Tourism New Zealand, Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand have announced their new joint venture partnership for the India market that will also benefit the local hotel industry, for the travel period May 2017 to April 2018.
The campaign aims to increase number of Indian visitors to New Zealand out of Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram and Vishakhapatnam through special promotional fares.
New Zealand has witnessed a steady increase in arrivals from India with 53,424 travellers visiting the destination as of March 2017 (year-on-year increase of 14.9 percent).
Steven Dixon, regional manager – South and South East Asia, Tourism New Zealand, said about the partnership,
“New Zealand is the ultimate destination for many Indian travellers and this special promotional fare provides a great opportunity to turn their dream holiday into reality.”
“Singapore Airlines offers 98 weekly connections from 11 cities in India to Singapore and together with our partner – Air New Zealand, we provide over 25 weekly, onward connections to three cities (Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington) in New Zealand. Working closely with our destination partner – Tourism New Zealand – we are delighted to connect the Indian traveller seamlessly to all the iconic Kiwi experiences,” David Lim from Singapore Airlines commented.