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In the latest issue...

  • Benchmark against best in biz, industry urged
  • TAANZ to seek input for awards reboot
  • Still 'too much uncertainty' around NDC
  • FTM adds eight more lines to cruise choice
  • A Kiwi president of SKAL International (again)
  • New face at Fuzion Travel
  • Viva / PONANT offer $1700 flight credit
  • Who is the Kiwi checking out Kazakhstan?
  • New face with Tourism Fiji in NZ office
  • Did you know? Exotic Holidays' quiz continues
  • America's first beer spa
  • Adventure World names Asia incentive winner
  • Niue self famils to return with Air New Zealand
  • It's ON! for agents at NSW quiz sessions
  • Discovering the Dolomites on foot
  • And this week's Mystery Person is...

East Coast USA had its first sales mission to New Zealand mid-July, and delegates say it won’t be the last. Representatives from New York City, New York State, Washington DC and Florida hosted a travel trade function and then met with product managers and media in business to business sessions at The Nathan Club in Auckland.

In 2013, New York City welcomed 26,000 visitors from New Zealand and Christopher Heywood, senior vice president global communications of NYC & Company says there is definite potential fro growth from the market.

Malcolm McLeod, First Travel; Roxana Rivera, Newseum, Washington DC

Mandy Veale, Mondo Travel; Catharine Pear, Bike and Roll, Washington DC

Gabrielle Brown, House of Travel; Makiko Matsuda Healy, NYC & Company

Man Jae Kwon and Carl Amos, both Starwood Hotels and Resorts

Tony Smith, Francis Travel Marketing; Jason Davis, Heartland Brewery, New York

Christopher Heywood, NYC & Company; Nadege Landa, Air New Zealand Holidays

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