Media releases about travel and tourism.

31 August 2016

Industry recognises significant impact of Cycle Trail Guide on tourism growth

The highly successful New Zealand Cycle Trail Guide has just been recognised as a finalist in the 2016 New Zealand Tourism Awards for its substantial impact on regional tourism. The guide, a collabora... Read more

14 July 2016

Padding out the school holiday winter to-do list

Colder months usually see New Zealanders rug up, all except the people who know how to make the most of it. They’re inspiring the rest of us in the winter issue of AA Directions. Father and son David ... Read more

23 June 2016

Open eyes and ears earn holiday park a national award

After going head to head with some of the best rated holiday parks in New Zealand, Russell Top 10 Holiday Park was announced as the winner of the 2016 AA Traveller Spirit of Hospitality Award. The par... Read more

14 June 2016

National award recognises top hospitality standard

Five New Zealand Holiday Parks are finalists for a national award for mastering the art of turning an average holiday into a memorable one. Russell Top 10 Holiday Park, Hot Water Beach Top 10 Holiday ... Read more

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

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