New Zealand News

New Zealand, two new Thai campaigns

New Zealand, two new Thai campaigns

5 August 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Tourism New Zealand is partnering with Auckland Airport and Thai Airways International to target free independent travellers and incentive visit groups to New Zealand during July-November 2011.

Dumped in New Zealand ski heaven

Dumped in New Zealand ski heaven

4 August 2011 Press Release Tourism News

A wintry blast has dumped a deep snow blanket across New Zealand’s mountains over the past week, leaving ski fields in the north and south in superb shape for the winter season.

Online training set to upskill Kiwis

Online training set to upskill Kiwis

4 August 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Free First Impressions training available to New Zealand’s customer-service workers.  Industry leaders embracing the opportunity to upskill and motivate staff. Chance for secondary school students to gain unit standards in tourism.

New Zealand moves to reassure visitors

New Zealand moves to reassure visitors

Tourism New Zealand has moved to reassure visitors the country remains open for business following an earthquake in the city of Christchurch in late February. As many as 160 people are thought to have died in the incident, with thousands of buildings set to be demolished after being deemed unsafe.

Christchurch tourism returning following earthquake

Christchurch and the surrounding Canterbury region of New Zealand are beginning to return to normal following a decision by the National Crisis Management Centre to lift restrictions on all but essential travel to the city. Tourists had been urged to leave following a devastating earthquake in late February, with more than 100 residents feared dead.