Tourism

Are hotel prices 'courageous' or outrageous?

Brent Melville
Wed, 25 May 2022

Are hotel prices 'courageous' or outrageous?
The Hilton's Paul Hutton is pushing 'courageous' pricing. (Image: Hilton)
Brent Melville
Wed, 25 May 2022
The New Zealand accommodation sector is pinning its hopes on pent up demand and ‘revenge’ travel, but it’s likely to be a long road to a full recovery.  It’s also going to cost more.Treasury forecasts released with the latest budget suggest the industry will continue to face headwinds, in the form of limited airline capacity, ‘residual travel caution’ and the continued isolation of China in the wake of that nation's rigid covid control stance. The 3.9 million international tourists who arrived i...

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