The new Dunedin marketing agency to co-ordinate tourism,
events, investment, skills and migrant promotion efforts for
the city will be known as Enterprise Dunedin.
Visitor nights in Otago are up
almost 6%, despite declining numbers in Clutha, Central Otago
Tourism Dunedin is to be disestablished and its work absorbed
by a new Dunedin City Council in-house marketing agency that
will promote the city's business, education and tourism.
Tourism Dunedin chief executive Hamish Saxton is enthusiastic
about the new Christchurch to Perth direct flight started on
December 4 by Air New Zealand.
A crackdown on rogue Chinese tour operators will be to
Otago's benefit, industry professionals say.
A visit to Otago by a group of New Zealand travel writers is
expected to give a boost to tourism operators in the region.
Dunedin and Clutha will be promoted by seven travel writers,
who will spend this weekend experiencing what the
destinations have to offer.
Dunedin's tourism personality of the year will be revealed
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
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