NEW ZEALAND: Hobbiton Movie Set to celebrate International Hobbit Day on September 22

Hairy feet and lembas bread will be the order of the day at Hobbiton Movie Set on September 22 as they celebrate International Hobbit Day. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hairy feet and lembas bread will be the order of the day at Hobbiton Movie Set on September 22 as they celebrate… Read the full press release

New Zealand’s newest adventure thrill: Lord of the Rungs — world’s highest via ferrata waterfall climb

Wildwire Wanaka’s Lord of the Rungs experience needs to be seen to be believed. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s wild, wet and 450 metres on high – Wildwire Wanaka’s Lord of the Rungs is the world’s highest via ferrata waterfall climb and New Zealand’s newest adventure thrill. New Zealand’s connection with… Read the full press release

IHG® announces EVEN Hotels property in New Zealand scheduled to open in 2020

IHG® announces EVEN Hotels property in New Zealand scheduled to open in 2020   Denham UK, 2017-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel can play havoc with our mental and physical wellbeing. So many of us spend hours at the gym, watching our diets or taking early morning yoga classes, only to see all the… Read the full press release

Veuve Clicquot’s Hôtel Du Marc Is Coming to New Zealand Care Of Hilton Hotels & Resorts

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ —Hilton Hotels & Resorts is creating a world first experience for a limited number of guests in New Zealand this winter, with exclusive Hôtel du Marc inspired rooms created in partnership with Veuve Clicquot and available at Hilton Auckland, Hilton Lake Taupo and Hilton Queenstown Resort &… Read the full press release

E Ko Tours launches whale watching option in the Queen Charlotte Sound in Marlborough, New Zealand

E Ko Tours launches whale watching option in the Queen Charlotte Sound in Marlborough, New Zealand   New Zealand, 2017-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Marlborough’s E Ko Tours will soon be taking visitors to see migrating whales on their way through New Zealand waters. There are several places in New Zealand where you can spot… Read the full press release

New Zealand: Canterbury’s top attractions on show at TRENZ 2017

New Zealand: Canterbury’s top attractions on show at TRENZ 2017   Canterbury’s top attractions will be on show at TRENZ 2017, with new options to experience the region’s alps to ocean locations and pristine skies. New Zealand, 2017-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — “Astro-tourism is taking off here, with the main highway connecting Fairlie to… Read the full press release

Record breaking day for 101-year-old Indian athlete at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand

101-year-old Indian athlete Man Kaur had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand.  Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — 101-year-old athlete Man Kaur from India had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games… Read the full press release

New Zealand prepares for the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 supporters

New Zealand is preparing to roll out the red carpet when the Lions 2017 supporters roll into town. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — With craft brews, wine and seafood, a giant haka, special trains, rugby nostalgia, fan zones and opportunities to meet the rugby legends, New Zealand is preparing to roll… Read the full press release

Airbnb expands Trips to New Zealand with an initial focus on Queenstown

San Francisco, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb is making it easier for New Zealanders to share their world with others by expanding beyond accommodation with the launch of Trips, which brings together where you stay, what you do and the people you meet, all into one platform. As the most significant development in Airbnb’s… Read the full press release

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

Christchurch Airport welcomes Cathay Pacific’s new non-stop Christchurch service from Hong Kong starting December 2017

New Zealand, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Cathay Pacific has announced it will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time. The non-stop Christchurch service will operate three times a week, departing Hong Kong on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays… Read the full press release

Nikon Australia and Tourism New Zealand partner to showcase Nikon’s KeyMission 360 camera and New Zealand’s spectacular landscapes

The impactful partnership showcases New Zealand as a photographer’s paradise using Nikon’s new KeyMission 360. New Zealand, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Nikon Australia and Tourism New Zealand have today (24.01.17) launched a new global partnership to deliver stunning travel experiences that showcase Nikon’s KeyMission 360 camera and New Zealand’s spectacular landscapes. Photo-driven tourism is… Read the full press release

GBTA launches its operations in Australia and New Zealand in partnership with btTB

Partnership Officially Launches in May 2017 with Inaugural Joint Conference in Sydney Alexandria, VA , 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – is pleased to announce the launch of its operations in Australia and New Zealand in partnership with btTB…. Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company to open its first property in New Zealand by 2019

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C. has signed a management agreement with NDG Asia Pacific (NZ) Limited to open the first Ritz-Carlton property in New Zealand in 2019, creating a new iconic property that will enhance the famous skyline of New Zealand’s leading waterfront city, Auckland. Located in the… Read the full press release

Three New Zealand luxury properties named in top 20 international hideaways list by the Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

Three New Zealand luxury properties have been named in the latest list of top 20 international hideaways released by the Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report. AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 2016-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading New Zealand luxury lodges Otahuna, Huka and Blanket Bay have been voted into the Top 20 International Hideaways for 2016 – published… Read the full press release

New Zealand: Te Puia to host inaugural fashion event featuring Māori’s top and upcoming designers

Contemporary Māori fashion will make a grand entrance in a spectacular show set in an active geothermal landscape in Rotorua. Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Contemporary Māori fashion is about to make a grand entrance in a spectacular show set in an active geothermal landscape in Rotorua. Te Puia – New Zealand’s… Read the full press release

