Will New Zealand experience mass tourism again

Published on 29/03/2022 at 7:41 am.

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No one is pretending there will be a swift return to the 3.9 millionannual international arrivals to New Zealand to pre-pandemic and some think that is no bad thing, including Tourism Minister Stuart Nash, who says we cannot afford to fall back into our old ways.

“Tourism will look different coming back.”

While Australians will skip across the Tasman to visit friends and family and ski over winter, the reality is that we won't see many long-haul US and European travellers until summer, says Tourism New Zealand chief executive Rene de Monchy.

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