Useful links associated with the New Zealand Tourism Industry and the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s Kindred Associations.

For links to Tourism Export Council Member websites, please refer to the Member Listings. Where a member has their own website, a link is included in their listing.

Tourism New Zealand
Tourism New Zealand consumer website: promotes New Zealand internationally as a visitor destination; part of the 100% Pure New Zealand campaign.

New Zealand-based operators can register for a free listing on this site at:
Tourism New Zealand corporate website: contains market research, publications, corporate information and job vacancies. You can subscribe to receive regular email updates or hard-copy publications.

NZ Industry Organisations

ProGuides New Zealand
ProGuides is a (non-profit) professional association of tour guides and driver/guides in New Zealand. The tour guide profession consists of individuals delivering a highly specialised role of facilitating our visitors’ experience during their time in New Zealand.

Service IQ
Service IQ develops and manages high-quality training linked to nationally recognised qualifications for the aviation, tourism and travel industries.

Bus and Coach Association (BCA)
The Bus & Coach Association (NZ) is the authoritative voice for the New Zealand bus and coach industry. It is an industry association that covers bus and coach operators, both large and small, limousine and small PSV operators, as well as other businesses associated with the industry, including coach, equipment and service suppliers.

Ministry of Tourism (TMT)
The Ministry of Tourism provides advice and information to government, and assistance to the Minister of Tourism, manages and monitors government investments in tourism, and undertakes tourism research for the benefit of the New Zealand tourism industry.

Ministry of Tourism Research
The information on this website aims to inform tourism industry stakeholders about the sector to support effective planning and decision-making.

Motel Association of New Zealand (MANZ)
MANZ, the Motel Association of New Zealand, is the national trade body for the New Zealand motel industry, with nearly 1,000 member properties throughout the country.

New Zealand Hotel Council (NZHC)
New Zealand Hotel Council (formerly known as Major Accommodation Providers) is an Incorporated Society whose members include the international chain, independent, privately owned and boutique hotels throughout the country.

The official quality accreditation programme for New Zealand accommodation and tourist facilities.

Regional Tourism Organisations New Zealand (RTONZ)
RTONZ represents the 30 Regional Tourism Organisations throughout New Zealand.

Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand (TIANZ)
The Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand (TIANZ) is a membership-based and -funded organisation representing the interests of over 3,500 businesses throughout the tourism industry.

NZ Maori Tourism Council (NZMTC)
The NZMTC represents the 13 Maori Regional Tourism Organisations and over 200 Maori tourism businesses throughout New Zealand.

Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC)
ATEC represents the best in Australian tourism product suppliers, including accommodation providers, tour companies, attractions, airlines, cruise lines, transport, food and beverage outlets, and tourism services.

ATEC’s primary role is to optimise the business success of members so that the resulting economic and social impact of tourism exports for Australians is maximised.