Mar
18

Time for Tourism & Hospitality Brands to Shift Focus

posted on March 18th 2020 in Salt & Pepper PR with 0 Comments

NZ businesses in the tourism and hospitality industries need to shift their focus away from inbound travellers to customers in their own back yard. That is according to Salt & Pepper, an agency that specialises in PR and design for tourism, food and hospitality brands. Strict border controls, including mandatory 14-day self-isolation for anyone entering […]

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Mar
28

Theme Park Reveals NZ’s Favourite Simple Pleasures

posted on March 28th 2018 in Rainbow's End with 0 Comments

Rainbow’s End, a popular New Zealand theme park, has revealed that when it comes to “simple pleasures”, Kiwis value “spending time with family” and “seeing their children smile” at the top of their list. Relaxing at the beach on a hot day, eating comfort food and enjoying a cup of tea are also highly valued according […]

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Jan
31

Four Points by Sheraton Auckland to Fill 100 Positions

posted on January 31st 2018 in Four Points by Sheraton Auckland with 0 Comments

Four Points by Sheraton Auckland, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) has announced that it will be holding a recruitment open day in Auckland on 8 February from 12-7pm to fill 100 positions. The 4.5 star hotel will be recruiting for positions across all levels and in all departments, including housekeeping, food and beverage, chefs […]

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Nov
30

Rainbow’s End Appoints New CEO

posted on November 30th 2017 in Rainbow's End with 0 Comments

The Rainbow’s End Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Crabb to the position of CEO, following the resignation of Chris Deere in August. Karen joins Rainbow’s End from Lion where she has held a number of senior executive roles. The Board is delighted to have appointed a CEO with Karen’s […]

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Nov
22

Rainbow’s End Teams up with All Black to Inspire Kiwi Kids

posted on November 22nd 2017 in Rainbow's End with 0 Comments

Rainbow’s End has teamed up with the inspiring All Black, Ofa Tu’ungafasi, and two promising New Zealand athletes; BMX rider Maynard Peel and Paralympian, Tupou Neiufi, to encourage Kiwi kids to do their best. The new programme, Rainbow’s End Inspiring Kids, is run from Rainbow’s End. Auckland schoolchildren that are doing well in different fields, […]

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Aug
09

Ahoy me hearties! Rainbow’s End Pirate Ship Retires

posted on August 9th 2017 in Rainbow's End with 0 Comments

After 34 years, the Pirate Ship at Rainbow’s End will swing its last swing on Saturday 19th August to make way for a new development planned for late 2018. “The Pirate Ship holds fond memories for many New Zealanders. It’s been a ride that parents have brought their children back to experience years later so […]

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Feb
22

Kiwi Experience Passengers Return to Kaikoura

posted on February 22nd 2017 in Tourism Holdings with 0 Comments

Kiwi Experience

Kiwi Experience, New Zealand’s largest youth travel bus network, is sending backpackers back to Kaikoura, just weeks after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked the tourist destination and the company successfully airlifted a bus load of passengers out of the area. Kiwi Experience General Manager, Ben Lane explained: “Since the November earthquake, we have been looking […]

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Jan
23

Inspirational Podcasts for 2017

posted on January 23rd 2017 in Salt & Pepper PR with 0 Comments

I’m a bit of a podcast geek and being in the world of marketing, there’s a lot to keep up with. New trends, the latest technological innovations, changes in human interaction etc. Plus, when I’m doing boring stuff, like loading the dish washer, I really need something to keep me motivated. If you’re looking for […]

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Dec
16

Buy Experiences, Not Things, Says Rainbow’s End

posted on December 16th 2016 in Rainbow's End with 0 Comments

According to Rainbow’s End, Kiwis would be happier if they purchased experiences instead of things this Christmas. It might sound like flagrant promotion from the theme park, but recent research backs up the claim and suggests we all would be happier doing things rather than having things. A study conducted by San Francisco University found […]

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