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Review of the New Zealand CamperMate iPhone App

Having heard of a version 2.0 being released of the CamperMate app, I thought it was time to check it out and see what the free iPhone/Android app had to offer to people travelling Aotearoa.

MBIE welcomes debate on tourism forecasting

In the last issue of Inside Tourism, Covec’s Shane Vuletich raised some concerns about the accuracy of Tourism forecasting. Peter Ellis from the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment responds in this post to clear up a few possible misconceptions.

Profile Your New Tourism Product or Business Here

We are looking to share new and exciting New Zealand tourism products or businesses. If you have just launched (or are about to launch) something new, innovative and different to the tourism market we want to know about it

Tourism NZ seeks your input to their marketing strategy

Do you have some ideas to help Tourism New Zealand with their marketing in the short term? We think many of the blog followers do and so hope you will take the following opportunity to provide it in a more formal feedback process to Tourism New Zealand.

Is New Zealand Tourism Going Downhill?

An interesting discussion on our Linkedin Group has created quite a response in comments from the group followers so we thought it would be worthwhile bringing the debate on to this blog too. Let us know your thoughts too!

Poll: How Were Your Bookings over the RWC Period?

It’s all over now and we’d love your feedback – vote on our poll and provide any thoughts you have about the impact on tourism businesses from the Rugby World Cup 2011.

Poll: How Have your September Bookings Been?

Now that the Rugby World Cup has kicked off and there have been thousands of supporters travelling around New Zealand during September it’s a good time to gauge how this influx has benefited tourism operators.