Rotorua is launching a campaign to focus on the identity of the region and the people who live there.
WellingtonNZ is to launch its Wellington Welcome campaign targeting potential visitors from Australia on Monday 31 May.
There is a need to drive tourism from a community perspective not just an airline perspective, says the former co-chair of the TFT.
Tourism Waitaki’s 16-week winter campaign will include a nine-episode web series on its website and social media channels.
The tourism minister also wants to see an expansion of differential pricing across the sector for international visitors.
Another $7m will fund new and upgraded cycle and walking trails in Central Otago.
A new study shows NZ’s glaciers are melting faster than expected.
The new Tīrama Mai event will feature lighting installations, projections and illuminated artworks within the central city and the seaside suburb from Friday 25 June until Saturday 10 July.
Ardern plans to take Scott Morrison to some of the South Island’s tourist destinations.
Great South’s regional tourism organisations Visit Southland and Visit Fiordland have launched their latest Southland campaign.
The tourism minister defends his TPS speech and says he did announce new support for the sector.
Talks have moved from a joint decision making framework with Australia to “more of a unilateral approach”.
The agency has invested $918k to create a unique event for the regatta.
Whakatāne has launched a new tongue-in-cheek “sunniest place in the world” campaign.
Tourism minister Stuart Nash faced criticism in Parliament over his “very hard conversations” comments directed at tourism operators.
Cardrona Alpine Resort will open its 65 hectare Willows Basin in time for this winter’s ski season following the installation of a chairlift.
Destination Gold Coast is urging New Zealanders to visit with a new campaign video following the reopening of a one-way travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand.
A campaign showcasing Central Otago locals giving thanks to visitors has exceeded expectations, says Tourism Central Otago general manager Dylan Rushbrook.
TNZ has launched a campaign with comedian Tom Sainsbury, poking fun at Instagram cliches while asking Kiwis to “share something new” on social media.
Tourism Central Otago has launched a new campaign to say “thank you to Kiwis for their incredible support since July 2020” after the receiving “record numbers” of visitors.
Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand have partnered in the airline’s new safety video Aotearoa, the 8th Wonder of the World to help support the domestic tourism industry.
The route spanned 341km from Otepoti/Dunedin to the foot of the Southern Alps at Queenstown.
Dozens of operators feature in Tourism New Zealand’s new $1.17m summer domestic tourism campaign fronted by comedy duo Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek.
The proposed Cathedral Quarter will be “a point of pride” for Christchurch and a revitalised NZ attraction.
Graeme Stephens says Auckland’s level 3 lockdown in August cost the operator millions.
Destination Queenstown launches its Home of Adventure brand today, which was delayed from March because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tourism Bay of Plenty has launched its new Sure to Make You Smile campaign thanks to the $700,000 funding it received through the Government’s Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme.
Tourism’s political heavyweights exchanged policy blows in two virtual encounters for media and industry.
New Zealand tourism operators and products from across the country will be showcased in a new series of videos as part of a campaign from Tourism New Zealand.
Tourism minister Kelvin Davis has defended the Government’s support for AJ Hackett Bungy NZ under questioning in Parliament.
The agency has “gamified” the NZ experience in a new $1.3m campaign to lure Australians, once travel is allowed.
The region’s revival will be driven by a clearer sense of direction, says NRDA’s visitor destination manager.
The campaign is a unique, joint agency effort to promote NZ’s brand on the global stage while travel remains restricted.
The Do Something New This Winter campaign features winter activities across the country.
The last video from Tourism New Zealand’s Good Morning World campaign has aired – bringing the year-long promotion to an end.
The Accessible Day Out library provides reviews of venues and activities around New Zealand with a focus on their accessibility features.
Enterprise Dunedin has launched a new domestic marketing campaign, Dunedin, a pretty good Plan D.
Lake Wanaka Tourism has gone live with its winter ski campaign, The Mountains are Waiting, leading with a campaign video.
It is the first instalment of the agency’s new domestic work, focused on restarting the country’s tourism sector.
Travellers on Air New Zealand flights around New Zealand will experience a different level of service compared with pre-Covid days.
Air New Zealand has marked its 80th birthday with the release of two new videos reflecting on the history of the airline since its first TEAL flight to Sydney – a nine-hour journey using a Short S30 flying boat on 30 April 1940.
Parliament’s return on Monday saw National MP Todd McClay question tourism minister Kelvin Davis on the impact of alert level restrictions on the tourism and hospitality sectors.
A video showcasing Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland while in lockdown has been viewed more than half-a-million times, says Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development.
The Department of Conservation is temporarily closing its visitor centres to the public as of today, Monday 23 March, and will cancel all hut and campsite bookings from tomorrow.
A panel of tourism operators is being formed to help the association deal with Covid-19’s impact on the industry.
The airline’s latest safety video highlights its eight-year partnership with DOC.
Air New Zealand has dangled a sleeper service for economy class passengers called Economy Skynest.
WellingtonNZ has partnered with Bauer Media Australia in a A$375,000 (NZ$388,162) campaign to attract Australians to the capital for weekend visits during autumn.
The Department of Conservation has launched a new $150,000 campaign and is ploughing a record $5m extra spend into operations as it steps up its management of visitors to New Zealand’s great outdoors this summer.
The campaign has been refreshed for the summer with two new films.