NEW ZEALAND: Hulbert House, A New luxury, boutique accommodation in a restored Victorian villa opens in Queenstown on June 1

Queenstown, New Zealand, 2016-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A new luxury, boutique accommodation in a restored Victorian villa will open in Queenstown on June 1, just in time for the busy winter season. Hulbert House has six uniquely designed suites with views overlooking either Lake Wakatipu or the Skyline Hill. Located one block from Queenstown’s… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces the appointment of Scott Weenink as Company Secretary

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport announces the appointment of Scott Weenink as Company Secretary. Sir Henry van der Heyden, Auckland Airport’s Chair, says, “The Board is delighted to approve Management’s recommendation to appoint Scott Weenink as Company Secretary, and directors look forward to working with Scott on the governance of… Read the full press release

The Mountain Collective™ welcomes Coronet Peak/The Remarkables, New Zealand for the 2016-2017 season

Purchase This Spring for Lowest Guaranteed Price of $379 USD, Bonus Day at Destination of Choice and Kids’ Pass for Just $1 QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand, 2016-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Coronet Peak/The Remarkables, New Zealand has joined The Mountain Collective™ as a full partner for the 2016-2017 season. This addition expands the breadth of… Read the full press release

New Zealand: Ghost in the Shell cast and crew honoured with traditional Maori welcome in Wellington

Wellington, New Zealand, 2016-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Cast and crew of the international live-action sci-fi feature Ghost in the Shell, have been honoured with a traditional Māori welcome, launching the film shoot which has begun in Wellington, New Zealand. Cast members including the film’s stars Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Danusia Samal, Lasarus Ratuere, Yutaka Izumihara… Read the full press release

New Zealand: Eichardt’s Private Hotel launches its stunning NZ$10,000 per night penthouse in late 2016

Queenstown, New Zealand, 2016-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Located on the shores of Queenstown’s Lake Wakatipu, pre-eminent Eichardt’s Private Hotel will unveil its stunning NZ$10,000 per night penthouse extension in late 2016. The 240sqm penthouse suite (plus 100sqm rooftop terrace) boasts a commercial grade kitchen -primed for private chef usage, a sauna, spa and even… Read the full press release

Disney’s cherished family film Pete’s Dragon features New Zealand; to be released late 2016

Wellington, New Zealand, 2016-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand has been featured for the first time as the home of Disney’sPete’s Dragon, scheduled to be released worldwide in late 2016. A reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, Pete’s Dragon is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who… Read the full press release

New Zealand: Weta Workshop launches behind-the-scenes tour into Wellington’s film precinct

New Zealand’s Weta Workshop has just launched a premium experience that gives guests exclusive behind-the-scenes access. WELLINGTON, New Zealand, 2016-1-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The artists and craftspeople at New Zealand’s Weta Workshop – known for their work on an ever-increasing portfolio of international blockbusters – have just launched a premium private-guided experience that… Read the full press release

New Zealand’s golf courses named in the top 50 golf courses in Golf Digest’s annual top 100 list

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2016-1-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Two of New Zealand’s most picturesque and challenging golf courses have been named in the top 50 golf courses in Golf Digest’s annual top 100 list. Each year respected golf publication Golf Digest lists the best courses on the planet. Hawke’s Bay’s Cape Kidnappers and Northland’s… Read the full press release

New Zealand’s newest exclusive luxury lodge to open in late 2016 on Helena Bay

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 2015-12-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Helena Bay sits amongst the countless inlets, coves and bays that form the unspoiled Tutukaka Coast, on the northeast perimeter of New Zealand’s North Island. National Geographic Traveler magazine ranked this relatively unknown New Zealand gem second-equal on a list of 99 of the World’s Top… 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

Wyndham Hotel Group announces the rebranding of New Zealand’s four-star WorldMark Resort Rotorua to the new Ramada® Resort Rotorua Marama

ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND, 2015-12-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Showcasing continued demand for its growing portfolio of globally recognized brands, Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the rebranding of New Zealand’s four-star WorldMark Resort Rotorua to the new Ramada® Resort Rotorua Marama. Nestled on the tranquil shores of Lake Rotorua and the Ohau Channel, the resort operates as… Read the full press release

Pike29 Memorial Track to become the 10th in New Zealand’s Great Walks

New Zealand’s nine great walks will become 10 in 2018 with the announcement of the Pike29 Memorial Track. AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 2015-11-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The 45-kilometre walk is to be constructed through the Paparoa National Park on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island. The national park will be extended by 3971… Read the full press release

New Zealand opens the doors to its first and only museum of contemporary art — The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre

New Zealand has opened the doors to its first and only museum of contemporary art. New Plymouth, New Zealand, 2015-7-27 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand has opened the doors to its first and only museum of contemporary art. The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre, with its curved exterior walls of mirror-like stainless steel,… Read the full press release

New Zealand: Olympic gold medalists set to tackle the Cardrona halfpipe and slopestyle course at Audi quattro Winter Games 2015

Two Olympic gold medalists are among a number of high calibre athletes competing at Audi quattro Winter Games 2015. New Zealand, 2015-7-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Two Olympic gold medalists are among a number of high calibre athletes set to tackle the Cardrona halfpipe and slopestyle course at Audi quattro Winter Games 2015. Veteran… Read the full press release