A series of unmet targets led Dunedin city councillors this
week to question whether Tourism Dunedin could handle more
Dunedin tourism operators will be happy just to maintain the
status quo this year, in what they describe as a tough
Forget ladies' night. Dunedin is set to host a ladies'
Constantly feeding and nurturing its website as if it was a
living and dynamic entity has won Tourism Dunedin a major
award at the 2012 eTourism conference in Auckland.
Tourism Dunedin is working on attracting more conferences to
Dunedin after the city failed to meet its market-share
targets for conferences in 2011 and sits behind target in
Growth in newly emerged tourism markets such as China has yet
to translate into a significant increase in visitor numbers
in Queenstown, the resort's marketing organisation told its
The council will investigate the possibility of increasing
some business' rates to cover costs incurred by tourists to
Dunedin tourism operators need to prepare for higher numbers
of "budget Australian" visitors as the cruise-ship market
changes, a group was told yesterday.
The return of the world's largest youth tour operator to
Dunedin will help boost visitor numbers to the Speight's
Brewery by 15%.
The potential of Forsyth Barr Stadium and the lucrative
Chinese market has resulted in new appointments for the
organisation charged with marketing Dunedin to the world.
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