Tourism New Zealand has stressed that the country remains “open for business” despite a massive earthquake that struck the city Christchurch over the weekend. The 7.1 earthquake caused the ground to shift by up to 11 feet, and was larger than the one that killed 200,000 people in Haiti earlier this year.
While London, New York, and Los Angeles have played host to countless movies over the last century, a few locations have shone even more brightly. Those cities which have taken their time on centre stage to build a lasting career. Here Chris O’Toole looks at the success stories.
New Zealand is turning the concept of a wildlife ‘Big Five’ upside down by developing its own unique ‘Small Five’ list to encourage travellers to come and see some of the world’s rarest creatures for themselves.
100 Percent New Zealand is one of the most well known and successful destination marketing campaigns. Legend has it that New Zealand was fished from the sea. Fact has it that New Zealand was the last land mass on earth to be discovered, making New Zealand the youngest country on earth.
New Zealand Luxury’s innovative “Give it Up to Live it Up” charity auction has already generated substantial media interest worldwide.The auction will go live early next week on ebay and can be tracked down online via the auction link listed on www.newzealandluxury.comThe auction runs for 10 days and offers one lucky couple the chance to Live it UP in the lap of luxury in New Zealand for a month from just $1!
Tourism New Zealand will work directly alongside the travel trade in a new UK specific marketing campaign which sees real British holidaymakers take a starring role.
Breaking Travel News interviews Hon Damien O’connor, Minister of Tourism, New Zealand at World Travel Market 2007 on the country’s integrated long-term tourism strategy.