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NZHOA Newsletter 16th September 2020

Alert Level yo-yoing likely to be the new norm Covid-19 alert level extensions and regional variations could be around for some time making hotel books even more fickle. We’ll see a spike in travel now that airlines can operate a full capacity after the lifting of social distancing requirements. This is promising for hotels in…

NZHOA Newsletter 20th August 2020

Recognition for hotels in battling Covid-19 Hotels are working hard and playing a crucial role in helping prevent Covid-19 from getting out of control in our communities. Following latest media reports, NZHOA is working with Megan Woods’ office, the Minister responsible for managed isolation and quarantine, to ensure the tireless efforts of hotels and our…

NZHOA Newsletter 12th August 2020

Hotel Alert Level 2 and 3 Guidelines As Auckland moves to Alert Level 3 from midday today (Wednesday 12 August) and the rest of New Zealand to Alert Level 2 following Covid-19 community transmission, accommodation providers must enforce stringent health and safety protocols. NZHOA is working with the Ministry of Health on latest updates and…

NZ Hotel performance for July 2020

Wider hotel sector recovery is not expected under 2021 with overall RevPar in July significantly lower than the same time the period year. Just released Hotel Data New Zealand (HDNZ) statistics show RevPar is down across all regions ranging from minus 5.4 per cent in Rotorua to minus 53.3 percent in Queenstown. HDNZ July Occupancy…

NZHOA on Tourism Futures Advisory Panel

NZHOA will safeguard the best interests of hotel owners with board member Karl Luxon being appointed to the Tourism Futures Taskforce Advisory Group. Karl, MCK Vice President Operations, has extensive hotel and hospitality expertise and a sound knowledge of the international hotel landscape. NZHOA member Les Morgan, Chief Operating Officer of Sumdia Hotels, and equally…

NZHOA outlines hotel sector’s unique challenges to government

With the hotel sector still absent of any tailored Government support, NZHOA has again outlined the financial assistance urgently needed and the specific challenges we face. While managed isolation hotels have alleviated some pressure in certain areas for the time being, nationally the sector still remains in survival mode. In our letter to Prime Minister…

NZHOA Newsletter 6th August 2020

NZHOA outlines hotel sector’s unique challenges to government With the hotel sector still absent of any tailored Government support, NZHOA has again outlined the financial assistance urgently needed and the specific challenges we face. While managed isolation hotels have alleviated some pressure in certain areas for the time being, nationally the sector still remains in…

NZHOA Newsletter 30th July 2020

NZHOA unites with industry bodies seeking ongoing Government support Industry organisations have united to seek assurance from Government about plans for ongoing financial support. NZHOA has supported a letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Arden representing tourism, travel, aviation, hospitality and event sectors. We’re seeking a targeted wage subsidy extension similar to what has been implemented…

New Zealand Hotel Market Snapshot

A report by Colliers international into the New Zealand Hotel Market Q2 2020 predicts a return to wider inbound international travel by early 2021. Our short term recovery will remain dependent on domestic travel for the remainder of the year with the trans-Tasman bubble currently off the table. NZ Hotel Snapshot – Q2 2020