What Your Membership Delivers

Marketing Opportunities

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand offers you marketing opportunities to promote your products and services to the overseas marketplace.

Networking Opportunities

Your attendance at the Annual Conference and Forums are designed to build long-term commercial relationships, maximise business growth opportunities and exchange ideas with industry colleagues.

Young Tourism Export Council

If you are under 36 years and the company you work for is a member of the Tourism Export Council, then we welcome your interest in joining Young TEC. Young TEC offers its members regular networking events with other young tourism professionals working in the tourism industry, educational workshops, and a mentoring and development programme.

Industry Influence

The Tourism Export Council is your voice to the industry and Government. We actively listen to your feedback and recommendations, ensuring your views on critical issues that impact on your business development are heard. We work closely with Tourism New Zealand and the Tourism Industry Association so that the Industry is unified and well-focused. We encourage you to have your say in the future direction of the Tourism Export Council, to ensure our services are relevant to your needs. The Tourism Export Council is also a member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association, providing members with access to global research and marketing opportunities.

Quality Standards

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand is all about quality standards and each Inbound Member tour operator has confirmed their commitment to our shared Mission, Tourism Export Council Code of Ethics and Practice and our common Pledge. This includes a commitment by all Full Members to become Qualmark endorsed inbound tour operators.

Good Communication

The Tourism Export Council aims to provide you with regular communication about the Association and the marketplace.

Competitive Advantage

Tourism Export Council Inbound Member tour operators offer product suppliers quality performance:

  • Provide access to international tourism;
  • Provide volume business;
  • Offer extensive knowledge of international consumer needs;
  • Offer access to a network of overseas offices and representatives; and
  • Play an important role in developing new markets.

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