Tourism minister Stuart Nash announces $6.7m more for Queenstown cycle trail.
Tourism NZ spending is $4.5 million on campaign that will run for six months.
Nash spreads the money about and breaks unfamiliar ground - applause at tourism event.
More markets are opening up but the Government says no timeline for resumption in NZ
Business travel collapsed when Covid-19 hit but is showing signs of recovery.
Children travelling on their own will also need to buy more expensive seat packages.
Best events bookings in a decade means a familiar challenge in tourism - finding staff.
Accor is part of the MIQ scheme where $300m has been spent on hotels over seven months.
The low-cost carrier will launch more transtasman flying as demand builds
He's also using the trip to trial a new airline health wallet.
About 45,000 young workers in Australia and many could qualify to fill gaps in NZ.
Qantas coming back to NZ in style but hopes Kiwis will get out from under the duvet.
Air NZ fires back after Qantas' move to lure its most valuable customers last year.
The airline flew briefly between Auckland and Vancouver.
Government has said it wants a role in board renewal process.
The Australian airline has lost more than A$11 billion in revenue in the past year.
The Apprentice star has spent 'several hundreds of thousand dollars' on the venture.
The bubble has resulted in a 300 per cent spike in interest from Australia in some spots.
Cordis says domestic business not strong enough for hotels that aren't in MIQ programme.
There are now international flight alternatives for spending your hard-earned refund.
The airline's top brass told to provide domestic flights for a reasonable cost.
Airline chair says the storm hasn't passed yet
Aviation group says tourism will take time to return to previous levels
Qantas has also opened up two new routes to Queensland.
The two-way bubble is a shot in the arm for struggling tourism and travel businesses.
Transtasman traffic has plunged 98 per cent in the past year.
Air NZ has 65% of pre-Covid schedule in system, Qantas says it will restore its network
An onboard lounge and a lavatory system that recycles water win praise.
Visitors from the Cook Islands have had quarantine-free entry to NZ for two months.
The stats are working in passengers' favour.
Aussies want to come here, rate NZ's health response highly but tourism operators on hold.
While optimistic enough to expand, hotel boss says more Govt help needed for tourism.
Air NZ says fares will drop when bubble announced, Consumer NZ wants fair prices
A year after airline travel collapsed airlines are rebuilding networks.
Airline will expand its Australian network but number of seats depends on demand
Outbound travel also helps the NZ tourist industry as more airlines are attracted here.
Bubble permitting, there will be two non-stop flights a week to the Tasmanian capital.
Govt still reluctant to put a start date on any green light.
The event was postponed by a year because of Covid-19.
The Government is under growing pressure to open up to Australia.
If Team NZ holds the Cup business leaders want race to stay here.
Only two of the pre-pandemic executive are still on board.
Emirates can guarantee you won't have a neighbour on a flight - for a price.
Hotel group says mothballing properties will give other operators a better chance.
Fate of towers at other airports still hangs in the balance.
Stadium is planning for a drop in alert levels but uncertainty is hitting crowds.
Star a way of maximising global reach from lightly attended event - alert levels allowing.
Booking and IT supplier says air travel will become more seamless.
Some people will die, fall ill or get divorced before they can take up travel credits.
The Government has already made a $900m loan available.
Some tour operators who were reliant on international visitors are in a 'world of pain'.
Weeks of quarantine and surveillance at its home base means airline is quitting routes.
Christopher Luxon was in charge when deal was done but it was not signed off at the top.
The past year had been unsettling and heartbreaking for airline workers.
"You could 'go woe is me, this is terrible timing' or say 'what a wonderful opportunity'."
Airline boss welcomes review of refund law but warns money must come from somewhere.
Air New Zealand outlines work underway on fare flexibility and refund details.
Nearly all meeting and event travel was canned or postponed indefinitely in the past year.
Many inbound operators can't hang on beyond six months without help.
Emirates is extending dates to qualify of loyalty scheme benefits.
Survey respondent says activity costs for a family of four too pricey.
Desperate plight of hotel industry not well understood says sector group
The day pandemic hit home: 'The whole experience was apocalyptic. I shed tears.'
Australia remains the big target for airlines and the tourist industry.
Grandparents saw grandchildren for the first time; couple's daughter about to give birth
The one-way travel bubble between Rarotonga and Auckland is an important first step.
After putting $2b of projects on ice in 2020, the airport is building a new terminal link.
Bank admits it has also fallen short of the standards expected.
The company expects borders to be closed for the rest of the financial year.