New Government announcements will unlock further value from the Chinese visitor market, benefiting New Zealand’s economy, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) says.
The quaint Riverside Café in Motueka is legendary for its hospitality and right on trend too. Jes Magill discovers why.
A newly announced alliance between Pilsner Urquell, the original Pilsner beer from the Czech Republic and four New Zealand craftsmen is a celebration of the individual disciplines and the value of collaboration.
A new convention centre and hotel run by the Hilton chain proposed for Wellington is a welcome addition to Wellington says Linda Sissons Chief Executive, Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec).
Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards has recognised Aro Ha Wellness Retreat as number 8 in the top 100 hotels and resorts in the world and number 1 in Australasia in the same World List.
Marking Sydney’s first major hotel launch in years, InterContinental Sydney Double Bay will open its doors this Thursday, November 6 - earlier than planned - as the only five-°©‐star luxury hotel outside the CBD.
Queenstown has been named Australasia’s Leading Destination at the 2014 World Travel Awards.
Darren Wright was named recipient of one of the highest culinary honours within the industry at Beef + Lamb’s Ambassador Series dinner hosted at his Christchurch restaurant, Chillingworth Road.
Eichardt’s Private Hotel recently took out the distinguished title of New Zealand’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel at the annual World Ski Awards, the third gong in as many months for the hotelier.
Muffin Break has been acknowledged by the best of the best in New Zealand’s coffee industry, winning a top-gong at the 2014 Golden Bean Awards.
Twelve of the country’s top restaurants have made the final cut in the second annual Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards.
The Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Institute (GICI for short) raised more than $70,000 at its annual GastroFest event to improve outcomes of gastro-intestinal cancer by funding clinical trials and raising awareness of New Zealand’s most prevalent form of cancer.
This past October was officially named the inaugural ‘Coffee Appreciation Month (CAM)’ thanks to De’Longhi, who created a raft of activities up and down the country to celebrate our nation’s love of the versatile bean-based beverage.
44,567 individual visits were made to Auckland City Mission’s Homeless Community Drop In Centre between 2012 and 2013 and is the highest number on record.
For those looking toward future study and want a topic incorporating, history, social anthropology, sociology, tourism, food, beverage, hospitality and media, then AUT’s new Master of Gastronomy is for you.
Up until Christmas, The Coffee Club customers will be able to enjoy takeaway drinks and food in Christmas themed takeaway cups and napkins designed by schoolchildren as part of a nationwide KidsCan art competition.
Destination Queenstown and Tourism New Zealand have partnered to deliver a marketing campaign that encourages more Australian’s to visit New Zealand’s leading four season resort over summer.
Organisers of Taste of Auckland announced the winner of the inaugural ‘Best in Taste’ awards at the festival’s opening event. Purveyors of simple and fresh Italian fare, Farina, earned first place with their “perfectly formatted” dish.