Wednesday, 09 December 2020 23:05

Business Events Heat Up In Wellington

Pictured are Mark Ferguson 212f; Rebecca Briscoe, Loryn Blaikie, BE Wellington; Adam Leslie, 212f; Irette Ferreira, BE Wellington; Steph Kohlhase, Kim Milne, 212f.

Published in People

Wellington is targeting Australia’s conference and incentive business with the appointment of Tania Barnes as the business development manager based in Sydney.  

Published in People
Monday, 03 September 2018 23:05

InterContinental WLG wins top award

InterContinental Wellington was named Australasia’s leading conference hotel at the annual World Travel Awards held last night in Hong Kong.

Published in Around New Zealand
Monday, 27 August 2018 03:10

WLG wins sci-fi convention

Thousands of science fiction fans will descend on Wellington in 2020 after the region won the rights to host the 78th World Science Fiction Convention.

Published in Around New Zealand
Friday, 17 August 2018 02:52

James Cook WLG to upgrade

Wellington’s James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor has confirmed a $10 million plus refurbishment of the hotel’s Lambton Wing, inclusive of 200 rooms and suites, plus the Executive Club Lounge.

Published in Hotel and Venue News
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 21:39

Green light for WLG convention centre

Wellington City Council is forging ahead with its plans for a new convention centre for the region.

Published in Around New Zealand
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 03:20

Parliament Venues open day

Te Papa Venues recently held its first open day at New Zealand’s Parliament, showcasing the venues within its buildings.

Published in Around New Zealand
Monday, 03 July 2017 03:45

Capital’s hoteliers want more

The recent influx of Lions fans to Wellington has shown the value of tourism to the capital’s economy, according to Tourism Industry Aotearoa Wellington hotel sector chairman Steve Martin.

‘[Tourists] are especially valuable during winter, which is normally a quiet time for the holiday market in Wellington,’ he says.

Commercial accommodation in Wellington was full, with many fans choosing to stay in the region all week.

Martin says the city has plenty of scope to attract more big events to Wellington at other times.

Published in Industry Issues