International visitor arrival numbers are on the rise and the outlook is promising for New Zealand’s tourism sector and the hotels, tourism & leisure market looks ripe for activity.
Playing an important support role in the broader hospitality sector, technology is smoothing the service path for leading accommodation providers and forward-thinking restaurants.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa invites tourism businesses to join its sustainability journey, with clear goals and measurable outcomes to encourage a flourishing tourism ecosystem.
While it will take some time to return to pre-pandemic highs when tourism was New Zealand’s number one export earner, key indicators are encouraging.
Third-party management can be a commercially attractive alternative to the traditional forms of hotel operation.
Domestic and international travellers are seeking out accommodation options with a tangible point of difference, while the health and corporate retreat market is on the rise.
As travellers adjust to changed global fundamentals, the independence and security offered by serviced apartments are proving popular.
Despite experiencing one of the biggest economic contractions globally, Fiji is having its time in the sun as the world relaxes.
Commercial accommodation supply-demand dynamics are recalibrating as an eager international market returns.
Can we rebuild New Zealand’s appeal as an international visitor destination – you bet we can.
Named the number one city to visit in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2022 list, Auckland is set to lead by example as New Zealand reopens to the world.
Things can only get better for New Zealand’s hotel, tourism and leisure sector as the country tentatively nudges towards a new normal.