Tourism Export Council Latest News

Here are the latest news from the Tourism Export Council, member updates and awards information.


Fox Glacier and Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters Join

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Media release from Mt Cook Glacier Guiding November 16 2016   Tourism heavyweights join forces – offer new experiences for visitors South Island adventure tourism leaders […]

Kelly Tarltons – Sales & Marketing Manager

Friday, November 11th, 2016

SALES & MARKETING MANAGER ROLE – KELLY TARLTONS SEALIFE AQUARIUM Auckland’s famous Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium is part of Merlin Entertainments, the leading operator of […]

Trivago Recognition for Breakers Boutique Accommodation

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Very proud to have been awarded second overall accommodation (not just B & B) on the whole West Coast by Trivago.  We don’t use any OTAs […]

Te Anau Hosts 2017 TEC Conference

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Tourism Export Council Conference 2017 to be held in Te Anau! Big benefits are set to come to the Fiordland region after it was announced that […]

Tourism Industry support stronger Freshwater regulations

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Clear vision for improving freshwater needed say tourism leaders Tourism industry leaders say New Zealand needs a clear vision and a long-term strategy for management of […]

World first video tour guide launches in Tekapo

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Discover NZ Tourism has launched a fifteen story video tour guide of the Church of the Good Shepherd, in Tekapo. This world first initiative is available […]

Water is the new ‘ global gold’

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Water is the new gold! The Tourism Export Council (TEC), which earlier in the year led the freshwater discussion on behalf of the tourism industry by […]

Raft the Landsborough River deal for members

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

We have an amazing trip of a lifetime deal for TEC members to join our 3 day rafting adventure! $650 OFF ‘The Landsborough Wilderness Experience’ – […]

Tourism Accounting Course for non-Accountants

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Do you understand how to read your tourism accounts? Do you understand how your accounts are constructed? Do you need help to access tourism funding?   […]

Marketing & Sales Manager – Tourism

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Know your margins from your MICE? If you understand that sentence, you might be just what we’re looking for. Weta Workshop’s Tourism division is growing. Fast. […]

New “how to work with an inbound tour operator video”

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

The Tourism Export Council has produced a new “how to work with an inbound tour operator” video and power-point presentation to assist product suppliers, RTOs, TNZ and […]

2016 Member Directory available

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

The 2016 E-DIrectory will listings of inbound and allied members is now available. Click here to see it as a pdf file for printing or here […]

Young TEC wins PATA Award!

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Young TEC Wins PATA Gold Education & Training Award 2016! Disbelief then excitement was how Lesley Immink, CEO Tourism Export Council describes Young TEC winning the […]

Sales Executive

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Ziptrek Ecotours is an innovative, multi award-winning adventure ecotourism business renowned for delivering awareness and appreciation of the natural environment along with a good dose of […]

Accessible Tourism

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Relionus Mobility Service started in 2006 in response to the unique Transportation need of the disabled People.  We continue to empower our valued customers with the […]

Refurbishment in Final Stages

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

May 2016 MEDIA INFORMATION Edgewater has embarked on the final stage of a three-stage guest room refurbishment programme.   The final third of guest rooms are currently […]

Inbound Tour Consultant for Wellington

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

This is a great varied and busy role that will be perfect for someone who enjoys working in this side of the industry and considers to […]

Season review & accommodation concerns

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Its been a stellar season for the tourism industry and the shoulder season months are stacked with incentives and group travel which is just what the […]

Air New Zealand – Groups Sales Account Manager

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Air New Zealand is recruiting a Groups Sales Account Manager There has never been a better time to join Air New Zealand! Recipient of the Airline of […]

TEC Supports Choose Clean Water Petition to Parliament

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Tourism Industry Supports Petition for Freshwater Policy to Parliament The Tourism Export Council was delighted to be with the Choose Clean Water team and continue the […]

Groups & Cruise Manager

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Come work for an industry leading NZ Inbound Tour Company Energetic, fast paced team environment Utilise your previous travel & leadership experience The AOT Group is […]

Inbound Reservations Consultant

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Are you positiive, enthusiastic and self motivated? Come work for an industry leading NZ Inbound Tour Company! Utilise your excellent knowledge of New Zealand tourism destinations […]

Thanks for supporting Choose Clean Water Tour

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

The Tourism Export Council would like to thank all those tourism, travel and hospitality operators who have signed the “Choose Clean Water Petition”. The team were […]

Hotel shortage Queenstown loses business from New Zealand

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Queenstown’s hotel shortage might be tarnishing New Zealand’s reputation as a tourist destination. A senior manager at an inbound tour company said large groups unable to […]

Tourism industry wants stronger protection for Lake Taylor

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Tourism Industry wants strong protection for Lake Taylor New Zealand waterways are again suffering abuse at the hands of weak legislation. Over the past week, several […]

Travel Software Implementer

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

TourWriter provides innovative software for the international travel industry. Our expanding business requires a new team member, so we are on the lookout for fun, energetic […]

Choose Clean Water Tour

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Tourism Export Council Supports “Choose Clean Water Tour” The Tourism Export Council New Zealand (TECNZ) is pleased to confirm both political and financial support to the […]

TEC Inbound Operator Report 2015

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

The TEC Inbound Tour Operator Report in partnership with ATEED is now available for members. Please respect that the data collected in report should not be […]

Immigration NZ – Visa fact sheet

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Immigration NZ has a new Immigration visa fact sheet – Nov 2015

Church of Good Shepherd Tekapo needs help!

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

New Zealand’s most photographed Church needs industry help! Visitor numbers to the Church of the Good Shepherd have reached 300,000 per annum and there are issues […]