Saturday , May 26 2018

Industry

New Jetstar Tasman routes a boost to tourism

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Jetstar’s announcement of two additional Tasman routes, including the launch of its first international service to Wellington, is a boost to New Zealand’s tourism industry, says the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA).

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Best Hotel Group’ named at TAANZ Awards

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Accor New Zealand has been crowned the ‘Best Hotel Group’ at the annual TAANZ (Travel Agent Association of New Zealand) National Travel Industry Awards 2014. The Flight Centre sponsored award was presented to a happy Accor National Sales Team by Chris Grieve, managing director, Flight Centre (NZ) Ltd.

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Small influx of Spanish fans likely for junior Fifa World Cup

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New Zealand’s hosting of the Fifa Under 20 Football World Cup from May 30 next year will focus at least some worldwide attention on this country from nations that are not traditionally our major sources of tourists, but are we likely to see a significant increase in football fans from those in the Northern Hemisphere?

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Tourism outlook looks increasingly positive

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Spending by international visitors is expected to grow by 25 per cent to $8.3 billion by 2020, according to the New Zealand Tourism Sector Outlook 2014-2020 released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

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