Kiwi programmer Paul Hunkin has nabbed US$25,000 in venture capital funding to create a travel booking platform for the east African tourism industry and been accepted into an accelerator programme to kickstart the idea.
Beek.co is pushing for closer cooperation between tourism operators, bringing businesses together through its interactive destination guides.
This is the message we're currently sending to visitors from our vitally important Asian growth markets.
Domestic visitors are often overlooked by the tourism sector in favour of the glitzy foreigner market, but Rotorua is starting up a three-year, $2.25 million conversation called ‘Famously Rotorua’ that aims to get affluent northern urbanites to head past the Bombays for a bit of nature, culture and excitement.
New contestable fund is targeted at New Zealand tourism businesses developing products and services that inspire more Japanese people to visit
Tourism New Zealand's latest advertising campaign invoking the magic of Aotearoa has been unveiled, leveraging off the upcoming film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and extolling the virtues of the real Middle-earth to would-be travellers.
A handful of Kiwi exporters are leveraging 100% Pure for all it's worth – and the rest of us could learn a thing or two from them.
Asia is the future – you've heard it enough times. And if you're in the tourism biz, Auckland Airport's new Tourism Asia Marketing Fund could be just your ticket.
Less shouty, more crafting of an experience. Vincent Heeringa on what's wrong with the tourism industry and how it can lift its marketing game.
Tourism New Zealand is cosying up to Qantas with new marketing partnership worth a cool $4 million over two years.