Work Safe/Adventure Support – Outrageous Costs?

There’s currently a very active discussion posted by Carl Muir in our LinkedIn Group about the costs and issues faced by adventure tourism operators for the new Work Safe safety audit and registration process. Given the interest and comments made on the LinkedIn Group we thought it would be of benefit to also post this on our blog for broader distribution and comment.

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TRENZ for Exhibitors – To go or not to go?

There’s no doubt that Tourism Rendevous New Zealand (TRENZ) is a significant annual marketing opportunity for any small-medium tourism operator in New Zealand. The decision to invest in becoming an exhibitor to connect with those vital international agents can be…

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Should Tourism Operators Pay for the Right to Visit Iconic Locations?

A complex and ongoing issue has been going on in the Bay of Islands for many years, but now a Maori Trust has decided to launch a public awareness and protest campaign over their battle with tourism operators who sell boat trips to pass though their privately owned “The Hole in the Rock” (Motukokako).

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The Art of Packaging – Part 2: Attractions and Activities

James Hacon shares how attractions and activities can gain more business through accommodation providers with a case study to look at how packaging can encourage accommodation providers to sell your product.

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The Art of Packaging – Part 1: Accommodation

This is not a blog post about taping boxes or wrapping parcels – instead James Hacon offers some hints about packaging your tourism product with others and how this can benefit your business.

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