Tuesday, 15 May 2007

Beautiful New Zealand: Global Headlines

Attracting visitors to New Zealand, and sending them on their way with a smile on their faces and a promise to return, is our most important industry. We do this very well. Here are stories we have collected in our Travel & Tourism news pages in 2007, from The Guardian, The Observer, Discovery Channel, The Australian, Toronto Star, Cape Times and more.
  • Wellington’s Matterhorn “fifth best bar in the world”
  • Poor Knights Islands a world top-ten dive site
  • Blanket Bay, Glenorchy “world’s best lodge” - Discovery
  • Ruapehu volcanic lahar attracts ski enthusiasts
  • Christchurch more English than England - Toronto Star
  • Tourism NZ launches Be-Nice-to-Australians month
  • Pinot Noir Festival draws red in Wellington
  • “Bright and classy” - Martin Bosley’s restaurant in NY Times
  • Great Barrier Island a one-stop “topographical spectacle”
  • South Island’s Whare Kea Lodge: “ultimate mountain hut”
  • New Zealand Travel Cafe opens in Roppongi, Japan
  • Tourists reach 2.4m in '06 including 900,000 Australians
  • NZ ranked second safest travel destination by US expert
  • Vancouver paper visits Bay of Islands, urges readers to
  • Wellington voted “city on the rise” by Lonely Planet

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