Shore to Rise - Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism's Industry Blog

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      • Hospitality,
      • ICC Cricket World Cup,
      • Independent travellers

      Howzat?! What the ICC Cricket World Cup has in store for Christchurch

      16 December 2014 - The blog you’ve been waiting for! Time to learn everything there is to know about the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and what it means for businesses in Christchurch.

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      • Hospitality,
      • Independent travellers,
      • Recovery

      Big on Boutique

      30 April 2014 - Boutique. Sophisticated. Exclusive. Words that seem to describe the majority of the new establishments in the city. Now don’t get me wrong, I truly love what’s happening around Christchurch... but where are the options for just everyday?

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      • Attractions,
      • Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism,
      • Hospitality,
      • Independent travellers,
      • Public Holidays

      Public Holidays... Yay or Nay?

      23 April 2014 - Every Easter weekend there’s the same news story on Good Friday or Easter Sunday – should shops be allowed to open? It’s actually a very fine line between what is allowed to open and what isn’t.

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      • Independent travellers,
      • Marketing,
      • Singapore

      Singaporeans - sophisticated with a soft spot for the South Island

      3 April 2014 - Singapore and surrounding countries are a significant source of visitors to Christchurch and Canterbury. The direct flights from Singapore to Christchurch provide an important link into the region...

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      • Independent travellers,
      • Driving

      Kiwi driver test or BYO…do we need a “licence to tour”?

      21 March 2014 - There’s been quite a bit chatter about imposing a potential special tourist licence for visitors to New Zealand who are driving on our roads.

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      • Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism,
      • Australia,
      • Independent travellers,
      • Recovery,
      • Visitor numbers

      So why is Australia a key market for tourism?

      26 February 2014 - Not only do Australians make up our largest number of arrivals into Christchurch, they’re also the biggest arrival market nationwide. The Australian market generates over 45% of total arrivals into New Zealand.

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      • China market,
      • Chinese food,
      • Independent travellers

      A thought for Chinese New Year

      4 February 2014 - Across our province one gets the feeling of new optimism and a sense of relief as visitor arrivals from our long haul markets get back to normal...with all the old seasonal stresses on our accommodation stock and tourism pressure points.

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