Tourism New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment
of industry stalwart Tony Everitt, to the position of General
Manager - Asian Markets.
Chief Executive Kevin Bowler says Tony's appointment is great
news for Tourism New Zealand and the industry as a whole.
"Tony has an extensive career in tourism including previous
senior management roles at Tourism New Zealand and most recently as
the Chief Executive of Destination Queenstown.
"This position is an integral part of the organisation and is
responsible for the leadership and management of our Asian
operations, with particular focus on working alongside the Asian
travel trade and strategic partners such as airlines and the New
Zealand travel industry.
Tony has an in-depth knowledge of Asian markets having worked
for Tourism New Zealand in Asia and Wellington, between 1993 - 1997
and again from 1999 - 2006 in Asia.
"His appointment has ensured we have the skills and experience
we need to capitalize on the significant opportunities for growth
and untapped visitor demand that exist across the Asian
Tony will take up his new position on Tourism New Zealand's
executive leadership team on 26 April 2012 and will join the Asian
markets team based in Shanghai on 14 May, conditional on visa and
work permit approvals.