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Tag Archives: TIA

Hotel conference explores the future

From collaborative cooking areas to robotic concierges and living hotels that look different every time you visit, the latest in hotel design and service trends will feature at next month’s New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference.

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Hotel sector gears up for big July with conferences and awards

The hotel sector is gearing up for a big July, with the annual New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference on in Auckland 19-20 July, culminating with a gala Awards dinner. Conference registrations and entries for the prestigious New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards 2017 are open. The conference, the largest and most important annual event dedicated to New Zealand’s hotel sector, has …

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Auckland visitor levy unfair and ill-conceived: TIA

Woman enjoys spectacular morning views of Auckland city

A proposed new visitor levy for Auckland unfairly targets accommodation providers and fails to take account of the economic benefits tourism brings, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. “It is inequitable to target commercial accommodation providers when the benefits of tourism are spread throughout Auckland’s economy,” TIA chief executive Chris Roberts says. Auckland mayor Phil Goff is proposing a targeted rate on …

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New seller packages for TRENZ 2017

New Zealand tourism operators wanting to sell their product internationally are invited to apply for TRENZ 2017, taking place in Auckland, 9-12 May. TRENZ is New Zealand’s annual business-to-business travel and trade event. Over four days of appointments, activities and networking functions, more than 250 New Zealand tourism businesses (Sellers) gather to showcase their products and services to more than …

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New products ‘Are Go’ at TRENZ 2016

Interactive experiences unveiled at Trenz 2016

A Thunderbirds Are Go interactive experience, the longest rail bike adventure in the world and cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs are among the new tourism products that will be on show at TRENZ 2016. TRENZ is the New Zealand tourism industry’s premier international trade show. More than 350 international travel and tourism buyers will attend this year’s event in Rotorua, …

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Growing domestic travel to support NZ economy

Mountain view across NZ paddock

AA Traveller has launched the Great Spot Specials campaign that offers attractive deals with leading TIA members. The Great Spot Specials website www.aa.co.nz/greatspot makes it simple for New Zealanders to select a place to visit, an activity to do, work out their travel arrangements and book accommodation. Tourism Industry Association New Zealand executives believe there has never been a better …

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