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Tourism funding will benefit New Zealand’s regions
Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) has welcomed this week’s announcement by the New Zealand Government of a $19.6 million investment in regional tourism infrastructure.
TIA Chief Executive Chris Roberts (pictured) says the grants from the Tourism Infrastructure Fund will help communities provide fantastic experiences for both New Zealand and international visitors.
As a member of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund panel which considered the applications and made recommendations to the Minister, Roberts congratulated the successful applicants for the quality of their applications.
He advised “the funded projects may be for basic facilities like toilets and carparks, however, in many cases there were clear links to a wider vision for tourism development in the region.
“Tourism in New Zealand is continuing to grow and our visitors are venturing further off the beaten track. If the regions have the infrastructure they need to support tourism, visitors will be encouraged to stay longer and spend more with local businesses, so everybody benefits.”
With less than half of the $100 million available in the Tourism Infrastructure Fund allocated to date, the Government has yet to announce when the next funding round will open.
Roberts added “TIA strongly encourages councils and community groups to put in applications to the next funding round. Take advantage of the opportunity to secure investment for good projects that will support the growth of tourism in your communities.”
7th September 2018 - Tourism Holdings secures 2018 New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award
23rd August 2018 - Research reveals why young New Zealanders are reluctant to work in tourism
18th August 2018 - New Zealand holiday parks keen to be involved in camping decisions
14th August 2018 - WTTC research shows tourism generated 18% of New Zealand’s GDP in 2017
2nd July 2018 - Tourism businesses support new border tax
15th December 2017 - Councils to benefit from new tourism infrastructure funding
2nd December 2016 - New Zealand tourism leaders propose new $130 million tourism infrastructure fund
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