TIA Blog

Highlighting the value of tourism

By SIMON WALLACE - 01 September 2014
TIA has launched the 2014 Tourism Election Manifesto highlighting the main priorities the industry will seek to progress with the incoming government after the 20 September General Election.

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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.

  • A top tourism experience - Otago Daily Times - 2nd Sep 2014
    Global media company CNN has rated Queenstown's Shotover Jet among the best tourism experiences in the world.
  • NZ wine, tourism join forces - Marlborough Express - 1st Sep 2014
    The links between promoting New Zealand wine and tourism have prompted an agreement between Tourism NZ and New Zealand Winegrowers to formalise their joint promotion activities.
  • Replacement sought for ageing ship - Marlborough Express - 1st Sep 2014
    Cook Strait ferry operator Interislander has sent staff overseas to look at potential ships to replace the 31-year-old Arahura.

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