Media releases about travel and tourism.

8 April 2015

Chinese visitors special focus for new AA Traveller guide

Assisting travel for Chinese visitors to New Zealand will be a special focus for the AA this year.AA Traveller will publish a unique New Zealand travel guide designed to cater to the needs of the 260,... Read more

27 March 2015

West Coasters spend up large on travel

Aucklanders travel throughout New Zealand the most, but their cousins in the West Coast are the biggest spenders according to recent AA Traveller research. Residents on the West Coast spend almost $30... Read more

23 February 2015

High demand for AA Traveller’s NZ Cycle Trail Guide

Hot on the heels of the launch of the first New Zealand Cycle Trail Guide, the AA is gearing up for a second – this time bigger and better. In January, AA Traveller launched the 2015 edition of its fi... Read more

20 January 2015

Cycle trails can stimulate domestic tourism growth

The AA believes domestic tourism growth can be stimulated by pedal power. Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis pedal their way around millions of kilometres of roads and tracks in New Zealand every year. Th... Read more

20 October 2014

AA Traveller launches fresh 101 Must Do’s for summer

Summer is coming and AA Traveller’s 101 Must-Do’s list is back with a new special compilation to help more of us find a few new holiday gems to enjoy. The AA Traveller team’s new list of 101 Must Do’s... Read more

1 August 2014

Motel newbies earn top AA Traveller hospitality award

Great customer service was the aim of the game for new moteliers Richard and Clare Gallagher on opening the Argent Motor Lodge in 2012 and winning this year’s AA Traveller Supreme Host of the Year awa... Read more

24 July 2014

Two Hamilton motels in running for award

Two of the three motel finalists in the running for this year’s AA Traveller Supreme Host of the Year award are situated within a kilometre of each other in Hamilton. The Astra Motor Lodge and Argent ... Read more

26 June 2014

Whitianga home to winning holiday park hospitality

It was the little things that netted Mercury Bay Holiday Park this year’s AA Traveller Spirit of Hospitality Award, presented to managers Helena and Craig Stratford last night at the Holiday Accommoda... Read more

17 June 2014

NZ’s top Holiday Park hosts in running for hospitality award

Energy and enthusiasm can be the difference between providing good service and exceptional service. A panel of judges has selected five holiday parks from across New Zealand as finalists for the AA Tr... Read more

24 March 2014

Domestic tourism co-operation needed to align for growth

More co-ordination and stronger co-operation between regions is needed to develop New Zealand’s domestic tourism potential and boost profits for operators. The Tourism Industry Association (TIA) has t... Read more

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