Friday, April 28, 2017
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Transport

NZ tech company behind latest New York ferry service

Christchurch technology company Connexionz has won the contract to support New York City’s latest ferry operation.

Waikato Explorer answers calls for park & ride ferry service

Hamilton’s iconic River Cruise service, the Waikato River Explorer, has kicked off from its new launch space at Day’s Park.

PM criticised over Chinese FIT comments

The Bus & Coach Association has hit back at government comments encouraging Chinese visitors off tours and into independent travel.

Importance of coach services

There are many reasons why encouraging tourists to partake in tours, as opposed to travelling themselves, would actually be advantageous to New Zealand.

Grant Webster on THL’s electric future

Tourism Holdings Limited's chief executive Grant Webster tells the Ticker of the company's electric motorhome plans and beyond.

Explorer Tourlines statement on Te Anau Milford Highway crash

Presented at Press Conference at 2pm Friday at Rydges Latimer Christchurch following the Te Anau Milford Highway crash last Tuesday that killed two German tourists.

Ruapehu to tackle Tongariro congestion with transport hub

Ruapehu council is planning to provide almost $1m in funding to help ease track congestion on the Tongariro Crossing and support tourism infrastructure in the region.

SH1, south of Kaikoura, to close for emergency stabilisation

State Highway 1, south of Kaikoura, will be closed to all traffic for eight days from 8pm on Sunday, 26 March to 7am on Tuesday 4 April to enable emergency slip face stabilisation work to be carried out.

New Fullers ferry to cope with tourist demand

Fullers is introducing a new vessel, Capricornian Surfer, dedicated to Devonport to cope with tourism demand.

Go Bus to bolster luxury fleet to meet tourism demand

Go Bus is pumping up to $20m of dollars into its luxury Johnston's Coachlines business to meet soaring tourism demand.

Q&A with JUCY’s Kat Van Dijk

Kat Van Dijk entered tourism relatively recently when she joined JUCY just over four years ago. She is GM Southern Lakes at what was originally a car rental company but has expanded into campervans, cruise and hotels.

Public transport breakthrough for the Wakatipu

A much needed radical shift in public transport for the Wakatipu Basin’s residence and visitors has taken a step closer.

KiwiRail tourism services booming despite $9m Kaikoura hit

KiwiRail took a $9m hit in revenue due to the Kaikoura earthquake however tourism services on its Interislander ferry service was booming.

Kiwi Experience revenue fall fails to slow THL growth

Tourism Holdings Limited’s (THL) New Zealand tourism operations saw earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) jump to $4.3m for the half-year to 31 December 2016, up 30% on the previous corresponding period.

Auckland Airport welcomes Sichuan Airlines

Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement that Sichuan Airlines will start flying between Auckland and Chengdu in China from June this year.

Jetstar & Qantas welcome NZ govt travel announcement

The Qantas Group has welcomed the New Zealand government’s announcement naming both Jetstar and Qantas as contracted suppliers for government air travel, commencing 1 March 2017.

New flights and fares bring NZ closer for Euro visitors

One-stop flights and highly competitive fares mean visiting New Zealand from Europe is easier than ever before.

Auckland Airport welcomes world’s longest flight

Auckland Airport welcomed Qatar Airways on Monday as the airline launches the world’s longest commercial passenger flight on the Auckland-Doha route.

New Zealand’s first Smart Shuttle unveiled in Christchurch airport

The future arrived at Christchurch Airport this morning, with the introduction of the fully autonomous Smart Shuttle.

Air fares, road transport costs drive inflation up

Sharp increases in air fares and road passenger transport prices were behind a lift in the consumer price index (CPI) inflation rate to 1.3%.

TranzAlpine services to West Coast resume

KiwiRail has cleared the slips on the Midland Line and will begin running services, including the internationally acclaimed TranzAlpine train.

New InterCity buses bring business class to the road

Two new InterCity double-decker buses are hitting the road this week, offering a new level of luxury for long-distance bus passengers.

Major milestones for Air New Zealand’s mobile app

Air New Zealand’s mobile app is proving a hit with customers, clocking up its one millionth user download this week.

KiwiRail launches truncated TranzAlpine service

KiwiRail is offering day trips from Christchurch to Arthur’s Pass on its popular TranzAlpine service after Wednesday’s weather bomb cut road and rail links.

Million passenger milestone for Queenstown

Air New Zealand is celebrating a new milestone after it carried a million domestic passengers to and from Queenstown in 2016.

Campaigns target peak season international drivers

Tourism New Zealand has launched two social media campaigns to educate international visitors that driving in New Zealand is different from what they are used to.

Operators face bleak season after 7.8 magnitude shake

Kaikoura tourism operators are yet to get to grips with the impact Monday’s devastating 7.8 magnitude quake will have on their businesses.
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