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Tag Archives: Auckland

Why it’s important to let your destination shape hotel culture

Panoramic view of the Oriental Bay. Wellington city

Building your hotel culture to reflect that of the local community may go a long way to securing your property more bookings. Being able to stand out from the competition is a rare and powerful trait if your hotel is able to manage it. There are certainly some travellers who prefer their hotel to be like a ‘home away from …

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New Zealand culture, connection and new infrastructure on show

traditional hongi greeting

New Zealand’s latest infrastructure and its special cultural approach to business events will be on show to the international industry in Melbourne this month. Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) is exhibiting on a new, larger stand with Tourism New Zealand and 14 partners at the 25th Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) on February 21 and 22.  They will be …

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Auckland to host CINZ Meetings 2017

CINZ Meetings 2017 web

New Zealand’s only national tradeshow for the conference and business tourism industry is organised by Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ).  Now in its 21st year, CINZ Meetings 2017 is set for host city Auckland on May 31 and June 1, 2017. CINZ chief executive Sue Sullivan says exhibitors have been quick to secure their slots for New Zealand’s most …

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New Zealanders still have concerns about tourism

Location New Zealand. Red pin on the map.

New Zealanders generally feel positive about the fast-growing tourism industry, according to the latest research by Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Tourism New Zealand. More than a quarter of New Zealanders believe we receive too few visitors. However, almost one in five Kiwis are worried we may be attracting too many, the latest Mood of the Nation research has found. The research, …

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Wyndham Garden brand debuts in New Zealand

New Zealand’s first Wyndham Garden hotel

Reinforcing its commitment to expanding its presence in New Zealand, Wyndham Hotel Group has announced the introduction of the upper-midscale Wyndham Garden brand to the country. New Zealand’s first Wyndham Garden hotel, scheduled to open in early 2018, will be an 86-room property in Auckland’s CBD and will offer a mix of studio rooms and one, two and three-bedroom apartments. …

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Hotel report highlights investment opportunities

Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) says a new regional hotel analysis released by New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) should help attract investment in the hotel sector. TIA was an important contributing partner to the work, providing data from its long-running survey of hotel members. The analysis focuses on New Zealand’s five main visitor destinations – Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch and …

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Remarkables Park welcomes Ramada brand to Queenstown

Queenstown’s first new hotel in five years will open in June in a high profile extension of Remarkables Park Town Centre. Ramada Hotel & Suites Remarkables Park Queenstown has commanding views of the majestic Remarkables mountains, Coronet Peak and many other famous mountains surrounding Queenstown. Part of the Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with more than 7,800 …

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Hilton Worldwide continues growth across Australasia

Two restaurants, a health club, spa, outdoor pool and event spaces complete the resort facilities. It will be Hilton’s 21st hotel in Australasia.

Known in New Zealand mainly for its innovative hotel on the Auckland city waterfront (pictured) Hilton Worldwide has announced Hilton Lifou Wadra Bay Resort, its second hotel in New Caledonia, with the signing of a franchise agreement with Société de Développement des îles Loyautés (SODIL). The 50-room resort is due to open in 2019 and will be managed by GLP …

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New Accor Novotel for Christchurch Airport

Construction of the Novotel hotel will commence in May 2016 with the hotel due to open late 2017.

AccorHotels will open a new-build Novotel hotel at Christchurch Airport following the signing of an agreement with Christchurch International Airport. The 200-room Novotel hotel will be located next to the Christchurch International Terminal and is being designed by Warren and Mahoney Architects, the same team behind the award-winning Novotel Auckland Airport hotel. Novotel Christchurch Airport will feature a restaurant and …

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