Archive for the ‘New Zealand’ Category
Raising money to raise the dead is the aim of a trio of Australians intent on building a New Zealand-based zombie tourism company.Â Apocalypse Events Ltd was founded in February, and is gearing up to stage its first zombie apocalypse somewhere in Auckland in the coming months, with paying customers taking up roles as either the [...]
By: Ruth Atherley of AHA Creative Strategies The city of Christchurch is in full swing with its exciting rebuild plan after the earthquakes it experienced a little over two years ago. The city and the surrounding region of Canterbury offer many things to do, places to stay and eat, and are absolutely ready to welcome [...]
Air New Zealand has released the making of its ground breaking in-flight safety video Bear Essentials of Safety, featuring celebrity adventurer Bear Grylls, and filmed entirely in the outdoors on New Zealandâ€™s world-renowned Routeburn Track.
The Amazing Race from March 3rd Highlights Beauty of Region with Nine Teams Competing and Exploring Canterbury in New Zealand
Santa Monica, Calif. (March 4, 2013) â€“ The Emmy award-winning, CTV television show THE AMAZING RACE took viewers through the picturesque and adventurous destination of New Zealand on March 3, 2013 during its 22nd season with host and native Phil Keoghan. The nine remaining teams of two competed for a US$1 million prize as they [...]
February 20, 2013, Santa Monica, Calif. â€“ Just two years after the earthquake struck Christchurch (in the Canterbury region), not only are venue and hotel capacities bouncing back, but the Canterbury Museum has just opened Christchurchâ€™s latest earthquake attraction â€“ Quake City.
The Westcoast Treetop Walk atÂ Lake Mahinapua, on the South Islandâ€™s West Coast, is bringing visitors a New Zealand-first eco-tourism adventure as they walk through a soaring canopy of temperate rainforest giants to experience life with the birds. The 490-yard walkway passes through a stand of ancient native trees and offers spectacular birds-eye views over the [...]
San Francisco, CA, January 17, 2013 â€“ With the release of the Peter Jackson’s adaptation of JRR Tolkein’s epic fantasy adventure The Hobbit, it is fortunate that this breathtaking world of lush lowlands, deep hidden valleys, and remote mystical mountains is just a plane ride away.
With last weekâ€™s world premiere of Peter Jacksonâ€™s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in New Zealand, and the Canadian opening on December 14, a trip to experience Middle-earth is likely on the bucket list for many fans. Below are some of the top New Zealand tourism activities focused on The Lord of the Rings and [...]
Queenstownâ€™s reputation as one of New Zealandâ€™s most popular walking and hiking destinations has been further enhanced this summer with the launch of a new network of trails.Â Officially opened on 18 October, the Queenstown Trail highlights the regionâ€™s spectacular scenery and experiences and is being hailed as one of the countryâ€™s flagship trails for walkers [...]
As Muslim travelers increasingly change their tourism preferences from traditional trips to Mecca to beach holidays, a number of countries are adapting their tourism offers to the Islamic culture and beliefs. Last Friday New Zealand launched a new culinary tourism guide focusing on meeting the needs of Halal travelers.