Freedom camping working group 18 April 2018
Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis has announced the members of the working group that will work to develop solutions to freedom camping issues.
SkyCity pledges to pay $20 minimum wage by 2020 27 March 2018
SkyCity Entertainment Group has unveiled plans to pay its New Zealand-based staff at least $20 an hour by 2020; a move that will significantly increase the take-home pay of around 1750 people in Auckland, Hamilton, and Queenstown.
Lessons from a winning tourism business 28 January 2016
Facing limited revenue growth and increased customer expectations the flagship Rotorua tourism company invested, innovated, gave itself a major shake-up and did it so well it was awarded the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Industry Award 2015.
Hobbit fever 25 January 2013
As one tourism service provider quipped in late November when asked how things were going: “A bit flat still, but The Hobbit will save us all...” And that does seems to be the big hope out there.
2012 The Year of ... 24 December 2011
Lawrence Smith suggests tourism operators consider an adaptive approach to marketing in 2012. One which allows for change and assimilation of new technologies and trends. Here, he outlines some of the trends.
Rubgy World Cup Visitor Survey 24 December 2010
A recent survey of RWC2011 visitors is hugely useful in helping tourism operators plan for the influx.