Industry News

Update from TripAdvisor
9 Apr 2020
TripAdvisor has provided an update to Hospitality NZ on the support available to clients and the working currently underway.
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WESTPAC - Economic Bulletin 8 April 2020
9 Apr 2020
Through the looking Glass – What Covid-19 means for New Zealand’s tourism sector.
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Important Updates from IRD (8 April 2020)
9 Apr 2020
The latest update from Inland Revenue (IRD) including: Remittance of Use of Money Interest(UOMI) due to COVID-19; When the Commissioner will remit penalties and UOMI; Information to be provided when requesting relief; The type of relief available, and Filing of returns.
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Lease Obligations and the Lockdown
9 Apr 2020
Industry experts, Coffeys Tourism Property Brokers provide some interesting insights into lease obligations during the current COVID-19 situation in their latest update.
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Immigration NZ COVID-19 Update | 8 April 2020
9 Apr 2020
Immigration New Zealand continues to focus on immediate priorities from the Government under COVID-19 Alert Level 4.
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Department of Internal Affairs - Operational Update #2:
9 Apr 2020
Further to our update on 27 March 2020, we continue to monitor and assess the impacts of COVID-19 on the gambling sector.
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Tourism Talent partners with Go with Tourism
8 Apr 2020
In an attempt to retain as much of the best talent as possible, Tourism Talent has partnered with Go with Tourism, sharing resources to create a searchable database on both their platforms of CVs from people in the sector who have been made redundant.
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Planning for the future of tourism
8 Apr 2020
The Government, industry and business are working together to develop a plan for how tourism will operate in a post-COVID-19 world, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.
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Public Holidays During Alert Level 4
7 Apr 2020
Hospitality NZ has created a resource to assist members in navigating the implications of Alert Level 4 on Public Holiday obligations.
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Cash Flow is Vital - How to Reduce Dead Stock
7 Apr 2020
Sculpture Hospitality has provided some tips and tricks for operators around cash flow and using stock wisely upon eventual re-opening.
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Updated rules for the Sale of Alcohol - as Essential Business
7 Apr 2020
MBIE has updated their rules around the sale of alcohol and essential businesses.
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Nelson City Council Calls For Alcohol Licensing Relief For Hospitality Providers
6 Apr 2020
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Government announces further measures to support businesses
3 Apr 2020
The Government will be introducing legislation to make changes to the Companies Act to help companies facing insolvency due to COVID-19 to remain viable and keep New Zealanders in jobs.
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Westpac: Help for Businesses
3 Apr 2020
Westpac is offering Business Support Loans to help businesses meet urgent liquidity and bridging financing requirements due to disruption caused by Covid-19.
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Daylight Savings Sunday 5 April 2020
2 Apr 2020
Daylight saving ends at 3am on Sunday 5 April 2020. This means that clocks go back one hour from 3.00am to 2.00am.
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NZ Tourism Network - FREE Industry Forums
31 Mar 2020
Inside Tourism have launched the New Zealand Tourism Network, a FREE web based Industry Forum.
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