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Queenstown student awarded tourism scholarship

Monday, November 6th, 2017

One lucky Queenstown student has been granted a scholarship to give her the ultimate kickstart in New Zealand’s booming tourism industry. Wakatipu High School (WHS) student [...]

Ziptrek Ecotours ‘Locals day’ a roaring success for Wakatipu High School Branches Camp

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Queenstown tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours is celebrating another successful ‘Locals Day’ as over 200 locals ‘took to the trees’ yesterday (Sunday October 29) to raise money [...]

Tourism Export Council Xmas Symposium and Young TEC Summit Open for Registrations

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The Tourism Export Council (TEC) is delighted to announce that this year the famed Xmas Symposium and Young TEC Summit will take place at the Skycity [...]

Crowne Plaza Christchurch wins silver in national award

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

October 11 2017 Crowne Plaza Christchurch wins silver in national award The design team behind the stunning new Crowne Plaza Christchurch has won a silver award [...]

Community invited to vote on Ziptrek locals day recipient in Queenstown

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

September 21 2017 Community invited to vote on Ziptrek locals day recipient in Queenstown Queenstown tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours is taking its Locals Day to a [...]

New Zealand is Worth Loving

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

James Cook Hotel supports New Zealand’s Worth Loving Wellington Pollution Awareness Mural Clean Up Day

Hallmark Bridges the Strait

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Its been only 31 years, but Hallmark has now a formal footprint in Auckland, Wellington, Tauranga, Rotorua and now Christchurch. The private transport market for small vehicles under [...]

Qualmark Gold for Breakers Boutique Accommodation, West Coast

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Breakers Boutique Accommodation on the Great Coast Road north of Greymouth is proud to have been awarded Gold under the new Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business grading [...]

New Zealand losing new business due to hotel rates

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Inside Tourism – Wed 22 March 2017 DESPITE international holiday arrivals being up 15 percent in the year to January NZ is losing up to 20 [...]

New InterCity buses bring business class to the road

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Two new InterCity double-decker buses are hitting the road this week, offering a new level of luxury for long-distance bus passengers. The new 65-seater InterCity GOLD [...]

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