Tourism Dunedin

Website a winner for Tourism Dunedin

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.

Venue closures put Dunedin behind target

Venue closures put Dunedin behind target

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 2012.

Slow growth in tourism

Slow growth in tourism

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 members yesterday.

Business tourist fee?

The council will investigate the possibility of increasing some business' rates to cover costs incurred by tourists to the council.

'Budget Australians' cruising

'Budget Australians' cruising

Dunedin tourism operators need to prepare for higher numbers of "budget Australian" visitors as the cruise-ship market changes, a group was told yesterday.

Tour firm Contiki returns to city

Tour firm Contiki returns to city

The return of the world's largest youth tour operator to Dunedin will help boost visitor numbers to the Speight's Brewery by 15%.

Tourism Dunedin jobs response to opportunities

Tourism Dunedin jobs response to opportunities

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.

Change afoot at Tourism Dunedin

Change afoot at Tourism Dunedin

The Christchurch earthquake and the opening of the Forsyth Barr Stadium has led Tourism Dunedin to undergo an internal shake-up.

Chinese travel agents visit city

Chinese travel agents visit city

A group of 11 travel agents from Beijing had a "whistlestop" familiarisation tour in Dunedin at the weekend, and were pleased with what they saw.

Lyttelton on itineraries

Confirmation that the quake-damaged port of Lyttelton was accepting cruise bookings for this season has been welcomed further south.

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