Last night i. e. August 30, 2013, during the 2013 South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce Awards, held in Timaru, Tekapo Springs, which is already a winner of multiple awards, bagged the title of best tourism operator.
Amongst the top tourism operators in South Island, Tekapo Springs was the best one in the tourism industry category.
The norovirus winter vomiting bug reportedly hit the P&O’s Azura cruiseliner, which docked in Southampton on Saturday, with 400 travellers claiming to have been struck down by the bug.
A recent report has revealed that guest nights in New Zealand have fallen significantly as a consequence of a decline in the number of international visitors.
It has been found that the number of short-term visitors has dwindled by 19% and has touched 179,100 in the month of September. However, a year before, the number was quite high; a large contribution was made by the Rugby World Cup, which attracted many people.
The Indian market has become a recent attraction for many investors in the world and the tourism Australia is no different. The people from India love to spend a lot of exotic vacations and this is something that the tourism fraternity plans to cash upon. A lot of harm had been done recently when the students from India were attacked racially by Australians. The tourism industry, however, plans to soothe those injuries.
Auckland hotels are quite expensive for the shopping of stuff when compared with the other main places of New Zealand, notified a survey by Expedia.
Several tourists and their leader were fined $125 each for neglecting warnings and getting very close to Yellowstone National Park's famous Old Faithful Geyser.
There are frequent warning signs in several languages to prevent visitors from getting too close to dangerous boiling-hot geysers, thermal pools and mud pots.
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