Articles tagged “new zealand”

Coronavirus

New Zealand Will Reopen to Vaccinated Tourists on April 30

April 30 is a significant date, but New Zealand's extreme actions to prevent the spread of coronavirus can be best summed up in one number: 40. That's the number of deaths the country has seen during the pandemic.

New Zealand Will Reopen to Vaccinated Tourists on April 30

Hotels

Tour Operator Intrepid Travel to Open Its Own Branded Hotels Across Asia Pacific

A significant part of Intrepid Travel’s planned expansion involves finding pandemic-induced hotel investment bargains. But this kind of strategy hasn’t panned out in other parts of the world.

Tour Operator Intrepid Travel to Open Its Own Branded Hotels Across Asia Pacific

Airlines

Qantas Brings Forward Some of Its International Flights to November

Early access for the UK and U.S. from the middle of November. Don't be surprised to see these flights sell out fast, and Qantas struggle to keep up with demand.

Qantas Brings Forward Some of Its International Flights to November

Tourism

New Zealand’s Active Adventures Acquires U.S. Tour Operator

Not surprising that the private equity-backed Active Adventures decided to buy Austin Adventures to fill its geographic and inventory gaps. Expect more mergers as tour operators look to consolidate their marketing efforts during the pandemic.

New Zealand’s Active Adventures Acquires U.S. Tour Operator

Tourism

New Zealand Locks Down After Single Suspected Covid Variant Case

No tourists allowed until 2022 and now the hardline decision to lock down all of New Zealand after one, yes, one suspected Delta case. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern can not be a favorite among travel businesses in the country at this point.

New Zealand Locks Down After Single Suspected Covid Variant Case

Tourism

New Zealand Will Not Welcome Tourists Until 2022 as Vaccines Lag

New Zealand's delayed reopening shows the key role that vaccines play for tourism — and why they must be distributed more equitably across the world.

New Zealand Will Not Welcome Tourists Until 2022 as Vaccines Lag

Tourism

New Zealand Freezes Its Open Travel Corridor With Australia for 2 Months

The bubble's burst, so it's back to essential travel, government-managed quarantines and yet more questions surrounding Australia's slow vaccination program.

New Zealand Freezes Its Open Travel Corridor With Australia for 2 Months

Coronavirus

Australia and New Zealand to Open Travel Bubble and Airlines Are Ready

Australia and New Zealand have already shown they know how to manage a pandemic and Trans-Tasman travel will hopefully demonstrate another right way to do tourism this summer.

Australia and New Zealand to Open Travel Bubble and Airlines Are Ready

Business Travel

Air New Zealand’s Domestic Corporate Travel Has Recovered to 90 Percent of Pre-Pandemic Levels

It's an impressive bounce back and a sign that companies are willing to travel again, despite the Zoom effect.

Air New Zealand’s Domestic Corporate Travel Has Recovered to 90 Percent of Pre-Pandemic Levels

Tourism

Not Messin’ — New Zealand’s Auckland Goes Into Lockdown After Single Covid Case

You can probably guess why New Zealand has had such great success mitigating the spread of coronavirus. Officials are hoping that discipline bodes well for a fast tourism recovery.

Not Messin’ — New Zealand’s Auckland Goes Into Lockdown After Single Covid Case