Profiles data and insight tool

Tool has been developed to support investment and product development in NZ’s $39bn tourism industry


Jamie Tuuta to stay in post as Tourism NZ chair
2 May 2019   /

Jamie Tuuta to stay in post as Tourism NZ chair

Tuuta took up the role on an interim basis when Dame Kerry Prendergast exited at the end of March.


Is NZ’s film tourism sector about to be de-throned?
17 Apr 2019   /

Is NZ’s film tourism sector about to be de-throned?

The country’s lucrative Lord of the Rings film tourism could be under threat from Ireland’s Game of Thrones.


TNZ’s select committee review: Challenges and commendations
17 Apr 2019   /

TNZ’s select committee review: Challenges and commendations

Despite focusing its entire marketing on shoulder seasons, peak season arrivals growth still outstrips autumn and spring.


Another year, another review – Tourism NZ under MBIE scrutiny
15 Apr 2019   /

Another year, another review – Tourism NZ under MBIE scrutiny

MBIE has launched a review of the agency to help address the sector’s struggle with growth.


The high-powered trio considering Tourism NZ’s future
15 Apr 2019   /

The high-powered trio considering Tourism NZ’s future

MBIE has appointed a high-powered panel of three individuals to consider Tourism New Zealand’s future.


Mindshare wins TNZ’s $30m global media agency contract
12 Apr 2019   /

Mindshare wins TNZ’s $30m global media agency contract

The New York-based agency will push Tourism NZ’s overseas campaigns.


Profile: TNZ’s Waddel on agility, apathy and intervention in Aus
22 Mar 2019   /

Profile: TNZ’s Waddel on agility, apathy and intervention in Aus

The Australian-based Auckland-raised Kiwi joined Tourism New Zealand in August last year after being appointed to head up the agency’s Australia business.


Interim chair appointed for TNZ board
21 Mar 2019   /

Interim chair appointed for TNZ board

Jamie Tuuta has been appointed interim chair of the Tourism New Zealand board and will take up the role when current chair, Dame Kerry Prendergast, steps down at the end of the month.


More product, right locations needed to fight falling activity spend – TNZ
20 Feb 2019   /

More product, right locations needed to fight falling activity spend – TNZ

The call comes as the proportion of tourist spending on activities drops.


Watch: TNZ, NatGeo launch $1.6m global ‘people and culture’ push
20 Feb 2019   /

Watch: TNZ, NatGeo launch $1.6m global ‘people and culture’ push

Tourism New Zealand has teamed up with National Geographic to launch a global campaign that focuses on the “new territory” of promoting New Zealand’s people and culture to potential visitors.


Prendergast: 2019 visitor growth forecast slashed to 2.5%
19 Feb 2019   /

Prendergast: 2019 visitor growth forecast slashed to 2.5%

Tourism NZ’s chair says the agency has cut its visitor arrivals growth expectations this year by almost half.


England-Hall: No facts, no comment on China
18 Feb 2019   /

England-Hall: No facts, no comment on China

Tourism New Zealand chief executive Stephen England Hall said it is too soon to know whether the current uncertainty around government relations with China will affect visitor numbers.


Tourism NZ hires Hasbro VP to lead Americas and Europe
14 Feb 2019   /

Tourism NZ hires Hasbro VP to lead Americas and Europe

Tourism New Zealand has filled one its most senior roles hiring American toy company Hasbro’s vice president of global brand strategy and marketing, Sarah Handley.


Tourism NZ hunts for new global media agency
7 Feb 2019   /

Tourism NZ hunts for new global media agency

TNZ is on the hunt for a new global media agency to help drive its message across the world.


Australia, US drive November growth, TNZ claims spring success
25 Jan 2019   / /

Australia, US drive November growth, TNZ claims spring success

Overseas visitor arrivals in November 2018 increased by 3.2% to 385,789 compared to the same month in 2017, driven by growth from Australia, the United States and Taiwan.


Tourism NZ’s big redundancies bill
20 Dec 2018   /

Tourism NZ’s big redundancies bill

One staff member was paid out close to $100,000 following a restructuring at the agency.


England-Hall: 2018 groundwork supports tourism future
19 Dec 2018  

England-Hall: 2018 groundwork supports tourism future

In a year of initiatives and alignment, TNZ’s CEO says a solid foundation for the work to come has been laid.


Webjet chair sharpens Tourism NZ board
3 Dec 2018   /

Webjet chair sharpens Tourism NZ board

Tourism minister Kelvin Davis has appointed Roger Sharp to fill the last remaining vacancy on Tourism New Zealand’s board following the departure of three members earlier this year.


Weather forces TNZ to postpone Queenstown Roadshow
21 Nov 2018   /

Weather forces TNZ to postpone Queenstown Roadshow

It is not just lower South Island operators having to contend with an unseasonable bout of winter weather, which has seen snow cover the Southern Alps and flooding affect Otago’s east coast.


Craig returns to TNZ as hunt for creative director extends into 2019.
7 Nov 2018   /

Craig returns to TNZ as hunt for creative director extends into 2019.

Tourism New Zealand has put its hunt for a director of creative and content on hold. 


Elite 100% Pure NZ Experience Awards unveiled
26 Oct 2018   /

Elite 100% Pure NZ Experience Awards unveiled

Qualmark’s new award aims to recognise the cream of NZ’s tourism industry. 


Watch: Part II of TNZ’s #getNZonthemap campaign
26 Oct 2018   /

Watch: Part II of TNZ’s #getNZonthemap campaign

Sir Peter Jackson and singer Ed Sheeran (kind of) join the campaign.


Australia arrivals flatline – why NZ’s largest market is in the doldrums
25 Oct 2018   /

Australia arrivals flatline – why NZ’s largest market is in the doldrums

Holiday visitor arrivals from Australia have fallen following years of solid growth.


TNZ’s celebrates $37m conference sector wins
12 Oct 2018   /

TNZ’s celebrates $37m conference sector wins

Tourism New Zealand last night acknowledged the successes of a select group of conference sector specialists who have won events that will plough an estimated $37m into the New Zealand economy.


TNZ partners with Figure.NZ to launch new tourism data hub
11 Oct 2018   /

TNZ partners with Figure.NZ to launch new tourism data hub

The initiative aims to encourage greater use of tourism data to help industry and investors.


Tourism NZ FY18: How it spent its budget and did it meet its KPIs?
10 Oct 2018  

Tourism NZ FY18: How it spent its budget and did it meet its KPIs?

Tourism New Zealand spent almost $126m marketing New Zealand as a visitor destination last year, according to its annual report.


Tourism NZ FY18: “A strong year for TNZ and tourism in NZ”
8 Oct 2018  

Tourism NZ FY18: “A strong year for TNZ and tourism in NZ”

The Ticker takes a close look at TNZ’s performance this week but starts with how it sums up its own work over FY18.


England-Hall: “Co-opertition” crucial to tourism’s future
4 Oct 2018  

England-Hall: “Co-opertition” crucial to tourism’s future

Shared global thinking is crucial to the future of the tourism industry, according to Tourism New Zealand chief executive Stephen England-Hall.