Tourism

Media releases about travel and tourism.

31 August 2015

Hamilton motel’s 24-hour approach wins national award

Hamilton motel Astra Motor Lodge never sleeps. Located near Waikato Hospital the team receives calls at all hours from the Intensive Care Unit or emergency departments asking for rooms for family memb... Read more

31 August 2015

Watch out for monkeys and false teeth

When it comes to travel disasters the team at AA Travel Insurance has heard its fair share of horror stories. In the first half of this year AA Travel Insurance has received 13 claims of personal item... Read more

18 August 2015

National award in arms reach for three moteliers

When it comes to outstanding customer service, three motels have proven they’re the best in the industry and are now up for a national award.Far flung Stewart Island’s Bay Motel, Radfords on the Lake ... Read more

25 June 2015

Masterton holiday park tops in hospitality

It was countless examples of sacrifices made for guests that won Mawley Holiday Park in Masterton the AA Traveller Spirit of Hospitality Award last night at the Holiday Parks Conference in Auckland. A... Read more

19 June 2015

AA Traveller expansion plans for domestic tourism

AA Traveller, through AA Tourism Publishing, is taking a further step towards expanding its suite of maps and guide books with the acquisition of three regular ‘What’s On’ publications from Jason’s Tr... Read more

18 June 2015

Small kindnesses lead to national hospitality recognition

When it comes to creating the ultimate holiday experience, five holiday parks from across New Zealand know just what it takes to turn an average vacation into the ultimate holiday experience.Mawley Ho... Read more

3 June 2015

Heritage Hotel Group signs up with AA Traveller

Heritage Hotel Management and AA Traveller are excited to announce a new partnership that provides more than 1.4 million AA Members competitive pricing for a full range of Heritage Group Hotels. Ninet... Read more

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

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