Travel DAZE 2020 speaker spotlight: René de Monchy, Tourism New Zealand
Kiwis are describing this year’s Travel DAZE line-up as “choice, bro”. Mainly because Tourism New Zealand’s director of commercial will be featuring.
Registrations are open for Travel DAZE 2020 (it’s free, of course)
Mark Travel DAZE 2020 down as ‘must attend’, namely because it’s COVID-safe, it’s got some big-name speakers, and it’s absolutely free!
Tourism New Zealand shares messages of inspiration in new agent-focused campaign
Here’s a new marketing campaign from the Land of the Long White Cloud that’s specifically targeting all you agents out there. Sadly though, there’s no appearance by the hilarious Rhys Darby.
Tourism New Zealand turns country into super-cool video game
Do you have clients who are obsessed with the Land of the Long White Cloud and are always boasting about their video gaming heroics? Let them nerd out even more with this.
Tourism New Zealand unveils ‘Pure Promise’ to the world, as Aussie GM talks up the bubble
by Christian Fleetwood
Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s reporter has made a pure promise of his own: to only drink water, cow’s milk and straight vodka during lockdown.
WATCH: US talk show host Stephen Colbert becomes the ‘Newest Zealander’
US talk show host Stephen Colbert embarked on a mission to become the ‘Newest Zealander’ last week by befriending the country’s PM and pranking Lorde.
Tourism New Zealand puts Aussie travel agents front and centre in latest brand campaign
Perhaps the most impressive part of this campaign is the pose being struck by the man in the accompanying photo.
Kiwis to say ‘Good Morning World’ every day for next 12 months as part of Tourism NZ’s new brand campaign
Kiwis are getting up at the crack of dawn to welcome the world as part of a Tourism NZ campaign. Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff will be tucked up in bed wearing their Peter Alexander PJs and pom pom nightcaps.
Tourism New Zealand appoints global media agency partner to $35m account
Rumour has it that the successful agency wooed Tourism New Zealand by playing a cover of Dave Dobbyn’s “Slice of Heaven” in the pitch meeting.
Agents can learn about New Zealand’s ski regions with new interactive mobile game
Looking for a new, more productive way of spending your lunchbreak that doesn’t involve searching for new matches on Tinder or beating your Candy Crush PB? This new game might just be it.
“There are many trends swinging in our favour”, says Tourism New Zealand GM
by Huntley Mitchell
Tourism New Zealand’s Aussie GM showed plenty of hospitality in a recent interview with Travel Weekly, but sadly stopped short of performing the haka.
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