For the first time in history, more than four billion passengers took to the air last year – equivalent to more than half the world’s population flying somewhere – and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has just revealed the big winners writes Peter Needham for Global Travel Media.
Published today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, the Tourism Data Domain Plan sets out the main priorities for tourism statistics. Based on agreement by industry and government stakeholders, it provides the strategy for addressing these priorities over the next five to eight years.
Christchurch Airport has today announced the launch of a South Island Travel Store on Fliggy, a leading Chinese travel service platform and part of the Alibaba digital ecosystem, in a move designed to promote regional tourism and economic development.
Range of attractive fares around extensive Europe network Business and Economy Class fares on offer Emirates is bringing an early Hogmanay treat for canny New Zealanders heading to Scotland next year with a $1,599 return fare to its newest destination, Edinburgh, among other Earlybird fare offers covering its extensive Europe network.