Naumi Hotels, a Singapore-based private hotel owner and operator, has announced that it is expanding its presence in Australasia with the acquisition of business of the Dairy Private Hotel in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Pip Casey, regional manager for the UK & Europe at Tourism New Zealand, speaks to Breaking Travel News during ITB Berlin. She tells us how the destination is trying to showcase more of its offering, how important Europe is as a source market and what we can expect in 2019.
New Zealand’s tourism industry has come together to launch a major initiative inviting visitors to care for its unique land and environment.
Tourism New Zealand has appointed Dani Benjamin to the role of trade marketing manager for Europe, based in London. Benjamin will join the trade team in developing and implementing Tourism New Zealand’s trade marketing strategy in the UK and Germany.
Emirates has announced plans to launch a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland via the island of Bali, Indonesia, starting from June 14th.
Naumi Hotels, the Singapore-based design hotel group, is to launch Naumi Auckland Airport as its first location in New Zealand. The move is part of wider expansion plans in Australasia and internationally.
Tianjin Airlines has debuted its first flight from Auckland to Tianjin, via Xi’an. This is Tianjin Airlines’ second intercontinental flight between China and New Zealand, coming after the flight from Auckland to Tianjin via Chongqing which began to operate in December 2016.
Singapore-based M Social has now successfully been transplanted abroad. A second M Social opened its doors in Auckland earlier and has started making waves in New Zealand’s hotel sector.