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Note from the Chairman

By GRANT LILLY - 08 August 2014
Well we are into August, the winter holiday season is in full swing, we have a General Election not too far away which may well get interesting, and tourism as an industry is continuing to perform pretty well.

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Rotorua Canopy Tours

   Rotorua Canopy Tours

"It's been hard graft but great fun making an impact in a competitive tourist town like Rotorua," says James Fitzgerald, Managing Director of Rotorua Canopy Tours as this savvy young business celebrates its second birthday.

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Westpac special offer – “Get Paid” mobile app

TIA Business Partner Westpac has a new “Get Paid” app which allows businesses to accept credit and scheme debit card payments on the go via an iPhone or Android Smartphone. The app is free to download with no set up fees and no on-going monthly fixed costs. Read more. Westpac is offering TIA members who download the app a merchant service fee discount. Tell your Westpac business consultant you are a TIA member and advise your membership number to trigger the discount.

  • Logging on to tourism gain – Northern Advocate, 28 Aug 2014
    Have you ever wandered into a store only to leave again, angry and confused, as nobody stepped out to serve you?
  • Staff in demand in hospitality sector - Rotorua Daily Post Rural - 28th Aug 2014
    Experienced hospitality staff are in high demand in Rotorua, with some employers struggling to fill positions.For the Rotorua region, there were 20 hospitality jobs advertised on seek.co.
  • Cruise ship tourism riding a wave - Otago Daily Times - 29th Aug 2014
    Dunedin tourist industry representatives have been warned to prepare for a boomer cruise ship season next summer.

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