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You have to love this TV ad developed by the “Inspired by Iceland” national tourism organisation. Their use of fun and humor to attract visitors after the volcanic eruptions in 2010 was definitely inspired.
You certainly have to admire the strength and ingenuity coming from Christchurch…a group made up from those in the Christchurch tourism industry have developed the “Christchurch is Open” event on 30 April.
Melissa Teesdale considers the impact on tourism businesses and the industry from the Christchurch Earthquake
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Steve Wilson provides an interesting discussion and analysis on the role social media has played in the recent Christchurch earthquake and political events.
Despite the uncertainty following the recent quakes throughout Canterbury and Christchurch, the message to travellers should be loud and clear that the South Island is still ‘open’ and welcomes visitors this summer.