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Why a travel tax is wrong

By CHRIS ROBERTS - 29 May 2015
Thank you to everyone who has provided such positive feedback on TRENZ 2015. We are proud to have delivered such a successful event and it’s a joy to work in such a positive industry full of smart and innovative people.

Tourism 2025 In Action
Recognising a rising star


At 23, Sam Swaffield is IHG’s youngest operations manager in Australasia. In June he was recognised as a rising star, winning a 2015 New Zealand Hotel Industry Award. Read more.



Airpoints™ have arrived at Westpac

TIA business partner Westpac has launched a range of Airpoints Dollars™ earning credit cards. They have Airpoints credit cards for business and personal customers and have some great offers to get customers started.

Click here to find out more about Westpac's Airpoints credit cards.

  • Adventure conference focuses on being the best
    24 June 2015
    Delegates at The Great Adventure 2015 will find out “what’s next” when it comes to strengthening safety across the adventure and outdoor tourism sector, and how adventure is being used to market Destination New Zealand internationally.
  • Regional Summits opportunity for tourism operators
    19 June 2015
    Tourism operators around New Zealand are being offered the opportunity to get face-to-face with industry leaders at a series of Regional Tourism Summits organised by the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand.
  • New air services a boost for tourism
    18 June 2015
    New regional air services announced today by Jetstar will boost both domestic and international tourism, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand says.
  • International passengers set record - Otago Daily Times - 6th Jul 2015
    Queenstown Airport has set a record for international passenger arrivals, but not without some slight turbulence.
  • No evidence to back Mt Eden car ban - New Zealand Herald - 6th Jul 2015
    Epsom MP David Seymour says the authority which is planning to ban cars from the summit of Mt Eden has no evidence to support one of its central claims that vehicles are contributing to erosion at the tourist spot.
  • Len Lye Centre nearly ready to open - Taranaki Daily News - 6th Jul 2015
    Len Lye's artworks are finally being installed inside their new multi million-dollar home.Construction of the gleaming gallery is finished and the final touches are being added in...

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