NZ Tourism News
Port satisfaction surveys undertaken by cruise lines showed New Zealand cruise regions delivered an outstanding season in 2011/2012, with New Zealand ports scoring well above 85% for most lines.
A partnership between tourism bodies from Auckland and Northland could help attract more international visitors to head north when they arrive.
Domestic travellers spent $9.95 billion in the year to March 2012. The Ministry of Economic Development’s Domestic Tourism Survey, released today, reveals an 11 percent increase in domestic tourism spending compared to the previous 12 month period.
Providing travellers with good information about camping in New Zealand is making a real difference to their behaviour, according to the New Zealand Responsible Camping Forum.
A new website offers adventure tourism and commercial outdoor operators a “one stop shop” for information and advice on running a safe operation. www.supportadventure.co.nz
Tourism New Zealand’s latest campaign in the German market entered a new phase this week with the arrival of comedian Bernhard Hoecker to New Zealand on a trip that will be directed by his followers including Northland.
The number of overnight trips and day trips made by Kiwis decreased in the year ended March 2011, but there was a very positive overall increase in domestic tourism expenditure, up 3.2% to $9 billion.
Tourism operators are being encouraged to make use of new functionality on Tourism New Zealand's consumer travel website newzealand.com.
Tourism New Zealand have launched a new section on its www.newzealand.com website that will give rugby fans an easy way to find and book accommodation for Rugby World Cup 2011. Find out more on how to register your business...