Travel Update

Travel Update

New Zealand’s international borders are now open to Australian and other visa-waiver visitors. For the latest information on COVID-19 guidelines when travelling to or around New Zealand, visit

Travellers are always making decisions about their holidays, more and more these decisions are based on environmental and sustainability principles, and businesses are more conscious of these issues too.

In New Zealand there are initiatives to help tourism businesses on a sustainability journey, as well as opportunities to interact with visitors who want to minimise their impact on the places they visit.

Here, you'll find resources and contacts to help you in your own planning and implementation.

Destination Queenstown is working with national agencies including TIA and Tiaki Promise partners to ensure Queenstown's sustainable tourism story is told in New Zealand and further afield.

New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment

Destination Management Plan - Regenerative Tourism by 2030

Queenstown Cares

How To Feature On Queenstown Cares

The Tiaki Promise

Tiaki Promise

Incorporating Tiaki into your business

Local Tiaki Promise Case Studies

Tiaki at Go Orange

Tiaki at The Rees

Tiaki at Queenstown Airport