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Regional visitor levy back on the cards to cover costs of tourism on small communities

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 29 Jul 2022, 7:49am
Photo / NZ Herald
Photo / NZ Herald

Regional visitor levy back on the cards to cover costs of tourism on small communities

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 29 Jul 2022, 7:49am

A regional visitor levy is back on the cards to cover the costs of tourism on small communities as borders fully re-open on Sunday.

The proposal was a common theme in new destination management plans written by regional tourism organisations following the Covid-19 lockdowns.

Many say they need more financial support to manage the effects of tourism.

Regional Tourism New Zealand chair David Perks joined Kate Hawkesby.

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