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…

Hotel Owners lead fight on proposed QT bed tax

A newly launched body, the New Zealand Hotel Owners Association (NZHOA), believes it is unfair the industry should solely shoulder the burden of tourism infrastructure costs. https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/115705474/hotel-magnate-lani-hagaman-to-front-fight-against-queenstown-visitor-levy-plan

More taxes are not the answer

The New Zealand Hotel Owners Association (NZHOA) is strongly opposed to a QT bed tax believing that more taxes are not the answer. “’The Government recently introduced a new international visitor levy and it you keep on repeatedly clipping the ticket, soon enough there will be no ticket left, says NZHOA Chairperson”, Lani Hagaman. https://www.odt.co.nz/regions/queenstown/bill-sensible-solution-boult