Google, Figure.NZ join Tourism NZ for upcoming roadshow

Digital and data leaders Google and Figure.NZ will join Tourism New Zealand at their industry roadshow in Taupō, Auckland, Greymouth and Queenstown next month.

"Tourism New Zealand is incredibly pleased to bring two of the most forward-thinking digital and data thought leaders together to support industry adopt technology and increase data use," says Stephen England-Hall, Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive.

"There is increasing opportunity for the tourism industry and investors to enrich New Zealand through the growing visitor economy. Data and digital technology adoption is critical to guide this and ensure we're well placed for future success."

"Tourism New Zealand is taking an active role to ensure that tourism enriches New Zealand through harnessing the power of data and insight to enable industry – and wider New Zealand – to make sound investment and business planning decisions."

Tourism New Zealand yesterday announced their new partnership with Figure.NZ to encourage and support greater access to and use of data across the tourism sector. The tourism data hub will be shared for the first time with the tourism industry at the Tourism New Zealand Roadshow.

Google is a key global partner for Tourism New Zealand in promoting travel to New Zealand. Through their continued innovation in technology, Google plays a critical role in helping potential travellers found out about a New Zealand holiday.

The Roadshow events will run from 12-21 November 2018, and follow the July 2018 Roadshow held in Northland, Wellington, Christchurch and Invercargill. There is no cost to attend these events.

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