News: Tourism

Shanghai Tourism Festival sees rise in visitor numbers

The Shanghai Tourism Festival welcomed more than 36,000 people to its opening night on Saturday, more than double the number of people that attended the opening night of last year’s…

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Sep 14, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /


Cause of cardiac device issue at New Brighton Hot Pools identified as external

Christchurch City Council has advised that extensive investigations at He Puna Taimoana (the modern name given to the hot pools in New Brighton) suggest an electrical interference that…

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Sep 14, 2020 Aquatics / Safety / Tourism / Wellness /


Calls for removal of former Nazi’s name from New Zealand ski run

Over 5,000 people have signed a petition to remove the name of Willi Huber, a former German SS officer during the Second World War, from a New Zealand ski run and restaurant. As reported…

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Sep 14, 2020 Recreation / Tourism /


New survey highlights Melbourne hospitality staff losing confidence in employment opportunities

A new survey from Barcats, one of Australia’s leading hospitality platforms, has revealed that hospitality staff in Melbourne’s CBD are struggling to remain hopeful about their…

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Sep 14, 2020 Hospitality / Tourism /


Tourism Industry Aotearoa urges next government to give tourism industry a central role in regions’ recovery

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is urging the next New Zealand Government to give a revitalised tourism industry a central role in the recovery of New Zealand’s regions. TIA Chief…

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Sep 14, 2020 Government / Tourism /


Gladstone Regional Council renews its commitment to guarding the Great Barrier Reef

Having recently renewed its partnership with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to be a Reef Guardian Council for the 2020-2024 period, Gladstone Regional Council is planning to…

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Sep 14, 2020 Environment / Tourism /


COVID-19’s ‘devastating impact’ on the Australian ski industry

With resorts in Victoria closed and slopes in NSW operating with restricted numbers - including lifts at 50% capacity - Australia’s winter ski season has been described as…

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Sep 13, 2020 Finance / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Councils and industry groups welcome New Zealand Government’s allocation of $50 million for events

Industry groups and councils have welcomed New Zealand Minister of Tourism, Kelvin Davis’ announcement of allocation from the nation’s Regional Events…

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Sep 11, 2020 ByKaren Sweaney Entertainment / Events / Finance / Government / Tourism /


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