New Zealand’s continuing popularity as a visitor destination fuels demand for TRENZ 2017

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand’s continuing popularity as a visitor destination is fuelling demand for international travel and tourism buyers wanting to come to TRENZ 2017, our $35 billion tourism industry’s most important international business event. TRENZ 2017 is on in Auckland from 9-12 May and will be attended by… Read the full press release

IHG® announces Holiday Inn Express in the centre of Queenstown

The world’s fastest growing hotel brand, Holiday Inn Express®, is coming to Queenstown Denham, UK, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) and Australian boutique hotel developer Pro-invest Group are championing smarter travel for everyone by unveiling plans to establish a $60 million Holiday Inn Express in the centre of Queenstown. The innovative… Read the full press release

Rotorua Canopy Tours wins Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Rotorua Canopy Tours has taken home New Zealand’s tourism industry’s highest accolade, the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award. The 2016 New Zealand Tourism Awards were announced at a black-tie dinner in Auckland (29.9.16) attended by more than 300 industry leaders and supporters. Mixing thrills and conservation,… Read the full press release

TIA: New Zealand’s biggest annual international tourism showcase TRENZ will return to Auckland in 2017

TRENZ, New Zealand’s biggest annual international tourism showcase, will return to Auckland in 2017, TIA announced.  Wellington, New Zealand, 2016-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — “After two highly successful years in Rotorua, we look forward to taking TRENZ back to New Zealand’s biggest city and international gateway,” TIA Chief Executive  says. The announcement was made on 13… Read the full press release

Tourism once again New Zealand’s number one export earner

Auckland, New Zealand, 2015-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As the record-breaking summer season gets into full swing, latest figures show that tourism has surpassed dairy and is once again New Zealand’s number one export earner. Using the latest Statistics New Zealand data, TIA estimates the value of international tourism has reached $13.5 billion.[1] The official… Read the full press release

Tourism Industry Association New Zealand: new virtual driving website for visiting drivers in New Zealand launched

Wellington, New Zealand, 2015-11-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A new virtual driving website for visiting drivers is a welcome addition to the range of efforts the tourism industry and government are making to improve safety on New Zealand roads, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) says. The AA Visiting Drivers Training Programme provides real-world… Read the full press release

TIA New Zealand’s Chris Roberts: The new international-scale convention centre will create substantial economic benefits for the whole country

Wellington, New Zealand, 2015-9-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The tourism industry is looking forward to seeing progress on the International Convention Centre now it has received resource consent approval. The new international-scale convention centre will create substantial economic benefits for the whole country, Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) Chief Executive Chris Roberts says. “We… Read the full press release

Car rental companies in New Zealand to sign up new Code of Practice aimed at improving the safety of both visiting drivers and New Zealand road users

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 2015-8-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Rental vehicle companies around New Zealand are being encouraged to sign up to a new Code of Practice aimed at improving the safety of both visiting drivers and New Zealand road users. The Code establishes a set of agreed standards and practices for operators to follow when… Read the full press release

Tourism Industry Association New Zealand will host series of Regional Tourism Summits across 13 locations around the country

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 2015-6-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism operators around New Zealand are being offered the opportunity to get face-to-face with industry leaders at a series of Regional Tourism Summits organised by the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand. Starting in Paihia on 29 June, TIA will take the one-day events to 13 locations around… Read the full press release

Tourism Industry Association New Zealand releases travel guides for visitors from Indonesia and Brazil at TRENZ 2015

WELLINGTON, 2015-5-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Two booklets that aim to help New Zealand tourism operators be better hosts to Brazilian and Indonesian visitors have been released by the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) today. The guides to getting ready for visitors from Indonesia and Brazil were released today at TRENZ 2015, the… Read the full press release

Tourism Industry Association New Zealand launches new and expanded Tourism Industry Awards

WELLINGTON, 2015-5-19 — /Travel PR News/ — A new and expanded New Zealand Tourism Industry Awards was launched today to recognise those individuals, businesses and organisations helping one of the country’s largest industries almost double annual revenue to $41 billion by 2025. The reinvigorated awards programme has been scaled up from just the two or… Read the full press release

Tourism Industry Association New Zealand: NZ’s tourism industry will need additional 36,000 full time workers by 2015

WELLINGTON, 2015-5-19 — /Travel PR News/ — By 2025 as many as 36,000 additional full time equivalent (FTE) workers will need to be directly employed in NZ’s tourism industry, new research has found. That’s an increase from the current 94,100 to about 130,000 FTEs. The research, released today at TRENZ 2015 by the Tourism Industry… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association and Tourism Industry Association New Zealand to share insights and information in a new partnership

A new partnership is set to benefit New Zealand’s tourism industry and see it contributing at a global level BANGKOK, 2015-2-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will focus on four main areas of co-operation:… Read the full press release