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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 [...]

TEC Sceptical About Freshwater Announcement

Friday, February 24th, 2017

TOURISM EXPORT COUNCIL NZ SCEPTICAL OF GOVERNMENT’S FRESHWATER ANNOUNCEMENT:  On the surface the Government’s Freshwater announcement yesterday looks and sounds good, but the Tourism Export Council [...]

Church of Good Shepherd – TEC continues to support

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Lake Tekapo – Upkeep of the Church of the Good Shepherd The Church of the Good Shepherd has seen increasing impacts from the influx of tourists [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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