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Luton Airport want to build a second terminal which could majorly affect Hertfordshire. Hertfordshire’s County Council as well as other local boroughs and environmental groups have all hit out against the...

The Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has appointed a new director to the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) Board of Directors. Queenstown resident Simon Flood was recommended as the successful applicant at...

Campaigners seeking to stop plans to expand Stansted airport are pinning their hopes on a council meeting on Friday, January 24. The Uttlesford District Council planning committee meeting looks like it...

ANALYSIS: With pressure growing on the aviation sector to clean up its carbon act, some EU countries think they have a solution in the form of a tax. The Global Alliance...

1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also forecast for 2020, confirming tourism as a leading and resilient economic...

Pictured above: Passenger jets are parked at the Swiss Airforce base in Duebendorf, which is used by those travelling to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland,...

The majority of Queenstown residents surveyed in the most recent Mood of the Nation online survey believe international tourists are putting too much pressure on New Zealand. Seventy-eight percent of the...

While New Zealand may continue to prosper from the tourist dollar for a decade or two yet, there is the very real prospect that the climate crisis will drive international tourism...

The following article appeared in yesterday’s Sunday Star Times – it is written by WSG member and long-term Wanaka resident, Meg Taylor, and is reproduced here in full. You can also...

A slowing in the growth of international visitor arrivals is being seen as a positive thing by some Kiwis. A survey of attitudes to tourism show negative sentiment about the pressure it puts on...