Economy

Nash dangles targeted support for tourist centres

Paul McBeth
Fri, 19 Mar 2021

Paul McBeth
Fri, 19 Mar 2021
Tourism minister Stuart Nash is looking at ways to help the regions most affected by the loss of international visitors get through their looming cash crunch.But when the borders do reopen, he wants to see a new pricing regime for the sector that will make sure visitors pick up the tab of their impact on the environment.Speaking at Otago University’s tourism policy school in Queenstown, Nash said he’s “deeply concerned” about regions that rely heavily on international tourism, and is considering structural and targeted i...

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