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!

The Cruise Ship Market – Beyond the Negativity

In recent years the cruise ship market visiting New Zealand has developed considerably with larger numbers of ships and visitors than ever before choosing to visit our shores in their floating hotel. How can the industry make the most of this shift in how visitors come here?

Case Study: Tourism Businesses Improving their Community

This case study highlights that a combination of small town community spirit and proactive tourism businesses is the perfect mix of ingredients to create something special to impress visitors.

Indigenous Peoples Week Celebrates Indigenous Tourism, August 6-12

Find out about Indigenous Peoples Week August 6-12, the 2nd annual celebration of social media storytelling about indigenous peoples and tourism around the world.

7 Ways Twitter Can Help You Promote Your Tourism Business

Twitter isn’t just for chatting with friends. The social networking site is also great for promoting a business – especially travel businesses. If your company organizes tours, you can utilize Twitter to promote your brand. However, you must go about this the right way.

3 Tour or Activity Site Imagery Must-Haves

Visuals are a great tool for piquing your customers’ interest. Simon Lenoir offers some tips on the types of images you should be using on your website to promote tourism tours or activities

Five ways the little men with hairy feet can bring you bookings

Gina Paladini offers ways for tourism businesses to capitalise on the upcoming “The Hobbit” movie as a way to boost tourism to New Zealand

3 Ways to Make Your Tourism Website ‘Stick’

Like anyone who creates a website for business, you don’t want your website to be boring. You don’t want people to land on it, decide there’s nothing for them to do there, and leave after twenty seconds. Instead, you want to make your website stick, find out tips on how

Online Booking System Tips for Activity & Tour Operators

With the continuing growth of online bookings for the travel market, Simon Lenoir offers some key advice and tips for activity and tour operators when considering options for an online booking system