Tourism

Media releases about travel and tourism.

17 May 2016

AA Traveller welcomes additional Cycle Trail funding

AA Traveller welcomes the government’s increased commitment to Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail with an additional $25 million in funding over the next four years. The funding boost represent... Read more

4 April 2016

Road trippers find more to small towns than beauty

Jumping in a car to hit the beach or to go to a favourite spot are fairly standard reasons for a Kiwi road trip, but what about finding out about who you are? “More and more people are travelling to t... Read more

22 March 2016

Domestic NZ travel opens up with AA Traveller Great Spot sale

AA Traveller is putting domestic travel on sale for the next few months – and there’s a very good reason. Tourism has been booming over the last year with international arrivals up more than 300,000 i... Read more

25 February 2016

User friendly information key to business and tourism growth in the regions

Pedal power is increasingly becoming part of the Kiwi holiday experience, to the advantage of regional businesses around the New Zealand Cycle Trails. They’re booming after initiatives like the AA’s N... Read more

14 January 2016

NZ golf tourism set to get trans-Tasman boost

Golf tourism in New Zealand is set to get a boost after the launch of the Great NZ Golf Guide, a new AA Traveller/Tourism New Zealand partner publication that will highlight the very best New Zealand ... Read more

15 December 2015

Demand for travel information grows as summer sets in

New Zealand’s love for a good summer adventure has seen domestic travel experts AA Traveller distribute more than three million maps and guides to keep up with growing demand. “Almost 10,000 AA maps a... Read more

20 October 2015

10 summer swimming holes

It’s a Kiwi summer tradition – grabbing your towel and togs and heading to wherever you can dip, dive and drop into some water, but where are the best places to go? The editorial team on AA Directions... Read more

28 September 2015

Popularity of new guide fuelled by pedal power

New Zealanders love their bikes and the speed at which the 2016 New Zealand Cycle Trail Guide has disappeared off shelves proves it. The second edition landed this month and within three weeks more th... Read more

25 September 2015

Summer holiday accommodation booking up fast, says AA Traveller

If you haven’t booked your summer holiday accommodation yet, you may be about to miss out on popular properties. Last year summer bookings with AA Traveller were up 30% on the previous year, and with ... Read more

7 September 2015

Qualmark now 100% Tourism New Zealand owned

The ownership structure of the tourism industry’s official quality assurance organisation, Qualmark, has changed with Tourism New Zealand acquiring the 40% share owned by the New Zealand Automobile As... Read more

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