Relaxing Journeys Blog

Milford Sound ups global ranking
Milford Sound Nature Cruise

New Zealand’s iconic Milford Sound has moved up the rankings in a global search for the ‘Seven Wonders of Nature’ as on-line voters help to heat up competition. The popular South Island tourist destination now lies fifth in the seascapes category in a race to find the world’s greatest scenic marvels. Run by a Swiss […]

Read More
NZ hotels on world’s hot list

Five of New Zealand’s top hotels have made it onto the list of 500 best hotels in the world just published by international magazine Travel + Leisure. Queenstown’s five-star Millbrook Resort scores a spot on the magazine’s sixth annual ‘500 best hotels’ list, as do Rotorua’s Treetops Lodge, Taupo’s Huka Lodge, Auckland’s new Hyatt Regency […]

Read More
Waiheke Island wins 2009 smart travel pick

Waiheke – a little island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf celebrated for its beaches, artists, award-winning wines and olive oil – gets the tick of approval and no. 2 placing on Frommer’s top destinations list for 2009. Just released, the 2009 list from international trip advisors Frommers.com focuses on smart travel choices, places that are affordable […]

Read More
Tourists get chance to rave about NZ

Tourism New Zealand is going on the road with a world-leading tourism marketing initiative using visitors to spread the word to friends and family through social networking. NZ Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, John Key has launched the new marketing concept that uses a mobile recording studio to capture visitors’ stories about their time […]

Read More
Telegraph readers say NZ ‘always delivers’

New Zealand is a destination which always delivers, according to 25,000 readers of the UK Daily Telegraph, who have just voted New Zealand one of their favourite destinations on earth.  The paper says, “To coin a phrase from our Antipodean friends, New Zealand has now become the ‘mailman’ for Telegraph readers – it always delivers”. […]

Read More
‘Youngest Country’ scores 1 million YouTube viewers

More than 1 million people have watched Tourism New Zealand’s television commercial ‘Youngest Country’ on YouTube in the past year. The number of views of the latest 100% Pure New Zealand commercial reached 1 million earlier this month (November 2008). Another 13,000 people have already watched it since, reflecting the steady stream of viewers the […]

Read More
News, Views & Videos

New Zealand Travel News & Views, what’s that all about? We have created this section of our website to provide our clients and those involved in New Zealand’s travel industry, with the latest news and views on everything and anything to do with tourism in our wonderful country. We’ll provide you with up to date […]

Read More

Newsletter Signup

Sign up now to stay up to date with our latest promotions, exclusive special offers and NZ travel tips.

Categories

Archives