Auckland – It’s too soon to tell about the lasting legacies of the Rugby World Cup, but the Auckland Council has published its Rugby World Cup Evaluation Report.
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.
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.
We’d love you to vote and commment on our poll to find out how forward bookings are looking for tourism operators around New Zealand in the lead up to the Rugby World Cup 2011
James Hacon offers great tips for hospitality providers to consider themselves as part of the tourism sector to attract new business and markets, with the upcoming Rugby World Cup a good case in point.
TRENZ provides a great opportunity to gauge how the industry is looking for the season ahead, find out some of the common comments from this years event amidst a rather tumultuous year.
Will money be left on the table with World Cup accommodation next year? There’s a decent storm brewing over room rates in Sep/Oct 2011 with many fearing over-inflated room rates will dent New Zealand’s reputation and will make tourists feel as though they have had their wallets emptied at gunpoint.
Have you noticed that’s it’s less than a year to our Rugby World Cup in New Zealand? What have you done to get involved or make the most if it for your tourism business?
The countdown is now on, less that 500 days until the Rugby World Cup is on in New Zealand. Individual tourism operators should be planning now on how to maximise the opportunity for their business.
As we head towards winter after a reasonably successful summer (for some anyway), I do find myself wondering if this will be one of the last troughs we can expect to experience for the next 2 years.