Regional tourism highlights: JulyPosted on 01/08/2018 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.
But, what has been happening on a local level? Here are some of the regional tourism highlights from July.
Most local authorities recognise benefits of tourism
New research from Tourism Industry Aotearoa reveals that most local authorities (such as councils) recognise the opportunities that tourism can bring to their region. Read more
Airbnb set to keep growing in NZ despite council rules
New council regulations for Airbnb won’t curb the company’s growth in NZ, writes Suneil Connor in this opinion piece. Read more
Is Queenstown the backbone of NZ’s tourism industry?
An interesting question posed by Queenstown mayor Jim Boult. He speaks to Duncan Garner in this thought-provoking interview. Read more
Taking a hike: Why walking tourism is such a big deal
When peak season accommodation went on sale for the Milford Track, some nights sold out within minutes. One thing’s for sure: NZ’s Great Walks are a big deal for regional tourism. Read more
That’s all for this month. We’ll be back at the end of August with more regional tourism updates.
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