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More hotels on the way

The value of consents for hotels, motels, and other short-term accommodation shot up to $490 million in the June 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. New hotels in Auckland and Canterbury drove the 216 percent increase from the June 2016 year.

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Premium tourism sector continues to grow

Tourism New Zealand says the latest annual international visitor revenue figures from the 29 members of the Luxury Lodges of New Zealand confirm the sector continuing to grow, reporting an increase of 20.3 per cent in revenue for the summer October 2015 – March 2016 period compared to the same period in 2014-2015. Full year results are also up, with …

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81% of travellers claim their smartphone takes priority on holiday

According to a new report by, 81% of respondents said smartphones are their number one travel accessory.  64% also admitted to looking at friends’ social media so they don’t lose touch, while 50% admitted to uploading photos on social media just to show off. Men are also three times more likely than women to be competitive Facebookers and compare …

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