Posts Tagged ‘China’
Queenstown NZ has launched a brilliant new tongue-in-cheek marketing campaign designed to convince Australians to ‘pull a sickie’ and visit the city for a long weekend. This video perfectly captures the appeal of Queenstown in a fun and humorous way, which is bound to capture the attention of our friends across the ditch.
The clip is fronted by Australian comedian Dan Ilic, who highlights that the video is meant to be taken as a joke (sickies not condoned!).
“The team at Destination Queenstown felt they might get in trouble if they were to teach the entire Australian workforce how to skip work and escape to the snow,” Dan said. “As a comedian, they thought I might get away with it.”News | Tagged Air New Zealand, Auckland Airport, China, Christchurch Airport, cruise ship season, Destination Queenstown, Qualmark, Queenstown NZ, Tourism New Zealand |
The number of overseas visitors to New Zealand surpassed 3 million for the first time ever late last week, Statistics New Zealand revealed. From July 2014 to July 2015, a record-breaking 3,002,982 visitors entered the country – a 7 per cent increase from the year before.
Statistics New Zealand population statistics senior manager Vina Callum said increased arrivals from markets such as Australia and China helped achieve this important milestone.News | Tagged Air New Zealand, China, Cruise Industry, Cruise New Zealand, Maori Tourism, Tourism, Tourism 2025, Tourism Industry Association, Tourism New Zealand, Travel |
It’s been a week of job-related celebrations at the International Travel College (ITC). Yesterday we announced that 50 ITC students were employed by Renaissance Tours and today we are celebrating the success of Lisa Chen, who recently started a new part-time job at Base Backpackers in Auckland.
Lisa is an international student from China and is currently studying towards a Level 5 Diploma in International Tourism and Travel Management. She is working for Base as a part-time receptionist while she finishes her studies.Student success | Tagged Auckland, China, education, ITC international students, jobs, Student success, studying in New Zealand, Tourism, tourism jobs |