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    • Media Release
    March arrivals wrap up a stellar summer

    March has been another month of impressive visitor numbers with total arrivals up 7.1 per cent for the year- bringing a fantastic summer season to a close, says Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive Kevin Bowler. 

    • Insights
    Creating New Zealand experts overseas

    An important way to realise the potential of offshore markets is to ensure travel sellers have a good understanding of New Zealand and are able to effectively and passionately sell it as a holiday destination.

    • Media Release
    Spectacular news from Air New Zealand, says tourism partner

    Tourism New Zealand's Chief Executive Kevin Bowler says today's announcement from Air New Zealand regarding the commencement of flights between Houston in the USA and Auckland, is a spectacular one for the industry.

  • NZ making the media around the globe

    Destination New Zealand has been featuring in major print and online publications around the globe over the last six months, seeded by Tourism New Zealand's International Media Programme.

    • Media Release
    NZ aired to millions during "Germany's Next top Model" epsiode

    Over 2.5 million Germans last night had New Zealand beamed into their homes during a 120-minute episode of "Germany's next Top model", filmed in New Zealand during January.

    • Insights
    Latin America: laying the foundations in an emerging market

    First published in Inside Tourism issue 1020, 9 April

    It has been just under two years since Tourism New Zealand set its sights on Latin America, identifying it as an emerging visitor market with significant potential for New Zealand.

  • Australian influencers tell their own South Island story

    Six Australian social media influencers were given the chance to tell their own South Island story when Tourism New Zealand hosted them on a journey through two of the South's 'Great Journeys' in March.  

  • “It’s my world” accolades aplenty in China

    New Zealand has shone brightly in China's 2014-2015 "It's my world" online competition, winning "Destination of the year" and "Most beautiful town" along with multiple awards in the top ten - including the "Best place to shoot a starry sky".

    • Insights
    Visitor satisfaction with New Zealand remains high

    Tourism New Zealand's Insights team have pulled together a great new infographic showing how international visitors rate their experiences in New Zealand.

  • Joining forces to boost Indian arrivals

    Tourism New Zealand recently joined forces with Thai Airways and Auckland Airport to grow visitor numbers from India.



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