Auckland again ranked in top three of global quality of living
Auckland has maintained its standing as the world’s third most liveable city, behind Vienna and Zurich and ahead of Munich and Vancouver. Ranked against 229 cities in the world, Auckland was in the top three of the Mercer Quality of Living Index for the fifth year running.
New product and updatesOkeanos Aotearoa Waka Tours
Okeanos Aotearoa is a brand new waka experience that offers two sailing options for visitors. Leaving daily from Karanga Plaza, Wynyard Quarter, visitors are able to enjoy a powhiri on board, and traditional waka kaupapa.
Proposed targeted accommodation rate
Submissions have now closed on Auckland Council’s Annual Budget. Aucklanders took a very proactive interest in this year’s budget, submitting 8,058 written submissions, which was up 140 per cent on the previous year.
Australian MarketingAussies tempted to holiday in Auckland for a short break
ATEED has once again partnered with Tourism New Zealand and Auckland International Airport Limited to highlight Auckland as a short break destination to Australian leisure travellers in New South Wales and Queensland.
Putting Auckland on the map: landmarks revealed on Google Maps
The Hillary Trail, Rangitoto, Tiritiri Matangi and Auckland central are some of the iconic locations that have been captured on Google Maps, in a special project undertaken by Google in collaboration with ATEED to capture landmarks and attractions in Auckland.
Showing pride of Auckland to Lions fans
The All Blacks and Sir John Kirwan have played starring roles in two videos created to showcase the diverse range of tourism experiences Auckland offers for those visitors coming here for the DHL New Zealand Lions Series.
Record numbers of visitors make Auckland’s peak summer season the hottest yet
Storms came and went, but it was a long, scorching summer for Auckland as far as tourism goes, with a record number of more than 1.15 million arrivals during the year’s peak season (Dec-March), and a record spend of $3.13 billion.
Australian softball master dives into Auckland after remarkable weight loss journeyAn Australian softballer, who lost 80 kilograms on her journey to get to the World Masters Games 2017, has managed to tick off the last remaining item on her bucket list - skydiving in Auckland.
The World Masters Games 2017 has officially kicked off in Auckland, New ZealandThe largest multiple-sport event in the world has officially kicked off in Auckland with an unforgettable light show during the World Masters Games 2017 Opening Ceremony at Eden Park last night.