Regional tourism highlights: SeptemberPosted on 25/09/2019 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.
The first month of spring has been great for regional tourism, with plenty of exciting projects in the pipeline.
Here are the top headlines from September.
Taranaki’s tourism earnings are set for an annual boost of about $4 million a year after confirmation of a $13.3 million Provincial Growth Fund investment in Egmont National Park.
Hamilton will host one of the South Island’s favourite events as the Great Kiwi Beer Festival launches in the city next year.
A day-long cycle loop incorporating Redwood trees, geothermal activity, Māori culture and stunning views is close to reality for Rotorua.
Waikato has become a global bucket-list destination alongside the likes of Los Angeles, Kruger National Park in Africa and Santorini, Greece, according to a 2019 survey.
Southland’s national parks can expect an additional 140,000 visitors in the next six years, according to the Government’s new visitor forecast tool.
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