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TIME gathers speed with second intake

Thursday, 20 February 2020 23:39

Five new mentor-mentee partnerships were introduced at TIME’s second intake this week as the organisation gains momentum on this side of the Tasman.

AA celebrates in Christchurch – it’s a classic

Thursday, 20 February 2020 23:31

American Airlines last night treated Christchurch trade partners and colleagues to an all-American classic car convoy as it gears up to fly non-stop between the South Island and the USA.

Trade says business holding despite virus causing extra work

Thursday, 20 February 2020 23:10

It’s not quite ‘business as usual’ but New Zealand retailers and wholesalers say that their clients are still not only enquiring about travel but also booking despite the publicity around coronavirus.

Cruise awards upbeat but acknowledge challenges

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 00:52

The novel caronavirus (Covid-19) was on the minds of attendees at the 19th Annual Cruise Industry Awards in Sydney on Saturday night – but it didn’t dampen spirits during the celebration.

Challenge clients with new options, advises cruise award winner

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 00:43

Not only listening to clients but even challenging them to consider previously unknown opportunities can lead to a hugely successful partnership, according to one of the Kiwi winners at the 19th Annual Cruise Industry Awards in Sydney on Saturday night.

Israel DMC highlights old and new at trade events in AKL, CHC

Friday, 14 February 2020 00:28

Diversity, security and the ability to easily combine Israel with neighbouring Middle Eastern countries were emphasised by Innovative Travel this week as it co-hosted road shows in Christchurch and Auckland with destination management company (DMC) Naftali Tours.