ITC Industry News Bulletin #3Posted on 03/06/2015 by Jess O'Connor
Air New Zealand has signed an agreement with Greece which will make it easier for Kiwis to travel to this beautiful country. The agreement will allow airlines to cooperate and provide travellers with a single ticket involving a number of carriers. New Zealand Transport Minister Simon Bridges said further flight agreements may also be on the cards.
Industry experts are once again debating the pros and cons of expanding services at Wellington Airport. Linda Meade, a corporate finance partner at Deloitte New Zealand, has written an in-depth analysis of the situation on stuff.co.nz. This article is a great overview of the current situation and poses some thought-provoking questions regarding growth and Wellington’s future.
Tony Rogers is Tourism New Zealand’s new Marketing Manager – Special Interest. He will focus on the marking NZ’s Special Interest sectors, such as niche activities like golf or cycling tourism. Read more.
Wellington-based tourism operators are confident about the future following a record-breaking summer season. Read more.
A Sydney-based Māori tourism company, Poihakena Tours, recently won the ‘Heritage Tours and Multimedia Award’ at the National Trust New South Wales Heritage Awards in Australia. Read more.
Finalists for the 2015 New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards have been published on the TIA website. Winners will be announced at a gala dinner at the Langham tomorrow evening (June 4). Read more.
Must watch! Tourist Ben Steensels and friends covered the South Island in about 6 days and managed to condense this ‘manic trip’ into a 1min40 video. Absolutely beautiful. Read more (or watch below).News | Tagged Air New Zealand, New Zealand, Tourism, Wellington | Leave a reply