"You can have a driving licence for years and hardly drive at all in China. We ask 'do you drive every day?'"
Hotels have been warned to smarten up their decor while tourism is growing.
Gore retailers told they can set the standard for customer experiences.
The government's contribution to tourism has been described as "pitiful" given the $929m it received last year from GST on international visitor spending.
NZAS remains exposed to external economic factors and will struggle in 2016.
Former Fairfax executive returns to first love of boating.
Potential constraints on the future supply of New Zealand lamb are a concern for an American company.
NZ company targets high fliers with a carpet that doesn't lose its oomph.
Tourism industry leaders are worried that lack of funding will continue to severely handicap the Department of Conservation.
Wanaka developer secures tender to buy a ratepayer-owned land bank.
Winning projects respond to brief and landscape considerations with consideration, composure and rigour – while allowing poetry to unfold.
Prices continue to skyrocket and demand exceeds supply across the board; with some areas, such as rental accommodation and visitor beds, reaching crisis point.
150 icons from piupiu, to hangi, poi to taiaha are represented in a distinctly Kiwi keyboard.
Campervans will not be allowed to park on Queenstown streets as the council battles congestion in the tourist town.
Queenstown students took part in a worldwide career event at Hilton resort where they made pizzas, cocktails, coffees and did site inspections.
We'll never cope with these numbers if we don't provide another two centre that can cater for tourists, developer says.
Queenstown could become a town of unoccupied billionaire holiday homes, where workers face a two-hour commute, councillor says.
Collaboration is a key to developing tourism in Southland, tourism operator says.
Humble fence post sprouts into most photographed tree in New Zealand.
Fonterra bosses met with Southland farmers on Monday to discuss changes to the co-op's governance.
A Wellington software development company wants to turn the ticketing industry on its head.
Our main tourist centres will be short thousands of rooms in 10 years if more hotels aren't built.
Despite immense pressure for new and affordable homes in Queenstown, thousands of properties are zoned for residential houses and apartments but sitting vacant.
"We want to speed up residential development here but we need infrastructure"
International Space Station science project for Wanaka.
Bad weather and a fire alarm delay Queenstown's inaugural night flight by two hours.
With the ski season just weeks away from opening, a heavy snow dump has blanketed South Island fields.
Camera happy Chinese tourists are a social media bonanza for savvy NZ tourism operators.
The Kingston Flyer is back on the market with a $2 million price tag.
A Christchurch company selling cans of fresh air will target Chinese tourists as well as exporting to China.