Regional tourism highlights: SeptemberPosted on 26/09/2018 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.
This month, the news has centred around growth, growth, and more growth. Or should we say boom?! As the tourism industry grows, so do the job opportunities, infrastructure demands, and funding requirements.
Here are the top regional tourism stories from September.
While this isn’t strictly regional news, it’s important news for those living outside NZ’s major cities. The tourism industry is thriving around the country and it’s never been a better time to pursue a tourism career.
In case you missed last week’s article, the government announced a further $19.6 million for tourism infrastructure around the country, such as car parks and public toilets.
The South Island is the focus of a new Tourism New Zealand marketing campaign encouraging Australians to visit the South in autumn.
The regional tourism organisation received the MBIE Industry Alignment Award at the 2018 New Zealand Tourism Awards in Christchurch.
Could a new airport be on the cards in Central Otago? Air New Zealand believes an additional airport in the region is needed to accommodate growing visitor numbers.
That’s all for this month. We’ll be back at the end of October with more regional tourism updates.
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