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By SIMON WALLACE - 10 April 2015
Insight is at the heart of Tourism 2025, informing and supporting our growth framework’s aspirations to grow the economic value of our industry.

Tourism 2025 In Action
Polynesian Spa's new wellness rituals


Rotorua's Polynesian Spa has added to its wellness rituals with a new cold plunge pool and a reflexology walk, seen here being experienced by Rugby League's Penrith Panthers. Read more.



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.

  • New direct air service will fuel US visitor growth
    16 April 2015
    Air New Zealand’s announcement today that it will start flying direct to Houston, Texas will help New Zealand’s tourism industry accelerate growth out of the important US visitor market, says the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA).
  • New tourism product set to wow at TRENZ 2015
    10 April 2015
    A helicopter ride to a golf hole 1400 metres high in the Southern Alps, self-drive vintage car rides in Napier and a tour of New Zealand’s only tea plantation in the Waikato are among the new products that will be on show at TRENZ 2015.
  • Hotel Industry Awards – entries open
    2 April 2015
    Experiencing its best period of business for many years, New Zealand’s hotel sector is looking to celebrate its highest achievers as it calls for entries for the 2015 Hotel Industry Awards.

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