Hotel Owners Disappointed with Court Ruling on Accommodation Provider Targeted Rate (APTR), May Appeal

The New Zealand Hotel Owners Association (NZHOA) is disappointed with the High Court judgment which allows Auckland Council’s Accommodation Provider Targeted Rate (APTR) to continue. The judgment follows a judicial review brought by several of the Association’s members, as well as motels and serviced apartments, against the APTR imposed by Auckland Council in July 2017.…

Productivity inquiry supports hotel owners concerns

The New Zealand Hotel Owners Association (NZHOA) is pleased the New Zealand Productivity Commission Inquiry into Local Government Funding & Financing has reflected many of the hotel industry’s concerns in its final report released today. “The Productivity Commission’s report acknowledges that central government tourism funding is justified and necessary if councils are to meet growth…

Hotel owners urge government to invest in tourism infrastructure following record $7.5 billion budget surplus

Read here: http://hotelmagazine.co.nz/2019/10/10/hotel-owners-urge-investment-in-tourism-infrastructure/ New Zealand Hotel Owners Association The New Zealand Hotel Owners Association (NZHOA) represents the interests of New Zealand’s major accommodation providers. Established in June 2019 and incorporated in August, NZHOA aims to become the peak industry body for hotel owners. The accommodation sector employs more than 40,000 people nationwide, with hotels providing…