Today's Tourism News
17 Sept 2014
TIA members in the news
Ships put Picton to test - Marlborough Express - 16th Sep 2014
A bumper cruise ship season will put pressure on Picton during its busiest time, a tourism operator says.
Rotorua on world stage as spa destination - Rotorua Daily Post - 16th Sep 2014
Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick has presented a case for people to invest in Rotorua to an audience of more than 300 of the world's top spa and wellness industry operators, developers and...
Scenic drive made safer - Christchurch Press - 16th Sep 2014
Conservation Minister Nick Smith today opened the $3 million upgrade of Tasman Valley Road at Aoraki/Mount Cook.
Foreign owners halt high country tours - Radio New Zealand - 17th Sep 2014
A company running four-wheel-drive tours claims it has been barred from using a Canterbury high country station by its new American owners and may have to close as a result.
Bankrupt, not beaten - Christchurch Press - 17th Sep 2014
The former owner of Wellington's Carlucciland, an eccentric museum, mini-golf and paintball venue, has been declared bankrupt and says he is looking for a job.
Hostel sex attack claims: More information sought by police - New Zealand Herald - 16th Sep 2014
Police are continuing to call for more information relating to a string of suspected indecent assaults allegedly carried out by Northland lodge owner Michael Harris.