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The new Air New Zealand non-stop service between Auckland and Chicago will further strengthen tourism links between New Zealand and the United States, says Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis,

The Government is backing a high-adrenaline tourism project in Northland by investing $490,000 from the Provincial Growth Fund towards the final stage of the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

Improvements to the criteria for the Tourism Infrastructure Fund will allow more communities to share the benefits of tourism, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

Welcome and thank you all for coming here this morning. I would like to acknowledge Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage, and give my thanks for the work that the Department of Conservation is doing with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment in regards to the tourism sector.

The draft Aotearoa-New Zealand Government Tourism Strategy is an important step in ensuring that all New Zealanders benefit from productive, sustainable and inclusive tourism growth, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced today.

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis today welcomes the launch of Tiaki – Care for New Zealand, an industry-led initiative that encourages kiwis and international visitors to act as guardians of New Zealand.

A further $770,000 is being invested in our regions for the upkeep of eleven Great Rides of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

A new 15 kilometre extension to the Great Lake Trail will improve safety for cyclists and help promote Taupō as a cycling destination, says Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis.

The official 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism opening ceremony will be held at Te Papa in February 2019, announced Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis today.

Ni Men Hao. Good evening everyone.

I would like to thank Kerry Prendergast and Stephen England-Hall, and the team at Tourism New Zealand for organising this great event tonight.

Cabinet has approved a new International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy to be set at $35 per visitor, raising an estimated $80 million a year to go toward tourism infrastructure and conservation projects, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis today announced the appointment of Colleen Neville and Kauahi Ngapora as members of the New Zealand Tourism Board (known as Tourism New Zealand).

The Government has allocated $19.6 million in funding for tourism infrastructure projects around the country, so local communities can feel the benefits of a healthy tourism sector, rather than the pressure it can create, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis has congratulated all winners and finalists honoured at the Tourism Industry Aotearoa New Zealand Tourism Awards ceremony, held last night in Christchurch.

The Government will make $8.5 million available for immediate actions recommended by the Responsible Camping Working Group, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

A 530-kilometre continuous cycle trail network across the Otago region will spread tourism spending to more local communities and create an estimated 329 full-time jobs, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

The first foundations have been laid for the 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism, with a new website launched and funding for a major exhibition at Te Papa, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

As a Government we need to find a way to provide sustainable funding to invest in both our Tourism Infrastructure and our Conservation estate. We don’t believe that the financial burden should rest purely on the shoulders of New Zealanders. Today I am launching a discussion document on an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy.

Plans to ease the cost burden on communities and ratepayers for tourism-related infrastructure through a proposed a levy on international visitors have been announced by Minister of Tourism Kelvin Davis today.

Unlocking the potential of the Twin Coast Discovery Route to boost tourism and jobs will be supported by a $6.2 million injection from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF), Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Transport Minister Phil Twyford have announced.

Tourism is an economic bedrock. It’s our biggest export earner, employs hundreds of thousands of people, and the industry is the world’s window into our beautiful country.

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis has welcomed new forecasts showing international visitor spending is expected to grow 40 per cent to $14.8 billion a year by 2024.

The Government is investing $820,000 in the upkeep of eleven Great Rides of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.