Regional tourism highlights: OctoberPosted on 30/10/2019 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.
With just one month to go until the start of the summer season, New Zealand’s regional tourism industry is humming along nicely.
Here are some of the top headlines from October.
Air New Zealand is adding additional capacity to some of its regional routes in December following Jetstar’s withdrawal of its regional services.
Graeme Crossman believes the global popularity of kiwifruit is a magnet that can draw tourists to the Te Puke area.
Two Bay of Plenty tourism operators have been nationally recognised for their hard work in tourism sustainability innovation.
Local businesses and tour operators can look forward to a boost over the coming months, courtesy of a strong cruise season for 2019/2020.
Tourists are increasingly in search of experiences off the beaten track. So here are some of the towns set to benefit.
An increase in direct trans-Tasman flights led to a big jump in the number of Australian visitors arriving at Queenstown Airport in August.
Skydive Mt Cook has been given the all clear by Mackenzie District Council’s (MDC) planning department to land parachutes at Pukaki Airport.
Star Field, located south of Martinborough, launched last weekend and was set to ride the crest of a wave of astro-tourism as the region bids to become an international dark sky reserve.
That’s all for this month. We’ll be back at the end of November 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