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May 2021 newsletter

Wayfare ticks the bucket list

We’re excited to introduce ‘Wayfare’, the new brand for South Island experiential tourism company Real Journeys, in this newsletter. Wayfare now comprises five tourism brands – Cardrona Alpine Resort, Treble Cone, Go Orange, the International Antarctic Centre, and Real Journeys. Among Real Journeys’ offerings for business events is Rakaura / Stewart Island. Whether staying for… Read More »Wayfare ticks the bucket list

Stay extension deals in Dunedin

Delegates coming to Dunedin  have been invited to add a few days to their Dunedin stay and experience the diverse array of attractions and natural wonders on offer. There’s much to explore among the quirky city streets and wild reaches beyond. Dunedin Business Events has done the leg-work and put together suggested itineraries that take in the highlights… Read More »Stay extension deals in Dunedin

Back to business in CHC

Ōtautahi Christchurch recently hosted TRENZ Hui 2021 – bringing together over 700 tourism industry professionals, collaborating together in a range of interactive sessions and creating a roadmap for the sector for the coming 18 months. This event was held at the Christchurch Town Hall – owned and managed by Venues Ōtautahi. This is a stunning venue and… Read More »Back to business in CHC

New Nelson Tasman video

The Nelson Tasman region comes to life in a new business events video created by Business Events Nelson Tasman.  The coastal region, laden with leisure activities and full of diverse and flexible event space and accommodation options, offers the perfect balance of work and leisure for a business event. Off-site options range from Pic’s Peanut Butter… Read More »New Nelson Tasman video

Delegates vouch for Wellington

A recently commissioned delegate survey by Business Events Wellington (BEW)  has revealed the many positive aspects of meeting in the capital. Ninety seven percent of participants said they enjoyed Wellington as a conference destination with walkability and access among the main reasons.  “I’ve been there several times for conferencing, and it exceeds expectations every time… Read More »Delegates vouch for Wellington

Post-Covid comeback for Napier

What a difference a year has made at Napier Conferences & Events. This time last year they were wondering, just like you, when things would return to normal. Well, from the perspective of the Napier team, they are more than well on the way. A positive comeback after 2020 (and further disruption early this year with… Read More »Post-Covid comeback for Napier

New features at MEETINGS 2021

A Destination Zone featuring scheduled regional updates was one of the new features of MEETINGS in 2021 in early June. Set in theatre-style seating and delivered through a silent conferencing system using headsets, delegates will hear first-hand news and updates direct from New Zealand’s convention bureaux and business events experts. Live on the show-floor, each… Read More »New features at MEETINGS 2021