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Tourism New Zealand welcomes record visitor figures

Tourism New Zealand welcomes record visitor figures

Value and volume in the tourism sector continues to rise with new data sets showing yet more international visitors to New Zealand came this April than last and each of those visitors is spending more while there. Tourism New Zealand chief executive Kevin Bowler said the results are evidence that the organisation is making a real difference for the industry, as it focuses its efforts on increasing value.

Air New Zealand signs partnership with Tourism New Zealand

Air New Zealand signs partnership with Tourism New Zealand

Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand have announced a marketing partnership worth more than $20 million over the coming financial year to promote New Zealand to new and existing international markets and collaboratively grow the value on in-bound tourism. The two organisations have signed a new memorandum of understanding investing more than $10 million each over 12 months in cooperative marketing activity in the key markets of Australia, China, North and South America, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines, the United Kingdom and Europe.

Emirates launches direct Dubai-Auckland services

Emirates launches direct Dubai-Auckland services

4 March 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Emirates has launched its first non-stop service between Dubai and Auckland, one of the world’s longest scheduled flights, bringing 39 European destinations and another 38 in Africa and the Middle East within just one stop of New Zealand. And to celebrate the milestone, the first service was operated with a double-decker A380 rather than the Boeing 777-200LR that will regularly fly the route.

Emirates adds non-stop service to Auckland, New Zealand

Emirates adds non-stop service to Auckland, New Zealand

7 February 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Emirates will start its first non-stop service from Dubai to Auckland on March 1st, bringing many of its 38 European destinations and cities within just one-stop range of New Zealand through direct connections in Dubai. The new service will be in addition to the award-winning airline’s existing flights, meaning that Emirates will then have five services daily into New Zealand – three A380 double-decker services to Auckland via Australia, a daily Christchurch service with a Boeing 777-300ER, and the new non-stop service operated with a Boeing 777-200LR.

Vietjet signs partnership with Aviation New Zealand

Vietjet signs partnership with Aviation New Zealand

24 November 2015 Airline News

Vietjet has signed a memorandum of understanding in Hanoi with Aviation New Zealand. Nguyen Duc Tam, vice president of Vietjet and John Nicholson, chief executive of Aviation New Zealand signed the landmark deal in the presence of dignitaries from the two countries.