TNZ congratulates Air New Zealand on sustainability award

Tourism New Zealand has joined the Associate Minister of Tourism in congratulating key airline partner Air New Zealand for taking out the top Global Tourism Business category at the 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.

Tourism New Zealand's Chief Executive Kevin Bowler says, "the award is a great achievement and recognition of the work Air New Zealand has been undertaking to become one of the world's most environmentally sustainable airlines.

"Air New Zealand is a critical part of the tourism industry and I congratulate the airline and its staff in this achievement.

"Air New Zealand is a significant partner for Tourism New Zealand, working alongside us to achieve our strategic objective to improve air capacity and increase our offshore marketing reach and effectiveness in the promotion of New Zealand as a travel destination," he says.