Safety first in adventure tourism
By MARTIN SNEDDEN - 09 May 2013
Rotorua hoteliers record strong first quarter
23 May 2013
Numerous events and a significant increase in Chinese visitors in the first quarter of 2013 meant Rotorua hotels enjoyed good gains in occupancy and room rate compared to the same time last year.
Steady trading enjoyed by Queenstown hoteliers
16 May 2013
Queenstown hotels enjoyed a year of steady trading in 2012 with domestic leisure, event and conference business returning to normal patterns following Rugby World Cup 2011 and the Christchurch earthquake which caused significant disruption to visitor flows around the South Island in 2011.
Steady trading enjoyed by Dunedin hoteliers
15 May 2013
Dunedin hotels enjoyed a year of steady trading in 2012 with domestic leisure, event and conference business returning to normal patterns following Rugby World Cup 2011.
- Chch city councillor doubts city's need for project – Radio NZ Morning Report, 24 May 2013
(audio link) A Christchurch City Councillor is casting doubts on plans for one of the city's major rebuild projects. (3′28″)
- Travellers urged to visit - Southland Times - 24th May 2013
Destination Fiordland is urging travellers to continue visiting the area despite a two-week closure of the Milford road at the Homer Tunnel.
- 100% Pure gripe 100% rejected - Dominion Post - 24th May 2013
Questioning the 100% Pure campaign is like questioning the Absolutely Positively Wellington brand or the I'm Lovin' It slogan of McDonald's, Tourism New Zealand says.