TRAVLR launches advanced ecommerce offering to transform digital travel market
Australian tech firm TRAVLR launches a market-changing ecommerce offering to enhance the digital travel industry.
Mastercard, Agoda to enhance B2B payments in travel industry
Mastercard and Agoda have broadened their collaboration in an effort to modernise B2B transactions within the travel and tourism industry.
Australian tourism firms triumph in Sitecore 2023 APJ awards
Sitecore announces winners of its 2023 Experience Awards for APAC and Japan, recognising companies' innovative use of marketing technology.
Spammers phishing tourists with travel-themed lures - Bitdefender
Spammers are phishing eager holidaymakers with travel, themed lures, according to new research from Bitdefender Antispam Lab.
Entrust launches a fully digital, seamless travel solution
Entrust has announced its expansion to the travel industry with its Seamless Travel Solution, a fully-digital travel service.
AsianWallets teams up with Japan's Globepay an Trysee
The three parties will provide local payment services and exclusive benefits for members, targeting Southeast Asian tourists traveling Japan.
Kiwi tourism startups making tracks in NZ and abroad
New tourism startups are making a name for themselves in New Zealand and abroad, fresh from a start with Lightning Lab Tourism.
AirPass and 18Communications team up to target Chinese tourism in Aus
AirPass, 18Communications herald WeChat Shopping Week in Oz, eyeing Chinese tourist spend.
NZ Geographic uses VR to show off NZ’s beauty
There’s no doubt that we live in a beautiful country and New Zealand Geographic’s new virtual reality project certainly proves it.
R&D Tax Incentive a welcome boost for tourism sector - TECNZ
The government’s new R&D Tax Incentive could be a breakthrough for the tourism sector’s ability to innovate, adapt and change.
Social media key to understanding sustainable tourism
Social media and AI to reveal international visitors' thoughts on sustainable tourism in New Zealand. Canterbury research group aims to gain insights.
Kiwi locals can now share 'Experiences' with Airbnb travellers
Kiwis who fancy themselves local experts now have the chance to become ‘micro-entrepreneurs’ through Airbnb.
Why tech can help future-proof NZ's tourism industry
Rapid technological advancements are forcing the tourism industry to adapt and future-proof its business practices.
Bungy jumping from an airship over Queenstown could be a reality - one day
Airships, once associated with WWI, could be making a comeback, according to a Massey University lecturer. Fuel efficient, spacious & with potential for tourism use.
Tourists want contactless as spend into NZ grows
Visa has released a report showing that tourist spend in NZ is growing and they want to use contactless payment systems.
BNZ merchant customers to get Alipay this year
BNZ is the first Kiwi bank to offer the option to accept Alipay which should roll out in July following the trial currently underway.
Tourism evolving into a tech business - MYOB
New analysis by MYOB shows that technology will significantly change the way New Zealand's tourism businesses operate in the next decade.
Auckland Airport announces $100,000 grant
One grant of $100,000 will be awarded to support the development of a strategy that uses ‘out of the ordinary’ thinking to promote NZ.
The evolution of Kiwi success story Magic Memories
Magic Memories, a photography and video company, has reached a value of $120 million thanks to its innovative products for tourists.
Forget rugby & tourism...NZTech's CEO on what Apple's latest acquisition means for us
Apple's acquisition of Auckland start-up PowerbyProxi is a sign of New Zealand's growing status in the global tech industry.
New transport app to make Queenstown more accessible during snow season
With nearly 2 million tourists visiting Queenstown annually, the Choice app will provide visitors with all the information they need to know.
NZ tech unknown in Asia - we need to do more to put NZ on the map
New Zealand needs to invest in promoting its technology sector, says Mitchell Pham, chair of NZTech and FinTechNZ.
New tech gives NZ tourism industry more insight into visitor travel patterns
Qrious launches LoQal Destination to provide robust visitor insights for New Zealand's tourism industry.
Lake Wanaka draws travellers to the region with hyperlapse video
Lake Wanaka Tourism has commissioned a hyperlapse video to showcase the location to a global audience.