TIA Blog

A Note from the Chairman

By GRANT LILLY - 21 November 2014
It was great to see so many members at the recent TIA Summit. Thanks for your interest and involvement.

Tourism 2025 In Action
Hamilton Gardens


Hamilton Gardens has been named International Garden of the Year at the 2014 Garden Tourism Awards in Metz, France.

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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.

  • Resort chocker for marathon - Southland Times - 21st Nov 2014
    Anticipation is running high ahead of the inaugural Queenstown International Marathon on Saturday.
  • More beat track to Wanganui - Wanganui Chronicle - 20th Nov 2014
    More visitors have been coming to Wanganui in recent months and staying a little bit longer than usual, according to latest data supplied by Visit Whanganui.
  • Thefts from campervans tarnish city's tourism image - Otago Daily Times - 21st Nov 2014
    Dunedin's reputation as a tourism destination is at risk of being tarnished by thieves targeting camper vans, police say.

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