Regional tourism highlights: AprilPosted on 24/04/2019 by Jess O'Connor
At the end of each month, we bring you regional tourism highlights so you can stay up-to-date with airline, travel, and tourism news from around New Zealand.
Can you believe it’s nearly May already?
April was a big month for New Zealand tourism, with plenty of positive news to report from around the country.
Here are some of the top regional tourism headlines.
Destination Queenstown’s budget has been increased by close to $1 million, signalling this tourist hot spot will receive more investment in the near future.
The demand for skilled tourism workers is still high around the country, Newstalk ZB reports.
Filming is underway for the television adaptations of Eleanor Catton’s The Luminaries, a Booker Prize winning novel set in Hokitika.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) is recommending that the Government considers using GST to fund local tourism activities and infrastructure.
Apparently, a trip to the capital could turn back the clock.
A new video targeting Australian tourists hopes to attract more visitors to this region, which is being dubbed as an ‘undiscovered gem’.
That’s all for this month. We’ll be back at the end of May with more updates. If you want to stay up-to-date in real time, please subscribe to our Industry News Bulletin.Posted in News, Tourism Spotlight | Leave a reply