Tourism recovery

Aotearoa New Zealand’s tourism industry has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The government has provided broad-based and targeted support to the industry since the pandemic began. You can read about the support at the links below.

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Tourism Industry Transformation Plan

The Tourism Industry Transformation Plan (ITP) was a partnership with the tourism industry, Māori, unions, workers and government to transform tourism in Aotearoa to a more regenerative model.

2021 support - Tourism Communities: Support, Recovery and Re-set Plan

The government’s $200m Tourism Communities: Support, Recovery and Re-set Plan targets 5 communities most affected by the loss of international tourism, and the national tourism system.

2020 support - Tourism Recovery Package 

The government’s $400 million Tourism Recovery Package was implemented in 2020 to support the industry.

Tourism Futures Taskforce

The New Zealand Tourism Futures Taskforce is a public private partnership to lead the thinking on the future of tourism in New Zealand. MBIE provides Secretariat services to the Taskforce.

Last updated: 13 September 2021