Meetings NZ attracting record numbers

The New Zealand business tourism industry is getting set to stage its biggest ever trade show and expectations are high it will result in millions of export dollars flowing into NZ’s economy.

Meetings 2012 to showcase NZ’s destination diversity

Meetings 2012 is shaping up to be the most diverse showcase yet of New Zealand’s business tourism sector with an unprecedented number of small, independent businesses and many of the smaller regions are also looking to boost their presence so they can tak

Exclusive Video: Hilton Queenstown ‘performing well’

Hilton Queenstown’s General Manager Marlene Poynder says while the property has only been open for less than six months, it is performing particularly well thanks to a strong domestic New Zealand market and an extensive food and beverage offering.

TRENZ returns to Queenstown in 2012

TRENZ, New Zealand’s premier international tourism trade event, will return to the Southern Lakes region next year, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) has announced.

Starwood’s executives move to China

As Starwood plans to open one hotel every two weeks in China for the remainder of 2011, the company’s President and CEO, Frits van Paasschen has decided to relocate his senior leadership team to Shanghai until mid-July.

Major Japanese tourism delegation visits Queenstown

The most influential Japanese tourism industry delegation to ever visit New Zealand is in Queenstown this week to visit key tourism providers and meet with New Zealand’s Prime Minister, and Minister of Tourism, John Key.

NZ Prime Minister Key to open NZHIC 2011

New Zealand Prime Minister and Tourism Minister, the Rt. Hon. John Key, is once again set to open the New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference in Auckland on May 12, 2011.

Fresh look and thinking for NZ venues

Fresh, evocative and reflecting the destination’s renewed energy, optimism and confidence is how Brett Jeffery of Events & Venues Rotorua, describes the new look that has recently been incorporated into promotional material for Rotorua’s Energy Events Cen

Auckland Secures Several Major Conferences

The city of Auckland continues to steal the limelight at Meetings 2009, with the host city securing several major conferences and exhibitions over the next two years.

NZ PM Vows Easier Trans-Tasman Travel: Special Report

The streamlining of customs and immigration between Australia and New Zealand is gaining momentum, with a major announcement by both governments set for August, according to New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.


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