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.
earthquake and the opening of the Forsyth Barr Stadium has
led Tourism Dunedin to undergo an internal shake-up.
A group of 11 travel
agents from Beijing had a "whistlestop" familiarisation tour
in Dunedin at the weekend, and were pleased with what they
Confirmation that the quake-damaged port of Lyttelton was
accepting cruise bookings for this season has been welcomed
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