NZ's Tourism Boom

Keeping the Chinese coming to NZ video

Chinese tourist Charlie Wong ticks skydiving off her bucket list with a jump above Queenstown.

Chinese tourists love our blue skies, starry nights and eye-popping scenery, but we can't take their custom for granted.  

A day in the life of a tourist video

The Hobbit movies remain a huge attraction for New Zealand tourism.

I joined a bus full of visitors to see what all the fuss is about at one of NZ's biggest attractions.

Avoiding a bums on seats mentality

Each time a new airline begins flying here it is heralded as a good thing by the tourism industry, but remaining ...

As visitor numbers head towards the 5m a year mark, tourism's "value over volume" mantra mirrors that of the dairy industry.

Tourism's recruitment crisis video

Dylan Bryant got his big break by completing a five week hospitality course run by Accor Hotels and now works  at ...

Migrant labour is propping up our tourism industry which needs thousands of new workers to service the international visitor boom.

Saving the tourism golden goose

Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon does not like all the airline's safety videos, but they can be a ...

New Zealand's distance from global trouble spots is a boon for tourism now, but that sentiment can quickly change.

The rise of "road slugs" video

Seclusion, scenery and saving money are all reasons given for the popularity of freedom camping.

Freedom camping has a bad rap, but almost 30,000 Kiwi motor home owners are among the wallets on wheels.

Tourism peak up in the air

The Hobbiton movie set is the type of innovation the country needs to keep its attractions fresh.

Industry leaders weigh in on just how many tourists we can handle.

Travellers want what NZ sells

Better aircraft technology and cheaper fuel has opened New Zealand up to the world.

Sure, there's Rome, London and Paris, but more and more people want to come to New Zealand.

Managing a tourist boom

Tourists enjoy the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail from Lake Pukaki to Oamaru.

OPINION: Talk of new tourist taxes is popular, but our visitors are more than paying their way already.

We're NZ's greatest advert

The introduction of more flights around New Zealand has been a game changer for some regions.

You could go to Canada and see a lot of what NZ offers, but there's one thing we've got that the world loves.

Tourism causing visitor fatigue video

Protests by Waiheke Island residents are a sign that Kiwis are not entirely thrilled by the growing numbers of overseas ...

The tourism industry is worried about keeping Kiwis sweet as our visitor numbers head towards 5 million a year.

The coming of the 5 million video

New Zealand is expecting a 40 per cent increase in overseas vistors in the next five years, but are we ready for them?

Some overloaded NZ tourist hot spots are already '100% pure chaos', and visitor numbers are rising.

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