Regional tourism highlights: JunePosted on 27/06/2018 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.
In June’s regional tourism news, i-SITE and DOC put their heads together to improve the visitor experience, tourism is booming in Hamilton and the Waikato, Air NZ makes changes to regional flights, and more.
The i-SITE Visitor Information Network and Department of Conservation are looking at ways to work together to improve the visitor experience at key locations throughout the country.
Leisure and business tourism in Hamilton and the Waikato is contributing around $1.511bn to the economy annually.
Air New Zealand will make changes to its Queenstown-Wellington schedule to better suit business travellers.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are scheduled to visit New Zealand later this year, and their visit is expected to have a positive impact on the economy.
DOC is to increase prices for tourists to access four of its nine ‘Great Walks’: Milford, Kepler, Routeburn and the Abel Tasman Coast.
A burgeoning population and steady tourism is sustaining the Queenstown property market, according to a new report.
Dunedin has attracted the attention of CNN, with the television network describing the city as having a “quiet, understated cool”.
That’s all for this month! We’ll be back at the end of July with more industry updates.
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